Tag: Technology

Stolen NASA laptop contained private info on 10,000+ employees

By Stephen C. Webster Monday, December 17, 2012 15:55 EST                                              A laptop computer stolen from a vehicle of a NASA employee on Halloween contained sensitive, private information on more than 10,000 current and former NASA employees, an internal report revealed Monday. As a result of the loss, […]

Technology for the body on the road to cyborgs?

October 8,  2012 Sarah Bakewell Speakers at a symposium on body-enhancement technology raised  the idea that we may converge with our technology to the point that a superhuman  entity emerges. The Terminator … an infamous cyborg. On September 2, 2010, Karen Throsby became the 1153rd person to swim […]

Phosphate additives pose a risk to health

Excessive consumption of phosphate is damaging to health. Therefore, food that contains phosphate additives should be labeled, as recommended by Eberhard Ritz and coauthors in their article in the current issue of Deutsches Ärzteblatt International [Dtsch Arztebl Int 2012; (109 (4): 49-55]. Ritz et al. selectively review the […]