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RANSOMWARE 'HERO' PLEADS GUILTY TO US HACKING CHARGES

A British computer security researcher once hailed as a "hero" for helping stem a ransomware outbreak and later accused of creating...

PANEL TO REVIEW APPROVAL OF BOEING 737 MAX FLIGHT CONTROLS

A global team of experts next week will begin reviewing how the Boeing 737 Max's flight control system was approved by the U.S. Federal...

 
 
 

COSTA RICA BETS ON ENDING FOSSIL FUEL USE BY 2050

Eric Orlich and his wife Gioconda Rojas own two electric vehicles, which they charge at home in the garage thanks to solar panels on...

STUDY SHOWS CONTINUING IMPACTS OF DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL

Nine years ago tomorrow-April 20, 2010-crude oil began leaking from the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig into the Gulf of Mexico in what...

 
 
 

A UNIVERSAL FRAMEWORK COMBINING GENOME ANNOTATION AND UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

As genome sequencing becomes cheaper and faster, resulting in an exponential increase in data, the need for efficiency in predicting...

HONDA SLOWS ACCORD, CIVIC PRODUCTION AS BUYERS SHIFT TO SUVS

Honda is slowing production of Accord and Civic cars as U.S. buyers continue to favor SUVs and trucks.

 
 
 

REPORT: FTC CONSIDERING OVERSIGHT OF FACEBOOK'S ZUCKERBERG

Federal regulators are reportedly considering seeking some kind of oversight of Mark Zuckerberg's leadership of Facebook over the social...

THERMODYNAMIC MAGIC ENABLES COOLING WITHOUT ENERGY CONSUMPTION

Physicists at the University of Zurich have developed an amazingly simple device that allows heat to flow temporarily from a cold to...

 
 
 

HOW NASA EARTH DATA AIDS AMERICA, STATE BY STATE

For six decades, NASA has used the vantage point of space to better understand our home planet and improve lives. A new interactive...

RESEARCHERS REPORT HIGH PERFORMANCE SOLID-STATE SODIUM-ION BATTERY

Solid-state sodium-ion batteries are far safer than conventional lithium-ion batteries, which pose a risk of fire and explosions, but...

 
 
 

HURRICANE MICHAEL GETS AN UPGRADE TO RARE CATEGORY 5 STATUS

Hurricane Michael, which devastated the Florida Panhandle last fall, was actually stronger than initially measured, prompting forecasters...

SCIENTISTS UNCOVER A LINK BETWEEN RNA EDITING AND CHLOROPLAST-TO-NUCLEUS COMMUNICATION

What will a three-degree-warmer world look like? How will plants fare in more extreme weather conditions? When experiencing stress...

 
 
 

NEW METHOD TO DETECT OFF-TARGET EFFECTS OF CRISPR

Since the CRISPR genome editing technology was invented in 2012, it has shown great promise to treat a number of intractable diseases....

MESOPOTAMIAN KING SARGON II ENVISIONED ANCIENT CITY KARKEMISH AS WESTERN ASSYRIAN CAPITAL

In "A New Historical Inscription of Sargon II from Karkemish," published in the Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Gianni Marchesi translates...

 
 
 

THE ROLE OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES IN MOBILIZING THE ALT-RIGHT

In "Misogynistic Men Online: How the Red Pill Helped Elect Trump," published in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, Pierce...

SALT TAKES A QUICK STEP BEFORE FALLING OUT OF WATER

When a drop of sea spray lands on a rock and heats under the midday sun, the salt crystalizes and falls out of the evaporating water...

 
 
 

THROUGH THICK AND THIN: NEUTRONS TRACK LITHIUM IONS IN BATTERY ELECTRODES

Lithium-ion batteries are expected to have a global market value of $47 billion by 2023. They are used in numerous applications, because...

CREATING A CLOAK FOR GRID DATA IN THE CLOUD

Delivering modern electricity is a numbers game. From power plant output to consumer usage patterns, grid operators juggle a complex...

 
 
 

BRINGING THE BORDER CLOSER TO HOME, ONE IMMERSION TRIP AT A TIME

Many if not most Americans have never crossed the U.S. border with Mexico by land or spent any time in that region.

DAILY GRIND: THE BIOGRAPHY OF A STONE AXE

Tom Breukel analysed some 250 stone axes from the Caribbean and reconstructed their biographies, thus increasing our knowledge of production...

 
 
 



Capcom Is Killing It Right Now

Capcom Is Killing It Right Now

So far, 2019 has been an especially good year for Capcom. Just in the first quarter, the publisher has released new Devil May Cry and Resident Evil games, and both titles have... Read more ...

Mortal Kombat 11 DLC characters reportedly leaked: Who's next after Shang Tsung?

Mortal Kombat 11 DLC characters reportedly leaked: Who's next after Shang Tsung?

A datamine on Mortal Kombat 11 reportedly revealed all the DLC characters that will be added to the game's expansive roster. The leak corroborates the hint that the anti-hero... Read more ...

The best indie games on Nintendo Switch

The best indie games on Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch's portability makes indies feel at home on the platform. Luckily, there are plenty of great titles to choose from. Here are our picks for the best Nintendo... Read more ...

Sony WH-1000XM3 Review: the new king of wireless headphones

Sony WH-1000XM3 Review: the new king of wireless headphones

Finding a good pair of headphones has always been pretty easy. Anything over $100 typically sounds decent, but if you're looking for something that's outstanding you have to... Read more ...

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition by WildTangent Partner Winner of more than 200 Game of the Year Awards, Skyrim Special Edition brings the epic fantasy to life in... Read more ...

Galaxy S10e deals: reduced prices on Samsung's cheapest flagship phone

Galaxy S10e deals: reduced prices on Samsung's cheapest flagship phone

Well the Samsung Galaxy S10e is certainly fulfilling its main purpose as the cheaper alternative to the Korean giant's flagship phone range. Forget picking up a phone that... Read more ...

Here's a list of 49 Huawei devices getting EMUI 9.1

Here's a list of 49 Huawei devices getting EMUI 9.1

Huawei detailed some of the features available on its latest of the EMUI Android skin. As of this post, four Huawei devices are in the EMUI 9.1 Beta testing phase. The new... Read more ...

OnePlus 7 launch date to be announced on April 23

OnePlus 7 launch date to be announced on April 23

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has said that the company will announce the date of its next launch event on April 23. Lau hasn't revealed what this event will be about, but it's safe to... Read more ...

Here are the 49 Huawei and Honor devices that will get the EMUI 9.1 update

Here are the 49 Huawei and Honor devices that will get the EMUI 9.1 update

The Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has announced a long list of smartphones and tablet devices that will in due course get the EMUI 9.1 update.... Read more ...

Watch Mortal Kombat 11's New Shao Kahn Trailer

Watch Mortal Kombat 11's New Shao Kahn Trailer

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