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Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk and the Feud Over Killer Robots

Image CreditJustin Wood SectionsSkip to contentSkip to site index Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk and the Feud Over Killer Robots As the tech moguls disagree over the risks presented by something that doesn’t exist yet, all of Silicon Valley is learning about unintended consequences of A.I. CreditJustin Wood SAN FRANCISCO — ...

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The Creepy Genetics Behind the Golden State Killer Case

For the dozen years between 1974 and 1986, he rained down terror across the state of California. He went by many names: the East Side Rapist, the Visalia Ransacker, the Original Night Stalker, the Golden State Killer. And on Wednesday, law enforcement officials announced they think they finally have his ...

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Unsealed Documents Raise Questions on Monsanto Weed Killer

By DANNY HAKIM March 14, 2017 The reputation of Roundup, whose active ingredient is the world’s most widely used weed killer, took a hit on Tuesday when a federal court unsealed documents raising questions about its safety and the research practices of its manufacturer, the chemical giant Monsanto. Roundup and similar products ...

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A Mysterious Killer Algae Just Got a Little Less Puzzling

As far as algae goes, Pseudo-nitzschia is an outright menace. It produces a neurotoxin, domoic acid, that works its way up the food chain, building up in shellfish like crabs and clams. And when humans eat those shellfish, the neurotoxin leads to a disorder known as amnesic shellfish poisoning—featuring symptoms ...

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