Category: Science & Health

Unsecured Top Secret NSA, US Army Data Discovered Online

Unsecured Top Secret NSA, US Army Data Discovered Online © AP Photo/ Patrick SemanskyUS23:10 29.11.2017Get short URL51965121 A California cybersecurity company told the government in late September it had stumbled upon unprotected National Security Agency and US Army Intelligence and Security Command data relating to communications systems out in the open online, according to a […]

Bot Scandal: Over Half of FCC Net Neutrality Comments Are Fake

Bot Scandal: Over Half of FCC Net Neutrality Comments Are FakeJoseph GruberTech02:54 30.11.2017(updated 02:55 30.11.2017) Get short URL220410 The US Federal Communications Commission’s pending move to eliminate net neutrality received a ton of public feedback online, but at least half of the comments may have been created by machines instead of citizens, according to a […]

Want to reduce the energy used by buildings? Make cities denser.

For many years, urbanists have been singing the praises of urban density. Done well, density can increase economic output, increase per capita productivity, increase disposable income (by reducing heating, cooling, and transportation costs), and improve physical and mental health. Compact, walkable cities — or walkable areas within cities — are delightful. That’s why living in […]

Physicists Use Quantum Simulation to Decipher Photosynthesis Mechanisms

Physicists Use Quantum Simulation to Decipher Photosynthesis MechanismsCC0Tech17:50 24.11.2017Get short URL 0 87 0 0 The journal Nature Communications has published an article on the research project of an international team of physicists from the National University of Science and Technology (NUST MISIS), the Russian Quantum Center, the University of Karlsruhe and the University of […]

US Plans to Develop Genetically Engineered ‘Spy Plants’ – DARPA

US Plans to Develop Genetically Engineered ‘Spy Plants’ – DARPA © Sputnik/ Sergey MalgavkoTech18:37 24.11.2017(updated 18:48 24.11.2017) Get short URL 0 5210 The Pentagon has directed US researchers to improve the country’s spying capabilities ahead of the Proposers Day. NEW YORK (Sputnik) — The Pentagon aims to develop genetically modified plants capable of detecting and collecting relevant data […]

The Latest: Startup could bring back Vioxx for hemophilia

0 Shares Email The Latest on the possible return of Vioxx (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Could the once-popular arthritis pill Vioxx (VEYE-ochs) get a second life? A startup pharmaceutical company hopes so. In 2004, Merck & Co. voluntarily pulled the blockbuster drug amid evidence it doubled the chances of having a heart attack or […]