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Part III: Solving the mystery of shadow hacking organization The Equation Group

Wade Sims for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In case you missed them: Part I and Part II of this series. “Never send a human to do a machine’s job.” – Agent Smith, The Matrix How does one detect an…

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1.6 billion people worldwide forced to pay bribes

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - @Johnfinitum A major study has looked at bribery levels across the world and reached a disappointing conclusion: a total of 1.6 billion people worldwide - nearly a quarter of the global population - are forced…

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Seven ancient crocodilian species discovered in Amazon

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Researchers from the American Museum of Natural History and the Museum of Natural History in Lima, Peru have unearthed an incredible group of seven-different ancient crocodile species in what the western Amazon region of…

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What is causing the Siberian craters?

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck As many as 20 new mysterious craters have been found in northern Siberia, and scientists are still struggling to explain exactly what is causing this unusual geological phenomenon. Reports of the craters date back…

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We now have brain-controlled drones

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Researchers have successfully demonstrated a brain-to-computer interface that makes it possible to control an unmanned drone with your mind, the aerospace firm responsible for developing the technology revealed Tuesday in a blog post. Officials…

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FINALLY: Jetpacks may be commercially available next year

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck If Martin Aircraft has its way, first responders and a select number of other customers will have their own personal jetpacks before the end of next year, according to recent reports. The New Zealand-based…

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NASA: Amazonian rain forest highly dependent on Saharan dust

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - @ParkstBrett The Amazonian rain forest and the Sahara desert are both very distant and very different from each other. However, the South American rain forest just might be highly dependent on dust it gets from…

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Part II: Solving the mystery of shadow hacker organization The Equation Group

Wade Sims for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online This is a four-part series. Check out Part I if you missed it. If not, on to Part II: “Whoa. Déjà vu.” – Neo, The Matrix Although Kaspersky Lab stopped short of…

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Indian air pollution greatly endangers population

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Air pollution is devastating, and a recent study shows that millions of people in India live under a cloud of toxic smoke. India’s dangerous air The latest research published in this week’s…

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Part I: Solving the mystery of shadow hacker organization The Equation Group

Wade Sims for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An unnamed scientific researcher walks out to her mailbox, shuffles through some bills and advertisements, and pulls out an envelope containing a CD of pictures from a recent scientific conference the researcher…