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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


Computer model predicts severity of flu outbreaks

Scientists find that severity of flu epidemics is largely determined by mutations in a specific protein, and devise a model to predict how widespread a flu virus will become.

By December 9, 2010


Supramap helps track pathogens as they evolve

Web-based app integrates genetic sequences of pathogens submitted by users with geographic data points so researchers can map spread of diseases, track mutations.

By April 13, 2010