Hackers who hit US media are back: security firm

The hackers who penetrated the computer network of The New York Times last year have resurfaced with an attack on "an organization involved in shaping economic policy," experts warned Monday.

Study identifies protein required for cell movement

Both basic scientists and clinicians have an interest in how the cells of our body move. Cells must be mobile in order for organisms to grow, to heal, to transmit information internally, to mount immune responses and to conduct ...

NASA saw Henriette fading and two struggling lows behind

Once a hurricane, Henriette weakened to a depression in the Central Pacific Ocean on Sunday, Aug. 11 and dissipated by Aug. 12 as two other low pressure areas continued to struggle. NASA's TRMM satellite noticed that Henriette's ...

NASA image: Two wildfires in Idaho

NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of Idaho's two large fires on August 10, 2013. The fires consist of the Pony Complex fire (left) and the Beaver Creek Complex fire (right). Both sets of fires were started by lightning ...

Lampreys provide hints to ancient immune cells

Studying lampreys allows biologists to envision the evolutionary past, because they represent an early offshoot of the evolutionary tree, before sharks and fish.

Irrigation in arid regions can increase malaria risk for a decade

New irrigation systems in arid regions benefit farmers but can increase the local malaria risk for more than a decade—which is longer than previously believed—despite intensive and costly use of insecticides, new University ...

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