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Controversy after scientist finds rare bird -- and kills it

Technically Incorrect: A US scientist finds a male mustached kingfisher in the Solomon Islands. He kills it so that he can study it. Not everyone is impressed.

By October 11, 2015


Stephen Hawking says we should be more frightened of capitalism than robots

In a Reddit Ask Me Anything session, the physicist expresses more concern about economic inequality than about artificial intelligence.

By October 8, 2015


Will you heart Facebook's new emojis?

The Like button, with its thumbs-up icon, has long been a staple of the world's largest social network. Now Facebook is adding six more symbols to help us express ourselves.

By October 11, 2015


'Star Trek' vs. 'Star Wars': Georgia Tech professors weigh in

It's the greatest debate in science fiction, and Georgia Tech faculty, staff and alumni think they know which one really is the best sci-fi franchise -- er, universe.

By September 15, 2015


Aliens will look just like humans, says Cambridge professor

Technically Incorrect: Building on the principle of evolutionary convergence, an academic says it's likely that aliens will resemble us.

By July 2, 2015


Professor warns robots could keep us in coffins on heroin drips

Technically Incorrect: Citing an extreme example, an Oxford University professor says the biggest fear is that robots will be smarter than us, and by misinterpreting our commands, might have very different definitions of happiness.

By June 29, 2015


In 200 years, rich humans will be cyborgs, says professor

Technically Incorrect: An Israeli professor says the amalgamation of man and machine will be the "biggest evolution in the history of biology" in 4 billion years.

By May 25, 2015


Professor's online course delves into all things 'Doctor Who'

A new MOOC, short for massive open online course, from a Syracuse University professor will take "Doctor Who" fans on an epic journey.

By November 5, 2014


Professor explains whether cat is going up or down stairs

Technically Incorrect: An image of a cat on the stairs has captivated the Web and divided lovers and families. It needs an academic to sort it out.

By April 11, 2015


3D-printed eco-bikini cleans the ocean as you swim

The Sponge Suit is made of porous material that cleans contaminants from the ocean, helping to make swimming an eco-friendly experience.

By October 12, 2015