A new argument has laid a path for artificial intelligence systems to be recognized as people without any legislation, court rulings or other revisions to existing law.
By Edward Struzik, The Conversation
Only 10 per cent of the Arctic Ocean in Canada, and less than two per cent of the Arctic Ocean in the United States, is charted.
By Emily Brodsky, The Conversation
Earthquakes in the central and eastern United States have increased dramatically in the last decade as a result of human activities.
By Jessica Pierce, The Conversation
Most humans fail to entertain the possibility that animals might care about the death of those they love.
By Michelle Langley, The Conversation
A new ancient DNA study reports the first known person to have had parents of two different species.
By Stephen McKeon, The Conversation
People are just becoming acquainted with the idea of digital money in the form of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, where transactions are recorded on a secure distributed database called a blockchain.
By Timothy D. Lytton, The Conversation
There is nothing new in attempts by gun makers to exploit loopholes in government regulations, and these unregulated guns have been used to kill.
By Behzad Mirhashem, The Conversation
What the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution means when it protects citizens against an unreasonable search by government agents isn’t entirely clear.
By Andrea Oelsner, Federico Merke, The Conversation
Venezuelans have endured acute shortages of food, medicine and other basic necessities since 2015.
By Daniel Brown, The Conversation
On Friday, millions of have the opportunity to see a lunar eclipse – an event popularly known in the media as a “blood moon” – on Friday…
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