Archive for September, 2010

Multi-Component Nano-Structures with Tunable Optical Properties

September 30, 2010

Shweeb

September 27, 2010

Why the Stuxnet worm is like nothing seen before – tech – 27 September 2010 – New Scientist

September 27, 2010

The Stuxnet worm is different. It is the first piece of malware so far able to break into the types of computer that control machinery at the heart of industry, allowing an attacker to assume control of critical systems like pumps, motors, alarms and valves in an industrial plant.

In the worst case scenarios, safety systems could be switched off at a nuclear power plant; fresh water contaminated with effluent at a sewage treatment plant, or the valves in an oil pipeline opened, contaminating the land or sea.

via newscientist.com

Whooping cough makes a comeback

September 27, 2010

My one-line explanation is, ‘There’s no such thing as being fully vaccinated against pertussis,’ ” said Thomas Clark, a leading pertussis tracker at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. “Your immunity is always waning over time.

Planning Masdar, a Sustainable City in the Desert – Graphic

September 26, 2010

Gated community in the desert

U.S. covert paramilitary presence in Afghanistan much larger than thought

September 22, 2010

Apple File Sharing Vulnerability

September 21, 2010

Oak Ridge National Laboratory – ORNL graphite foam technology licensed to LED North America

September 20, 2010

Bradley Manning: An American Hero

September 19, 2010

Joule Patents Secret Sauce for Diesel-Excreting Organisms «

September 15, 2010