Could mobile phone data help bring electricity to the developing world?
Lack of quality demographic data is a major obstacle to infrastructure planning in the developing world. In a recent study, a team of researchers from the Santa Fe Institute in the U.S., the University of Manchester in the ...
New version of Flame virus uncovered: researchers
A new cyberespionage tool linked to the Flame virus has been infecting computers in Lebanon, Iran and elsewhere, security researchers said Monday.
BlackBerry outages persist into third day, spread to North America
BlackBerry users across the world were exasperated Wednesday as an outage of email, messaging and Internet services on the phones spread to the U.S. and Canada and stretched into the third day for Europe, ...
Cyber attacks on Israel traced to Gaza: researchers
A series of cyber attacks against Israel since mid-2013 appears to be coming from "Arab parties located in the Gaza Strip" and elsewhere, US security researchers say.
Bold idea for 'big data': Researchers take aim at data glut with customized optical network
Computer networking researchers at Rice University have a new idea for how to handle the mountains of data piling up in the labs of their fellow scientists around campus: Create a customized, energy-efficient ...
Research infrastructure cuts would hit northen Australia hard
We live in a world where big data fuels a knowledge economy. In this world, innovative new tools for gathering, analysing and sharing information are crucial for continued economic growth and social prospe ...
Study shows cities with more transportation options most resilient
Researchers at the University of Colorado Denver studying how the region would react to a sudden spike in gas prices, found those living closest to their work, in areas with more compact street networks and ...
Researchers develop tool to improve NASA polar ice mission
(Phys.org)—Data vital to understanding global climate change will benefit from more efficient and secure processing, thanks to a new tool created by members of Indiana University's Research Technologies ...
Romania, EU launch works on world's most powerful laser
The European Union and Romania laid Friday the cornerstone of a research hub due to host the world's most powerful laser.
Counting down to the Transit of Venus - our nearest exoplanet test-lab
(PhysOrg.com) -- Three months before the last transit of Venus this century, scientists are gathering at the Observatoire de Paris to finalise their observation plans in a workshop supported by the Europlanet ...
Ocean science needs more funding
Facing critical dangers like rising seas and the impact of climate change on marine life, US scientists need more funding in the next decade, officials said Friday.
'Science fiction' facility pushes research boundaries
A world-leading, room-sized virtual reality environment has been switched on at Monash University, allowing scientists to step inside their research and manipulate ultra high-resolution visualisations of data.
Research infrastructure cuts harm science, the economy and the nation
The sorry saga that is funding for Australia's most crucial national research infrastructure has dragged on for too many years. It is now at crisis point. ...
LinkedIn opens India R&D centre
LinkedIn Corporation said Tuesday it had opened a research and development centre in India, the US-based professional online networking site's first such office outside North America.