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AI Is Not out to Get Us

AI Is Not out to Get Us

Hollywood’s dark vision of machines taking over belies how far AI is from meaningful reality—and what it will look like when it gets there

3 hours ago — Larry Greenemeier

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Dangerous Weather Outlook 2016

Dangerous Weather Outlook 2016

With hurricane season upon us, dig into the science of monster storms and weird weather with this collection of articles

October 7, 2016

Infographic of the Week


Monkeys can make stone tools too

When these monkeys bang rocks together, they make stone flakes that resemble those archaeologists believe humans made two million to three million years ago.This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on October 19, 2016. It is a Nature Video production.

October 21, 2016


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Poor Sleepers Worse at Recognizing Unfamiliar Faces

60-Second Science - October 19, 2016 - By Christopher Intagliata02:03

Yawns Help the Brain Keep Its Cool

60-Second Science - October 18, 2016 - By Christopher Intagliata01:46

Flint's Water and Environmental Justice

Science Talk - October 17, 2016 - By Robin Lloyd and Steve Mirsky18:31

Polar Bears Can't Just Switch to Terrestrial Food

60-Second Science - October 14, 2016 - By Jason G. Goldman02:57