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Increasingly human-like robots spark fascination and fear

16 days ago
Sporting a trendy brown bob, a humanoid robot named Erica chats to a man in front of stunned audience members in Madrid. She and others like her are a prime focus of robotic research, as their uncanny human form could be key to…

ISS astronauts return to Earth amid US-Russia tensions

19 days ago
Two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut returned to Earth on Thursday wrapping up a six-month mission at the International Space Station as tensions between Washington and Moscow threaten a rare area of cooperation. NASA…

Facebook says no sign recent hack spread to other apps

20 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook has said hackers who stole digital keys to tens of millions of accounts appear not to have tampered with third-party apps linked to the social network. Facebook engineers analyzed logs of outside applications and…

Lazer pioneers win Nobel Physics Prize

21 days ago
Three scientists won the Nobel Physics Prize for inventing optical lasers that have paved the way for advanced precision instruments used in corrective eye surgery and in industry.

EU warns Facebook not to lose control of data security

21 days ago
LUXEMBOURG: The EU's top data privacy enforcer expressed worry Tuesday that Facebook had lost control of data security after a vast privacy breach that she said affected five million Europeans. "It is a question for the management, if…