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A recent study by Soroush Vosoughi, Deb Roy, and Sinan Aral looked at news stories distributed on Twitter from 2006 through 2017 , and found that false stories diffused “significantly farther, faster, deeper, and more broadly than the truth in all categories of information”, reaching people six times faster than true stories. This effect [...]

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Using Robots to Treat Ebola?

On October 28, 2014 By Daniel Rheiner

Scientists are exploring the possibility of using robots to help treat the Ebola epidemic. This development, while still in its early stages, has the potential to significantly improve our Ebola response efforts. However, the use of robots in the medical field also raises legal questions, both in the United States and abroad.

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Welcome Our New Robot Overlords

On November 12, 2010 By Andrew Ralls

The U.S. Air Force is looking for a next-generation fighter jet to replace its current F-22 Raptor. In addition to (or in lieu of) conventional weapons, the Air Force is interested in non-kinetic (lasers, electromagnetic pulse generators) weapons and and remote functionality. Remote piloting removes the greatest limitation on current jets — [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On July 26, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Former Miss California, Carrie Prejean, signs book deal highlighting legal and political tribulations.

Another sports star (and boxer no less) falls victim to senseless murder.

Google debuts Latitude, allowing you to share [...]

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