A roundup of science news from around the Web — and around the world.
• Charlotte, North Carolina, plans to test a new algorithm straight out of a sci-fi movie: It allegedly predicts when police officers will “go bad,” forecasting everything from traffic stops to shootings by tapping into officers’ professional histories. (FiveThirtyEight)
• A new study says previous sea-level-rise estimates haven’t adequately accounted for population changes, and that half the 13 million people at risk of inundation in the United States are in Florida. (Miami Herald)
• February saw the planet’s greatest global temperature spike on record — a rise of 1.35 degrees Celsius and a full 0.21 degrees Celsius higher than the previous record set only the month before. (Washington Post)
• Last week, the USDA issued preliminary findings that genetically modified mosquitoes would have no significant negative impacts — bringing Florida one step closer to a field test of insects that could prevent the spread of the Zika virus. (STAT)