Alex Boswell

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Now someone can steal your WiFi password from your doorbell

Getting hacked sucks, but there’s something worse than that: getting hacked because of your own smart doorbell.<p>Ring is a popular smart doorbell that allows you to unlock your door from your phone, as well as see and hear visitors via a webcam.<p>Unfortunately for Ring, that same doorbell meant you …

Scientists Unlock the Mystery of Chauvet Caves Paintings in France

Art World<p>What's behind the abstract paintings at France's Chauvet Caves?<p>,<p>Following a new discovery, the abstract details in France’s Chauvet Caves …

World's first dengue vaccine has been approved in three countries

Brazil, the Philippines, and Mexico<p>Every year, mosquito bites cause up to 400 million dengue infections, which in turn lead to about 22,000 deaths. Until recently, health officials had no way to prevent or even treat the disease, but that's about to change. In the last month, three countries — …

Scientists find 1,500-year-old pre-Viking settlement beneath new airport site

The greatest archaeological treasures come from garbage.<p>When Norway announced plans to expand its Ørland Airport this year, archaeologists got …

Archaeology

The Last Great Discovery Of Our Trip To The Moon: Lunar Volcanic Glass!

In all of human history, only 24 people have flown to the Moon, with 12 walking on the lunar surface. The final two, Gene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt, ran into quite a surprise. Schmitt, the lone civilian-astronaut (and only scientist) to travel to the Moon, was often described as the most …

Astronomy

The Most Notable Medical Findings of 2015

Every week, I peruse around fifteen journals, some featuring basic science, others clinical research and patient cases, and still others a mix. As a specialist in blood diseases and cancer, I pay particular attention to those articles reporting advances, and failures, in my field. But I am also …