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Gene treatment could reduce scarring, help veterans

July 17, 2012 RXi Pharmaceuticals is the latest to test a gene-silencing technique.

Kenyans adopted payments by phone at a lightning pace

July 17, 2012 World Bank blogger says African nation's mobile users are adopting mobile money quickly.

What does your tattoo say about you? The FBI wants to know.

July 17, 2012 The bureau is seeking technology that would help interpret the meaning of body art.

What the Internet actually looks like

July 17, 2012 A visual rendering of the infrastructure of the Internet

Syria's chemical weapons: A perfect storm?

July 16, 2012 Ironically, Assad’s strong hold on power has so far staved off a potential disaster.

Energy pays big tech firms to speed creation of extreme supercomputer

July 16, 2012 The race is on to design machines that can keep pace with big data.

Scientists question accuracy of iris scanners over time

July 16, 2012 Findings could prompt agencies to use other biometric technologies.

Video: DARPA really needs to TiVo 'Mythbusters'

July 13, 2012 The agency's latest creation appeared on the science show a few years ago.

Feds significantly expand the use of iris-recognition technology

July 13, 2012 Biometric data to be used to catch criminals, verify identities of government employees and possibly travelers.

Technology is no longer open data’s biggest challenge

July 12, 2012 Managers must get on board with government data transparency, conference panelists say.