Archive: 05/12/2011

White House unveils cybersecurity plan

Companies that run critical U.S. industries such as power plants would get government incentives to make sure their systems are secure from computer-based attacks, the White House said Thursday, detailing its broad proposal to beef up the country's cybersecurity. ...

May 12, 2011
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Detecting wandering worlds that host life

Some planets that roam the galaxy without a star to call home still may be able to host life. Finding such rogue planets is difficult, but new research suggests these wandering worlds could be detected by ...

May 12, 2011
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Diagnosing 'seizures' in the US economy

Since 2008, the U.S. economy has been "seizing" uncontrollably. Now a Tel Aviv University researcher says that a comparison of the multifaceted economic downturn with the uncontrolled spasms of an epileptic ...

May 12, 2011
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EU nuclear safety testing row in meltdown

Fractious talks on testing the safety of European nuclear reactors broke down Thursday as calls to include terror attacks and other man-made disasters in the tests faced resistance from powerful nuclear lobbies ...

May 12, 2011
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Nanosilver for therapy and diagnostics

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nowadays, everyday life would be inconceivable without nanotechnology. It is also ever-present in medical technology – both in therapy and diagnostics. Researchers from ETH Zurich have ...

May 12, 2011
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