VoIP phones vulnerable to hacks

Columbia University engineers have discovered a major vulnerability in many VoIP phones - used widely around the world by governments, banks and major corporations.

Death Valley volcano could come back to life

Geologists have discovered that Death Valley's Ubehebe Crater, formed by a volcanic explosion, was created much more recently than thought — and that it could go off again any time.

Yes, hackers can hijack printers


Researchers at Columbia University have identified a firmware security flaw in an unknown number of Hewlett-Packard (HP) printers that could potentially be exploited by hackers.

A nice day to start a war?

The El Niño global climate cycle is triggering regular conflicts across the globe, new research suggests.

Google's replacing our memory, study finds

We've all suspected it, and apparently it's true: search engines such as Google are destroying our memory.