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Friday March 27, 2015 @07:04PM Modern Cockpits: Harder To Invade But Easier To Lock Up
Thursday March 26, 2015 @08:58AM Germanwings Plane Crash Was No Accident
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @08:43AM $1B TSA Behavioral Screening Program Slammed As "Junk Science"
Sunday March 22, 2015 @11:19AM Chevy Malibu 'Teen Driver' Tech Will Snitch If You Speed
Friday March 20, 2015 @06:50PM Taxi Companies Sue Uber For False Advertising On Safety
Thursday March 19, 2015 @01:51PM No Fuel In the Fukushima Reactor #1
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @08:55PM Lyft CEO: Self-Driving Cars Aren't the Future
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @07:22PM Feds Fine Verizon $3.4 Million Over 911 Service Outage Issues
Thursday March 12, 2015 @05:43PM Austin Declared a Drone-Free Zone During SXSW
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @12:05PM Secret Service Testing Drones, and How to Disrupt Them
Monday March 09, 2015 @12:11AM MH370 Beacon Battery May Have Been Expired
Sunday March 08, 2015 @12:19PM A Year On, What Flight Simulators Can't Prove About Flight MH370
Sunday March 08, 2015 @08:18AM Pakistan Builds Nuclear Reactors In Karachi, Sparking Fears of Disaster
Saturday March 07, 2015 @12:16AM El Nino Has Finally Arrived, Far Weaker Than Predicted
Friday March 06, 2015 @10:34PM Make Those Brown Eyes Blue
Thursday March 05, 2015 @09:36AM French Nuclear Industry In Turmoil As Manufacturer Buckles
Monday March 02, 2015 @10:15PM Research Suggests That Saunas Help You Live Longer
Saturday February 28, 2015 @12:59AM Fighting Scams Targeting the Elderly With Old-School Tech
Friday February 27, 2015 @09:42PM Study: Peanut Consumption In Infancy Helps Prevent Peanut Allergy
Saturday February 21, 2015 @07:40PM Drug-Resistant Malaria May Pose Major Threat
Thursday February 19, 2015 @12:43PM 1950s Toy That Included Actual Uranium Ore Goes On Display At Museum
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @10:35AM Nuclear Plant Taken Down In Anticipation of Snowstorm
Friday February 13, 2015 @10:50PM Smoking Is Even Deadlier Than Previously Thought
Sunday February 08, 2015 @11:47AM SpaceX Launch of "GoreSat" Planned For Today, Along With Another Landing Attempt
Saturday February 07, 2015 @06:05PM Woman Suffers Significant Weight Gain After Fecal Transplant
Friday February 06, 2015 @10:11PM How a Hardware Designer Was Saved By His Own Creation
Friday February 06, 2015 @06:41PM Uber Will Add Panic Button and Location/Journey Sharing In India
Friday February 06, 2015 @06:41PM The US Navy Wants More Railguns and Lasers, Less Gunpowder
Friday February 06, 2015 @06:37PM Automakers Move Toward OTA Software Upgrades
Thursday February 05, 2015 @06:10PM Programming Safety Into Self-Driving Cars
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @11:34AM White House Drone Incident Exposes Key Security Gap
Saturday January 24, 2015 @10:50PM Doomsday Clock Moved Two Minutes Forward, To 23:57
Saturday January 24, 2015 @06:24PM Bomb Threats Via Twitter Partly Shut Down Atlanta's Hartsfield Airport
Saturday January 24, 2015 @10:29AM Government Recommends Cars With Smarter Brakes
Thursday January 22, 2015 @04:22PM New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @09:27AM Regular Exercise Not Enough To Make Up For Sitting All Day
Thursday January 15, 2015 @06:15PM An Open Letter To Everyone Tricked Into Fearing AI
Sunday January 11, 2015 @02:20PM Nuclear Waste Accident Costs Los Alamos Contractor $57 Million
Sunday January 11, 2015 @10:21AM AirAsia QZ8501 Black Box Found
Friday January 09, 2015 @01:20PM Seismological Society of America Claims Fracking Reactivated Ohio Fault
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:18AM How a Shaking Stadium Is Helping Scientists Track Earthquakes
Monday December 29, 2014 @01:30PM AirAsia Flight Goes Missing Between Indonesia and Singapore
Saturday December 27, 2014 @11:59PM Drunk Drivers in California May Get Mandated Interlock Devices
Tuesday December 23, 2014 @09:52AM JP Morgan Breach Tied To Two-Factor Authentication Slip
Thursday December 18, 2014 @09:36AM Councilmen Introduce Bills Strongly Regulating UAV Use in NYC
Thursday December 11, 2014 @11:16AM Army Building an Airport Just For Drones
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @12:13PM Hawking Warns Strong AI Could Threaten Humanity
Sunday November 30, 2014 @09:45PM Breath Test For Pot Being Developed At WSU
Sunday November 30, 2014 @05:11PM Football Concussion Lawsuits Start To Hit High Schools
Sunday November 30, 2014 @04:03PM WHO Timeline for Ebola Containment Proves Hard To Meet
Friday November 28, 2014 @09:53PM FAA Report Says Near Collisions With Drones On the Rise
Thursday November 13, 2014 @10:53AM US School Installs 'Shooter Detection' System
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @09:44AM Some Virgin Galactic Customers Demand Money Back
Sunday November 02, 2014 @08:43PM Ferguson No-Fly Zone Revealed As Anti-Media Tactic
Sunday November 02, 2014 @02:09PM Buying Goods To Make Nuclear Weapons On eBay, Alibaba, and Other Platforms
Saturday November 01, 2014 @11:59PM Rhode Island Comic Con Oversold, Overcrowded
Thursday October 30, 2014 @10:07AM New Crash Test Dummies Reflect Rising American Bodyweight
Monday October 27, 2014 @01:15PM Pentagon Builds Units To Transport Ebola Patients
Monday October 27, 2014 @11:20AM Elon Musk Warns Against Unleashing Artificial Intelligence "Demon"
Monday October 27, 2014 @11:15AM Lava Flow In Hawaii Gains Speed, Triggers Methane Explosions
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @10:40AM Safercar.gov Overwhelmed By Recall For Deadly Airbags
Monday October 20, 2014 @02:22PM 'Endrun' Networks: Help In Danger Zones
Sunday October 19, 2014 @05:01PM Soda Pop Damages Your Cells' Telomeres
Saturday October 18, 2014 @10:56AM Researchers Scrambling To Build Ebola-Fighting Robots
Friday October 17, 2014 @07:22PM Facebook 'Safety Check' Lets Friends Know You're OK After a Major Disaster
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @11:17AM Flight Attendants Want Stricter Gadget Rules Reinstated
Friday October 10, 2014 @06:31PM Antiperspirants Could Contribute to Particulate Pollution
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @11:49AM Studies Conclude Hands-Free-calling and Apple Siri Distract Drivers
Friday October 03, 2014 @06:08PM GlaxoSmithKline Released 45 Liters of Live Polio Virus
Thursday October 02, 2014 @09:53AM After Dallas Ebola Diagnosis, CDC Raises Estimate of Patient's Possible Contacts
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @08:21AM Man Walks Past Security Screening Staring At iPad, Causing Airport Evacuation
Thursday September 25, 2014 @05:32PM FAA Clears Movie and TV Drones For Takeoff
Monday September 08, 2014 @10:03AM Two Explorers Descend Into An Active Volcano, and Live to Tell About It
Sunday September 07, 2014 @07:56PM Apparent Meteorite Hits Managua, Nicaragua, Leaving Crater But No Injuries
Sunday September 07, 2014 @03:02PM 3 Decades Later, Finnair Pilots Report Dramatic Close Encounter With a Missile
Thursday September 04, 2014 @08:19AM Hitachi Developing Reactor That Burns Nuclear Waste
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @08:26AM Iceland Raises Volcano Aviation Alert Again
Monday September 01, 2014 @08:43AM Feds Want Nuclear Waste Train, But Don't Know Where It Would Go
Friday August 29, 2014 @07:43PM Islamic State "Laptop of Doom" Hints At Plots Including Bubonic Plague
Friday August 29, 2014 @06:48PM Watch UK Inventor Colin Furze Survive a Fireworks Blast In a Metal Suit
Sunday August 24, 2014 @04:25PM Iceland Stands Down On Travel Alert: From Orange To Red and Back Again
Sunday August 24, 2014 @02:38PM Slashdot Asks: How Prepared Are You For an Earthquake?
Sunday August 24, 2014 @08:58AM Magnitude 6.0 Quake Hits Northern California, Causing Injuries and Outages
Saturday August 23, 2014 @02:15PM Eruption Of Iceland's Bardarbunga Raises Travel Alert to Red
Friday August 22, 2014 @05:51PM Google Wants To Test Driverless Cars In a Simulation
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @12:12PM Iceland's Seismic Activity: A Repeat Show for Atmospheric Ash?
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @09:28AM Nuclear Regulator Hacked 3 Times In 3 Years
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @09:01AM Selectable Ethics For Robotic Cars and the Possibility of a Robot Car Bomb
Friday August 15, 2014 @06:33PM Swedish Dad Takes Gamer Kids To Warzone
Thursday August 14, 2014 @11:56AM How to Maintain Lab Safety While Making Viruses Deadlier
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @08:28AM Gas Cooled Reactors Shut Down In UK
Sunday August 10, 2014 @10:16PM Point-and-Shoot: TrackingPoint's New Linux-Controlled AR-15s
Thursday August 07, 2014 @03:46PM TEPCO: Nearly All Nuclear Fuel Melted At Fukushima No. 3 Reactor
Saturday July 26, 2014 @11:37PM Report: Nuclear Plants Should Focus On Risks Posed By External Events
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @07:38PM A Box of Forgotten Smallpox Vials Was Just Found In an FDA Closet
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @07:44AM Autonomous Trucking
Friday July 04, 2014 @07:42PM Train Derailment Dumps Two 737 Fuselages Into Clark Fork River
Thursday July 03, 2014 @06:40PM Radar Changing the Face of Cycling
Thursday July 03, 2014 @09:27AM Site of 1976 "Atomic Man" Accident To Be Cleaned
Friday June 27, 2014 @06:22PM CDC: 1 In 10 Adult Deaths In US Caused By Excessive Drinking
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @12:15PM Long-Lasting Enzyme Chews Up Cocaine
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:37PM When Drones Fall From the Sky
Thursday June 19, 2014 @09:30AM 'Selfie' Helps Doctors Diagnose Mini-Stroke
Monday June 16, 2014 @03:30PM US Agency Aims To Regulate Map Aids In Vehicles
Friday June 13, 2014 @06:11PM European iPhone Chargers Prone To Overheating
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @12:05PM Moon Swirls May Inspire Revolution In the Science of Deflector Shields
Friday June 06, 2014 @09:42PM GM Names and Fires Engineers Involved In Faulty Ignition Switch
Friday June 06, 2014 @09:29PM The Sci-Fi Myth of Killer Machines
Thursday May 29, 2014 @10:21AM Temporary Classrooms Are Bad For the Environment, and Worse For Kids
Monday May 26, 2014 @05:58PM Organic Cat Litter May Have Caused Nuclear Waste Accident
Friday May 16, 2014 @12:39PM Gen. Keith Alexander On Metadata, Snowden, and the NSA: "We're At Greater Risk"
Thursday May 15, 2014 @08:50AM Federal Car Fleet To Become Test Bed For High-Tech Safety Gear
Thursday May 08, 2014 @12:30PM Feds Issue Emergency Order On Crude Oil Trains
Thursday May 08, 2014 @08:30AM First Arrest In Japan For 3D-Printed Guns
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @08:02AM Earthquake Warning Issued For Central Oklahoma
Sunday May 04, 2014 @08:19PM ISS Studies Show Bacteria From Earth Could Colonize Mars
Sunday May 04, 2014 @11:35AM Death Wish Meets GPS: iPhone Theft Victims Confronting Perps
Thursday May 01, 2014 @11:02AM "Smart" Gun Seller Gets the Wrong Kind of Online Attention
Sunday April 20, 2014 @03:39PM Why Portland Should Have Kept Its Water, Urine and All
Sunday April 20, 2014 @10:47AM 3 Former Astronauts: Earth-Asteroid Collisions Are a Real But Preventable Danger
Saturday April 19, 2014 @10:44AM The Design Flaw That Almost Wiped Out an NYC Skyscraper
Thursday April 10, 2014 @12:49PM Under the Chassis: A Look At Tesla's Battery Shield
Sunday April 06, 2014 @10:48PM UAV Operator Blames Hacking For Malfunction That Injured Triathlete
Sunday April 06, 2014 @12:43PM It's Time To Plug the Loopholes In Pipeline Regulation
Sunday April 06, 2014 @09:33AM To Reduce the Health Risk of Barbecuing Meat, Just Add Beer
Friday April 04, 2014 @11:20PM Bugs In SCADA Software Leave 7,600 Factories Vulnerable
Friday April 04, 2014 @09:37PM Most Expensive Aviation Search: $53 Million To Find Flight MH370
Friday April 04, 2014 @04:34PM Nest Halts Sales of Smart Fire Alarm After Discovering Dangerous Flaw
Wednesday April 02, 2014 @03:08AM 8.2 Earthquake Off the Coast of Chile, Tsunami Triggered
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @11:53PM Threatened Pandemics and Laboratory Escapes: Self-fulfilling Prophecies
Saturday March 29, 2014 @01:39AM Geologists Warned of Washington State Mudslides For Decades
Sunday March 23, 2014 @11:34PM Titanium-Headed Golf Clubs Create Brush Fire Hazard In California
Sunday March 23, 2014 @10:38AM French, Chinese Satellite Images May Show Malaysian Jet Debris
Saturday March 22, 2014 @06:53PM One Billion Android Devices Open To Privilege Escalation
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @09:24AM St. Patrick's Day, March Madness, and Steve Jobs' Liver
Sunday March 09, 2014 @02:01PM 3 Years Later: A Fukushima Worker's Eyewitness Story
Saturday March 08, 2014 @06:55PM Exploding Oil Tank Cars: Why Trains Go Boom
Friday February 28, 2014 @08:57AM Blood Test of 4 Biomarkers Predicts Death Within 5 Years
Thursday February 27, 2014 @10:42AM Google Fighting Distracted Driver Laws
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @10:44AM Navy Won't Investigate Nuclear Pollution At San Francisco's Treasure Island
Sunday February 23, 2014 @06:36PM Study Shows Agent Orange Still Taints Aging C-123s
Friday February 21, 2014 @07:49PM Stack Overflow Could Explain Toyota Vehicles' Unintended Acceleration
Friday February 21, 2014 @08:30AM Why Your Phone Gets OTA Updates But Your Car Doesn't
Thursday February 13, 2014 @09:27AM 11-Year UK Study Reports No Health Danger From Mobile Phone Transmissions
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @02:18PM FBI: $10,000 Reward For Info On Anyone Who Points a Laser At an Aircraft
Sunday February 09, 2014 @06:43PM A Corporate War Against a Scientist, and How He Fought Back
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @01:23PM Government To Require Vehicle-to-vehicle Communication
Friday January 31, 2014 @09:21PM Confessions Of an Ex-TSA Agent: Secrets Of the I.O. Room
Saturday January 25, 2014 @09:53AM Mexico's Stolen Radiation Truck: It Could Happen In the US
Thursday January 23, 2014 @02:20AM Regulations Could Delay or Prevent Space Tourism
Thursday January 02, 2014 @11:00AM Helicopter Rescue For All Passengers Aboard Antarctic Research Ship
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @03:39AM The Japanese Mob Is Hiring Homeless People To Clean Up Fukushima
Monday December 30, 2013 @02:46AM Parents' Campaign Leads To Wi-Fi Ban In New Zealand School
Sunday December 29, 2013 @05:33PM Australian Icebreaker Tries To Get Through To Stranded Antarctic Research Ship
Thursday December 26, 2013 @06:23PM Millions of Dogecoin Stolen Over Christmas
Thursday December 26, 2013 @04:19PM Antarctic Climate Research Expedition Trapped In Sea Ice
Thursday December 26, 2013 @02:53PM Tesla Updates Model S Software As a Precaution Against Unsafe Charging
Thursday December 26, 2013 @09:21AM Scientists Predict Earthquake's Location and Strength
Tuesday December 24, 2013 @11:56AM 2013: an Ominous Year For Warnings and Predictions
Sunday December 22, 2013 @09:48PM Spacesuit Problems Delay ISS Repair Spacewalk
Thursday December 19, 2013 @04:09PM Tesla Says Garage Fire Not Charger's Fault; Firemen Less Sure
Thursday December 19, 2013 @09:17AM Multidrug Resistance Gene Released By Chinese Wastewater Treatment Plants
Friday December 13, 2013 @07:09PM Cobalt-60, and Lessons From a Mexican Theft
Thursday December 12, 2013 @02:15PM You Are What Your Dad Ate
Thursday December 12, 2013 @12:50AM Coolant Glitch Forces Partial Space Station Shutdown
Wednesday December 11, 2013 @03:16PM Smart Cars: Too Distracting?
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @09:24AM Killer Qualities of Japanese Fault Revealed
Thursday December 05, 2013 @12:46PM Thieves Who Stole Cobalt-60 Will Soon Be Dead
Tuesday December 03, 2013 @09:30AM Is the Porsche Carrera GT Too Dangerous?
Sunday December 01, 2013 @12:07AM Dial 00000000 To Blow Up the World
Sunday November 24, 2013 @11:43AM Make Way For "Mutant" Crops As GM Foods Face Opposition
Thursday November 21, 2013 @03:59PM NHTSA Tells Tesla To Stop Exaggerating Model S Safety Rating
Tuesday November 19, 2013 @10:19AM Musk Lashes Back Over Tesla Fire Controversy
Sunday November 17, 2013 @09:08PM Sen. Chuck Schumer Seeks To Extend Ban On 'Undetectable' 3D-Printed Guns
Sunday November 17, 2013 @07:30PM Skydiving Accident Leaves Security Guru Cedric 'Sid' Blancher Dead At 37
Saturday November 16, 2013 @07:12PM Scientists Propose Satellite Early Warning System For Forest Fires
Thursday November 14, 2013 @05:00PM ATF Tests Show 3D Printed Guns Can Explode
Thursday November 14, 2013 @01:45PM DRM To Be Used In Renault Electric Cars
Thursday November 14, 2013 @12:32PM EU To Allow 3G and 4G Connections On Planes
Thursday November 14, 2013 @11:03AM We're Safe From the Latest SARS-Like Disease...For the Moment
Sunday November 03, 2013 @09:18PM Indonesian Erruption Forces Evacuation of 1300
Sunday November 03, 2013 @03:09PM TSA Union Calls For Armed Guards At Every Checkpoint
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @01:51PM Magma Reservoir Under Yellowstone Is Much Bigger Than Previously Thought
Friday October 25, 2013 @06:51PM Ask Slashdot: Developer Responsibility When Apps Might Risk Lives?
Thursday October 24, 2013 @10:32AM How Safe Is Cycling?
Friday October 18, 2013 @11:25PM DNA Sequence Withheld From New Botulism Paper
Thursday October 17, 2013 @08:28AM Uneven Enforcement Suspected At Nuclear Plants
Tuesday October 15, 2013 @07:46AM Elevated Radiation Claimed At Tokyo 2020 Olympic Venues
Tuesday October 15, 2013 @07:46AM UK Court Orders Two Sisters Must Receive MMR Vaccine
Sunday October 06, 2013 @06:39PM Why the FAA May Finally Relax In-Flight Device Rules
Friday October 04, 2013 @08:06PM Engineers Design Tornado Proof Home
Friday October 04, 2013 @07:17PM Owner of Battery Fire Tesla Vehicle: Car 'Performed Very Well, Will Buy Again'
Thursday October 03, 2013 @10:10AM Asian Giant Hornets Kill 42 People In China, Injure Over 1,500
Thursday October 03, 2013 @08:59AM Fukushima Leak Traced To Overflow Tank Built On a Slope
Tuesday September 24, 2013 @01:18PM Georgia Cop Issues 800 Tickets To Drivers Texting At Red Lights
Friday September 20, 2013 @06:02PM USAF Almost Nuked North Carolina In 1961 – Declassified Document
Tuesday September 17, 2013 @01:29PM Robots Join Final Assembly Line At US Auto Plant
Saturday September 07, 2013 @01:32PM Could Technology Create Modern-Day 'Leper Colonies'?
Saturday August 24, 2013 @05:48PM Wildfire Threatens Water and Power To San Francisco
Thursday August 22, 2013 @01:37PM Open Source Mapping Software Shows Every Traffic Death On Earth

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