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Ban Killer Robots Before They Become Weapons of Mass Destruction
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, scientists, science, research, safety, interesting, humans, Gizmos, environment, discovery, computers, killer robots, weapons of mass destruction, autonomous, global, security, war )

Darren
- 19 days ago - scientificamerican.com
We need an international agreement to prevent the development of autonomous weapons before they threaten global security
How the Brain Purges Bad Memories
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, scientists, science, research, investigation, humans, discovery, brain, bad memory, fearm anxiety, circuit )

Darren
- 21 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A brain circuit has been found that allows us to forget fear and anxiety
On-Demand Satellites Can Shoot High-Def Video of Your Car
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, research, humans, environment, tech, On-Demand, satellites, High-def, video, close-ups, privacy, concerns, emergency, surveilance )

Darren
- 21 days ago - scientificamerican.com
New commercial satellites that promise constant close-ups of Earth are a boon to emergency responders and police but also raise privacy concerns
Earth's Ancient Magnetic Field Just Got a Lot Older
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, scientists, science, research, news, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, climate, astronomy, Earth, Ancient, Magnetic, Field, magnetism )

Darren
- 21 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Early magnetism could have helped create conditions to support life
Fats in the Brain May Help Explain How Human Intelligence Evolved
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, scientists, science, research, investigation, interesting, humans, health, environment, discovery, fats, brain, human, intelligance, evolved, lipids, chimpanzees )

Darren
- 21 days ago - scientificamerican.com
High-level brain areas accumulated far more changes in lipids than the brains of chimpanzees
The Benefits of a Bilingual Brain - Mia Nacamulli   video
Science & Tech  (tags: languages, bilingual, multilingual, brain, functions )

Evelyn
- 26 days ago - youtu.be
It's obvious that knowing more than one language can make certain things easier -like traveling, watching movies without subtitles. Are there other advantages to having a bilingual (or multilingual) brain? Nacamulli details the three types of brains
Quotable Quotes From Scientists and Other Folks on the Dangers of Genetically Engineered Foods and Crops
Science & Tech  (tags: GMO, quotable quotes, scientists )

Evelyn
- 32 days ago - organicconsumers.org
Example: "The fact is, it is virtually impossible to even conceive of a testing procedure to assess the health effects of genetically engineered foods when introduced into the food chain, nor is there any valid nutritional or public interest reason"
Archaeologists Baffled By 2,000 Tiny Gold Spirals Discovered In Denmark
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, Denmark, gold, gold spirals, mystery, science, interesting, discovery, news, humans )

Carrie
- 45 days ago - gizmodo.com
Finding gold in Boeslunde, Denmark, is no huge surprise ~ it's known as an area where Bronze Age gold offering are often uncovered. But a recent discovery has surprised and baffled archaeologists: 2,000 tiny gold spirals. It's a "golden enigma."
The Really Big One ~ The Earthquake That Will Devastate Seattle
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, seismology, scientists, Seattle, Cascadia fault line, earthquakes, destruction, research, interesting, humans, science, investigation )

Carrie
- 45 days ago - newyorker.com
An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when.
NSA & FBI Seek New Backdoors Against Advice From Leading Security Experts
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, society, safety, research, investigation, humans, computers, NSA, FBA, Backdoors, Security, cryptography, confidential data, communications, infrastructure )

Darren
- 49 days ago - therealnews.com
Fourteen of the worldâEUR(TM)s pre-eminent cryptographers, computer scientists and security specialists have issued a paper arguing there is no way to allow the government such access without endangering all confidential data, as well as the broader
 
 
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