Over 1,000 experts in robotics have signed an open letter in a bid to prevent a "global AI arms race".
NASA's New Horizons settles the size debate. Pluto may be classified as a dwarf planet, but it's larger than many estimates.
Technically Incorrect: Hate to tell you, boys, but you get a bum deal from your mum when it comes to some of your DNA, and that can make you more susceptible than your sisters to fatal diseases.
A new project out of the UK called (wait for it) "Beach Bums" is looking to collect rectal swabs from surfers to research antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Cowabunga!
Technically Incorrect: Sir Tim Hunt, an English biochemist, appalls an audience in Korea with remarks that seem neanderthal. He later apologizes, but confesses he does have trouble with women.
A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital has grown a rat limb in a lab -- paving the way forward for bioengineered human transplants.
The most adorable galaxies in the universe may be a series of far-away space blobs with a lot of room, but very few stars.
Evolutionary biologists turn back the clock on chickens to determine how they got their beaks -- and possibly make them look more badass.
Technically Incorrect: Cosmologist Fergus Simpson believes that the most intelligent of aliens out there will likely weight 650 pounds. Yes, little green people could be very, very big.
Technically Incorrect: In Russia, scientists say they've found enough bones to now identify something we might want to call the Sibirosaurus. And it's a doozy.