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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
San Diego Supercomputer Center begins cloud computing research using the Google-IBM CluE cluster
Researchers from the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, have been awarded a two-year, $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to explore new ways for academic researchers ...
Smoke from Canada Observed in Europe
This summer, Canada is experiencing unusually extensive wildfires. This week alone, 341 new forest fires have consumed a total area of 616,000 hectares. The smoke clouds produced by the fires in Canada have ...
Cloud computing brings cost of protein research down to Earth
Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin Biotechnology and Bioengineering Center in Milwaukee have just made the very expensive and promising area of protein research more accessible to scientists worldwide.
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.
A powerful new class of lasers is in the making
Laser intensities have increased dramatically in recent years, opening up a whole new world of applications. To boost scientific research and economic competitiveness the EU is backing a bold new project ...
Proteins under the (high-end) microscope
Two new transmission electron microscopes (TEM) will give Monash University researchers unprecedented insights into the structure and function of proteins and contribute to breakthroughs in treating conditions from cancer ...
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.
Belief, how European e-Infrastructure makes a difference (w/ Video)
Europe has turned its early belief and investment in the potential of e-Infrastructures and virtual research into a position of great strength, especially in e-Science and grid technology, such as the GÉANT network ...
Motorola says separation on track
Motorola said Thursday it was on track to split into two separate companies next year, one focusing on handsets and the other on professional safety equipment.