Electronics

Scientists discover new flaws in 4G and 5G networks

Scientists discover new flaws in 4G and 5G networks

In a new study, researchers show new flaws found in 4G and 5G networks could help hackers intercept phone calls and track users’ locations. The...
Your computer may be vulnerable to attack via plug-in devices

Your computer may be vulnerable to attack via plug-in devices

In a new study, researchers found many laptops and desktop computers are vulnerable to hacking through common plug-in devices. Attackers could compromise an unattended computer...
Scientists expand the use of silicon in batteries

Scientists expand the use of silicon in batteries

A new study has shown that a great potential improvement could be done to expand the use of silicon in batteries. It could extend the...
New platform puts data privacy in the hands of users

New platform lets users control their data privacy

A new study from MIT and Harvard researchers has developed a new platform to make sure that users could decide how their data are...
Smartphones could help explain the causes of depression and anxiety

Smartphones could help explain the causes of depression and anxiety

In a new study, researchers used smartphones to measure symptoms of depression and anxiety in real time and learn how immediate feelings relate to...
Big step toward powerful, rechargeable lithium metal batteries

Big step toward powerful, rechargeable lithium metal batteries

A new study published in Advanced Materials has shown that scientists have taken the next step to develop powerful, rechargeable lithium metal batteries. The new...

Social media use may bring risks to your mental health

Positive interactions on social media are not making people feel more connected, whereas negative experiences increase the likelihood of them reporting loneliness, according a...

This new blood pressure app could be used on iPhone easily

In a new study, researchers from Michigan State University invented a proof-of-concept blood pressure app. This app can give accurate readings on an iPhone with...

This wearable device could regrow hair

In a new study, researchers develop a flexible, wearable photo-stimulator that speeds up hair growth. This device may help treat alopecia or excessive hair loss...
Your PC might need an update to fight ‘Foreshadow’

Your PC might need an update to fight ‘Foreshadow’

A newly discovered processor vulnerability could potentially put secure information at risk in any Intel-based PC manufactured since 2008. It could affect users who rely...