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Science Can Help You Choose a Better Password

Complexity isn't as important as you think.<p>For years, computer users have been told they should have complicated passwords, including numbers, punctuation marks and other symbols, and upper- and lowercase letters. Despite those being hard to remember, people were told not to write their passwords …

Physicists Want to Rebuild Quantum Theory From Scratch

Scientists have been using quantum theory for almost a century now, but embarrassingly they still don’t know what it means. An informal poll taken at …

Scientists Have Found a Completely New Way to Attack And Kill Cancer Cells

If this works in people, it will be better than chemo.<p>Scientists have made a promising step forward in the ongoing fight against cancer, developing a …

Immunotherapy

Why Indian Physicists Are Setting up a Tricky Experiment in an Active Uranium Mine

<i>R. Ramachandran is a science writer.</i><p>If you were to tell someone that some Indian particle physicists are planning to perform sensitive experiments …

Letting teens sleep in would save the U.S. roughly $9 billion a year, study says

The United States would realize roughly $9 billion a year in economic gains by instituting a simple, nationwide policy change: starting public school …