Stories by Sharon Gaudin

Moth-based robot may lead to 'hybrid' computers

A scientist who successfully connected a moth's brain to a robot predicts that "hybrid" computers running a combination of technology and living organic tissue will be available in 10 to 15 years.

Man sentenced to 110 years for hacking, extortion

A North Carolina man last week was sentenced to 110 years in prison after admitting that he and a co-conspirator hacked into computers used by young girls and used illicitly gained data to blackmail them.