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Call to ban killer robots in wars

International Desk: A group of scientists has called for a ban on the development of weapons controlled by artificial intelligence (AI).

Chemicals repair damaged neurons in mice

Risingbd Desk: New results suggest ageing brains can potentially be rejuvenated, at least in mice, according to researchers.
 

Redditors erupt at 'China tech funding'

Science Desk: A reported investment by Chinese tech giant Tencent in Reddit has sparked a backlash on the popular community news site over censorship fears.

Cosmic pile-up gives glimpse of how planets are made

Risingbd Desk: Astronomers say they have the first evidence of a head-on collision between two planets in a distant star system.
 

Blue planet will get even bluer as Earth warms

Risingbd Desk: Rising temperatures will change the colour of the world's oceans, making them more blue in the coming decades say scientists.
 

Egypt unveils Pharaonic tomb containing 50 mummies

Desk Report: Egyptian archaeologists uncovered a Pharaonic tomb containing 50 mummies dating back to the Ptolemaic era, in Minya, south of Cairo, the ministry of antiquities said on Saturday.

More over-75s should take statins

Risingbd Desk: More people over the age of 75 should be taking statins, scientists have said, following a review of research.
 

GM chickens lay eggs with anti-cancer drugs

Risingbd Desk: Researchers have genetically modified chickens that can lay eggs that contain drugs for arthritis and some cancers.

 

Global health research money reaches record high

Risingbd Desk: Funding to tackle 33 significant diseases has reached its highest level since figures were taken, says a survey which has tracked this for 11 years.
 

UK team drills record West Antarctic hole

International Desk: UK scientists have succeeded in cutting a 2km hole through the West Antarctic Ice Sheet to its base.
 

China Moon probes take snaps of each other

Risingbd Desk: A Chinese rover and lander have taken images of each other on the Moon's surface.
 

BMW creates 'a Martian pod on wheels'

Desk Report: BMW’s new concept should be music to the eyes and ears of anyone who has been stuck behind a caravan on a B road.

Signals from space: Five theories on what they are

Risingbd Desk: Mysterious signals have been picked up from distant galaxies.
 

Mysterious radio signals from deep space

Science Desk: Astronomers have revealed details of mysterious signals emanating from a distant galaxy, picked up by a telescope in Canada.

Genetically modified 'shortcut' boosts plant growth by 40%

Risingbd Desk: Scientists in the US have engineered tobacco plants that can grow up to 40% larger than normal in field trials.