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Frozen Solid

Cryogenics may involve the study of materials at extremely low temperatures, but is this icy area of science just beginning to heat up? Maisie Keogh finds out…..

LAWless: Should We Ban Killer Robots?

With several countries investing in the development of lethal autonomous weapons (LAWs), many believe that we are in the midst of an artificial intelligence arms race. This technology has the power to transform modern warfare, but should we allow the machines to determine (and attack) their own targets? //And who is really responsible when they pull the trigger?