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Scathing Report Accuses the Pentagon of Developing an Agricultural Bioweapon

Scathing Report Accuses the Pentagon of Developing an Agricultural Bioweapon

A new technology in which insects are used to genetically modify crops could be converted into a dangerous, and possibly illegal, bioweapon, alleges a Science Policy Forum report released today.
Stephen Hawking Was Right to Worry About Our Impending Doom

Stephen Hawking Was Right to Worry About Our Impending Doom

Physicist Stephen Hawking died today at the age of 76. In the latter stages of his illustrious career, Hawking devoted a considerable amount of time and effort to issuing warnings of future
Stephen Hawking Was Right to Worry About Our Impending Doom

Stephen Hawking Was Right to Worry About Our Impending Doom

Physicist Stephen Hawking died today at the age of 76. In the latter stages of his illustrious career, Hawking devoted a considerable amount of time and effort to issuing warnings of future
US Air Force Chief Warns of Space War ‘in a Matter of Years’

US Air Force Chief Warns of Space War ‘in a Matter of Years’

Speaking to an audience of active-duty airmen, US Air Force Chief of Staff General David L. Goldfein predicted it’ll only be a “matter of years” before American forces find themselves “fighting from
US Air Force Chief Warns of Space War ‘in a Matter of Years’

US Air Force Chief Warns of Space War ‘in a Matter of Years’

Speaking to an audience of active-duty airmen, US Air Force Chief of Staff General David L. Goldfein predicted it’ll only be a “matter of years” before American forces find themselves “fighting from
New Report on Emerging AI Risks Paints a Grim Future

New Report on Emerging AI Risks Paints a Grim Future

A new report authored by over two-dozen experts on the implications of emerging technologies is sounding the alarm bells on the ways artificial intelligence could enable new forms of cybercrime,
New Report on Emerging AI Risks Paints a Grim Future

New Report on Emerging AI Risks Paints a Grim Future

A new report authored by over two-dozen experts on the implications of emerging technologies is sounding the alarm bells on the ways artificial intelligence could enable new forms of cybercrime,
Artificially Intelligent Drones Become Terrifying Killing Machines in Dystopian Short Film

Artificially Intelligent Drones Become Terrifying Killing Machines in Dystopian Short Film

In preparation for this week’s UN Convention on Conventional Weapons in Geneva, Switzerland, the Future of Life Institute has released a disturbing sci-fi short that shows what might happen if we fail
Artificially Intelligent Drones Become Terrifying Killing Machines in Dystopian Short Film

Artificially Intelligent Drones Become Terrifying Killing Machines in Dystopian Short Film

In preparation for this week’s UN Convention on Conventional Weapons in Geneva, Switzerland, the Future of Life Institute has released a disturbing sci-fi short that shows what might happen if we fail
Here’s One Way a Bird Is as Smart as You Are

Here’s One Way a Bird Is as Smart as You Are

Only the best brains are capable of making plans