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Questions of citizenship and humanity surround Sophia the humanoid robot

Sophia the humanoid robot designed by Hanson Robotics has become a powerful international figure. It spoke at the United Nations, traveled the world chatting with talk show hosts, and even appeared on the cover to Elle Brazil (talk about unattainable body standards). To add to this already impressive list, last week at the Future Investment […]

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Climate change – the main culprit for flooding in the UK

December 2015 marked the wettest month ever recorded in the UK, with three major storms, Desmond, Eva and Frank, hitting the north in close succession. In the Lake District, record breaking rainfall occurred, with 340mm in just 24 hours (smashing the previously held record of 316.4mm, set in 2009). The evidence is mounting for global […]