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Shamoon malware steals and wipes data after corrupting computers

Security specialists have detected a malware that steals files from infected machines, then renders several computers on a network unusable by overwriting their master boot record. They suspect it is being used to target attacks against specific companies.

New technological boom! Electricity can be generated from waste water.

Brilliant Engineers from the Oregon State University have finally burst through in the microbial fuel cells performance that can lead to the generation of electricity using waste water directly. This can lead to a boom in the production of electricity in future as the waste treatment plants can actively help in selling electricity besides producing electricity for the waste plant.

Is it Hybridization or Common ancestral pool between Neanderthals and Humans?

The new analysis done on humans and Neanderthals has found out that there was no hybridization between the two. The inherited characteristic traits shared between the two are most likely due to a common ancestral pool rather than inter-species mating.

Co-inventor of 'cold fusion’ Martin Fleischmann dies at 85

British electro-chemist Martin Fleischmann, who claimed to have found a way to bring nuclear fusion in a glass bottle at room temperature, breathed his last on Friday.

ExxonMobil expanding Houston campus for 10,000 additional workers

One of the largest oil companies of United States, ExxonMobil is expanding its Houston campus which will be enough to accommodate 10,000 workers in 2014.

Solar storms from giant sun spot heading toward Earth

According to the Space Weather Observers Solar flares are heading towards Earth and are expected to strike Earth’s magnetic field sooner.

Wind farms linked to rising surface temperatures -- study

Apart from producing clean, renewable energy, giant wind turbines are also changing local weather and land surface temperatures, finds a new study.

Obama Calls For Market Crackdown To Combat Surging Oil Prices

As U.S. Presidential polls are looming closer Obama government is seen gambling with assorted strategies for wooing its citizens, who apparently are grappling with surging gasoline prices. The latest strategy comes in the form of proposed measures for oil market crackdown and fighting oil market manipulations.

U.S. Intelligence Uncertain On Iranian Atomic Bomb Plans

Recent sources confirm U.S. intelligence is unsure whether Iran’s nuclear advancements are striving towards making a nuclear bomb.

Talks Failed As IAEA Couldn't Negotiate With Iran

The negotiation talks failed between Iran and IAEA, after the former didn’t grant permission to the UN team for visiting “suspicious” nuclear site Parchin.