BTI ("mosquito bits") were discovered over a century ago, but around the 1970s, genetic engineers found out how to select strains for those which only produced floating spores, which meant that the product was just as effective, only for a much shorter time; so they sold more.
Subsequently, dengue fever returned to the United States.
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Elon Musk, Google DeepMind co-founder Mustafa Suleyman, and 114 other leading AI and robotics experts have joined together to ask the UN to ban the use of so-called killer robots in an open letter published today.
The group is concerned about the potential use of lethal autonomous weapons and how they might be applied in the future, and they penned a short note released by the Future of Life Institute. The text was made public to kick off the opening of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2017) in Melbourne, Australia, according to a press release.
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Update: The list of reasons to get excited about the Xbox One X just got a lot longer. At Gamescom 2017 Microsoft has announced that a total of 100 titles will be enhanced for Xbox One X – a mix of new titles like Crackdown 3, Sea of Thieves and Forza 7, as well as previously released titles like Recore, Gears of War 4 and more.
It's also keeping a regularly updated list of enhanced titles on Major Nelson's website. Check it out for the most up to date look at what games are coming for Microsoft's new console, or read on below for our previous top picks from E3.
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Microsoft’s E3 2017 press conference has been and gone, and what have we learned? Well, we now know that the brand-new 4K console formerly known as Project Scorpio is called Xbox One X, and we also know that it’ll be available to buy for $499/£449 on November 7.
It won’t just be new titles that will be able to take advantage of the One X's greater power and 4K visuals – older games will be patched too, and these patches will be free for Xbox One owners who've already purchased the games receiving them.
So far, five Xbox One-exclusive titles have been confirmed to support the Xbox One X Enhanced badge, but there are more than 30 third-party games confirmed to be receiving upgrades at launch – at no extra cost, no less.
This is just the beginning; it’s expected that many more existing Xbox One games will receive 4K enhancement patches in the near future, in addition to all the upcoming games we know about.
To help you sort out which games are worth stocking up on before the Xbox One X comes out, we’ve put together a list of some of the biggest games we know will support the Xbox One X enhanced play, to help you decide if you can justify the upgrade to 4K gaming.