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UN to host first talks on use of 'killer robots'

The United Nations is set to host the first-ever talks on the use of autonomous weapons, but those hoping for a ban on the machines dubbed killer robots will be disappointed, the ambassador leading the discussions said Friday.

dateNov 10, 2017 in Robotics
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Biologists on the trail of 'brain-eating amoebae'

MBARI researchers are used to braving gusty winds and choppy seas as they test their high-tech equipment in Monterey Bay. But a recent field experiment in Yellowstone National Park saw MBARI researchers Kevan Yamahara and ...

dateOct 03, 2017 in Other
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A new way to reduce playground bullying

For some teachers, back-to-school excitement comes with jitters over how best to address new curriculum mandates. And for many parents, there are other worries, including concerns about their children's social interactions ...

dateSep 08, 2017 in Social Sciences
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