Archive: 03/06/2014

Collecting digital user data without invading privacy

The statistical evaluation of digital user data is of vital importance for analyzing trends. But it can also undermine the privacy. Computer scientists from Saarbrücken have now developed a novel cryptographic ...

Mar 06, 2014
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Testing roadkill badgers for bovine TB

(Phys.org) —Scientists at the University of Liverpool, in collaboration with farming groups and wildlife charities, are investigating the presence of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in Cheshire wildlife by testing ...

Mar 06, 2014
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Joyriders make a black market of prestige Twitter handles

Joyriding – stealing a car just for the fun of it – is a signature act of troublemaking teenagers seeking excitement and a chance to show off their bravado. But while car theft is among the most common adolescent crimes, joyriding has a very 20th century feel to it. It is a physical crime involv ...

Mar 06, 2014
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Cytoskeletons get a closer look

(Phys.org) —Rice University researchers have developed a theoretical approach to analyze the process by which protein building blocks form the biopolymer skeletons of living cells.

Mar 06, 2014
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