An analysis of the water on Mars may have to wait until NASA's human Mars mission in the 2030s.
Edward Snowden, the NSA contractor who leaked documents to the press, wants the United Nations to pass a proposal to end mass snooping by governments and also protect whistle-blowers like himself.
The countries are in talks to prohibit first strikes against critical infrastructure, according to The New York Times. The negotiations could lead to first-ever arms-control deal for cyberspace.
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Over 1,000 experts in robotics have signed an open letter in a bid to prevent a "global AI arms race".
We need a treaty to ban autonomous killing machines before it's too late, The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots warns. Hear their arguments in this video.
After four painstaking years of research, a sword found in a Viking burial ground has been revealed, linking the deceased to battles in England.
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