Mathematician unleashes 'a wave of new results' in geometric analysis
It's something children do every day when blowing bubbles: Stick a circular wire in a pot of soapy water, pull it out, and behold the film forming across it.
A vexing math problem finds an elegant solution
(Phys.org) —A famous math problem that has vexed mathematicians for decades has met an elegant solution by Cornell researchers. Graduate student Yash Lodha, working with Justin Moore, professor of mathematics, has described ...
Kimberley survey nets plenty of crocs
Parks and Wildlife officers have conducted a capture and release survey of freshwater crocodiles (Crocodylus johnsoni) with Bunuba Rangers at Winjanna Gorge National Park in the West Kimberley in preparation ...
300,000-year-old hearth found
Humans, by most estimates, discovered fire over a million years ago. But when did they really begin to control fire and use it for their daily needs? That question – one which is central to the subject ...
Dairy Queen latest to suffer customer card hack
Ice cream and fast food chain Dairy Queen is the latest retailer to reveal a hack of its customer data.
Geneva scientists focus on phone cameras for random number generation
'Honeybee' robots replicate swarm behaviour
Computer scientists have created a low-cost, autonomous micro-robot which in large numbers can replicate the behaviour of swarming honeybees
Hyperbolic homogeneous polynomials, oh my!
Cutting-edge mathematics today, at least to the uninitiated, often sounds as if it bears no relation to the arithmetic we all learned in grade school. What do topology and combinatorics and n-dimensional ...
Research demonstrates long reach of phone record surveillance
(Phys.org) —Two computer science graduate students have found that the NSA's mass collection of phone records can yield much more information about people's private lives than the U.S. government claims. ...
Hackers steal data from 2.9mn Adobe customers
Software titan Adobe Systems warned that hackers stole credit card numbers and other information relating to nearly three million customers.
SnapChat hack a snap for Georgia Tech student
Faced with a decision between braving the below-freezing cold outside and breaking SnapChat's new security feature, Steven Hickson said it was a no-brainer.
Cybercriminals entrenched in 'Dark Web', researchers says
Cybercriminals are settling into a comfortable place in the "Dark Web" where they test, refine and distribute malware for online thievery.
Kickstarter says hackers got customer data (Update)
Online fundraising site Kickstarter says hackers got some of its customer data.
Apple will fix faulty iPhone 5 models
Apple on Friday offered to fix some older iPhone 5 smartphones with flawed on-off buttons.