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The Medical and Microbiological Consequences of Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol consumption has been a part of human activity for millennia though not everyone does so responsibly. Back in the 1800s, public health officials first took note of the issue of alcohol abuse, which was known then as intemperance. They were keenly aware there was a link between the amount of …

Quantum Dot Technology Could Lead To Solar Panel Windows

Researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory and the University of Milano-Bicocca have designed and synthesized a new generation of quantum dots …

Move Over, Google Glass; Here Come Google Contact Lenses

Google is working on smart contact lenses, and two patents secured last week suggest the company is taking the idea seriously. The company is working on contacts with embedded cameras, as well as lenses aimed at diabetics who need to constantly monitor their blood sugar levels.<p>In the latter …

NSA Finally Reveals How PRISM Works, But It's Nothing New

The NSA has finally decided to tell the world how the Internet surveillance program PRISM works, though it's been almost a year since its existence …

Brazil Conference to Sound Off on Future of Internet, NSA Spying

Internet<p>A global conference in Brazil on the future of the Internet in the wake of U.S. spying revelations might be much less anti-American than first thought after Washington said it was willing to loosen its control over the Web.<p>Bowing to the demands of Brazil and other nations following …

Samsung patent suggests multi-fingerprint e-wallet authentication and gesture control

With new fingerprint scanning features, smartphones are starting to offer better security for authentication and online transactions. Apple incorporated a touch-based fingerprint scanner in its flagship iPhone 5S in 2013. Samsung has also included a fingerprint scanner in its latest hero phone, the …

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