Dallas, Texas - Zhang Xiao Dong (a.k.a. Mark Zhang), of Shanghai, China, pleaded guilty in Dallas to committing mail fraud in connection with a scheme to sell mislabeled dietary supplements, the Department of Justice announced today.

Jacksonville, Florida - If you’re facing the ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH error, we understand the state of mind you’re in right now. You’re frustrated, you’re curious, and you’re a bit mad. I totally get it. I too have been there, and it sucks. But working in the web security domain has its perks. I’ve got some brilliant minds around me who can get at the root of such errors and come up with accurate solutions. When we got asked about the ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH message by our customers, our SSL experts took out their magnifying glasses and found some solutions.

Washington, DC - In the early days of neuroscience research, scientists painstakingly stained brain cells and drew by hand what they saw in a microscope. Fast forward to 2018 and machines may be able to learn how to do that work. According to a new study in Cell, it may be possible to teach machines how to pick out features in neurons and other cells that have not been stained or undergone other damaging treatments. The study was partially funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health.

Washington, DC - Spring is finally here. It has been a long wait, but warmer temperatures bring events like weddings, graduations and holiday celebrations. These events bring together groups of people to enjoy considerable amounts of delicious and often traditional foods. But if proper food safety steps aren’t taken, your celebration could turn into a disaster.

Washington, DC - The Department of Education conducts periodic assessments of the proficiency of America’s Elementary, Middle School and High School students. “Their findings have been alarmingly dismal as they relate to the knowledge our children have of our country’s history and that does not bode well for the future. Without knowing the past – who we are as a nation -- future generations will not be able to function responsibly, says education advocate David Bruce Smith.

Washington, DC - Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a method for generating numbers guaranteed to be random by quantum mechanics. Described in the April 12 issue of (link is external)Nature, the experimental technique surpasses all previous methods for ensuring the unpredictability of its random numbers and may enhance security and trust in cryptographic systems.