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November 10, 2017

Energy – SciPol Weekly, November 4 – November 10

In this week's Energy SciPol weekly, a source of energy called "Quark Fusion", the impacts of Hurricane Maria, the costs of wind and solar are falling, and a Puerto Rico-specific energy policy. 

November 10, 2017

On the Table, the Brain Appeared Normal

The New York Times – The brain arrived in April, delivered to the basement of the hospital without ceremony, like all the others. There were a few differences with this one — not because it was more important, but because it was more notorious.

November 10, 2017

Here’s How Drones Do (and Don’t) Threaten Passenger Aircraft

Scientific American – Inspection at a nearby airfield revealed evidence of something that had never happened before—a civilian drone had plowed into a crewed craft in U.S. airspace. That sent the Army, the National Transportation Safety Board and other government agencies scrambling to investigate how and why this had happened.

November 10, 2017

Robotics/AI – SciPol Weekly, November 4 – November 10

In this week's Robotics/AI SciPol Weekly, small businesses exploring vehicle-to-vehicle technology, US DOT's partnerships with drone operations, and Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking's opposition against autonomous weapons.

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