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Forget The Threat From Artificial Intelligence - Could Super-Intelligent Animals Be The Biggest Threat To Mankind?

Last month, Unknown Country reported the views of technology heavyweights such as Elon Musk that artificial intelligence could be the most significant threat to the future of mankind. Now Stephen Hawking has added his voice to their ever-increasing concerns regarding the outcome of creating intelligent machines.

“The primitive...
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Your Very Own Avatar

Sometimes we hate mice, but sometimes we love them.

You can now own a mouse with an immune system that's identical to yours. Why would you want to do that? So that drugs and medical therapies can be tested on the mouse first, before they're used on you. Some researchers...
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Hanta Haunts Yosemite While West Nile Attacks Texas

10,000 tourists who stayed in cabins at Yosemite National Park recently might have been exposed to the deadly mouse-borne Hanta Virus. So far , Hanta has made 6 of the tourists ill. Hanta Virus is caused by inhaling the dried feces of infected mice. It is also carried by prairie dogs...
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Overrun by Mice

Think YOU'VE got mice? MILLIONS of field mice are overrunning farms in Germany, gobbling up crops and reducing yields by as much as 50%. It's the worst mouse plague in over 30 years.

Getting birds of prey to hunt the mice didn't help. Der Spiegel quotes farm spokesman...
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