Defeating ‘the most dangerous threat’

Warren Fyfe

Lt Jamie Robertson had just weeks to train Kurdish recruits before they took on on so-called Islamic State. He taught volunteers, including taxi drivers and farmers, how to fight the militants before going into the city of Mosul. Viewers in the UK can watch more in Army: Behind the New Frontlines at 21:00 on Wednesday [...]

Baby loss: ‘People sharing stories is the biggest comfort’

Warren Fyfe

Stillbirth is rarely spoken about. But insights from those who have navigated the heartbreaking experience can help parents come to terms with their grief. A new website, Stillbirth Stories, which collects detailed interviews with mothers, fathers and clinicians, has been launched to coincide with Baby Loss Awareness Week. It aims to nurture a conversation about [...]

Can we teach robots ethics?

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Getty Images We are not used to the idea of machines making ethical decisions, but the day when they will routinely do this – by themselves – is fast approaching. So how, asks the BBC’s David Edmonds, will we teach them to do the right thing? The car arrives at your home bang [...]