News tagged with prison

Aging cells lose their grip on DNA rogues

(—Transposable elements are mobile strands of DNA that insert themselves into chromosomes with mostly harmful consequences. Cells try to keep them locked down, but in a new study, Brown University researchers ...

dateJan 30, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Internet 'trolls' face being named under new bill

Websites such as Facebook and Twitter will receive greater protection from lawsuits if they identify internet "trolls" accused of defaming others under a bill being debated in Britain's House of Commons on Tuesday.

dateJun 12, 2012 in Internet
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Robot guards being tested in South Korea

( -- South Korea, a nation with a self-proclaimed goal of being a leader in robotics technology has, through the Asian Forum of Corrections (AFC), begun testing the feasibility of using robots as prison guards in ...

dateApr 18, 2012 in Robotics weblog
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