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SciTech Now Episode 526

In this episode of SciTech Now, a GPS for your body that detect diseases; understanding how the brain processes information; a look at today’s hackers; and a group on a mission to beautify freeways in Texas.

Protecting today’s highly computerized cars from hackers

Today’s vehicles are highly computerized, putting them at a greater risk of being compromised by hackers. Thankfully, researchers are developing a system to protect your car’s software against cyber attacks. Justin Cappos, Professor at New York University Tandon School of Engineering joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.

SciTech Now episode 420

In this episode of SciTech Now, we see how humans have an impact on our oceans; how to protect today’s highly computerized cars from hackers; exploring space; and discovering new ways to give robots and drones brains of their own.  

Digital invaders

Today, cell phones, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth signals can be a risky two way street, offering hackers and malicious intruders’ pathways to invade our digital lives. Up next, cyber security experts explain why they think we need to be more diligent about protecting ourselves from digital invaders.

Protecting yourself from hackers

For many of us, our smartphones and tablets have already replaced our desktop and laptop computers. And now, they’re becoming a filing cabinet of our personal data, from bank account details to private health records, which makes these pocket-sized computers tempting targets for hackers. How much security can technology provide as we conduct more business […]

SciTech Now Episode 210

In this episode of SciTech Now, scientists use algae to trace the origins of sex; the decommissioned space shuttle Atlantis has a new home in Orlando, Florida; the company deCervo explores the neuroscience involved in athletics; and mobile security research that tries to protect us from hackers.