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Malaysian official says missing plane hijacked

A Malaysian investigation into the missing flight 370 has concluded that one or more people with flying experience switched off communications devices and deliberately steered the airliner off-course, a Malaysian ...

Mar 15, 2014 5 / 5 (7) 15

Online April Fools' Day Jokes

(PhysOrg.com) -- Every year, on April 1, you have to be careful of what you read on the Web. Everyone is putting up April Fools' Day jokes.

Apr 01, 2010 3.4 / 5 (10) 4 | with audio podcast weblog

Turing award goes to 'machine learning' expert

A Harvard University professor has been awarded a top technology prize for research that has paved the way for computers that more closely mimic how humans think, including the one that won a "Jeopardy!" tournament.

Mar 09, 2011 4.3 / 5 (8) 1

Virtual reality can yield real legal woes

What your avatar does in an online fantasy world may very well land you in court. As virtual worlds increasingly generate real-world legal disputes, a cyberlaw scholar at the Rutgers School of Law—Camden is authoring a ...

Mar 19, 2008 4.1 / 5 (8) 0

Drones may violate international law

(Phys.org) —As President Obama gives a speech on national security—including defending U.S. use of drones to combat terrorism—Leila Sadat, JD, international law expert and professor of law at Washington University in ...

May 24, 2013 4.1 / 5 (8) 13 | with audio podcast

Smart Suit Doesn't Miss a Beat

Imagine wearing a smart T-shirt or a suit embedded with tiny electronics that can monitor your heart or respiratory function wirelessly. When dirty, you take it off and throw it in the wash or have it dry-cleaned.

Jul 03, 2007 4.1 / 5 (8) 0