General principles to explain DNA brick self-assembly
Channeling valleytronics in graphene: Researchers discover 1-D conducting channels in bilayer graphene
To the list of potential applications of graphene – a two-dimensional semiconductor of pure carbon that is stronger and much faster than silicon – we can now add valleytronics, the coding of data in the ...
104,000 taxpayers have personal info stolen from IRS website
More than 100,000 taxpayers have had their personal tax information stolen from an IRS website as part of an elaborate scheme to claim fraudulent tax refunds.
Google sets up marketplace to buy patents
Google announced Monday it is setting up an online marketplace for those who want to sell patents to the Internet giant.
Congress wants to know how thieves stole tax info from IRS
Congress is demanding answers about how identity thieves were able to steal the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website. ...
CareFirst says data breach affects about 1.1M people
In the latest disclosure of a cyberattack against a health insurer, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield says that attackers gained access to a database that included the names of 1.1 million people.
Connecting animals to the cloud could help predict earthquakes
The recent earthquake in Nepal demonstrated yet again how difficult it is to reliably predict natural disasters. While we have a good knowledge of the various earthquakes zones on the planet, we have no ...
Discover discovers Apple Pay for its US cardholders
U.S. users of Discover cards are getting their Apple Pay, the last holdout among major credit card networks in the country.