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A basis for all cryptography

"Indistinguishability obfuscation" is a powerful concept that would yield provably secure versions of every cryptographic system we've ever developed and all those we've been unable to develop. But nobody knows how to put ...

dateOct 28, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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Assessing the resource potential of Sal seeds in India

A common evergreen seed is capable of providing almost 150,000 person-days of employment during a single collection season in the Kumaun Himalayas region of northern India, according to a recent study in the Pertanika Journal ...

dateOct 27, 2015 in Ecology
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Earthquakes without frontiers

The Alpine–Himalayan belt, which stretches from the Mediterranean to the Pacific, is one of the world's most seismically active regions. Now, a combination of earth science, social science and education is being used to ...

dateOct 27, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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