The damage that the ransomware caused to Britain’s National Health Service was not a cybersecurity failure in the practicalities but a failure of cybersecurity management at the top level...
A new study uses brain imaging to separate those who think about and even attempt suicide from those who don’t
Geotagged tweets using slang like “dummies,” “Captain Cody” or other drug handles could help pinpoint clusters of opioid problems more quickly than traditional methods do...
Aid organizations have been piloting a nimble approach to cut through the fog of war
New qubit designs could enable more robust machines
Early tests of the “vide-omics” principle have already demonstrated its potential
Up-to-date software, apps, browsers and router software offer the best protection against a potential flaw in wi-fi security called a key reinstallation attack, or KRACK.
DeepMind’s Go game-playing AI—which dominated its human competition—just got better
Spatial audio promises immersive virtual experiences that engage more of the senses
An experiment using a computer algorithm to create deceptive Yelp reviews was disturbingly successful, and could point to bigger problems as artificial intelligence matures
By playing the online game Foldit, players might help design an enzyme that can stop aflatoxins from making millions sick.
It's weird to see how you act when nobody's looking
The world’s most populous country is home to a slew of cyberspies and hackers who have likely stolen more secrets from businesses and governments than any other country
Like fingerprints and facial recognition, the shape and beat of your heart can be used to verify your identity. Christopher Intagliata reports.
More reflective telescope mirrors allow astronomers to capture more photons —and do more science. Christopher Intagliata reports...
New FaceID biometrics will unlock the smartphone and provide access to Apple Pay and other apps
Consumers waiting for driverless vehicles to improve road safety might be overlooking the boring near-term advances that could make a real difference
Trump’s assertions notwithstanding, a more strategic approach involving industry, law enforcement and government is needed
After being contacted by ProPublica, Facebook removed several anti-Semitic ad categories and promised to improve monitoring
The former mayor speaks with Scientific American about the new Cornell Tech campus in New York City: “Culture attracts capital a lot quicker than capital will attract culture.”...