A new publically available database will catalog metadata associated with biologic samples, making it easier for researchers to share and reuse genetic data for environmental and ecological analyses.
An internet realm known as the dark web was once promoted as a safe haven for political dissidents and libertarians worldwide, and financed partly by the State Department. But it has turned into a criminal cesspool.
The future of search engines: Researchers combine artificial intelligence, crowdsourcing and supercomputers
How do search engines generate lists of relevant links?
Beware of the stranger on the phone—it could be a scammer.
Collections at the California Academy of Sciences aid researchers in revising a mammal branch on tree of life
One small mammal is experiencing a triumphant return to its long-ago spot on the tree of life. Scientists have elevated a subspecies of giant sengi, or elephant-shrew, to full species status. Aided by genetic information ...
The Indonesian government lifted its threat to ban the encrypted messaging app Telegram because it's taking steps to block "negative" content that includes forums for Islamic State group supporters. But it warned other sites ...
Alaska Airlines says it is taking precautions including requiring employees to change their passwords after Virgin America's computer systems were hacked.
Opinion: Super-intelligence and eternal life—transhumanism's faithful follow it blindly into a future for the elite
The rapid development of so-called NBIC technologies – nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science – are giving rise to possibilities that have long been the domain of science fiction. ...
Research into the long-term survival and abundance of the Hauraki Gulf's Bryde's whale population has used photographs of their fins to aid efforts in improving the management of the small population.
Japanese researchers from Osaka University have discovered that the interaction between two proteins, M18BP1/KNL2 and CENP-A, is essential for cell division in various species except for mammals including human.