How ideas from biology-evolution, immune systems and forensics-will keep your PC safe from hackers
This is not the first time China's been called out for a cyber-security breach
A gorgeous visualization of a scary problem.
Can science make us more secure? We put this query to a few thoughtful people.
Until we figure out how to lock up the spammers, ditching Outlook can protect you from the worst they have to send
South Korean government sites are also struck. Was North Korea to blame?
What makes each bear species stand out against the rest?
Wyoming's anti-scientific laws have allowed the most famous wolf in Yellowstone to be shot. Shooting wolves isn't only senseless--it actively harms the environment.
It's the ultimate nightmare: a nuclear attack in the U.S. masterminded by terrorists. Here's how that could happen-- and how we can prevent it
A former spy's excruciating death by radiation poisoning marks the beginning of an era of high-tech hit men who can kill from anywhere
My brother and I have a bet: Would it be possible to blow up Mars?
A new response posture also dictates nukes will not be used against other non-nuclear states in the event of a biological or chemical attack
Last week's meteorite impact: cosmic coincidence, or a sign of the Mayan apocalypse? Brush up on the nuttiest theories floating around the Web.
It's a fact of the archaeological record: Modern humans survived and Neanderthals did not. Why? And what does it teach us about our own survival?
Stuxnet gives hackers a blueprint for sophisticated new malware
How a furry-convention-attending, Midwestern-accented fox owner teamed up with a bizarre Floridian exotic animal importer and a Soviet geneticist to bring pet foxes to your living room.
The number of people killed by sharks in the last year has been quartered, but are they attacking any less?
A new pair of specs may let you tag your world as easily as you tag a blog post--so long missing keys
Move aside, frat boys