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How to Stop a Hacker

Has my series on DEFCON 2015 terrified you with tales of how hackers can infiltrate your life in any number of ways—from your social media accounts to the government to your car? If you’re feeling helpless against hackers, here are some of the best ways to safeguard yourself and your technology

17 hours ago — Tech Talker Eric Escobar

Quantum Computers Become Practical

Scientists are trying to make quantum computers a reality by connecting many small networks together into one large whole

May 1, 2016 — Christopher R. Monroe, Robert J. Schoelkopf and Mikhail D. Lukin

How to Hack a Mouse

A cyber security firm has uncovered a flaw that could allow hackers to attack and take over computers using a wireless mouse connection. Ben Gruber reports.

April 4, 2016 — Reuters

Cellular Circuit Computes with DNA

Researchers have created what they call the first "programming language" for cells, which compiles code into a genetic circuit. Christopher Intagliata reports.

April 1, 2016 — Christopher Intagliata

Help Stop TB

Become part of a global virtual supercomputer modeling and analyzing vulnerabilities in the tuberculosis bacterium

March 28, 2016 — Larry Greenemeier