Global warming turned Sandy into superstorm

Last October's Superstorm Sandy was made far worse by the melting of Arctic sea ice, new research suggests.

Human evolution driven by sudden climate change

Erratic changes in the East African climate around two million years ago may have been the driving force behind human evolution, say researchers at Penn State and Rutgers University.

Researchers hack into moving car's security system

A team of university researchers has shown that it is possible to infiltrate a car's computer system while it is moving at highway speeds, proving the security risks of having computer-controlled vehicles.

Carhackers jack moving vehicle

Forget about the good old days when unshaven carjackers dressed in bad plaid jackets, carried sawed-off shotguns and rode badass Choppers.

 The next generation of carjacking deviants will likely tote tricked-out portable rigs along with thermoses full of freshly brewed Seattle roast.