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Robotic Killers And Autonomous Weapons Should Be Stopped
2013-02-25 04:58:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Academic professionals, advocacy groups and former Nobel peace prize winners are among those joining forces to launch a new, international effort to ban autonomous weapons, according to various media reports published over the weekend. The Stop the Killer Robots initiative, which is being spearheaded by Sheffield University professor and artificial intelligence guru Dr. Noel Sharkey, is attempting to stop production of these...

Benefits Of Chocolate Includes More Nobel Laureates
2012-10-11 12:56:09

[ Watch the Video: Chocolate-Eating Countries Have More Nobel Prize Winners ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New research from the New England Journal of medicine suggests that Cathy (from the comic strip “Cathy”) could one day win the next Nobel prize. Certain plant-based foods, such as green tea, fruits and, oh yes, chocolate and red wine have already been shown to improve cognitive function and even stave off the risk of dementia. The...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'