Proof of randomness builds future of digital security

In an effort to block emerging threats to online security, researchers at Princeton University have developed a method to verify the strength of random number generators that form the basis of most encryption systems.

Video: Bees lead the way to farming's future

If our farms are going to feed a growing planet without hastening climate change, farmers needs to transition to diversified agriculture, argues Claire Kremen, a professor of environmental science, policy and management.

US military imagines war without GPS

With GPS-guided bombs, armed drones beaming footage via satellite and spy cameras scooping up intel from the heavens, America's military machine is growing ever more reliant on space-based technology.

China's one-child generation not so selfish after all

Every generation has a tendency to despair at the next one's perceived shortcomings, and Chinese society is no different in this regard. The "Little Emperor" generation - those born during China's strict one-child policy, ...

Solar power advances possible with new 'double-glazing' device

A new 'double-glazing' solar power device – which is unlike any existing solar panel and opens up fresh opportunities to develop more advanced photovoltaics – has been invented by University of Warwick researchers.

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