Archive for October 3, 2017 | Daily archive page

Many Protostellar and cometary detections of organohalogens: probably not alien in origin.

Organohalogens, a class of molecules that contain at least one halogen atom bonded to carbon, are abundant on the Earth where they are mainly produced through industrial and biological processes1. Consequently, they have been proposed as biomarkers in the search for life on exoplanets2. Simple halogen hydrides have been detected in interstellar sources and in […]

Equifax breach: 2.5m US citizens larger than thought. A timeline.

Equifax said late Monday that an outside review determined about 2.5 million additional U.S. consumers were potentially impacted, for a revised total of 145.5 million. The company said the review also found that just 8,000 Canadian citizens were impacted, rather than up to 100,000 Canadians, as previously announced. Equifax was alerted to the breach by […]

 
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