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A grudge match between humanity and death — who wins?

FAIRFAX, Va., February 28, 2011 -- Death can be terrifying. Recognizing that death is inescapable and unpredictable makes us incredibly vulnerable, and can invoke feelings of anxiety, hatred and fear. But new research by George Mason University psyc...

‘Climategate’ undermined belief in global warming among many TV meteorologists, study...

FAIRFAX, Va., February 22, 2011 -- A new paper by George Mason University researchers shows that 'Climategate' -- the unauthorized release in late 2009 of stolen e-mails between climate scientists in the U.S. and United Kingdom -- undermined belief ...

The NIST role in role-based control: A 20th anniversary appraisal

What NIST-led innovation is estimated to have saved U.S. industry $6.1 billion over the past 20 years? Well, probably several, but, perhaps surprisingly, a new economics study* points to the development of "role-based access control," a computer-sec...

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