ICSU: Widen world's scientific capacities

In an unprecedented statement to the U.N. General Assembly, the International Council for Science has urged widening the planet's scientific capacities.

Study says spyware still stealing data

Spyware is a growing threat to personal data as a new study finds 15 percent of the known threats are capable of copying keystrokes and pinching passwords.

MIT researchers map city by cellphone

Researchers at MIT may not be able to hear your cellphone call, but they have found a way to see it. They mapped a city in real time by tracking tens of thousands of people traveling about carrying cellphones.

Helping Out a High-Temperature Superconductor

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory have discovered a way to significantly increase the amount of electric current carried by a high-temperature superconductor, a material that ...

Rice researchers gain new insight into nanoscale optics

New research from Rice University has demonstrated an important analogy between electronics and optics that will enable light waves to be coupled efficiently to nanoscale structures and devices. The research is available ...

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