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Software beats power grid hackers in security tests

Hacker-resistant software for controlling a power grid performed well in both a simulated cyber-intrusion and in a tryout in a real power plant, its developers …

These fish are 100% female—and thriving

 It’s long been thought that the very rare animals that reproduce asexually—only about one in 1,000 of all living vertebrate species—are at an …

Amazing facts that will let you make the most out of online shopping

According to the latest statistics, 72% of women look online for apparels. The statistics further indicate that 77% of men and 68% of ladies shop online during …

We don’t tend to ‘like’ these photos on Instagram

  Although Instagram users have a variety of reasons for using the platform, the majority head to Instagram for social news and entertainment and are less …

We’re ‘addicted’ to socializing—not our smartphones

We may be glued to our smartphones because of an evolutionary drive for socializing, rather than a technological addiction to them, new research suggests. …

Google searches reveal cause of post-holiday ‘baby boom’

  Many studies cite seasonal changes to explain why birth rates peak in September—a “baby boom” nine months after the holidays. But new research …

How card-playing A.I. beat top poker pros

  An artificial intelligence called Libratus beat four top professional poker players in No-Limit Texas Hold’em by breaking the game into smaller, more …

Will self-driving cars threaten your security?

  While every new generation of automobile technology brings new security risks, the vulnerabilities that come along with self-driving cars are …

Tiny details in photos identify your unique phone

  Researchers have discovered how to identify smartphones by examining just one photo taken by the device. The advancement opens the possibility of using …

How to detect Russian bots on Twitter

Through an examination of bot activity related to Russian political discussions, researchers have isolated the characteristics of Russian bots operating on …