Archive: 03/12/2012

Smithsonian NEMESIS tracks marine invaders online

Mitten crabs, zebra mussels and rock vomit: These and hundreds of other non-native species have invaded coastal regions throughout the United States, often causing dramatic changes to coastal ecosystems and ...

dateMar 12, 2012 in Ecology
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How to make ethical robots

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the future according to robotics researchers, robots will likely fight our wars, care for our elderly, babysit our children, and serve and entertain us in a wide variety of situations. ...

dateMar 12, 2012 in Robotics feature
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'Anonymous' group hacks Tunisian Islamist sites

Hackers claiming to belong to the Anonymous Internet freedom group posted video messages on Facebook pages of Tunisian Islamists, threatening reprisals over their efforts to introduce Salafist laws.

dateMar 12, 2012 in Internet
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US citizenship may be determined at random

The fate of nearly half a million immigrants hoping for U.S. citizenship may have been determined randomly, at least in part, according to a new study by a Michigan State University researcher who found the high-stakes civics ...

dateMar 12, 2012 in Social Sciences
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