Archive: 4/12/2012

Digital rights groups blast Dutch computer plan

Digital rights groups have called on the Dutch justice minister to retract a proposal that would give the country's police the right to break into computers, including foreign citizens' computers, to combat cybercrime.

dateDec 04, 2012 in Internet
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First film on Steve Jobs to debut at Sundance

The first film on the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs since his death, with Ashton Kutcher in the title role, will debut in January at the Sundance Film Festival, organizers said.

dateDec 04, 2012 in Other
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First rain on world's largest artificial watershed

Manmade hillsides inside the University of Arizona's Biosphere 2 provide researchers with the first opportunity to study how water, microbes, soil and plants interact in a setting realistic enough to improve global climate ...

dateDec 04, 2012 in Environment
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Experiment confirms existence of odd particle

Scientists working on the CMS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider have confirmed the existence of an odd, puzzling particle first observed a few years ago at DOE's Tevatron particle collider. Members of the CMS collaboration ...

dateDec 04, 2012 in General Physics
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