Tag: Science & Tech

Iran Launches Monkey Into Space

Iran has sent a capsule containing a live monkey into space and later retrieved the “shipment” intact, the Tehran-based Arab-language Al-Alam channel said, quoting an official statement. Previous attempts by the Islamic republic to put a monkey into space have failed. AFP

Facebook Announces New Search Feature, Graph Search

JUST IN: Facebook says it will be releasing a new search feature for its site called Graph Search. Graph Search is designed to take a precise query and deliver an answer, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said. He said it isn’t a Web search service, and that user privacy has been taken into consideration, according to…

Scientists Successfully ‘Hack’ Brain To Obtain Private Data

It sounds like something out of the movie “Johnny Mnemonic,” but scientists have successfully been able to “hack” a brain with a device that’s easily available on the open market. Researchers from the University of California and University of Oxford in Geneva figured out a way to pluck sensitive information from a person’s head, such…