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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Bruce Weinberg, The Ohio State University Science funding is intended to support the production of new knowledge and ideas that develop new technologies, improve medical treatments and strengthen the economy. The idea goes back to...

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2017 — As the world's largest scientific society, the American Chemical Society (ACS) expresses its concern over the Presidential executive order on climate change policies, which was released yesterday. The ACS public policy statement...

Since ancient times, people have used lustrous silver, platinum and gold to make jewelry and other adornments. Researchers have now developed a new way to add the metals to nail polish with minimal additives,...

Recapping the top 4 security breaches To some, an ironclad cyber-security system is a dead-end, a brick wall. To others, however, it is a challenge. Sometimes, hackers are driven by greed for what lies behind...

The Next Cyberattack Could Come From Sound Waves Bill Buchanan, Edinburgh Napier University You might think your smartphone or laptop is relatively safe from cyber attacks thanks to anti-virus and encryption software. But your devices...

Aly Colón, Washington and Lee University News consumers today face a flood of fake news and information. Distinguishing between fact and fiction has become increasingly challenging. In the past, news organizations sifted through information to...

Jungwoo Ryoo, Pennsylvania State University Hacking The Age Of Hacking Brings A Return To The Physical Key With all the news about Yahoo accounts being hacked and other breaches of digital security, it’s easy to wonder if...

We live in a three-dimensional world, but everything we see is first recorded on our retinas in only two dimensions. So how does the brain represent 3-D information? In a new study, researchers for the...

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office The transmission control protocol, or TCP, which manages traffic on the internet, was first proposed in 1974. Some version of TCP still regulates data transfer in most major data...

Scott Shackelford, Indiana University If you’re like me, on a given day you interact with a whole range of connected technologies for work and play. Just today, I used Box to share and download files...
autocrats

Can Silicon Valley's Autocrats Save Democracy? Jerry Davis, University of Michigan In late February, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg published an essay that laid out the social network’s vision for the coming years. The 5,700-word...

Stuart Brookes, UCL The Last Kingdom – BBC’s historical drama set in the time of Alfred the Great’s war with the Vikings – has returned to our screens for a second series. While most attention...