Cambridge University has built evolution by natural selection into a robot for the first time A ‘mother’ robot which can build its own ‘children’, test which ones do best, then modify their design, has
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Mexico's agriculture ministry says drinks firms have shipped their first load of top quality tequila to China. More than 70,000 bottles of the 100% blue agave tequila were loaded onto a container, due
A legal battle over surveillance pitting the U.S. government against Google and Microsoft intensified on Friday — and the two tech titans requested extra time to convince a court they should be able to
A Venezuelan man has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison for opening fire on two US diplomats in a Caracas strip club. The attorney general's office said Carlos Mejias admitted wounding military
A more laid-back stance by the federal government on marijuana could mean that the country is going to pot -- literally Marijuana movements already simmering across the country could get a big boost from
Colombian President Manuel Santos deployed members of the country's armed forces in an effort to quell violent protests that have paralyzed many cities including the capital of Bogotá. "I've ordered the
New satellite imagery shows North Korea is conducting major new construction to expand facilities at a launch site from where it fired a rocket into orbit last December, a US research institute has said.