There are effective ways to encrypt data, whether it is in transit or in storage, but if that data is left in the clear at any point along its path, it is vulnerable to theft or tampering...
A persistent bit of kitchen folklore appears to have little basis in fact
Recent studies do not support the claim of an enhanced resemblance between fathers and their young offspring
To escape predators in the ocean, these cephalopods will speed away by shooting a jet of water. But can squid use that behavior to take to the air and control their trajectories?
Assisted reproduction involves many manipulations in an unnatural lab environment. Does this handling have a detrimental effect on children?
Fossilized corals, lasers beamed at a receding moon, Chinese artifacts, and other evidence have revealed that over the ages the length of time it takes Earth to spin once on its axis has increased significantly...
Mothers are at higher risk for depression during and after pregnancy--and many continue to have depressive symptoms even as children grow up. But are fathers, whose bodies do not go through all of the same biological changes, also at risk for prenatal and postpartum depression?...
Because of the recession, among other reasons, more people are turning to generic drugs, often manufactured abroad. Is there any cause for concern?
Are human speech-like vocalizations made by some mammals equivalent to conversation--or just a rough estimation of it?
Do healthy people really need liquids even when they are not thirsty?