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Malicious code written into DNA infects the computer that reads it

In a mind-boggling world first, a team of biologists and security researchers have successfully infected a computer with a malicious program coded into a strand of DNA.<p>It sounds like science fiction, but I assure you it’s quite real — although you probably don’t have to worry about this particular …

Cybersecurity

Turn your smartphone into a Game Boy with Hyperkin’s Smartboy

The first of April has long been a day for practical jokes and silly pranks -- and there's no escape from April fools on the internet. Companies like ThinkGeek regularly announce fake products on April 1st, only to have customer demand push those jokes into production. It didn't take long for …

Retrogaming

Every iPhone 8 detail revealed by Apple's accidental leak

So much for "doubling down" on secrecy. Apple's HomePod firmware revealed the most concrete details about the iPhone 8 to date. Oh, and the HomePod too.

IPhone 8
Basketball

Neil deGrasse Tyson Becomes 1st American to Receive Stephen Hawking Medal

NEW YORK — Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson received the Stephen Hawking Medal for Science Communication Tuesday (June 6), becoming the first …

Dallas nurses describe Ebola hospital care: 'There was no protocol'

A Liberian man who arrived by ambulance at a Dallas hospital with symptoms of Ebola sat for "several hours" in a room with other patients before being put in isolation, and the nurses who treated him wore flimsy gowns and had little protective gear, nurses alleged Tuesday as they fought back …