A natural tool to tackle oil spills?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Marine bacteria could be the key to cleaning oil spills in the sea, without further damaging the environment by using chemicals, according to microbiologists at Bangor University.

3 indicted in $100 million Internet 'scareware' scheme

Three men have been indicted in connection with a Ukraine-based fraud scheme which tricked Internet users into believing their computers were infected and collected some 100 million dollars, officials said Thursday.

Cars and Sprawl: Chicken or Egg?

(PhysOrg.com) -- It may have taken a major oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico to direct the general public's attention to automobile use and how it affects everything from the environment to obesity.

Technique Detects More Than 700 Antimicrobial-Resistance Genes

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using an advanced genetic screening technique, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and cooperators have detected, for the first time, more than 700 genes that give microbes like Salmonella and ...

Customizing supercomputers from the ground up

(PhysOrg.com) -- Computer scientist Adolfy Hoisie has joined the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to lead PNNL's high performance computing activities. In one such activity, Hoisie will direct ...

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