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Supermicro boards were so bug ridden, why would hackers ever need implants?
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Enlarge / A Supermicro motherboard. (credit: Supermicro) By now, everyone knows the premise behind two unconfirmed Bloomberg articles that have dominated security headlines over the past week: spies from China got multiple factories to sneak data-stealing hardware into Supermicro motherboards before the servers that used them were shipped to Apple, Amazon, an unnamed major US […]

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Barcodes stamped on breast implants and medical equipment
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Avoidable harm prevention for things like ‘surgery on the wrong part of the body’ The NHS is stamping barcodes on breast implants, replacement hips and surgical tools in a bid to improve patient safety.…

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Titanium-gold alloy could lead to super-strong implants
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Many bone implants (such as for hips and teeth) need to be replaced after a decade simply because they're not strong enough to survive for any longer. Rice University might put an end to those regular surgeries, though. Its researchers have crafted…

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UCLA trumpets supercapacitor for wearables or implants
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Almost as good as a battery, says graphene-burning boffin A hybrid supercapacitor out of UCLA has got the uni’s boffins excited, since they claim they’ve achieved high energy density but in a thinner-than-paper package.…

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