News tagged with death

The humanitarian case against killer robots

Noel Sharkey, the chairman of the International Committee for Robot Arms Control, argued his case against killer robots last Friday at Northeastern University, saying that autonomous machines should not be allowed to make ...

dateNov 26, 2013 in Robotics
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A major hub for cell-fate decisions

In a recently published study, LMU researchers show that, in a nerve-cell lineage in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans, a single protein controls the rate of cell-cycle progression, and decides whether cells divide, differentiate ...

dateNov 15, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Possible evidence of Arafat poisoning is reported

Swiss scientists have found evidence suggesting Yasser Arafat may have been poisoned with a radioactive substance, a TV station reported Wednesday, prompting new allegations by his widow that the Palestinian leader was the ...

dateNov 06, 2013 in Other
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Rutgers forensic scientist shares zombie survival guide

Kimberlee Sue Moran recalls that she was living in London in 2002 when she and her friend went to see the new zombie flick, 28 Days Later. The film turned everything that she thought about zombies on its head, depicting the ...

dateOct 24, 2013 in Other
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