"Dead" satellites aren't just space junk. They are also targets for hackers to hijack and use to broadcast misinformation.
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New technology could predict cancer up to 5 years in advance.
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Medical devices like pacemakers and insulin pumps will save many lives, but they also represent an opportunity to computer hackers who would use the Internet to cause havoc.
The Icelandic prison system is about to welcome the 26th banker responsible for the 2008 financial meltdown.
Research has shown that drugs dogs routinely act based on the behavioral cues of their handlers, rather than acting on their sense of smell, raising important questions about the Fourth Amendment rights of anyone subject to search based on their actions.
This company promises to not only improve your showering experience, but also help you use 70 percent less water.
Tall buildings provide shade but that doesn't mean they make the city any cooler. In fact, areas saturated by skyscrapers tend to trap heat.