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New Apple-focused malware uses Macs to infect iPhones

A new kind of malicious software strikes at Mac OS X and iPhone users in China, according to a just-released security report.

By November 5, 2014

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Simple paper 'litmus' test detects disease, infection

Researchers at the Harvard Wyss Institute have developed a simple, printed paper test that could be used for pathogen detection, including cases of ebola.

By October 28, 2014

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Diaper Detective smart pad senses dehydration, infection

Students at the University of California at Riverside have invented a cheap, easy and effective way to analyze urine in both infants and adults.

By September 10, 2014

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Plastic-wrap-like nanosheets block infection from burn wounds

A new biomaterial clings to all the curves and wrinkles of the human body to help keep bacteria out of difficult-to-treat wounds.

By August 11, 2014

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Criminals pilfer ATMs with malware infected USB drives

Using just a good old fashioned saw and a USB stick full of malicious software, criminals are able to deplete cash machines of their highest value bills.

By December 31, 2013

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Microsoft patches 19-year-old Windows bug

The flaw -- uncovered by IBM researchers in May and patched by Microsoft on Tuesday -- affected every version of Microsoft's desktop OS since Windows 95.

By November 13, 2014

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There's a virus that makes you stupid, scientists say

Researchers at Johns Hopkins and the University of Nebraska say that the algae virus affects human cognitive functions.

By November 10, 2014

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Tech Retrospect: Amazon listens with Echo and Office mobile apps go free

Is a Bluetooth speaker that's always listening creepy? And how much would you pay for Office mobile apps? We'll address those questions and more in this look back at the week in tech.

By November 7, 2014

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Brainstorming plans to fix democracy and fight zombies

This week the CraveCast crew took up the task of remaking democracy in the image of nerds and geeks everywhere, and learned the best way to fight zombies: Make friends with a bear...and hope it doesn't get infected.

By October 23, 2014

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LG to donate 2,000 smartphones to UN's Ebola effort

The phones will go to healthcare workers and other people sent by the United Nations to combat the deadly disease in West Africa.

By October 23, 2014