Tiny eye movements can be used as an index of humans’ ability to anticipate relevant information in the environment independent of the information’s sensory modality.
A new analysis of white dwarf stars supports their role as a key source of carbon in galaxies. Every carbon atom in the universe was created by stars, but astrophysicists still debate which types of stars are the primary source of the carbon in our galaxy. Some studies favor low-mass […]
The program could make it easier to identify the deadly antimicrobial resistant bacteria that exist in the environment. Such superbugs annually cause more than 2.8 million difficult-to-treat pneumonia or bloodstream infections and 35,000 deaths in the US.
In a surprise twist, a major group of flowering plants is evolving twice as quickly in temperate zones as the tropics.
An international team of experts on heart disease and diet say there’s no evidence that a low-saturated fat diet reduces cholesterol in people with familial hypercholesterolemia.
Researchers have further refined the use of deep brain stimulation in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder. By accurately localizing electrode placement in the brains of patients, the researchers were able to identify a fiber tract which is associated with the best clinical outcomes following deep brain stimulation.
Researchers have developed a human cell ‘membrane on a chip’ that allows continuous monitoring of how drugs and infectious agents interact with our cells, and may soon be used to test potential drug candidates for COVID-19.
With all the acronyms floating around in cybersecurity, it is easy to get confused by what means what. Security information and event management, or SIEM, is often confused with security orchestration, automation and response, or SOAR, and vice versa. The reason why stretches beyond their similar syntax. Both SIEM and […]
The first comprehensive worldwide assessment of heatwaves down to regional levels has revealed that in nearly every part of the world heatwaves have been increasing in frequency and duration since the 1950’s. The research has also produced a new metric, cumulative heat, which reveals exactly how much heat is packed […]
Researchers have found that dogs adapt their communicative strategies to their environment and that owner behavior influences communicative effort and success. Experimental results found no evidence that dogs rely on communication history or follow the principle of least effort and suggest that owner behavior has a bigger impact on canine […]
Scientists have recently shown that a multitude of high-dimensional synthetic lattices naturally emerge in (abstract) photon-number space when a multiport photonic lattice is excited by N indistinguishable photons.
Mobile Users Increasingly Targeted by Undeletable Malicious FilesSystem partition infections as a method of installing adware are on the rise in mobile devices, according to new research from Kaspersky. It found that 14.8% of Kaspersky users who were targeted by malware or adware in 2019 had this type of infection, […]
Volume and Size of Fines for Data Breaches Expected to RiseThe number and value of fines for data breaches is predicted to increase between now and 2025, according to a new study by DSA Connect. Interviews with 1000 workers between 24 and 27 April 2020 revealed that 37% think there […]
Premature babies with serious brain haemorrhage treated with a ‘brain washing’ technique were twice as likely to survive without severe learning disability when compared with infants given standard treatment.
Continuously observing animals with motion sensors could improve earthquake prediction.
An international team of scientists has found a new superconducting system in which magnetic flux quanta can move at velocities of 10-15 km/s. This opens access to investigations of the rich physics of non-equilibrium collective systems and renders a direct-write Nb-C superconductor as a candidate material for single-photon detectors.
Researchers are using mini-organs to model the digestive tract in the laboratory. These so-called organoids provide insights into the inflammatory processes that play a role in diseases such Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis.
Teenagers who prefer to stay up late and wake later in the morning are more likely to suffer with asthma and allergies compared to those who sleep and wake earlier, according to a new study.
An imaging test called coronary calcium scoring can help doctors to make the right recommendation about the use of statin therapy. The test is a 10-minute CT (computed tomography) scan looking for calcium deposits in the arteries supplying blood to the heart. Calcium deposits indicate the presence of coronary plaque, […]
New research conducted in mice could explain why some people suffer more extensive scarring than others after a heart attack. The study reveals that a protein known as type 5 collagen plays a critical role in regulating the size of scar tissue in the heart.
People who take angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE-i) or angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) for conditions such as high blood pressure were less likely to be diagnosed with colorectal cancer after having a normal colonoscopy. This is the first study to show potential benefits on colorectal cancer development from these […]
Scientists have made a pivotal breakthrough in the important, emerging field of spintronics — which could lead to a new high speed energy efficient data technology.
A new study reveals that changes in the direction of the Earth’s magnetic field may take place 10 times faster than previously thought.
Injections are two-and-a-half times safer when nurses use revamped guidelines.
Can antibiotic-resistant bacteria escape from sewers into waterways and cause a disease outbreak? A new study examined the microbe-laden ”biofilms” that cling to sewer walls, and even built a simulated sewer to study the germs that survive within.
Flaw Fixed in Hotels.com Generator as Tesco Clubcard Users ImpactedTesco Clubcard users have been warned to check their accounts, after a weakness was discovered in the way that Hotels.com codes were generated, which then impacted Clubcard members as they tried to use their points. Whilst Tesco Clubcard’s IT systems have […]
There are several reasons why avast is one of the best antivirus protection for Windows computers, but there many more reasons that it is considered even better for protecting against ransomware. It is always advised to choose lightweight but effective security software. It offers the ultimate protection for your personal […]
Corporate Cybercrime Victims Double in Five YearsThe number of UK business falling victim to cybercrime has doubled over the past five years, costing the economy an estimated tens of billions in the process, according to new research from Beaming. The business ISP polled over 2500 companies between 2015 and 2019 […]
North Korean Hackers Behind Magecart AttacksNorth Korean hackers appear to have been breaking into US e-commerce stores since May 2019 and planting digital skimming code to make money for the hermit nation. Researchers at Sansec claimed today that the notorious Lazarus (Hidden Cobra) group was behind attacks on at least […]
Google VP Withdraws from Black Hat 2020 Over its NameA Google VP has ignited a fierce debate in the cybersecurity industry over the use of potentially discriminatory language after withdrawing from the upcoming Black Hat USA virtual event in protest. David Kleidermacher, who is VP of Android security and privacy, thanked […]
La evolución de las de amenazas de ciberseguridad destaca la necesidad emergente de que las organizaciones fortalezcan su capacidad para identificar, analizar y evaluar estos riesgos antes de que evolucionen a incidentes de ciberseguridad. Aunque los términos “gestión de parches” y “gestión de vulnerabilidades” se utilicen como si fueran intercambiables, […]
The cyber threat landscape today continues to pose a myriad of unique challenges. This is especially the case for industrial organizations due to factors such as aging equipment, poor design or implementation, skills gaps and a lack of visibility. These shortcomings are exacerbated by the mean time to breach detection, […]
The prospect of a non-invasive test of ovarian reserve is a little closer following results from a study showing that measurement of a fertility hormone can be accurately taken from a sample of human hair.
A new approach could illuminate a critical stage in the life cycle of one of the most common malaria parasites.
NSA Issues VPN Security GuidanceThe National Security Agency released guidance this week on securing IPsec virtual private networks as companies across the US continue to grapple with remote working in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The advice included a warning not to rely on vendor-supplied configurations. The document came […]
Moose Remain Unaware of Lottery Privacy BreachIt isn’t often that you hear the words “breach,” “privacy,” and “moose” in the same sentence, but thanks to the province of Nova Scotia, that just changed. The maritime province on Canada’s East Coast was dealing with the publicity fallout from an information leak this week […]
Avaddon Ransomware Still Using Excel 4.0 MacrosJust like jokes, sometimes the old vulnerabilities are the best ones. So, stop us if you’ve heard this before: ransomware criminals are still using malicious Excel 4.0 macros in campaigns. This week, Microsoft’s security intelligence team noted that Avaddon was the latest malware to […]
Researchers have introduced a novel wearable device and set of algorithms specifically tailored to catch early signs and symptoms associated with COVID-19 and to monitor patients as the illness progresses.
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- Using controlled environment food production to solve food shortages
- New machine learning algorithms offer safety and fairness guarantees
- Nature’s secret recipe for making leaves
- Almost a third of tropical Africa’s flora faces extinction
- Magnesium deprivation stops pathogen growth
- Big plans to save the planet depend on nanoscopic materials improving energy storage
- Non-coding DNA located outside chromosomes may help drive glioblastoma
- Study offers first large-sample evidence of the effect of ethics training on financial sector
- A new antibiotic to combat drug-resistant bacteria is in sight
- Deep learning to analyze neurological problems
- Simple model explains why different four-legged animals adopt similar gaits
- Grid reliability under climate change may require more power generation capacity
- How to design and control robots with stretchy, flexible bodies
- Breaking (and restoring) graphene’s symmetry in a twistable electronics device
- Online reviews reveal need for specialized drug treatment facility assessments
- Dung beetle discovery revises biologists’ understanding of how nature innovates
- Brain biomarker predicts compulsive drinking
- Who is left behind in Mass Drug Administration?
- Genetic studies reveal how rat lungworm evolves
- Scientists help soldiers figure out what robots know
- Diet pills, laxatives used for weight control linked with later eating disorder diagnosis
- Germ-free lungs of newborn mice are partially protected against hyperoxia
- Study probes relationship between strange metals and high-temperature superconductors
- Bone breakthrough may lead to more durable airplane wings
- Boosting 5G technology
- Fighting opioids with an unlikely supplemental painkiller: Anti-itch medicine
- Some hyper-realistic masks more believable than human faces, study suggests
- Dissecting connections between chronic stress, inflammation and depression
- Assessing different HPV vaccines and vaccine schedules in adolescent girls and boys
- Pollinator friendliness can extend beyond early spring
- Science underestimated dangerous effects of sleep deprivation
- How an AI solution can design new tuberculosis drug regimens
- New antenna tech to equip ceramic coatings with heat radiation control
- Wildfires in Oregon’s blue mountains to become more frequent, severe due to climate change
- Lack of sleep may explain why poor people get more heart disease
- Scientists discover surprising quantum effect in an exotic superconductor
- Efficient bottom-up synthesis of new perovskite material for the production of ammonia
- NASA space data can cut disaster response times, costs
- Wound healing in mucous tissues could ward off AIDS
- Scientists identify underlying molecular mechanisms of Alexander disease
- Researchers visualize bacteria motor in first step toward human-produced electrical energy
- Changing experiences of the natural world
- DNA repeats — the genome’s dark matter
- Old newspapers can be used to grow carbon nanotubes
- Universal features of music around the world
- Clean air research converts toxic air pollutant into industrial chemical
- New technology developed to improve forecasting of Earthquakes, Tsunamis
- Dangerous bacteria communicate to avoid antibiotics
- Filaments that structure DNA
- Increased use of antibiotics may predispose to Parkinson’s disease
- Do obesity and smoking impact healing after wrist fracture surgery?
- Tiny devices made of DNA detect cancer with fewer false alarms
- New method for using spin waves in magnetic materials
- New electrodes could increase efficiency of electric vehicles and aircraft
- In a first for cell biology, scientists observe ribosome assembly in real time
- Bacteria-infecting viruses bind mucosal surface and protect from disease
- Clear, conductive coating could protect advanced solar cells, touch screens
- Small, fast, and highly energy-efficient memory device inspired by lithium-ion batteries
- Samoa climate change resilience challenges Western perceptions
- Using artificial intelligence to determine whether immunotherapy is working
- Scientists find early humans moved through Mediterranean earlier than believed
- ‘Artificial leaf’ successfully produces clean gas
- New data on the evolution of plants and origin of species
- Achieving quantum supremacy
- Daily exposure to blue light may accelerate aging, even if it doesn’t reach your eyes
- Arthropods formed orderly lines 480 million years ago
- Ancient stars shed light on Earth’s similarities to other planets
- Lifestyle is a threat to gut bacteria: Ötzi proves it, study shows
- Mars once had salt lakes similar to those on Earth
- Gimme six! Researchers discover aye-aye’s extra finger
- Schools of molecular ‘fish’ could improve display screens
- New measurement of Hubble constant adds to cosmic mystery
- By targeting flu-enabling protein, antibody may protect against wide-ranging strains
- Did an extraterrestrial impact trigger the extinction of ice-age animals?
- Putting the ‘bang’ in the Big Bang
- Micromotors push around single cells and particles
- Engineers develop a new way to remove carbon dioxide from air
- Dolphins demonstrate coordinated cooperation
- ESO telescope reveals what could be the smallest dwarf planet yet in the solar system
- Three-drug combo improves lung function in most common genetic form of cystic fibrosis
- How measles wipes out the body’s immune memory
- Ornament with eagle talons from Neanderthal Period
- Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space
- The world is getting wetter, yet water may become less available for North America and Eurasia
- Screen-based media associated with structural differences in brains of young children
- Stressed to the max? Deep sleep can rewire the anxious brain
- Light-based ‘tractor beam’ assembles materials at the nanoscale
- Any amount of running linked to significantly lower risk of early death
- Data-driven definition of unhealthy yet pervasive ‘hyper-palatable’ foods
- Microbes harvest electrons: Novel process discovered
- New model for the way humans localize sounds
- New measurement yields smaller proton radius
- Carbon dioxide capture and use could become big business
- Go with the flow: Scientists design new grid batteries for renewable energy
- Hubble captures a dozen sunburst arc doppelgangers
- Brains of girls and boys are similar, producing equal math ability
- Chemists observe ‘spooky’ quantum tunneling
- Why is ice so slippery?
- Bacteria may contribute more to climate change as planet heats up
- Good noise, bad noise: White noise improves hearing
- Sophisticated Russian BEC Group Targets Multinationals
- Microsoft Research Develops Invisible Cloud Malware Scanner
- Researchers Use AI to Spot Drone Pilots
- Protective antibodies identified for rare, polio-like disease in children
- Making a list of all creatures, great and small
- A key gene modifies regulatory T cells to fine-tune the immune response
- Double take: New study analyzes global, multiple-tailed lizards
- What makes ships mysteriously slow down or stop, even though engines are running?
- Motherhood overrides the brain’s decision-making
- Limitations of super-resolution microscopy overcome
- Engineered killer immune cells target tumors and their immunosuppressive allies
- Climate change may cause extreme waves in Arctic
- Higher manganese levels in early pregnancy linked to lower preeclampsia risk
- Poor sleep at night ‘spills over’ into children’s emotional lives
- New collection of stars, not born in our galaxy, discovered in Milky Way
- Contest between superconductivity and insulating states in Magic Angle Graphene
- Engineers use electricity to clean up toxic water
- Liquid crystal integrated metalens for versatile color focus
- New room-temperature liquid-metal battery could be the path to powering the future
- Evolution of WLAN technology improves data rates, security
- Future of wireless communications unifies 5G and Wi-Fi 6
- Scientists create new device to light up the way for quantum technologies
- Women’s egg quality dependent on metabolic factors
- Interplay of impact, moral goals influences charitable giving to different causes
- Brain structural elements in psychiatric disorders
- Dopamine neurons mull over your options
- Research reveals regulatory features of maize genome during early reproductive development
- The collective power of the solar system’s dark, icy bodies
- The cosmic commute towards star and planet formation
- 1.5 billion people will depend on water from mountains
- Agriculture – a climate villain? Maybe not!
- Excitation of robust materials
- Flu in early life determines our susceptibility to future infections
- Microscopic structures could improve perovskite solar cells
- Circular RNA makes fruit flies live longer
- Flashes bright when squeezed tight: How single-celled organisms light up the oceans
- Weekly Threat Briefing: Critical Vulnerability, Ransomware, APT Group, and More
- Orange Wholesale unveils eSIM first for France
- Auditing for algorithmic discrimination
- Hyperscale datacentre build-outs hold firm in face of Covid-19
- Cyber4Summer scheme to divert young people from cyber crime
- Desk-based jobs may offer protection against poor cognition in later life
- Our animal inheritance: Humans perk up their ears, too, when they hear interesting sounds
- Researchers develop novel approach to modeling yet-unconfirmed rare nuclear process
- A tiny ancient relative of dinosaurs and pterosaurs discovered
- First direct evidence of ocean mixing across the Gulf Stream
- Group genomics drive aggression in honey bees
- Machine learning reveals vulnerabilities in 3D-printed carbon-fiber composites
- Manufacturing Sector Paid Out 62% of Total Ransomware Payments in 2019
- Nokia accelerates Open RAN availability with performance, security enhancements
- Epigenetics: What the embryo can teach us about cell reprogramming
- Light a critical factor in limiting carbon uptake, even in the north
- Coconut confusion reveals consumer conundrum
- Nitrogen pollution policies around the world lag behind scientific knowledge
- Banks need to think like Google and not just follow it
- Nigerian National Extradited to United States on BEC Scam Charges
- Deutsche Bank commits to multi-year Google Cloud deal to accelerate move off-premise
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- Instagram Star “Hushpuppi” Faces BEC Charges
- Is data interoperability the key to unlocking IoT value?
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- LORCA Announces Fifth Cyber-Accelerator Cohort
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- Do we know what we want in a romantic partner? No more than a random stranger would
- Biological factories: How do bacteria build up natural products?
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- New insights into van der Waals materials found
- New class of safer analgesics discovered
- Age-related impairments reversed in animal model
- Making plastic more transparent while also adding electrical conductivity
- Optical amplifiers: Highest peak power and excellent stability
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- Physics: Bubbling and burping droplets of DNA
- Compounds halt SARS-CoV-2 replication by targeting key viral enzyme
- Novel protein drives cancer progression
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