Lab-on-a-chip device detects cryptosporidium in as little as 10 minutes
For a healthy individual, an infection of Cryptosporidium parvum may mean nothing more than a few days of bad diarrhea. For someone with a compromised immune system, it can mean death, following an excruciating, ...
Subzero learning environment enabling avalanche research
Rats found able to recognize pain in other rat faces
Wear your social network
What if your likes and interests on social media were broadcast to the world offline? Would that make it easier for you to make real-world connections with people? That's the idea behind Social Textiles, ...
Tiny wasps provide vital clue to avoiding extinction
The mating behaviour of tiny wasps could provide vital clues to how animals can protect themselves from extinction.
IT firm baits hackers with online model train set
Somewhere on Earth a computer hacker types a malicious command and hits enter. Half a world away, an urban commuter train speeds out of control, derails and crashes into a building.
To avoid collisions, self-driving cars must communicate
Did you know some 33,000 people die and 2.3 million are injured in vehicle crashes in the U.S. each year?1 Researchers at Intel Labs are paving the road to a crash-free future with cars that communicate with each other.
Ant gin, cricket soup: Bugs crawl onto menu at Cordon Bleu
Bugs in a gourmet kitchen are usually something to be squashed or swatted. But at Le Cordon Bleu, the esteemed French cooking school, chefs and food scientists spent a week simmering, sauteing and grilling ...
Iran spokeswoman says it concerned by cybersecurity report
Iran is concerned by a Russian cybersecurity firm's report suggesting a new family of malicious programs and worms is infecting computers there and elsewhere in the world, a Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Did NSA plant spyware in computers around world? (Update)
Did the National Security Agency plant spyware deep in the hard drives of thousands of computers used by foreign governments, banks and other surveillance targets around the world?
Powerful cyber spy tool linked to US-led effort
A powerful cyberspying tool can tap into millions of computers worldwide through secretly installed malware, security researchers say, with many signs pointing to a US-led effort.
Entrepreneurship can sometimes take people down unexpected paths.
Hackers' $1 billion bank theft may still impact consumers
The hacker gang that looted as much as $1 billion worldwide from banks was unusual: It stole directly from the banks, instead of ripping off their customers.
Over 100 banks hit by sophisticated cyberattack: report
A sophisticated global cyberattack struck more than 100 banks in 30 countries stealing hundreds of millions of dollars, The New York Times reported Saturday.