We still don’t know how many systems are vulnerable to the Shellshock bug, but it is likely in the millions.
If we want to bring coding skills to the masses, we may have to reinvent what programming is.
Security analysts reveal the inner workings of China’s efforts to block the Tor anonymity network–and how to get around this censorship.
Intelligent dust particles embedded in the brain could form an entirely new form of brain-machine interface, say engineers
Plentiful natural gas could help reduce carbon emissions, but it could also delay zero-carbon technology.
Cheap, simple water filters made of plant xylem could dramatically reduce the incidence of water-borne diseases in places without access to clean drinking water, say engineers.
A new cosmology successfully explains the accelerating expansion of the universe without dark energy; but only if the universe has no beginning and no end.
A quantum internet capable of sending perfectly secure messages has been running at Los Alamos National Labs for the last two and a half years, say researchers
The world’s only earthquake warning system likely helped limit damage and loss of life.
The discovery of a winning strategy for Prisoner’s Dilemma is forcing game theorists to rethink their discipline. Their conclusion? Winning isn’t everything.