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Researchers will uncover “the other” hidden internet

You have heard of the dark web but what do you know about the semantic net?

Cloud computing: How safe is your data?

Cloud computing enables users to save their data online rather than on their hard drive. This data may, however, also become available to strangers. Danish scientists are working on a solution.

Researcher teleports with a kitten

Researchers can now use a special beam of light called a Schrödinger kitten for teleportation. The method can eventually lead to quantum computers and to communication which is secure against eavesdropping.

You are the weakest link in IT security

Hackers often gain access to IT systems by exploiting the weakest link in IT security – the users. New social IT security system aims to weed out the human factor.

Your household appliances can be hacked

The neighbour’s kid hacks your washing machine and terrorists switch off the power in your city. These are likely future scenarios with modern technology. But now a researcher has set out to combat this.

Fuel cells speed up cyclists

Tiny fuel cells will soon be supplying energy to the numerous electronic gadgets used by amateur and elite cyclists.

Your computer knows what you’re thinking

Commercial companies intercept and read your emails, so they can send you adverts that exactly match your profile and wants. But this doesn’t work – it’s ineffective, says informatics expert.

Apps for science geeks

Apps can teach us about anything from the cells in our bodies to the most distant stars in our universe. ScienceNordic has asked three researchers to name some of their favourite science apps.

Why we still copy music illegally

Pirate copying is widespread because people do not back copyright laws. A new study shows why.

Open access working papers not good enough

Scientific articles published in peer-reviewed journals receive four times as many citations as working papers in openly accessible archives.