Pegasus spyware defended by NSO’s CEO, as researcher compares it to a nuclear weapon

Pegasus spyware – a zero-click way of remotely hacking an iPhone, and gaining access to all the personal data stored on it – has been defended by the company’s CEO. NSO chief exec said that the company had made “mistakes” in selling it to.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailJan 30th, 2023

These Android apps are spying on you — and there’s no easy way to stop them

Recent research has uncovered just how dangerous and easily accessible spyware apps are. These apps are a ticking privacy time bomb with little recourse......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 29 min. ago

Oura Ring review: love the feature changes, hate the new subscription

We're taking a second look at the Oura Ring, a fitness tracker packed into a discreet piece of jewelry, to see how the third generation compares to its predecessors.Like many people, I got the Apple Watch because I was excited to use it to track and.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMar 19th, 2023

Rolls-Royce wins UK funds for "Moon" nuclear reactors

British aerospace giant Rolls-Royce said Friday it had secured UK funding to develop small nuclear reactors that could provide power on the Moon......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

Xcel is cleaning up radioactive water spill at Minnesota plant

A broken pipe at Xcel Energy's Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant leaked about 400,000 gallons of water containing radioactive tritium, and the utility is working to clean up the contaminated plume, state regulators said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

Evidence for the existence of a deeply bound dibaryon, built entirely from beauty quarks

Dibaryons are the subatomic particles made of two baryons. Their formations through baryon-baryon interactions play a fundamental role in big-bang nucleosynthesis, in nuclear reactions including those within stellar environments, and provide a connec.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

Nuclear Waste Borehole Demonstration Center started

Collaborators are lined up, but the center is homeless at the moment. Enlarge / An artist’s impression of a deep borehole for nuclear waste disposal by Sandia National Laboratories in 2012. Red lines show the depth of mined rep.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

Researcher aims to assess ripple effects of rodent disease

Mice, voles and other rodents are small, but as carriers of disease, they can pack a mighty punch......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Study shows links between Australia"s false killer whales and endangered groups from Hawaii

False killer whales off the Northern Australia coast need their conservation status reviewed because of similarities they share with groups from Hawaii listed as Endangered in the U.S., a Charles Darwin University (CDU) researcher says......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

You can still Thunder Shotgun in Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 2. Here’s how

The Thunder Shotgun was technically vaulted in Fortnite Season 2, but Epic potentially overlooked this weapon drop......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

Study compares NGO communication around migration

Since 1970, the number of people living outside their countries of birth has tripled. Most migrants are looking for work or better economic opportunities. But millions seek to escape violence, persecution or natural disasters. Their integration into.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

Researcher solves nearly 60-year-old game theory dilemma

To understand how driverless vehicles can navigate the complexities of the road, researchers often use game theory—mathematical models representing the way rational agents behave strategically to meet their goals......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

The likelihood of academies of science recognizing the work of women researchers is improving

A researcher at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) has explored how the gender gap has evolved in two American academies: the National Academy of Science (NAS) and the Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) in the election of academics in ps.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 10th, 2023

Discovering a protein"s "elevator motion" could spur new cancer treatments

Michigan State University researcher Jian Hu has taken another important step in learning as much as possible about tiny protein machines that help shuttle metals into living cells......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 10th, 2023

Neutron-rich nuclei reveal how heavy elements form

Models for how heavy elements are produced within stars have become more accurate thanks to measurements by RIKEN nuclear physicists of the probabilities that 20 neutron-rich nuclei will shed neutrons......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 10th, 2023

Russia Is Powering Up a Giant Laser to Test Its Nuclear Weapons

To check that atomic weapons work, scientists run simulations of explosions using high-energy lasers—and Russia is building the strongest one of all......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsMar 10th, 2023

Tireless microbial killers in new nanocomposites

They kill with a molecular sting or oxidative shock and don't know the meaning of fatigue. The latest biocidal nanocomposites, designed and synthesized by scientists at the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IPJ PAN) in K.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMar 9th, 2023

Researchers create world"s first energy-saving paint—inspired by butterflies

University of Central Florida researcher Debashis Chanda, a professor in UCF's NanoScience Technology Center, has drawn inspiration from butterflies to create the first environmentally friendly, large-scale and multicolor alternative to pigment-based.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 8th, 2023

Alaska study compares ground motion, magnitude estimates from satellite and seismic records

When it comes to making a rapid estimate of ground motion and moment magnitude for an earthquake, using data from Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) might be a good alternative or addition to data from seismic stations......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 8th, 2023

Laser shots could spark additional discoveries in astrophysics

In December, the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory made headlines worldwide. Scientists at the NIF performed the first nuclear fusion experiment in which the energy produc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 7th, 2023

Whistleblowers losing faith in media impact, finds researcher

The whistleblowers who once trusted journalism are losing faith in the institution......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 7th, 2023