Vladimir Putin calls for set of ‘moral rules’ to guide interaction between humans and AI

It is an issue troubling some of the greatest minds in the world at the moment, from Bill Gates to Elon Musk. SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk described AI as our ‘biggest existential threat’ and likened its development as ‘summoning the demon’. He believes super intelligent machines could use humans as pets. Professor Stephen … Read more

Holidaymakers could soon be flying abroad on jets powered by scraps of wood

Holiday makers may soon be flying abroad on jets powered by scraps of wood, according to new research. A green fuel that converts plant waste from farm and timber harvests into aviation fuel has been developed by scientists. They say it could help combat climate change by reducing CO² emissions from aircraft and rockets. The … Read more

Amazon unveils ‘Scout’ delivery bot set to roam the streets of Washington to deliver packages

Amazon unveils ‘Scout’ delivery bot set to roam the streets of Seattle to deliver packages The bright blue battery-powered robots can deliver packages autonomously Six Scout robots are being used in an area of Snohomish County, Washington They roll along at a ‘walking pace’ and avoid humans and pets on the sidewalk By Annie Palmer … Read more

McLaren reveal futuristic race car for 2050 featuring AI co-pilot and self-healing tyres

McLaren have given fans their take on what the future looks like as they presented a futuristic race car that can take to the tracks in 2050.  McLaren Applied Technologies, the sister company of the Formula One team, worked extensively gathering opinions from fans of the sport and now present the 2050: the MCLExtreme which features … Read more

Octopus perfectly camouflaged as a rock suddenly swims away from diver in a cloud of ink 

Incredible moment an octopus perfectly camouflaged as a rock suddenly swims away from diver in a cloud of ink Footage of the octopus was captured by a diver as he swam in the French Riviera Diver swims through seaweed before focusing camera on ragged mass of rock  Octopus bursts off the rock and swims off into hiding … Read more

Skincredible! Researchers create a electronic bandage that helps wounds heal FOUR TIMES faster

Skincredible! Researchers create an electronic bandage that helps wounds heal FOUR TIMES faster E-band was wrapped around the chests of rats with a cut on their backs When they breathed, a positively and negatively charged layer rubbed together  Generated an electric field that encouraged the influx of skin-healing cells   By Alexandra Thompson Senior Health Reporter … Read more