PUFFIN offers graphics card breakthrough versus break-in
Reproductive tract secretions elicit ovulation
Eggs take a long time to produce in the ovary, and thus are one of a body's precious resources. It has been theorized that the body has mechanisms to help the ovary ensure that ovulated eggs enter the reproductive tract at ...
Obese father rats have unhealthy daughters
Beefing up public-key encryption
Most financial transactions on the Internet are safeguarded by a cryptographic technique called public-key encryption. Where traditional encryption relies on a single secret key, shared by both sender and ...
Computer scientists feted for ways to store data with untrusted cloud providers
NJIT researchers received a top honor for their ideas on better ways to ensure the integrity and long-term reliability of data stored at potentially untrusted cloud storage providers. "Towards Self-Repairing ...
GSM system about to be compromised
Australian statistics bureau systems hacked
The Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed Friday it has been targeted by hackers many times, as they reportedly look to access market-sensitive information before public release.
New mathematical model explains how hosts survive parasite attacks
In nature, how do host species survive parasite attacks? This has not been well understood, until now. A new mathematical model shows that when a host and its parasite each have multiple traits governing their ...
A T-Rex of an idea: Dinosaur milk?
(Phys.org)—Did dinosaurs lactate? It's a question physiology expert Professor Paul Else has been pondering for years –15 years in fact.
Physicists successfully transmit secure quantum code through atmosphere from aircraft to ground station
(Phys.org) —Can worldwide communication ever be fully secure? Quantum physicists believe they can provide secret keys using quantum cryptography via satellite. Unlike communication based on classical bits, ...
Wolf mange part of nature's cycle
Mange and viral diseases have a substantial, recurring impact on the health and size of reintroduced wolf packs living in Yellowstone National Park, according to ecologists.
Horticultural hijacking: Researchers reveal the 'dark side' of beneficial soil bacteria
(Phys.org)—It's a battleground down there—in the soil where plants and bacteria dwell.
Your fat may help you heal
It frequently happens in science that what you throw away turns out to be most valuable. It happened to Deepak Nagrath, but not for long.
'Remote Control' for Cholesterol Regulation Discovered in Brain
(PhysOrg.com) -- Circulation of cholesterol is regulated in the brain by the hunger-signaling hormone ghrelin, researchers say. The finding points to a new potential target for the pharmacologic control of ...