Ecologists warn of overreliance on unvetted computer source code by researchers
Samsung patent wants to get in user's face
GSM system about to be compromised
HP exploring using Android software in computers
Leading US computer maker Hewlett-Packard said Tuesday it is studying the possibility of building machines based on Google-backed Android operating systems.
Threaded through a pore: Single-molecule detection of hydroxymethylcytosine in DNA
(Phys.org) —Changes in the bases that make up DNA act as markers, telling a cell which genes it should read and which it shouldn't. In the journal Angewandte Chemie, a British team has now introduced a new ...
Starchy genes made dog into Man's best friend, study reports
The question of how some wolves evolved into the trusty dogs that work on farms, lead the blind and curl up on pillows in bedrooms has remained largely unanswered. Until now.
Quantam research will yield 'super-computers': Nobel winner
David Wineland, who won the Nobel Prize for work in quantum physics with Serge Haroche of France, said our limited computers will "eventually" give way to super-fast, revolutionary ones. ...
Researcher says flaw in Android creates phone risk (Update)
Cellphones using Google's Android operating system are at risk of being disabled or wiped clean of their data, including contacts, music and photos, because of a security flaw that was discovered several ...
Security experts warn of risky attacks on tech-loaded cars
Unveiling malaria's 'invisibility cloak'
The discovery by researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of a molecule that is key to malaria's 'invisibility cloak' will help to better understand how the parasite causes disease and escapes from the defenses ...
Galaxy DNA-analysis software is now available 'in the cloud'
Galaxy -- an open-source, web-based platform for data-intensive biomedical and genetic research -- is now available as a "cloud computing" resource. A team of researchers including Anton Nekrutenko, an associate ...
New method reveals parts of bacterium genome essential to life
A team at the Stanford University School of Medicine has cataloged, down to the letter, exactly what parts of the genetic code are essential for survival in one bacterial species, Caulobacter crescentus.