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Supertiny sensors could improve antibiotics in the fight against superbugs

Researchers turn to physics, not just chemistry, to help break down bacterial cell membranes and fight infections.

By March 6, 2014

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Fugitive John McAfee arrested by police in Guatemala

Sought in connection with a murder in Belize, the fugitive antivirus software pioneer has been arrested for entering the country illegally, according to published reports.

By December 5, 2012

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McAfee: Photo 'location' leak meant to mislead cops

Antivirus pioneer John McAfee, on the run from police, appears to reveal his location through metadata posted on a magazine's website. Then he says it was intentional disinformation. Then he changes his story again.

By December 3, 2012

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McAfee nabbed? His blog says maybe, following CNN interview

Not long after a secretive CNN interview with fugitive software pioneer John McAfee, McAfee's own blog posts an item saying he may have been captured. True? Or another twist in an already odd tale?

By December 1, 2012

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Update expected today on McAfee search, murder probe

Police in Belize are still searching for John McAfee, one of the pioneers of antivirus software, for questioning about the murder of his neighbor. The mayor of the village where both men lived says he expects a status update soon.

By November 13, 2012

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Hiding out in Belize, McAfee tells Wired he didn't kill neighbor

In an interview with the tech pub, John McAfee, a pioneer in combating computer viruses, denies knowledge of the murder of Gregory Faull, who was found shot to death this weekend. Police say McAfee is wanted for questioning.

By November 12, 2012

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McAfee founder booked on drug, weapons charges, report says

John McAfee lives in Belize and says that this is all just politics. However, the local Gang Suppression Unit issues a press release accusing him a unlicensed drug manufacturing and unlicensed weapon possession.

By May 4, 2012

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Gaming can inspire healthy behavior, study shows

Researchers out of Stanford and HopeLab find that Re-Mission, a video game that involves killing cancer cells, activates parts of the brain involved in motivation.

By March 20, 2012

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iPod, Android cancer device offers low-cost testing

Gene-Z, which runs on Android-based tablet or iPod Touch, performs genetic analysis on microRNAs to detect cancer. It could be especially welcome in developing countries with few, if any, cancer screening services.

By August 26, 2011

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This Day in Tech: Hurricane to test cell networks, Apple's Cook gets big bonus

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Friday, August 26.

By August 26, 2011