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UN Expert Worries About Killer Robots, Ignores The Ones That Already Exist
Autonomous war robots are coming. Panicking about them will only make things worse.
With More Food Than Ever, Why Is Hunger On The Rise?
One of the dangers of virtual demand.
When Seconds Count: Today’s UN Debate Could Abolish the ‘Leap Second’
Unless you’re disputing the world record in the 100-meter dash or a buzzer-beater in basketball, a single second is generally...
Biggest Hack in History: U.N. and 70 More Organizations and States Attacked Over Five Years
The biggest hack ever discovered has been exposed by McAfee, and the breadth and depth would be impressive it wasn’t...
United Nations’ First Satellite Will Study Use of Astronaut Excrement As a Fuel Source
Befitting its mission to promote international cooperation and celebrate our shared world heritage, the United Nations is sending a $5...
Bat Researchers: Please Pay Attention to Us After Halloween
Next year is the "Year of the Bat"
Archive Gallery: Science Fights World Hunger
To commemorate World Food Day, we look back on science's role in alleviating the hunger crisis. Whale breeding, desert sugar factories, and oyster soup capsules, yum
Humanity Needs to Start Farming Bugs for Food, Says United Nations Policy Paper
The raising of livestock consumes two-thirds of the planet’s farmland, and is a major source of greenhouse gases. Meanwhile, tons...
At UN Climate Change Conference, US And China Promise Carbon Emission Reductions
Today, heads of state from around the globe met at the United Nations to face a problem that affects all...
Report: 300,000 Die Every Year From Climate Change
Two reports highlight the effects of climate change while 20 Nobellists demand action