A quick moan.
I know no-one wants researchers / cold-callers / salespeople knocking on their door, and therefore these people try to be as non-offensive as possible. 50 more words
Google researchers developed an algorithm that completely removes watermarks from images. The algorithm works entirely automatically. According to Google, a vulnerability in the watermarks is used by stock imagery sites that makes it possible to remove the transparent stamp used to protect copyright. 255 more words
Spider silk has some amazing material properties, so there’s lots of enthusiasm for the prospect of using it to make something useful. Unfortunately, spiders aren’t domesticated, and attempts to make the silk proteins in other organisms haven’t been entirely successful. 611 more words