Archive: 07/20/2006

A year later, still no cybersecurity czar

Just over a year after the Department of Homeland Security announced it would create a position for a cybersecurity czar, the Cyber Security Industry Alliance is lobbying for DHS to finally install someone into the job.

Jul 20, 2006 1 / 5 (4) 0

Amnesty: Web Companies Violating Rights

(AP) -- Amnesty International accused Yahoo, Microsoft and Google on Thursday of violating human rights principles by cooperating with China's efforts to censor the Web and called on them to lobby for the release of jailed ...

Jul 20, 2006 4.8 / 5 (13) 0

Seeing the Serpent

The ability to spot venomous snakes may have played a major role in the evolution of monkeys, apes and humans, according to a new hypothesis by Lynne Isbell, professor of anthropology at UC Davis. The work is published in ...

Jul 20, 2006 3.8 / 5 (4) 0

Rice scientists unveil 'nanoegg'

Researchers at Rice University's Laboratory for Nanophotonics (LANP) have unveiled the "nanoegg," the latest addition to their family ultrasmall, light-focusing particles. A cousin of the versatile nanoshell, nanoeggs are ...

Jul 20, 2006 2.9 / 5 (16) 0