Archive: 06/27/2012

Team Prosecco dismantles security tokens

(Phys.org) -- As password systems alone prove inadequate to protect information on computers against hackers, security customers have taken the advice of vendors to step up to tokens, those online security ...

Jun 27, 2012 report
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Lead from gasoline discovered in Indian Ocean

Since the 1970s, leaded gasoline has been slowly phased out worldwide, as studies have shown that lead can cause neurological and cardiovascular damage and degrade vehicles’ catalytic converters. Today, ...

Jun 27, 2012
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Happy accident answers cell signal controversy

(Phys.org) -- Using a new tool allowing proteins in a living cell to be manipulated in real time, researchers at Johns Hopkins have stumbled across the answer to a longstanding debate about where and how a certain protein ...

Jun 27, 2012
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Brewing the world's hottest Guinness

(Phys.org) -- The positive and sometimes unexpected impact of particle physics is well documented, from physicists inventing the World Wide Web to engineering the technology underlying life-saving magnetic ...

Jun 27, 2012
3.3 / 5 (8) 3 | with audio podcast

New Sony president gets shareholder approval

(AP) — Kazuo Hirai, the former head of Sony's game division, won shareholder approval Wednesday to steer a turnaround at the struggling Japanese electronics giant as its new president and chief executive.

Jun 27, 2012
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