A dispute over the rights to 1984 scifi cult classic Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension means that proposed TV show adaptation from Kevin Smith and Amazon Studios is suddenly on hold. Last week, MGM (which is in favor of the Smith-Amazon show) filed suit against the original film’s writer and director.
The Satanic Temple scored a free-speech victory in its quest for equal representation among the Florida state capitol building's religious-themed holiday displays.
People have long imagined automatons for society's drudge work. The possibility and its implications are among science fiction's favorite topics. One question that crops up constantly: What is a sentient android's legal status? Is something that feels still property?
The U.S. Supreme Court has been hearing arguments on whether a genetically engineered pesticide-resistant alfalfa violates the National Environmental Policy Act. The case pits organic farmers against Monsanto, whose genetically altered alfalfa could spread its genes to neighboring crops, via cross-pollination and…