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Researchers develop system to control information leaks from smartphone apps
If you've used the fitness-tracking app Map MyRun, there's a chance that your password has been leaked.
Researchers find the organization of the human brain to be nearly ideal
Have you ever wondered why the human brain evolved the way it did?
Researchers develop novel 3-D printing method for creating patient-specific medical devices
We've all seen pictures of premature babies in neonatal care units: tiny beings, some weighing just a bit over a pound, with plastic tubes snaking through their nose or mouth, or disappearing into veins or other parts of ...
From cameras to computers, new material could change how we work and play
Serendipity has as much a place in science as in love. That's what Northeastern physicists Swastik Kar and Srinivas Sridhar found during their four-year project to modify graphene, a stronger-than-steel infinitesimally thin ...
Sustainability matters, even in complex networks
You're driving down the highway in your Honda Civic. You press the pedal to the metal and the speedometer flips to 90 as you torque into the fast lane. How much effort have you, and the car, expended?
Carnivorous conchs to blame for oyster decline
What happens when a drought in Florida estuaries causes a rise in the salt levels in water? Fewer wild oysters appear on restaurant menus, for starters.
Researchers develop a new tool to guide recovery from disasters
The 1999 Odisha Cyclone struck the eastern coast of India, knocking out whole swaths of the Indian Railways Network, bringing the eastern IRN system to a halt. Cyclones Hudhud and Phailin caused similar mayhem in 2014 and ...
Researchers use mobile phone data to predict employment shocks
Researchers unlock details of Uber's surge pricing—and suggest ways to avoid it
You're in Manhattan's Times Square, running late for dinner at Le Cirque, on East 58th St. You open the Uber app on your smartphone, hoping a car from the now ubiquitous ride-sharing service is nearby, only to discover that ...
Why biology students have misconceptions about science
Zebras developed stripes to avoid predators.