Sony takes down game site amid security concerns

(AP) -- Sony says it has taken down its online PC gaming service due to a problem it found while investigating the security breach at its PlayStation service last month.

A 'genius' and his robots

It was lunch hour and hundreds of Dos Pueblos High School students surged onto the bleachers at the school's outdoor Greek Theater. The crowd was cheering, the music was thumping and a student-built robot named Penguinbot ...

Student discovers new virus lurking in cave mud

Any time Emilia Czyszczon gets bogged down in her biological engineering studies - any time she considers taking the easy route on an assignment - she thinks about her father.

Shuttle repairs to take several days: NASA

Engineers have identified the technical problem that caused the delay of the Endeavour shuttle launch last week, and expect it will take several days to fix, NASA said Monday.

RIM announces new BlackBerry Bold

Research In Motion Ltd. on Monday showed off a new version of one of its high-end BlackBerrys, updating the Bold with a touch screen and fresh software.

Nuclear photonics: Gamma rays search for concealed nuclear threats

Gamma rays are the most energetic type of light wave and can penetrate through lead and other thick containers. A powerful new source of gamma rays will allow officials to search for hidden reactor fuel/nuclear bomb material.

3-D Terahertz cloaking

Invisibility appears to be the next possible advance in the use of Terahertz radiation in medicine, security, and communications.

Washing with contaminated soap increases bacteria on hands

People who wash their hands with contaminated soap from bulk-soap-refillable dispensers can increase the number of disease-causing microbes on their hands and may play a role in transmission of bacteria in public settings ...

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