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Phone Hacking Fears and Facts

The lack of security built into phone networks leaves callers vulnerable to snooping, but the growth of encrypted communications will help protect privacy

February 1, 2019 — Larry Greenemeier

"Rectenna" Converts Wi-Fi to Electricity

Researchers built a small, flexible device that harvests wi-fi, bluetooth and cellular signals, and turns them into DC electricity. Christopher Intagliata reports.

January 30, 2019 — Christopher Intagliata

Batteries: Beyond Lithium

The lithium-ion batteries that underpin so much modern technology are nearing their developmental limits, which is why battery scientists are looking beyond lithium.

December 10, 2018

Clicks, Lies and Videotape

Artificial intelligence is making it possible for anyone to manipulate audio and video. The biggest threat is that we stop trusting anything at all

October 1, 2018 — Brooke Borel

Bacterial Balancing Act

Bacterial Balancing Act

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