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Is the Universe a Hologram? Maybe! This Math Trick Shows How

Physicists designed a holographic model for a universe similar to our own that could bring us closer to a quantum theory of gravity.

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China's Huawei set to unveil 5G phone with folding screen

China's Huawei is set to take the wraps off a new folding-screen phone, joining the latest trend for bendable devices as it challenges the global smartphone market's dominant players, Apple and Samsung.

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Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 Puts a Full-Fledged Computer on Your Face

Microsoft wants the $3,500 headset to be the most advanced mixed reality computer out there.

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In Magnificent Desolation

The Chang'e 4 lander and rover seen on the lunar surface from orbit — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Senior Citizens Are Using an App to Order “On-Demand Grandkids”

On-Demand A new story in the Wall Street Journal looks at how senior citizens are using technology to fight loneliness — including an app, called Join Papa, that they can use to summon “on-demand grandkids” like you’d order food on Seamless or a car on Uber. “They’re all very nice and, you know, I’ll converse with them and find out what they’re doing and studying and so forth,” Marilyn Sumkin, ag

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2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming Digest #8

Story of the Week… Opinion of the Week… Toon of the Week… Quote of the Week… Coming Soon on SkS… Poster of the Week… SkS Week in Review… Story of the Week… World's food supply under 'severe threat' from loss of biodiversity Plants, insects and organisms crucial to food production in steep decline, says UN Organic carrot harvest in Germany. Organic agriculture makes up just 1% of g

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Nokia 9 PureView hands-on: A taste of our photographic future

We got by for years with one main camera on our smartphones. Then dual cameras became a thing, and now, the industry is steadily moving toward three as the norm. Surely that must …

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Warren Buffett Warns of Upcoming “Megacatastrophe”

Megacatastrophe Famed investor Warren Buffett warned in his annual letter of a “megacatastrophe,” which he said will cause unprecedented havoc not just to victims but to the financial world as well. “A major catastrophe that will dwarf hurricanes Katrina and Michael will occur – perhaps tomorrow, perhaps many decades from now,” the Berkshire Hathaway CEO wrote. “‘The Big One’ may come from a trad

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FDA approves new targeted drug for (AML) leukemia

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Autonomous Convoy Tech Moves Toward Official Program

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Scientists Just Added Four New Letters to the Genetic Code

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China Says Its New Microwave Weapon Inflicts Horrible Pain

Microwave Weapon China says it’s developing a non-lethal weapon that uses microwave radar tech to inflict horrible pain on targets. The chief architect of the project told the Global Times — a state-run Chinese tabloid — that the weapon, which is called the Microwave Active Denial System, shoots targets with millimeter microwaves in order to cause horrible nerve pain under the skin. Nerve Pain Ch

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Tænkeboks: Hvor lang tid kan en tennisbold hoppe?

Her kommer opgaven fra uge 8 – kom med dit svar i kommentarfeltet.

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Scientists Just Added Four New Letters to the Genetic Code

A four-letter alphabet might seem limited, but it’s all nature needed to write the instructions for all life on the planet. News that researchers have added four letters to the genetic alphabet opens the door to new possibilities in synthetic biology, data storage, and even the search for life beyond our planet. The genetic code at the heart of all living things is elegantly simple. Each half of

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Hankook Tire Design Innovation 2018 : Hexonic Features

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The best apps for changing your habits

DIY You want to evolve. Your phone can help. From quitting smoking to losing weight to keeping the house tidy, these apps can help you form habits that stick.

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Visualizations and learnings from a year and a half of habit formation

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Mate X foldable phone is $$$, but Huawei could make other, cheaper foldable phones – CNET

Huawei's foldable Mate X may just be the tip of the iceberg for Huawei's foldable phone plan.

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Dinosaurernes død: Asteroide eller vulkaner eller både og?

Nu er det fastslået, at voldsomme vulkanudbrud med efterfølgende klimaforandringer indtrådte samtidigt med et stort asteroidenedslag for 65 mio. år siden.

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The moon is inside Earth's atmosphere, claims study

Observations made by the SOHO spacecraft over 20 years ago lead to a new discovery. The Earth has hydrogen envelope as part of its outer atmosphere called the geocorona . The geocorona stretches well past the moon, reveals a study. None We are more linked to the moon than we've realized. It turns out that the outer part of the Earth's atmosphere stretches considerably past the lunar orbit. In fac

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Huawei highlights new Nvidia MX250 graphics in its MWC laptops – CNET

A new MateBook X Pro adds new processor, graphics and Bluetooth hardware, plus special tricks if you also own a Huawei phone.

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‘Christians Build Bridges, Not Walls’

In Texas, a white adobe chapel built in 1899 on the bank of the Rio Grande sits in the proposed path of President Donald Trump’s border wall. A Border Patrol agent stands sentry yards away. A military helicopter—part of Trump’s troop surge at the border—drowns out Father Roy Snipes. It’s akin to “saying mass in a war zone,” the priest says. Last year, more than 160,000 people crossed the border i

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Hey, You Looking at Me?

How to trick audiences into thinking you’re staring them in the eye — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Weird 'Snowman-Pancake' Asteroid Gets Its Close-Up. And It Really Is an Oddball.

The best-ever photos of Ultima Thule have made it down to Earth, and they heighten the intrigue about the frigid and faraway world.

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Trump's Border Wall Lawsuit Tops This Week’s Internet News Roundup

Last week's Twitter conversation was dominated by talk of President Trump's national emergency declaration.

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Trouble Brews Anew at Tesla, Plus More Car News This Week

The Tesla Model 3 loses its *Consumer Reports* recommended status, we drive Hyundai’s hydrogen-powered SUV, and more.

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Hey, You Looking at Me?

How to trick audiences into thinking you’re staring them in the eye — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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If You Don't Have This Gene, You May Recover Better from a Stroke

This gene is the same gene at the center of the recent CRISPR babies controversy.

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A 12-Year-Old Built a Fusion Reactor in His Playroom

A 12-year-old kid from Tennessee created a nuclear reaction in his family's playroom. Here's how he did it.

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Did volcanoes help kill the dinosaurs?

Separate studies arrive at different results, leaving crucial mass extinction question unanswered. Richard A Lovett reports.

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Gandhi’s Vision for Equality Involved Raw Food

For 11 days in the summer of 1893, Gandhi ate nothing but raw food. This was not his first experiment with what he called “vital food,” nor would it be his last. Later in life, he would go months without cooking his food. What makes those 11 days in 1893 remarkable is that he kept a food diary in which he carefully recorded everything he ate and everything he felt. He had arrived in South Africa

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Race on to make urban agriculture viable, durable

In a world faced with the conundrum of mountains of waste and obesity for some and dire shortages and malnutrition for others the future of food is a main dish on today's global menu.

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Parisians wake up to coffee-fuelled urban mushroom magic

From a container wafts the sweetly pungent odour of coffee grounds which, far from being discarded as waste, are being lucratively recycled to produce oyster mushrooms.

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Tech connection boosts NY vertical farmers

Workers at Bowery Farming's warehouse near New York have swapped out a farmer's hoe for a computer tablet that takes real-time readings of light and water conditions.

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New kid on the blockchain: Stablecoin promises steady crypto

As the extreme volatility of cryptocurrencies makes them difficult to depend on for day-to-day use, another type of virtual currency is gaining popularity: stablecoins.

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Author Bob Berman On 'Hazards To Life In Our Universe'

It's scary out there: violent supernovas, biological mayhem and nuclear meltdowns. Lulu Garcia-Navarro with author Bob Berman about hazards to life in the universe and his book, Earth-Shattering.

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Saving The Gulf Of Mexico's Oysters

Oysters in the Gulf of Mexico are not doing well. Millions have died off and efforts to bring them back in some areas haven't worked so far. So biologists in Alabama are trying something different.

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Rabbits, fungus top Australian invasive species pest list

Four out of five native species threatened by feral invaders, research finds. Nick Carne reports.

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Origins of giant extinct New Zealand bird traced to Africa

Big avian predator is related to tiny South African feathered cuties, genetic research reveals. Nick Carne reports.

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For insects only

Worldwide experiment measures invertebrate interactions.

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Get a grip! Designing robots that can pick things up

Easy for humans, grasping objects is a significant challenge for bots and the people who design them. Ben Lewis reports.

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Science history: Elektro the smoking robot

America’s first famous bot wasn’t exactly an advert for good health, or high-tech. Jeff Glorfeld reports.

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Top 10 science anniversaries to celebrate in 2019

Top 10 science anniversaries in 2019 include expeditions, treatises and tabulations.

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Can Bitcoin Save Venezuelans?

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What the ‘Hollywood Jim Crow’ Looks Like Today

This year’s list of Academy Award acting nominees looks quite different than it did when April Reign first tweeted #OscarsSoWhite in 2015. Not only were all the performers white, but the movies vying for the top prize were also noticeably homogenous: Ava DuVernay’s Selma was the only Best Picture nominee with a black cast. Despite widespread criticism, the Academy put forth an all-white acting sl

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Spørg Fagfolket: Springer dæk med rent kvælstof ikke?

En læser er glad for sin campingvogn med kvælstof i dækkene, fordi hun har hørt, at de ikke springer, når man punkterer i fart. Er det sandt? Det svarer FDM og Flyvevåbnet på.

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'Cultured': A Look At How Foods Can Help The Microbes Inside Us Thrive

The foods we put in our bodies affect the kinds of bacteria that live and flourish there. A new book explores this collaboration — and the cultures whose dishes maximize the relationship. (Image credit: 4kodiak/Getty Images)

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Xiaomi unveils 5G version of its Mi Mix 3 with a sliding camera

Xiaomi is unveiling a 5G version of its Mi Mix 3 smartphone. Like the previous model, it’s a full-screen flagship phone thanks to a big screen-to-body ratio and a hidden front-facing …

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Workism Is Making Americans Miserable

I n his 1930 essay “Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren,” the economist John Maynard Keynes predicted a 15-hour workweek in the 21st century, creating the equivalent of a five-day weekend. “For the first time since his creation man will be faced with his real, his permanent problem,” Keynes wrote, “how to occupy the leisure.” This became a popular view. In a 1957 article in The New York

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Seven Black Inventors Whose Patents Helped Shape American Life

Garrett Morgan created an improved gas mask. Marie Van Brittan Brown patented a home security system. Lonnie Johnson dreamed up the Super Soaker.

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Årets bil 1969-2019: Når biler fortæller danmarkshistorie

PLUS. Dit valg af bil fortæller, hvem du er, men biler fortæller også meget om samfunds- og teknologi- udviklingen, viser udstilling om Årets Bil i 50 år.

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Einstein got it – philosophy and science do go hand in hand | Kenan Malik

Shame on those scientists who are unwilling to embrace the importance of philosophers Last week it was revealed that Edinburgh University’s David Purdie had discovered a letter from Albert Einstein in which the great scientist notes the importance of 18th-century Scottish philosopher David Hume in developing his theory of special relativity. Without having reading Hume’s A Treatise of Human Natur

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My Timeline of the Future Events between 2050 and 2250

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Could we soon be able to detect cancer in 10 minutes?

Pioneering methods are being developed to find traces of tumours quickly in small blood samples About seven years ago, researchers at the US DNA sequencing company Illumina started to notice something odd. A new blood test it ran on 125,000 expectant mothers looking for genetic abnormalities such as Down’s syndrome in their foetuses returned some extremely unexpected signals in 10 cases. Chillingl

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Dinosaur fossil collectors ‘price museums out of the market’

Scientists demand controls on private sales as celebrities help push cost of relics into the millions Leading US palaeontologists are calling for a worldwide halt to the sale of vertebrate dinosaur fossils . The booming market for specimens, driven by their popularity with wealthy private collectors, including Hollywood stars, is pushing up prices and putting them out of reach of museums and scien

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Underwater push-ups help hibernating turtles stay alive

Turtles have been spotted performing underwater push-ups while hibernating – something that might help them grab enough oxygen to stay alive

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German nuclear phaseout entirely offset by non-hydro renewables.

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Tættere på evig ungdom? Forskere tester banebrydende medicin på mennesker

Dansk forsker frygter, at der vil blive skubbet på for at få medicinen hurtigt på markedet.

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Five next-gen space rovers

The cream of the new breed of craft heading for the moon and beyond Launched on Friday by its operators Israel Aerospace Industries and SpaceIL, Beresheet is the first privately funded lunar landing mission . It will demonstrate a new landing technique of “hopping”, using its rocket engine, to a secondary landing spot. The rover will have a short lifetime of a few days, with plans to transmit imag

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Kew’s tree library leads hi-tech war on illegal logging

New techniques will help customs officers identify and seize wood that came from endangered species The wooden blinds that lie crumpled in Peter Gasson’s laboratory in Kew Gardens are chipped and forlorn-looking. Their manufacturers had claimed they were made of pine but customs officers were wary. And their suspicions were well-founded. Gasson, Kew’s research leader on wood and timber, found the

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Ugens debat: Verdens største passagerfly nærmer sig produktionsstop

Flyproducenten Airbus meddelte i sidste uge, at produktionen af verdens største passagerfly, Airbus A380, stopper, når sidste ordre til flyselskabet Emirates er leveret i 2021. Meldingen satte gang i debatten på ing.dk, bl.a. om årsagen til gigantens landing.

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What Front Pages Tell Me

What Front Pages Tell Me 📷 In this week, the front pages told to me: Nike owes Zion a sponsorship because he slipped. This is supposed to be important news, I guess. Vaccines are 100% safe and effective. Risk free. Any minor complaint, or a suggestion to improve them backed by research and repeated experiments will be dealt with pretentious hate and ridicule. This will include personal attacks w

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The World's Insects Are Vanishing – What Does That Really Mean For Humans?

"Bugs are not going to inherit the earth. They own it now."

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These Two Industries Literally Kill More People Than They Employ

"The study concludes both industries warrant corporate death penalties."

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holoportation: virtual 3D teleportation in real-time (Microsoft Research)

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Stor, stærk og sjældent syg: Derfor er hvidhajen et superdyr

Forskere har kortlagt hvidhajens genom. Det åbner muligheder for bedre kræftforskning.

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Magic Leap CEO: We're dead serious about the 'Magicverse'

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Nordbor deltog i Europas första krig

För över 3 000 år sedan stod ett stort slag vid Tollense i norra Tyskland. Hundratals krigare stupade i drabbningen och deras kvarlevor är det första beviset på att det förekom regelrätta krig i norra Europa redan på bronsåldern.

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Så talade man på stenåldern

Det nya språket indoeuropeiska kom till Sverige för 4 500 år sedan. Nu har forskare rekonstruerat hur det kan ha låtit, och om man lyssnar noga kan man känna igen ord som vi fortfarande använder.

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Lyssna: Så här lät Tyrannosaurus rex

Tyrannosaurus rex kunde troligen inte ryta. Med ny teknik har forskare återskapat vad de tror kan vara dinosauriens läte och resultatet blev ett mullrande ljud.

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Här är bästa bilden på Ultima Thule – ”snögubben i rymden”

Upplösningen är blygsamma 33 meter per pixel, och fotona tog nästan två månader på sig att nå jorden. Men Nasa jublar ändå över de bästa bilderna vi lär få se på Ultima Thule, den mystiska ”snögubben” i solsystemets mörka utkanter.

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New dynamic dependency framework may lead to better neural social and tech systems models

Researchers have presented a dynamic dependency framework that can capture interdependent and competitive interactions between dynamic systems which are used to study synchronization and spreading processes in multilayer networks with interacting layers.

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Researchers are first to count growth factors in single cells

Scientists have reported the invention of a new technology platform that digitally counts, for the first time ever, the amount of growth factor entering an individual cell. Prior to this, researchers inferred growth factor binding based on how the receiving cells responded when the growth factor molecules were introduced.

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New dynamic dependency framework may lead to better neural social and tech systems models

Researchers have presented a dynamic dependency framework that can capture interdependent and competitive interactions between dynamic systems which are used to study synchronization and spreading processes in multilayer networks with interacting layers.

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Antarctic flies protect fragile eggs with 'antifreeze'

A molecular analysis found that wingless flies protected their eggs with a temperature-resistant gel to help them withstand freezing and thawing in Antarctica.

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Disability progression in multiple sclerosis linked to income, education

Neighborhood income and education level is associated with risk of disability progression in patients with multiple sclerosis, suggests new research.

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Plastered! Images from space show just how much snow has accumulated in large parts of the U.S. West

What a difference a year makes. After a shocking dearth of snow last year, the Sierra Nevada mountains of California and Nevada truly have been getting plastered, helping to build up the snowpack that millions of people depend on for water. Other parts of the western United States have also benefited from a bounty of precipitation that has eased drought conditions. But does this herald a change in

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The Loud Silence of Mueller’s Manafort Memo

A nation is waiting, with no clear sense of timing or resolution, to learn whether its leader is a foreign agent of a hostile power. But the director of this epic tale seems determined to jerk everyone around. Expectations of imminent revelation are routinely deflated. At best, you get a modestly illuminating footnote. The most careful Twitter scholars of the scandal search these filings for reda

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Update regulations on medical AI, experts plead

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Refillable batteries are being developed to combat range anxiety

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FDA Approves First US-based Bacteriophage Trial

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Should Robots Have License to Kill

Artificial intelligence experts, ethicists and diplomats debated autonomous weapons. Christopher Intagliata reports.

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Could These Numbers Unravel New Dimensions in Space?

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Centralized Social Media Networks will be Replaced by Individual Networks

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Should Robots Have License to Kill

Artificial intelligence experts, ethicists and diplomats debated autonomous weapons. Christopher Intagliata reports. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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