Unmasking anthrax for immune destruction

Anthrax-causing bacteria can be engineered to shed their invisibility cloaks, making it easier for the immune system to eradicate it, according to a new study published in Microbiology. The work could lead to new measures ...

Apple iPhone prototype finder identified

A 21-year-old Californian man was identified on Thursday as the person who found and sold an Apple iPhone prototype to the technology blog Gizmodo.

RIM knocks Motorola off list of top five handset makers

Canada's Research in Motion, maker of the Blackberry, knocked Motorola off the list of the world's top five mobile phone manufacturers in the first quarter of 2010, industry tracker IDC said Friday.

Scientists look beyond diamond for quantum computing

A team of scientists at UC Santa Barbara that helped pioneer research into the quantum properties of a small defect found in diamonds has now used cutting-edge computational techniques to produce a road map for studying defects ...

India restricting Chinese telecom purchases: operator

India has blocked its fast-growing telecom sector from buying some Chinese-made equipment, an Indian mobile operator said Friday, in a move set to stoke trade tensions between the emerging giants.

Probing Question: What is seed banking?

Nearly 1,000 kilometers north of Norway stands an impressive vault. Dug deep below the permafrost into solid rock, so far north that four months out of the year the sun doesn’t shine, the vault contains some of mankind's ...

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