At least one million cockroaches have escaped a farm in China where they were being bred for use in traditional medicine, a report said.
A portable device can detect the presence of the anthrax bacterium in about one hour from a sample containing as few as 40 microscopic spores, report Cornell and University of Albany researchers who invented it. The device ...
The recent arrest by Canadian police of two young people who allegedly shared a photo of a young woman being sexually assaulted has once again highlighted the danger that social media can pose for teenagers.
An Israeli hacker published details of what he claimed were more than 200 Saudi-owned credit cards online overnight in a revenge attack after a similar move by "Saudi" hackers earlier this month.
Fiske and Rai say that—aside from a small number of psychopaths—people rarely commit violent acts with evil intentions.
(PhysOrg.com) -- After examining murder-suicides over a 145-year period, a Ball State research team has found the majority of such acts occur in the home and the perpetrator and victim are in an intimate relationship.
As any crime show buff can tell you, DNA evidence identifies a victim's remains, fingers the guilty, and sets the innocent free. But in reality, the processing of forensic DNA evidence takes much longer than a 60-minute primetime ...
Sampling just a few genes can reveal not only the "lifestyle" of marine microbes but of their entire environments, new research suggests.
(Phys.org)—A set of revolutionary new techniques that make it possible to recover invisible prints left on fabric by the sole of a person's shoe, have been developed by scientists at the University of Abertay Dundee.