Archive: 10/22/2008

Computer Keyboard Hacking

( -- Swiss researchers from the Security and Cryptography Laboratory have demonstrated different ways of eavesdropping on wired keyboards from at least 11 different models. The keyboards range ...

dateOct 22, 2008 in Computer Sciences weblog
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New way of inhibiting cell cycle shows promise

Geneva, Switzerland: A new anti-cancer compound that works by blocking a part of the cell's machinery that is crucial for cell division has shown promising results in a phase I clinical trial in patients who have failed to ...

dateOct 22, 2008 in Cancer
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Overweight mums have chubby bubs

University of New South Wales (UNSW) research has highlighted a link between childhood obesity and a mother's diet before and during pregnancy. The work in animals proves that overweight expectant mothers are more likely ...

dateOct 22, 2008 in Health
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Seeing red -- in the number 7

Hypnosis can induce synaesthetic experiences – where one sense triggers the involuntary use of another – according to a new study by UCL (University College London) researchers. The findings suggests that people with ...

dateOct 22, 2008 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Digesting the termite digestome -- a way to make biofuels?

If the biofuel known as bioethanol is to make a major contribution to our fuel supplies, then we may well require the assistance of some tiny insect helpers, says Michael Scharf, an assistant professor of entomology at the ...

dateOct 22, 2008 in
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