Nuclear war warning: Artificial intelligence could cause worldwide destruction | Science | News

The RAND corporation, a not-for-profit security thinktank in the United States, believes significant advances in machines could lead to intelligent robots encouraging world leaders to launch their nuclear arsenal through “mistake or malice”. All out war was prevented during the Cold War because of “mutually assured destruction” – if one More...

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By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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WEATHER WARNING: 2018 hurricane season to be MORE ACTIVE than devastating 2017 | Science | News

According to research from Colorado State University university, there is a 63 percent chance that a major hurricane – category three or higher – will hit the east coast of the US this year and a 52 percent More...

By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Britain considers setting up satellite system to rival EU’s Galileo: FT

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is considering setting up a satellite navigation system to rival the European Union’s Galileo project amid a row over attempts to restrict Britain’s access to sensitive security More...

By news On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Noah’s Ark to become reality as scientists hope to save DNA of MILLIONS of animals | Science | News

A team of 24 scientists from around the globe are hoping to collect and store the genetic codes of 1.5 million species on Earth in a move which will “revolutionise our understanding of DNA”. The codes will More...

By news On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Aliens could be STRANDED on own planets because gravity is TOO strong | Science | News

For humans on Earth, it is relatively easy to get in to space as the gravitational pull of our planet is not too strong. However, on super-Earths – planets which are similar to ours but much bigger – the gravitational More...

By news On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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TESS space probe offers a chance to find alien life says NASA astrobiologist | Science | News

Dr Vladimir Airapetian made his comments after the NASA probe was successfully launched from Cape Canaveral last Wednesday, with a mission to scan the sky for exoplanets, meaning planets existing outside our own More...

By news On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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China’s GAME-CHANGING aircraft carrier puts massive firepower ANYWHERE on the globe | Science | News

The revelation means China will have two fully functioning aircraft carriers are capable of projecting firepower well beyond their borders in case of all out war. The ship has been dubbed as Type 001A (CV-17) More...

By news On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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Angola satellite inoperative, Russia to build another one

LUANDA (Reuters) – Russia’s space agency said on Monday that Angola’s first national telecoms satellite, AngoSat-1, was inoperative and Russia would build another one for launch in 2020. Launched in More...

By news On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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Westworld-style AI revolution in dystopian future will come TRUE, warns scientist | Science | News

Ahead of the new series of Westworld – a television series in a dystopian which follows the rise of artificially intelligent beings – a leading futurologist has predicted that humans should enjoy their time More...

By news On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Igor the Siberian tiger gets stem-cell hip treatment in Hungary

SZEGED, Hungary (Reuters) – Igor, a Siberian tiger in a Hungarian zoo, received stem-cell joint treatment on Wednesday which doctors hoped would help heal its hip and allow it to live happily, on less medicine. More...