Scientists believe a genetic code could help protect golden eagles in the wild.
Image copyright NASA/Goddard/Maria-José Viñas Image caption Meltwater from on top of the Greenland Ice Sheet can make its way to the bed Scientists have identified more than 50 new lakes of liquid water lying under the Greenland Ice Sheet. Only four had previously been detected. Antarctica hides some 470 lakes beneath its ice but this […]
Image copyright Terry Hunt Image caption One of the world’s archaeological wonders on Rapa Nui in the southeast Pacific The famous statues of Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, are best known for their deep-set eyes and long ears. They also sport impressive multi-tonne hats made from a different rock type. Quite how these pukao, as […]
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption This is not about terminator robots but “conventional weapons systems with autonomy” A group of scientists has called for a ban on the development of weapons controlled by artificial intelligence (AI). It says that autonomous weapons may malfunction in unpredictable ways and kill innocent people. Ethics experts also argue […]