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How to Fix: macOS High Sierra Flaw Allows Admin Access Without Password

How to Fix: macOS High Sierra Flaw Allows Admin Access Without Password

All you need to do is enter " root " into the username field, leave the password blank, and hit Enter a few times. The workaround right now according to the Twitterverse, is to set a root user password. Until Apple releases a new version of the software or patches the flaw, users can fix the issue by assigning their own password to the root account.


How Coral Transplants Could Save The Great Barrier Reef

How Coral Transplants Could Save The Great Barrier Reef

The largest living structure on earth, the Great Barrier Reef is strongly showing the signs of dying, as the climate change is making oceans less hospitable to the corals. Alroy also suggested numerous Great Barrier Reef's animals would be absent from those reefs and suggested the paper did not fully acknowledge the worsening nature of climate change, which would probably also kill the robust reefs anyway.


Origami-inspired artificial muscles give soft robots superpowers

Origami-inspired artificial muscles give soft robots superpowers

In response, the team from MIT and Harvard was inspired by the paper-folding craft of origami to create artificial muscles that can bend, fold and squeeze while providing plenty of heft for a variety of purposes. "Artificial muscle-like actuators are one of the most important grand challenges in all of engineering", said Rob Wood, co-author of the research paper.


Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp passes 15 million downloads

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp passes 15 million downloads

Based on Sensor Tower's early estimates, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp has been downloaded at least 15 million times worldwide in just one week. Last week, Nintendo officially released the highly anticipated Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp for iOS .