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Internet addiction fueled by gene mutation, scientists say

A variation in one gene, CHRNA4, is more prevalent among those who are addicted to being online than those who are not -- and is in fact significantly more common in women, say researchers.

By August 29, 2012


'Barcoding' viruses could help detect mutated strains

A team out of the University of Leeds has already produced molecular signatures for two forms of a childhood respiratory-disease virus, and plans many more.

By May 14, 2012


Mac Defender malware mutates in response to Apple's warnings

The Mac Defender malware that's been attacking Macs has been updated by its authors, so it no longer requires an administrator password to install itself.

By May 26, 2011


X-Men arcade game mutating on PSN, XBL

Konami's 1992 brawler is coming to current consoles later this year. It'll have online support for six players, with development handled by Backbone Entertainment.

By October 11, 2010


Mutating Mars hoax at it yet again

For the seventh consecutive year, fake e-mails are filling up in-boxes around the world warning that on August 27, Mars will approach Earth and grow to the size of a full moon.

By August 26, 2010


'Dr. Light' is not an iPod mutation

Despite appearances, it's just an LED alarm clock.

By October 31, 2007


Ahhh! Mutating faces!

Help solve which face is the most human--wait, why am I doing this?

By October 2, 2007


Oracle database worm mutates

By January 6, 2006


DNA analysis uncovers genetic errors behind 12 major cancers

Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis say it may someday be possible to perform a single test to screen for a wide range of cancer types.

By October 16, 2013


Supercomputer Beagle can analyze 240 whole genomes in two days

University of Chicago researchers say they used one quarter of the Beagle's operating capacity in conjunction with commercially available software packages to analyze raw sequencing data.

By February 21, 2014