NASA map shows how Earth changed in 20 years

NASA map shows how Earth changed in 20 years

Washington, November 19 (IANS) A new NASA map resulting from 20 years of observing “life” on our home planet has discovered long-term changes across continents and ocean basins.   The space-based view of life allows scientists to monitor crop, forest and fisheries health around the globe, NASA said.   Satellites measured land and ocean life […]

Anti-malaria drug could fight Zika virus

Anti-malaria drug could fight Zika virus

Graph of the symptoms of the Zika virus is seen behind of Colombia’s Health Minister Alejandro Gaviria (R) during a news conference on the Zika virus in Bogota, Colombia, January 20, 2016. REUTERS/John Vizcaino   New York, November 17 (IANS) A medication used to prevent and treat malaria has the potential to fight the deadly […]

GoDaddy launches online security awareness programme

GoDaddy launches online security awareness programme

New Delhi, November 16 (IANS) Global Cloud platform GoDaddy on Thursday announced the launch of an online security awareness programme for small businesses.   As part of the two-month initiative, GoDaddy will engage with small businesses through online and offline channels to highlight the importance of creating a secure online identity.   The programme features […]

Ministry of Electronics and IT to offer grants to start-ups for cybersecurity solutions

New Delhi, November 15 (IANS): The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is in the process of working with the Data Security Council of India to offer Challenge Grants for cybersecurity to encourage start-ups to develop innovative technologies, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday.   “Rs 5 crore in grant will be for […]

Vietnamese researcher shows iPhone X face ID ‘hack’

Vietnamese researcher shows iPhone X face ID ‘hack’

A 3D mask and an iPhone X are seen during a demonstration of recognition ID at the office of Bkav, a Vietnamese cybersecurity firm in Hanoi, Vietnam November 14, 2017. REUTERS/Kham   HANOI, November 14 (Reuters) – A researcher in Vietnam has demonstrated how he apparently fooled Apple Inc’s face recognition ID software on its […]

Internet safety: Google Web Rangers to show the way

Internet safety: Google Web Rangers to show the way

New Delhi, November 14 (IANS) With an aim to spread awareness about Internet safety and promote digital citizenship, Google on Tuesday launched the third edition of its Web Rangers contest that will reward school students who know how to stay smart, safe and savvy online.   “With the Web Rangers contest, our idea is to […]

World carbon emissions on the rise again – study

World carbon emissions on the rise again – study

Buildings are seen in heavy smog during a polluted day in Jinan, Shandong province, China, December 20, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer /Files   BONN, Germany, November 13 (Reuters) – World carbon emissions are set to rise 2 percent this year to a new record, scientists said on Monday, dashing hopes that global emissions had already peaked.   […]

NASA to launch E. Coli into space to study antibiotic resistance

NASA to launch E. Coli into space to study antibiotic resistance

A NASA sign is seen at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida April 14, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria   Washington, November 11 (IANS) To study microgravity’s effect on bacterial antibiotic resistance, scientists are set to send E. coli, a common bacterial pathogen linked to urinary tract infections and foodborne illnesses, to the International Space […]

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