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Mar 5, 2016

Malware, Accessibility Clickjacking, Affects 65% Of Androids

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, mobile phones

To all my Android friends — new impacts revealed around Clickjacking.

Skycure co-founders Adi Sharabani and Yair Amit revealed that a new kind of malware puts a stunning 500,000,000 Android phones at risk.

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Mar 5, 2016

Scalable Quantum Computer Developed At MIT

Posted by in categories: computing, particle physics, quantum physics

Nice; now lets see how soon we can get the US and it’s European friendly allies onboarded to a Quantum Infrastructure.

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Mar 5, 2016

The Dark Web Hacking Forum ‘Hell’ Is Back Online

Posted by in categories: business, cybercrime/malcode

I missed posting this in earlier; however, better late than never.

Hell is back up and in business again.

An old moderator has relaunched the hacking forum “Hell.”

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Mar 5, 2016

‘Wi-Fi’ Nanoparticles Send Signals from Inside the Brain

Posted by in categories: internet, neuroscience

The nanoparticles could generate measurable magnetic fields in response to the brain’s electrical fields and then be used to send wireless messages.

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Mar 5, 2016

This new experiment will allow us to ‘see’ quantum entanglement with the naked eye

Posted by in categories: particle physics, quantum physics

An experiment that would allow humans to directly perceive quantum entanglement for the first time has been devised by researchers in Switzerland, and they say the same technique could be used to quantum entangle two people.

While it would be incredibly cool to be the first person ever to witness quantum entanglement with your own eyes, the experiment has been designed to answer some important and far-reaching questions, such as what does quantum entanglement actually look like, and what does it feel like to be entangled with another human being?

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Mar 5, 2016

Verily Is Building A Google For Medical Information

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, computing

The company’s CEO, Andy Conrad: The most important tool in medicine is a computer.

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Mar 4, 2016

The Scientific Reason You Love to Travel

Posted by in category: genetics

Your passion for travel may be genetic. Find out how, here.

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Mar 4, 2016

Watch Monkeys Drive Wheelchairs With Just Their Thoughts

Posted by in categories: computing, neuroscience, Ray Kurzweil, singularity

At this rate, we may see Ray Kurzweil’s vision of connected humans to the cloud and full singularity before 30 years.

Duke University scientists have given a pair of monkeys the ability to drive a wheelchair with their thoughts alone. The work is described in a paper recently published in the journal Scientific Reports and adds to a growing body of work in brain-machine interfaces aiming to return some freedom to the severely disabled.

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Mar 4, 2016

Investigators Use WGS, Mutational Analysis to Characterize Drug-Resistant Salmonella Epidemiology

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, genetics

The researchers sequenced bacteria samples sourced from all over the world to reconstruct a phylogenetic tree and learn how it evolved to have multidrug resistance.

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Mar 4, 2016

Genome of Virulent Fungus Missing Parts of RNAi Pathways Present in Related Species

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Finding the missing link in RNAi Pathways.

By comparing Cryptococcus genomes, Duke researchers found that C. deuterogattii lacks certain RNAi pathway genes, possibly contributing to its high virulence.

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