Biomechanics team discovers how insects repair their 'bones'

Biomechanics researchers from Trinity College Dublin have discovered how insects build internal bandages to repair their broken 'bones'. A DIY cuticle repair kit allows wounded insects to go about their day-to-day lives almost ...

Saving lives through real-time flood forecasting

In October 2013, Austin, Texas experienced record levels of flooding. The historic Onion Creek Halloween floods caused several deaths, devastated hundreds of homes, and nearly $30 million in damage. Because of the slow response ...

New Horizons fills gap in space environment observations

When NASA's New Horizons sped past Pluto on July 14, 2015, it took the best-ever pictures of the rocky world s surface, giving us new insight into its geology, composition and atmosphere. These stunning images are the most ...

Five ways to become a smaller target for ransomware hackers

Hacking for ransom is on the rise—on pace to beat out last year's figures—and hits people where it hurts, locking them out of files, photos and critical records until they pay hackers a bounty to restore their access. ...

PayPal withdraws project over US state's 'anti-LGBT' law

US online payment giant PayPal dropped plans Tuesday to invest millions of dollars in North Carolina, joining a growing chorus of protests by major companies against recently passed state legislation targeting transgender ...

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