Archive: 03/12/2010

Internet fraud losses doubled last year

(AP) -- The cost of Internet fraud doubled in 2009 to about $560 million, the FBI said Friday. The most common type of frauds reported were scams from people falsely claiming to be from the FBI.

Mar 12, 2010
3.5 / 5 (2) 0

Process could clean up water used in natural gas drilling

(PhysOrg.com) -- Texas A&M Engineering is playing a role in a technological breakthrough that could clean up the contaminated water recovered from drilling natural gas wells in shale deposits through the process of "hydraulic ...

Mar 12, 2010
3.3 / 5 (6) 2 | with audio podcast

Harnessing Our Sensory Superpowers

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research in perceptual psychology and brain science is revealing that our senses pick up information about the world that we thought was only available to other species, Lawrence Rosenblum, UCR professor ...

Mar 12, 2010
4.4 / 5 (7) 5 | with audio podcast