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The science of zombies: Will the undead rise?

There is increasing evidence that humans are not immune to zombie-like manipulations by behaviour-changing parasites.


Dozens rescued after Philippine ferry capsizes

Philippine authorities rescued dozens of people on Thursday after a ferry sank in rough seas, but search teams were still working to confirm all aboard were accounted for, the coast guard said.


Malaysia detains Cambodian opposition figure

A senior Cambodian opposition figure was detained in Malaysia as she tried to fly home for the planned return of her exiled party leader, authorities said Thursday, in another win for strongman Hun Sen.


IBM: face recognition tech should be regulated, not banned

IBM weighed in Tuesday on the policy debate over facial recognition technology, arguing against an outright ban but calling for "precision regulation" to protect privacy and civil liberties.


15 killed in suspected rebel attacks in Thailand's south: army

At least 15 people were killed in attacks by suspected Muslim militants in Thailand's violence-wracked south.


Software behind self-driving Uber crash didn't recognise jaywalkers

An Uber self-driving car that struck and killed a woman last year in Arizona failed to recognise her as a pedestrian because she was jaywalking, US transport regulators said Tuesday.


Court dismisses LTTE-related charges against assemblyman

The Sessions Court today allowed a prosecution application to dismiss two charges of possessing items related to the LTTE terrorist group against Seremban Jaya assemblyman P. Gunasekaran.


Seas to rise dramatically even if greenhouse gases are curbed

Just as an oil tanker steaming ahead at full speed cannot stop immediately, so the dramatic rise in sea levels will continue even if the world manages to slash greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2030, experts warned in a study published Monday.


US formally starts withdrawal from Paris climate accord

The United States on Monday formally notified the United Nations that it was withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, making the world's largest economy the sole outlier from the agreement.


New Facebook logo arrives as its 'family' grows

Facebook on Monday unveiled a new logo to represent the Silicon Valley company, distinct from its core social network.


 

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