Thursday, 23 February 2017
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Viruses support photosynthesis in bacteria

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Viruses propagate by infecting a host cell and reproducing inside. This not only affects humans and animals, but bacteria as well. This type of virus is called bacteriophage. They carry so called auxiliary metabolic genes in their genome, which are responsible for producing certain proteins that give the virus an advantage. Researchers have analyzed the structure of such a protein more closely. It appears to stimulate the photosynthesis of host bacteria.

Stingless bees have their nests protected by soldiers

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Although stingless bees do not have a sting to fend off enemies, they are nonetheless able to defend their hives against attacks. Only four years ago it was discovered that a Brazilian bee species, the Jatai bee, has a soldier caste. The slightly larger fighters guard the entrance to the nest and grip intruders with their powerful mandibles in the event of an attack. Now researchers have identified four further species which produce a special soldier caste to defend their nests.

Stop using SHA1: It’s now completely unsafe

Added: 23.02.2017 22:35 | 0 views | 0 comments

Security researchers have achieved the first real-world collision attack against the SHA-1 hash function, producing two different PDF files with the same SHA-1 signature. This shows that the algorithm's use for security-sensitive functions should be discontinued as soon as possible.
SHA-1 (Secure Hash Algorithm 1) dates back to 1995 and has been known to be vulnerable to theoretical attacks since 2005. The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology has banned the use of SHA-1 by U.S. federal agencies since 2010, and digital certificate authorities have not been allowed to issue SHA-1-signed certificates since Jan. 1, 2016, although .

Netflix’s Castlevania Poster Debuts Dracula’s Castle

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Netflix's Castlevania Poster Debuts Dracula's Castle
Executive producer Adi Shankar unveiled a poster of Dracula's Castle from Netflix's upcoming Castlevania adaptation.


Johnson's Bedtime Baby Products Settlement for $3 per item refund

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As a result of a class action settlement, customers who purchased select Johnson & Johnson Bedtime products may be entitled to a refund of $3 per item. The settlement is in response to a lawsuit alleging that Johnson & Johnson mislabeled its products as "clinically proven" to help a baby sleep better. Customers are eligible for a cash payment of $3 per item for up the five items without proof of purchase ($15 max) and up to 10 items with proof of purchase ($30 max).
To qualify, you must have purchased Johnson's Bedtime Baby Bath, Baby Lotion, Baby Moisture Wash, Baby Bedtime Washcloths, or Baby Bubble Bath & Wash between July 1, 2010, and August 31, 2016: Additionally, the products must have been labeled, marketed, and/or advertised as "clinically proven" to help baby sleep better or to be used as part of a "bedtime" or "nighttime" routine. Your claim must be submitted by April 28. Click here for formation.

In Praise Of The Debate Over The Border Adjustable Tax

Added: 23.02.2017 21:38 | 0 views | 0 comments

For the most part, the debate over the border adjustable business tax has been serious and productive. It is what policy debates should be, but rarely are.

Agents of SHIELD’s Whedon Teases Life in the Framework’s What If World

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Agents of SHIELD's Whedon Teases Life in the Framework's What If World
Executive producer Jed Whedon spoke to CBR about the return of Grant Ward, Radcliffe's life after death, Simmons' status and more.

Industrial Demand Will Support Silver ETFs

Added: 23.02.2017 20:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

Even if safe-haven demand for hard assets abates, silver exchange traded funds could continue to find support out of the industrial sector as the precious metal is a major component in many manufactured products. For instance, silver used in the photovoltaic panel industry is growing and could reach record levels in 2018, Maxwell Gold, Director…

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