The Humans Behind the Hacking

Hacking has come a long way since its (relatively) innocuous beginnings.

Is a single disk wipe enough to secure an SSD drive?

The growing use of Flash memory for storage with top end devices now available in the Terabyte region, has brought on the need for ever more effective technologies for not only recovering data from a Flash drive, but also for effectively wiping them. There are a number of important differences between legacy mechanical hard drives and Flash drives which can

Fighting Wildfire With Aerial Firefighting

Aerial firefighting was first employed to minimize damage from napalm attacks during World War II. Following the war, many more potential uses were investigated. Recently, aerial firefighting has proven to be quite effective in fighting wildfires. As techniques are refined, aerial firefighting has proven flexible in many situations and adaptable to different types of aerial equipment, spelling good news for

Can phone recycling help save the Eastern African Gorilla?

It is common that most of our gadgets contain a substance by the name of Coltan, particularly our mobile phones.

How to use Android Spy: 5 funny ideas

Android has dominated smart phones. Everywhere you go, the mall, coffee shop, restaurants, offices, you will most likely see the trademark Android mascot on people’s phones. You know the green robot with cute antennas and a wide smile? Who would miss that? Android phones are preferred by many because of the amazingly cool and trendy software and applications. A recent

Science ABC: An overview on cord blood and stem cell treatment

Every medical practitioner took an oath and swore to provide the best kind of care and service to people above all else – the Hyppocratic oath. Because of this, doctors and medical experts continuously study the human body and other, related subjects to further understand different diseases and treatment and improve as time passes. We rely on their studies to

Genetic Health Testing for Predisposition to Cancers

Genetic health tests have enabled the layman at home to learn more about their genes and discover possible links between their genetic code and some diseases such as cancer. Cancer, an abnormal and uncontrolled growth of cells, is a common disease and the current era has been characterized by a cancer epidemic where the prevalence of cancer seems to be on the increase.

Digital Libraries and Repositories in the US

The age of technology has greatly transformed the ways we store and access information. In the past, it was somewhat difficult to find all of the information available on a particular topic, digital libraries and repositories have made it simple for anyone with access to a computer to find a wealth of information with a few simple clicks. These resources

Green cars – no longer the preserve of environmentalists

Advances in science technology and design in the last 10 years have made cars — especially stereotypical gas-guzzlers like 4x4s — into green cars, greener than could have been imagined when they first launched just a few short years ago. Relentless research into improvements for efficiency has transformed the idea of driving a low emission electric or semi-electric (hybrid) vehicle.

NASA Today and its Uncertain Future

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has had a long and storied history in the course of American scientific exploration. Since its founding in 1958 during the U.S/Soviet Space Race to the disasters of the Challenger and Columbia Space Shuttles and their 14 dead astronauts, the agency has also had its fair share of ups and downs.  NASA’S Past Successes