Is another nuclear emergency in the offing? Japanese officials express concern about the plant operator's ability to control the situation after a new leak is discovered.
A Carnegie Mellon test shows that modular crawling robots can get deep into pipes at a nuclear facility, something that could help with inspections.
The use of tablet devices as cooking helpers is obviously on the rise. For good reason, too; the amount of information available is robust, helpful, and easily accessed. Usually.
Working with the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Big Blue has come up with a "hydrogel" that can beat back the bacteria that cause many deadly infections.
More than one in six mobile phones are coated with some kind of bacteria, including E.coli. That's bacteria from poo. Wash your hands!
Infected files on the site were downloading exploits from the Blackhole Toolkit that target Windows.
Internal microphone on iMacs: problem when used for video conferencing
Japan's Horiba is showing off a rice bucket that holds a radiation detector. It also works with soil, so it's perfect for gardening.
Chemical suicide, which involves mixing common household chemicals in enclosed spaces, can seriously injure first responders, even in spite of warnings the person committing suicide posts.