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Slashdot Items Tagged "risks"

Date / TimeStory
Thursday December 18, 2014 @08:36AM Councilmen Introduce Bills Strongly Regulating UAV Use in NYC
Thursday December 11, 2014 @10:16AM Army Building an Airport Just For Drones
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @11:13AM Hawking Warns Strong AI Could Threaten Humanity
Sunday November 30, 2014 @08:45PM Breath Test For Pot Being Developed At WSU
Sunday November 30, 2014 @04:11PM Football Concussion Lawsuits Start To Hit High Schools
Sunday November 30, 2014 @03:03PM WHO Timeline for Ebola Containment Proves Hard To Meet
Friday November 28, 2014 @08:53PM FAA Report Says Near Collisions With Drones On the Rise
Thursday November 13, 2014 @09:53AM US School Installs 'Shooter Detection' System
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @08:44AM Some Virgin Galactic Customers Demand Money Back
Sunday November 02, 2014 @07:43PM Ferguson No-Fly Zone Revealed As Anti-Media Tactic
Sunday November 02, 2014 @01:09PM Buying Goods To Make Nuclear Weapons On eBay, Alibaba, and Other Platforms
Saturday November 01, 2014 @10:59PM Rhode Island Comic Con Oversold, Overcrowded
Thursday October 30, 2014 @09:07AM New Crash Test Dummies Reflect Rising American Bodyweight
Monday October 27, 2014 @12:15PM Pentagon Builds Units To Transport Ebola Patients
Monday October 27, 2014 @10:20AM Elon Musk Warns Against Unleashing Artificial Intelligence "Demon"
Monday October 27, 2014 @10:15AM Lava Flow In Hawaii Gains Speed, Triggers Methane Explosions
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @09:40AM Safercar.gov Overwhelmed By Recall For Deadly Airbags
Monday October 20, 2014 @01:22PM 'Endrun' Networks: Help In Danger Zones
Sunday October 19, 2014 @04:01PM Soda Pop Damages Your Cells' Telomeres
Saturday October 18, 2014 @09:56AM Researchers Scrambling To Build Ebola-Fighting Robots
Friday October 17, 2014 @06:22PM Facebook 'Safety Check' Lets Friends Know You're OK After a Major Disaster
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @10:17AM Flight Attendants Want Stricter Gadget Rules Reinstated
Friday October 10, 2014 @05:31PM Antiperspirants Could Contribute to Particulate Pollution
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @10:49AM Studies Conclude Hands-Free-calling and Apple Siri Distract Drivers
Friday October 03, 2014 @05:08PM GlaxoSmithKline Released 45 Liters of Live Polio Virus
Thursday October 02, 2014 @08:53AM After Dallas Ebola Diagnosis, CDC Raises Estimate of Patient's Possible Contacts
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @07:21AM Man Walks Past Security Screening Staring At iPad, Causing Airport Evacuation
Thursday September 25, 2014 @04:32PM FAA Clears Movie and TV Drones For Takeoff
Monday September 08, 2014 @09:03AM Two Explorers Descend Into An Active Volcano, and Live to Tell About It
Sunday September 07, 2014 @06:56PM Apparent Meteorite Hits Managua, Nicaragua, Leaving Crater But No Injuries
Sunday September 07, 2014 @02:02PM 3 Decades Later, Finnair Pilots Report Dramatic Close Encounter With a Missile
Thursday September 04, 2014 @07:19AM Hitachi Developing Reactor That Burns Nuclear Waste
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @07:26AM Iceland Raises Volcano Aviation Alert Again
Monday September 01, 2014 @07:43AM Feds Want Nuclear Waste Train, But Don't Know Where It Would Go
Friday August 29, 2014 @06:43PM Islamic State "Laptop of Doom" Hints At Plots Including Bubonic Plague
Friday August 29, 2014 @05:48PM Watch UK Inventor Colin Furze Survive a Fireworks Blast In a Metal Suit
Sunday August 24, 2014 @03:25PM Iceland Stands Down On Travel Alert: From Orange To Red and Back Again
Sunday August 24, 2014 @01:38PM Slashdot Asks: How Prepared Are You For an Earthquake?
Sunday August 24, 2014 @07:58AM Magnitude 6.0 Quake Hits Northern California, Causing Injuries and Outages
Saturday August 23, 2014 @01:15PM Eruption Of Iceland's Bardarbunga Raises Travel Alert to Red
Friday August 22, 2014 @04:51PM Google Wants To Test Driverless Cars In a Simulation
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @11:12AM Iceland's Seismic Activity: A Repeat Show for Atmospheric Ash?
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @08:28AM Nuclear Regulator Hacked 3 Times In 3 Years
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @08:01AM Selectable Ethics For Robotic Cars and the Possibility of a Robot Car Bomb
Friday August 15, 2014 @05:33PM Swedish Dad Takes Gamer Kids To Warzone
Thursday August 14, 2014 @10:56AM How to Maintain Lab Safety While Making Viruses Deadlier
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @07:28AM Gas Cooled Reactors Shut Down In UK
Sunday August 10, 2014 @09:16PM Point-and-Shoot: TrackingPoint's New Linux-Controlled AR-15s
Thursday August 07, 2014 @02:46PM TEPCO: Nearly All Nuclear Fuel Melted At Fukushima No. 3 Reactor
Saturday July 26, 2014 @10:37PM Report: Nuclear Plants Should Focus On Risks Posed By External Events
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @06:38PM A Box of Forgotten Smallpox Vials Was Just Found In an FDA Closet
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @06:44AM Autonomous Trucking
Friday July 04, 2014 @06:42PM Train Derailment Dumps Two 737 Fuselages Into Clark Fork River
Thursday July 03, 2014 @05:40PM Radar Changing the Face of Cycling
Thursday July 03, 2014 @08:27AM Site of 1976 "Atomic Man" Accident To Be Cleaned
Friday June 27, 2014 @05:22PM CDC: 1 In 10 Adult Deaths In US Caused By Excessive Drinking
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @11:15AM Long-Lasting Enzyme Chews Up Cocaine
Monday June 23, 2014 @06:37PM When Drones Fall From the Sky
Thursday June 19, 2014 @08:30AM 'Selfie' Helps Doctors Diagnose Mini-Stroke
Monday June 16, 2014 @02:30PM US Agency Aims To Regulate Map Aids In Vehicles
Friday June 13, 2014 @05:11PM European iPhone Chargers Prone To Overheating
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @11:05AM Moon Swirls May Inspire Revolution In the Science of Deflector Shields
Friday June 06, 2014 @08:42PM GM Names and Fires Engineers Involved In Faulty Ignition Switch
Friday June 06, 2014 @08:29PM The Sci-Fi Myth of Killer Machines
Thursday May 29, 2014 @09:21AM Temporary Classrooms Are Bad For the Environment, and Worse For Kids
Monday May 26, 2014 @04:58PM Organic Cat Litter May Have Caused Nuclear Waste Accident
Friday May 16, 2014 @11:39AM Gen. Keith Alexander On Metadata, Snowden, and the NSA: "We're At Greater Risk"
Thursday May 15, 2014 @07:50AM Federal Car Fleet To Become Test Bed For High-Tech Safety Gear
Thursday May 08, 2014 @11:30AM Feds Issue Emergency Order On Crude Oil Trains
Thursday May 08, 2014 @07:30AM First Arrest In Japan For 3D-Printed Guns
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @07:02AM Earthquake Warning Issued For Central Oklahoma
Sunday May 04, 2014 @07:19PM ISS Studies Show Bacteria From Earth Could Colonize Mars
Sunday May 04, 2014 @10:35AM Death Wish Meets GPS: iPhone Theft Victims Confronting Perps
Thursday May 01, 2014 @10:02AM "Smart" Gun Seller Gets the Wrong Kind of Online Attention
Sunday April 20, 2014 @02:39PM Why Portland Should Have Kept Its Water, Urine and All
Sunday April 20, 2014 @09:47AM 3 Former Astronauts: Earth-Asteroid Collisions Are a Real But Preventable Danger
Saturday April 19, 2014 @09:44AM The Design Flaw That Almost Wiped Out an NYC Skyscraper
Thursday April 10, 2014 @11:49AM Under the Chassis: A Look At Tesla's Battery Shield
Sunday April 06, 2014 @09:48PM UAV Operator Blames Hacking For Malfunction That Injured Triathlete
Sunday April 06, 2014 @11:43AM It's Time To Plug the Loopholes In Pipeline Regulation
Sunday April 06, 2014 @08:33AM To Reduce the Health Risk of Barbecuing Meat, Just Add Beer
Friday April 04, 2014 @10:20PM Bugs In SCADA Software Leave 7,600 Factories Vulnerable
Friday April 04, 2014 @08:37PM Most Expensive Aviation Search: $53 Million To Find Flight MH370
Friday April 04, 2014 @03:34PM Nest Halts Sales of Smart Fire Alarm After Discovering Dangerous Flaw
Wednesday April 02, 2014 @02:08AM 8.2 Earthquake Off the Coast of Chile, Tsunami Triggered
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @10:53PM Threatened Pandemics and Laboratory Escapes: Self-fulfilling Prophecies
Saturday March 29, 2014 @12:39AM Geologists Warned of Washington State Mudslides For Decades
Sunday March 23, 2014 @10:34PM Titanium-Headed Golf Clubs Create Brush Fire Hazard In California
Sunday March 23, 2014 @09:38AM French, Chinese Satellite Images May Show Malaysian Jet Debris
Saturday March 22, 2014 @05:53PM One Billion Android Devices Open To Privilege Escalation
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @08:24AM St. Patrick's Day, March Madness, and Steve Jobs' Liver
Sunday March 09, 2014 @01:01PM 3 Years Later: A Fukushima Worker's Eyewitness Story
Saturday March 08, 2014 @05:55PM Exploding Oil Tank Cars: Why Trains Go Boom
Friday February 28, 2014 @07:57AM Blood Test of 4 Biomarkers Predicts Death Within 5 Years
Thursday February 27, 2014 @09:42AM Google Fighting Distracted Driver Laws
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @09:44AM Navy Won't Investigate Nuclear Pollution At San Francisco's Treasure Island
Sunday February 23, 2014 @05:36PM Study Shows Agent Orange Still Taints Aging C-123s
Friday February 21, 2014 @06:49PM Stack Overflow Could Explain Toyota Vehicles' Unintended Acceleration
Friday February 21, 2014 @07:30AM Why Your Phone Gets OTA Updates But Your Car Doesn't
Thursday February 13, 2014 @08:27AM 11-Year UK Study Reports No Health Danger From Mobile Phone Transmissions
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @01:18PM FBI: $10,000 Reward For Info On Anyone Who Points a Laser At an Aircraft
Sunday February 09, 2014 @05:43PM A Corporate War Against a Scientist, and How He Fought Back
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @12:23PM Government To Require Vehicle-to-vehicle Communication
Friday January 31, 2014 @08:21PM Confessions Of an Ex-TSA Agent: Secrets Of the I.O. Room
Saturday January 25, 2014 @08:53AM Mexico's Stolen Radiation Truck: It Could Happen In the US
Thursday January 23, 2014 @01:20AM Regulations Could Delay or Prevent Space Tourism
Thursday January 02, 2014 @10:00AM Helicopter Rescue For All Passengers Aboard Antarctic Research Ship
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @02:39AM The Japanese Mob Is Hiring Homeless People To Clean Up Fukushima
Monday December 30, 2013 @01:46AM Parents' Campaign Leads To Wi-Fi Ban In New Zealand School
Sunday December 29, 2013 @04:33PM Australian Icebreaker Tries To Get Through To Stranded Antarctic Research Ship
Thursday December 26, 2013 @05:23PM Millions of Dogecoin Stolen Over Christmas
Thursday December 26, 2013 @03:19PM Antarctic Climate Research Expedition Trapped In Sea Ice
Thursday December 26, 2013 @01:53PM Tesla Updates Model S Software As a Precaution Against Unsafe Charging
Thursday December 26, 2013 @08:21AM Scientists Predict Earthquake's Location and Strength
Tuesday December 24, 2013 @10:56AM 2013: an Ominous Year For Warnings and Predictions
Sunday December 22, 2013 @08:48PM Spacesuit Problems Delay ISS Repair Spacewalk
Thursday December 19, 2013 @03:09PM Tesla Says Garage Fire Not Charger's Fault; Firemen Less Sure
Thursday December 19, 2013 @08:17AM Multidrug Resistance Gene Released By Chinese Wastewater Treatment Plants
Friday December 13, 2013 @06:09PM Cobalt-60, and Lessons From a Mexican Theft
Thursday December 12, 2013 @01:15PM You Are What Your Dad Ate
Wednesday December 11, 2013 @11:50PM Coolant Glitch Forces Partial Space Station Shutdown
Wednesday December 11, 2013 @02:16PM Smart Cars: Too Distracting?
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:24AM Killer Qualities of Japanese Fault Revealed
Thursday December 05, 2013 @11:46AM Thieves Who Stole Cobalt-60 Will Soon Be Dead
Tuesday December 03, 2013 @08:30AM Is the Porsche Carrera GT Too Dangerous?
Saturday November 30, 2013 @11:07PM Dial 00000000 To Blow Up the World
Sunday November 24, 2013 @10:43AM Make Way For "Mutant" Crops As GM Foods Face Opposition
Thursday November 21, 2013 @02:59PM NHTSA Tells Tesla To Stop Exaggerating Model S Safety Rating
Tuesday November 19, 2013 @09:19AM Musk Lashes Back Over Tesla Fire Controversy
Sunday November 17, 2013 @08:08PM Sen. Chuck Schumer Seeks To Extend Ban On 'Undetectable' 3D-Printed Guns
Sunday November 17, 2013 @06:30PM Skydiving Accident Leaves Security Guru Cedric 'Sid' Blancher Dead At 37
Saturday November 16, 2013 @06:12PM Scientists Propose Satellite Early Warning System For Forest Fires
Thursday November 14, 2013 @04:00PM ATF Tests Show 3D Printed Guns Can Explode
Thursday November 14, 2013 @12:45PM DRM To Be Used In Renault Electric Cars
Thursday November 14, 2013 @11:32AM EU To Allow 3G and 4G Connections On Planes
Thursday November 14, 2013 @10:03AM We're Safe From the Latest SARS-Like Disease...For the Moment
Sunday November 03, 2013 @08:18PM Indonesian Erruption Forces Evacuation of 1300
Sunday November 03, 2013 @02:09PM TSA Union Calls For Armed Guards At Every Checkpoint
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @12:51PM Magma Reservoir Under Yellowstone Is Much Bigger Than Previously Thought
Friday October 25, 2013 @05:51PM Ask Slashdot: Developer Responsibility When Apps Might Risk Lives?
Thursday October 24, 2013 @09:32AM How Safe Is Cycling?
Friday October 18, 2013 @10:25PM DNA Sequence Withheld From New Botulism Paper
Thursday October 17, 2013 @07:28AM Uneven Enforcement Suspected At Nuclear Plants
Tuesday October 15, 2013 @06:46AM Elevated Radiation Claimed At Tokyo 2020 Olympic Venues
Tuesday October 15, 2013 @06:46AM UK Court Orders Two Sisters Must Receive MMR Vaccine
Sunday October 06, 2013 @05:39PM Why the FAA May Finally Relax In-Flight Device Rules
Friday October 04, 2013 @07:06PM Engineers Design Tornado Proof Home
Friday October 04, 2013 @06:17PM Owner of Battery Fire Tesla Vehicle: Car 'Performed Very Well, Will Buy Again'
Thursday October 03, 2013 @09:10AM Asian Giant Hornets Kill 42 People In China, Injure Over 1,500
Thursday October 03, 2013 @07:59AM Fukushima Leak Traced To Overflow Tank Built On a Slope
Tuesday September 24, 2013 @12:18PM Georgia Cop Issues 800 Tickets To Drivers Texting At Red Lights
Friday September 20, 2013 @05:02PM USAF Almost Nuked North Carolina In 1961 – Declassified Document
Tuesday September 17, 2013 @12:29PM Robots Join Final Assembly Line At US Auto Plant
Saturday September 07, 2013 @12:32PM Could Technology Create Modern-Day 'Leper Colonies'?
Saturday August 24, 2013 @04:48PM Wildfire Threatens Water and Power To San Francisco
Thursday August 22, 2013 @12:37PM Open Source Mapping Software Shows Every Traffic Death On Earth
Thursday August 22, 2013 @10:27AM Fukushima Actually "Much Worse" Than So Far Disclosed, Say Experts
Thursday August 22, 2013 @08:54AM A New Spate of Deaths In the Wireless Industry
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @11:58AM NHTSA Gives the Model S Best Safety Rating of Any Car In History
Friday August 16, 2013 @05:42PM Google Glass Integration For Cars Is Coming: Neat Idea Or Crazy Town?
Thursday August 08, 2013 @03:32PM Talking On the Phone While Driving Not So Dangerous After All
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @11:52AM NRA Launches Pro-Lead Website
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @10:42AM Fukishima Springs Water Leak
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @08:25AM Second SFO Disaster Avoided Seconds Before Crash
Sunday July 28, 2013 @01:50AM Russian Vehicle Delivers Spacesuit Repair Kit To ISS
Thursday July 25, 2013 @09:37AM After a User Dies, Apple Warns Against Counterfeit Chargers
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @08:53AM 3D Printers Shown To Emit Potentially Harmful Nanosized Particles
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @01:13PM Spacewalk Aborted When Water Fills Astronaut's Helmet
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @07:45AM Hardly Anyone Is Buying 'Smart Guns'
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @08:06AM UCSD Lecturer Releases Geotagging Application For "Dangerous Guns and Owners"
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @07:58AM Boeing 777 Crashes At San Francisco Airport
Sunday June 30, 2013 @12:52AM With Catastrophes In Mind, Supercomputing Project Simulates Space Junk Collision
Sunday June 09, 2013 @12:49AM Asteroid Passes (Just) 65,000 Miles From Earth
Tuesday June 04, 2013 @06:52AM Footage Reveals Drone Aircraft Nearly Downed Passenger Plane in 2004
Sunday June 02, 2013 @11:35AM Surgeries On Friday Are More Frequently Fatal
Friday May 31, 2013 @06:20PM TSA Finishes Removing "Virtual Nude" X-Ray Devices From US Airports
Friday May 31, 2013 @05:30PM GMO Wheat Found Growing Wild In Oregon, Japan Suspends Import From U.S.
Thursday May 30, 2013 @02:25PM Mars Explorers Face Huge Radiation Problem
Thursday May 30, 2013 @11:27AM 'Smart Gun' Firm Wants You To Fund Its Prototype
Thursday May 30, 2013 @12:12AM New Best Way To Nuke a Short-Notice Asteroid
Friday May 17, 2013 @06:45PM NTSB Recommends Lower Drunk Driving Threshold Nationwide: 0.05 BAC
Friday May 17, 2013 @05:08PM 9th Grade Science Experiment: Garden Cress Won't Germinate Near Routers
Thursday May 09, 2013 @07:25AM San Francisco Abandons Mobile Phone Radiation Labels
Thursday April 18, 2013 @06:45AM Huge Explosion at Texas Fertilizer Plant
Thursday April 11, 2013 @10:20AM North Korean Missile Raised To Firing Position, Says US Official
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @10:48AM Climate Change Will Boost Plane Turbulence, Suggests Study
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @10:01AM Boeing's 787 Dreamliner Has Taken Its Battery Certification Flight
Monday April 08, 2013 @07:55PM "Dark Lightning" Could Expose Airline Passengers To Radiation
Saturday April 06, 2013 @07:01PM Why Do Pathogen Researchers Face Less Scrutiny Than Nuclear Scientists?
Saturday April 06, 2013 @06:12PM Leak Found In Fukushima Tank Holding Radioactive Water
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @09:39AM Man Who Pointed Laser At Aircraft Gets 30-Month Sentence
Sunday March 24, 2013 @10:33AM Man Accused of Selling Golf Ball Finders As Bomb Detectors
Thursday March 07, 2013 @08:33AM North Korea Threatens US With Preemptive Nuclear Strike
Friday March 01, 2013 @04:28PM Hit the Wrong Button, Drone Goes Boom
Tuesday February 26, 2013 @09:39AM Future Fighters Won't Need Ejection Seats
Friday February 22, 2013 @07:42PM First Dedicated Asteroid-Tracking Satellite Will Be Canadian
Thursday February 21, 2013 @02:20AM Japanese Probe Finds Miswiring of Boeing 787 Battery
Thursday February 21, 2013 @02:18AM How To Safeguard Loose Nukes
Saturday February 16, 2013 @01:39AM California Professors Unveil Proposal To Attack Asteroids With Lasers
Friday February 15, 2013 @05:52PM Russian Meteor Largest In a Century

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