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Electric bacteria found in the human gut

  Michael Irving – An artist’s rendition of Listeria bacteria, which have been found to produce electricity (Credit: UC Berkeley/Amy Ca. The diverse microbes that live in our gut keep turning up new surprises. In recent years this tiny ecosystem has been found to …

Free credit freezes and year-long fraud alerts are here

Free credit freezes are here.  by Andrew Smith, Federal Trade Commission, Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection Gail Hillebrand, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, Associate Director, Division of Consumer Education and Engagement Free credit freezes and year-long fraud alerts are here, starting September 21st, …

The best open source alternatives to your everyday apps

  James Holloway – Open source provides a compelling alternative to proprietary software (Credit: bizoon/Depositphotos) There are many compelling reasons to use open source software, where the code behind an app is free for anyone to view or contribute to. There’s the obvious …