Engineering

Popcorn robotics: Cornell team explored heated kernels

From Cornell University, you now have popcorn -driven robotic actuators to think about. Take it with a grain of, well, common sense. As IEEE Spectrum 's subhead said, "Popcorn is a cheap, biodegradable way to actuate a robot ...

Security

Linux kernel vulnerability traced to keyring implementation

Security watchers this week focused on the zero-day vulnerability which was found inside the Linux kernel. Geektime's Gabriel Avner and Yaneev Avital reported Tuesday that the Israeli cyber security firm Perception Point ...