Monthly Archives: March 2014

Wreckage, Waste, and Globalization

The continuing search for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 is complicated by the immense size of the search area and its distance from sea lanes and major ports, as well as the nature of the Indian Ocean. The currents and turbulence … Continue reading

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When Robots Can Kill

Robotic technology is advancing rapidly, raising questions about decision-making processes in shooting to kill. Although robotics have many applications, much of the research on robots is funded by military services and defense contractors. This raises serious ethical questions for university … Continue reading

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Museum Summer Internships

The Missouri History Museum is accepting applications from students who are interested in oral history internships (paid positions) with our Exhibitions and Research department. Two interns will be selected and will report to the Director of Exhibitions and Research. The … Continue reading

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