Striving for reproducibility

Buried tools and pigments tell a new history of humans in Australia for 65,000 years

A new study pushes back the first known evidence of human activity in Australia by almost 20,000 years. In this groundbreaking work, the archaeologists used the reproducible methods described in the article…

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Analysis and Comment

Protecting your smartphone from voice impersonators

You can log in to your smartphone by talking to it. Current security systems don't protect enough against imitators. The best way to ensure voice authentication is secure is to start with the sound.

Why can’t we fix our own electronic devices?

Many companies are working to prevent customers from fixing broken smartphones and tractors. By doing so, they're missing out on an opportunity to build customer loyalty and boost profits.

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Net neutrality in jeopardy

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Gaming

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Doing science

Not much science will get done without the money to fund people and equipment. Michael Pereckas

Who feels the pain of science research budget cuts?

What are research dollars actually spent on? Rather than looking at artifacts like publications and patents, a new initiative directly tracks the people and businesses that receive research funding.

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