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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
Thursday August 22, 2013 @11:27AM Fukushima Actually "Much Worse" Than So Far Disclosed, Say Experts
Thursday August 22, 2013 @09:54AM A New Spate of Deaths In the Wireless Industry
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @12:58PM NHTSA Gives the Model S Best Safety Rating of Any Car In History
Friday August 16, 2013 @06:42PM Google Glass Integration For Cars Is Coming: Neat Idea Or Crazy Town?
Thursday August 08, 2013 @04:32PM Talking On the Phone While Driving Not So Dangerous After All
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @12:52PM NRA Launches Pro-Lead Website
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @11:42AM Fukishima Springs Water Leak
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @09:25AM Second SFO Disaster Avoided Seconds Before Crash
Sunday July 28, 2013 @02:50AM Russian Vehicle Delivers Spacesuit Repair Kit To ISS
Thursday July 25, 2013 @10:37AM After a User Dies, Apple Warns Against Counterfeit Chargers
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @09:53AM 3D Printers Shown To Emit Potentially Harmful Nanosized Particles
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @02:13PM Spacewalk Aborted When Water Fills Astronaut's Helmet
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @08:45AM Hardly Anyone Is Buying 'Smart Guns'
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @09:06AM UCSD Lecturer Releases Geotagging Application For "Dangerous Guns and Owners"
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @08:58AM Boeing 777 Crashes At San Francisco Airport
Sunday June 30, 2013 @01:52AM With Catastrophes In Mind, Supercomputing Project Simulates Space Junk Collision
Sunday June 09, 2013 @01:49AM Asteroid Passes (Just) 65,000 Miles From Earth
Tuesday June 04, 2013 @07:52AM Footage Reveals Drone Aircraft Nearly Downed Passenger Plane in 2004
Sunday June 02, 2013 @12:35PM Surgeries On Friday Are More Frequently Fatal
Friday May 31, 2013 @07:20PM TSA Finishes Removing "Virtual Nude" X-Ray Devices From US Airports
Friday May 31, 2013 @06:30PM GMO Wheat Found Growing Wild In Oregon, Japan Suspends Import From U.S.
Thursday May 30, 2013 @03:25PM Mars Explorers Face Huge Radiation Problem
Thursday May 30, 2013 @12:27PM 'Smart Gun' Firm Wants You To Fund Its Prototype
Thursday May 30, 2013 @01:12AM New Best Way To Nuke a Short-Notice Asteroid
Friday May 17, 2013 @07:45PM NTSB Recommends Lower Drunk Driving Threshold Nationwide: 0.05 BAC
Friday May 17, 2013 @06:08PM 9th Grade Science Experiment: Garden Cress Won't Germinate Near Routers
Thursday May 09, 2013 @08:25AM San Francisco Abandons Mobile Phone Radiation Labels
Thursday April 18, 2013 @07:45AM Huge Explosion at Texas Fertilizer Plant
Thursday April 11, 2013 @11:20AM North Korean Missile Raised To Firing Position, Says US Official
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @11:48AM Climate Change Will Boost Plane Turbulence, Suggests Study
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @11:01AM Boeing's 787 Dreamliner Has Taken Its Battery Certification Flight
Monday April 08, 2013 @08:55PM "Dark Lightning" Could Expose Airline Passengers To Radiation
Saturday April 06, 2013 @08:01PM Why Do Pathogen Researchers Face Less Scrutiny Than Nuclear Scientists?
Saturday April 06, 2013 @07:12PM Leak Found In Fukushima Tank Holding Radioactive Water
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @10:39AM Man Who Pointed Laser At Aircraft Gets 30-Month Sentence
Sunday March 24, 2013 @11:33AM Man Accused of Selling Golf Ball Finders As Bomb Detectors
Thursday March 07, 2013 @09:33AM North Korea Threatens US With Preemptive Nuclear Strike
Friday March 01, 2013 @05:28PM Hit the Wrong Button, Drone Goes Boom
Tuesday February 26, 2013 @10:39AM Future Fighters Won't Need Ejection Seats
Friday February 22, 2013 @08:42PM First Dedicated Asteroid-Tracking Satellite Will Be Canadian
Thursday February 21, 2013 @03:20AM Japanese Probe Finds Miswiring of Boeing 787 Battery
Thursday February 21, 2013 @03:18AM How To Safeguard Loose Nukes
Saturday February 16, 2013 @02:39AM California Professors Unveil Proposal To Attack Asteroids With Lasers
Friday February 15, 2013 @06:52PM Russian Meteor Largest In a Century
Thursday February 14, 2013 @06:17PM Driver Trapped In Speeding Car At 125 Mph
Tuesday February 12, 2013 @09:28AM North Korea Conducts Third Nuclear Test
Sunday February 10, 2013 @09:42AM Rapiscan's Backscatter Machines May End Up In US Federal Buildings
Tuesday January 29, 2013 @09:27AM Dreamliner: Boeing 787 Aircraft Battery "Not Faulty"
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @01:01PM Bomb Blasts Alter Brain Lipid Levels
Friday January 18, 2013 @08:56AM Boeing 787 Dreamliner Grounded In US and EU
Thursday January 17, 2013 @06:12PM Japan Grounds Fleet of Boeing 787s After Emergency Landing
Thursday January 17, 2013 @10:09AM DHS Steps In As Regulator for Medical Device Security
Friday January 11, 2013 @10:21PM NIH Neuroscientists: Junior Seau Had Brain Disease Caused By Hits To the Head
Friday January 11, 2013 @08:03PM FAA To Investigate 787 Dreamliner
Friday January 04, 2013 @08:02PM Scary Toothbrush Prompts Shutdown of World's Busiest Airport
Sunday December 30, 2012 @01:16PM Moscow Plane Crash Caught On Passerby's Dash Cam
Saturday December 29, 2012 @07:34PM Bloomberg: Steve Jobs Behind NYC Crime Wave
Saturday December 22, 2012 @08:20PM Asteroid 2011 AG5 Will Miss Earth In 2040
Thursday December 20, 2012 @01:09PM Using Technology To Make Guns Safer
Monday December 17, 2012 @03:16AM Austria's Mobile Drug Lab Could Test Street-Drug Effects, Too
Saturday December 15, 2012 @11:12PM Ask Slashdot: What To Tell Non-Tech Savvy Family About Malware?
Saturday December 15, 2012 @12:42PM Spinal Fluid Chemical Levels Linked To Suicidal Behavior
Thursday December 13, 2012 @11:13AM Current Radio Rules Mean Sinclair ZX Spectrum Wouldn't Fly Today
Thursday December 06, 2012 @05:52PM How Yucca Mountain Was Killed
Thursday December 06, 2012 @10:51AM Thorium Fuel Has Proliferation Risk
Tuesday November 27, 2012 @09:15AM Cambridge University To Open "Terminator Center" To Study Threat From AI
Thursday November 22, 2012 @01:14PM This Is What Happens When You Deep Fry a Frozen Turkey
Sunday November 18, 2012 @07:58PM German Police Stop Man With Mobile Office In Car
Monday November 05, 2012 @02:18AM Climbing 103 Floors On a 'Bionic' Leg
Saturday November 03, 2012 @07:51AM Building the Ultimate Safe House
Thursday November 01, 2012 @02:47PM Fisker Hybrids Get Bad Karma From Superstorm Sandy
Thursday November 01, 2012 @11:14AM Internal Bug: Code Flaw May Lead to Wrong Dose From Infusion Pump
Friday October 26, 2012 @07:05PM Slashdot Asks: Are You Preparing For Hurricane Sandy?
Sunday October 21, 2012 @10:06PM Scientists Link Deep Wells To Deadly Spanish Quake
Sunday October 21, 2012 @04:59PM States Face Huge Task In Tracking Meningitis-Tainted Drugs
Sunday October 21, 2012 @01:31AM Italian Supreme Court Accepts Mobile Phone-Tumor Link
Friday October 19, 2012 @08:02PM China's Yearly Budget For High-Speed Rail: $100 Billion
Friday October 19, 2012 @06:18PM TSA Moving X-ray Body Scanners To Smaller Airports
Thursday October 11, 2012 @08:17AM Study: Kids Under 3 Should Be Banned From Watching TV
Tuesday October 09, 2012 @09:23AM Halliburton's Missing Radioactive Cylinder Found
Sunday October 07, 2012 @12:28PM Felix Baumgartner Prepares for Supersonic Skydive Attempt in New Mexico
Sunday October 07, 2012 @09:32AM NASA Prepares For Space Surgery and Zero Gravity Blood
Saturday October 06, 2012 @09:40PM Space Junk May Require ISS Maneuver In Advance of SpaceX's Dragon
Saturday October 06, 2012 @04:18PM Laser Strikes On Aircraft Becoming Epidemic
Saturday October 06, 2012 @09:34AM Hiring Smokers Banned In South Florida City
Thursday October 04, 2012 @08:36AM Earthquakes Correlated With Texan Fracking Sites
Friday September 28, 2012 @08:45PM Air Force Foresaw Fatal F-22 Problems; Rejected $100,000 Fix As Too Expensive
Friday September 21, 2012 @12:35AM US Military Tested the Effects of a Nuclear Holocaust On Beer
Thursday September 20, 2012 @10:17AM Wi-Fi Illness Claim Doesn't Impress New Mexico Court
Thursday September 13, 2012 @11:20PM DHS Gets Public Comment, Whether It Wants It Or Not
Tuesday September 11, 2012 @12:51PM FAA Permits American Airlines To Use iPads In Cockpit "In All Phases of Flight"
Sunday September 09, 2012 @01:27PM Yosemite Expands Scope of Hantavirus Warning: More than 20,000 At Risk
Thursday September 06, 2012 @09:28AM TSA Says Screening Drinks Purchased Inside Airport Terminal Is Nothing New
Thursday September 06, 2012 @08:31AM Networked Cars: Good For Safety, Bad For Privacy
Thursday September 06, 2012 @08:10AM 'Magic Carpet' Could Help Prevent Falls Among the Elderly
Tuesday September 04, 2012 @10:13AM MIT Works On Mars Space Suit
Tuesday September 04, 2012 @09:55AM US Army To Train Rats To Save Soldiers' Lives
Monday September 03, 2012 @01:54PM CDC Says 10,000 At Risk of Hantavirus In Yosemite Outbreak
Saturday August 25, 2012 @11:23AM App Can Prevent Users From Texting While Driving
Thursday August 23, 2012 @12:02AM FAA Denies Vulnerabilities In New Air Traffic Control System
Wednesday August 22, 2012 @11:59PM Why Cell Phone Bans Don't Work
Tuesday August 21, 2012 @11:02AM Rover Fuel Came From Russian Nuke Factory, But Supplies Running Low
Thursday August 16, 2012 @08:23AM West Nile Virus Outbreak Puts Dallas In State of Emergency
Thursday August 16, 2012 @08:09AM Widely Used Antibacterial Chemical May Impair Muscle Function
Friday July 27, 2012 @12:37PM How a 3-Year-Old Can Open a Gun Safe
Thursday July 26, 2012 @08:22AM Skydiver Leaps From 18 Miles Up In 'Space Jump' Practice
Thursday July 26, 2012 @08:20AM Feds Ban 'Buckyballs' Magnets
Sunday July 22, 2012 @12:51PM Subcontractor Tells Fukushima Workers To Hide Radiation Exposure
Monday July 16, 2012 @01:40PM What Is an Astronaut's Life Worth?
Tuesday July 10, 2012 @11:47AM South Pole Neutron Detectors Given New Role in Predicting Space Weather
Monday July 09, 2012 @01:43AM Samsung Blames Galaxy SIII Burn On "External Energy Source"
Sunday July 08, 2012 @05:05PM Cat Parasite May Increase Risk of Suicide In Humans
Friday July 06, 2012 @08:41PM WHO Says Afghan School "Poison Attacks" Probably Mass Hysteria
Tuesday July 03, 2012 @11:46AM Ask Slashdot: Are Smart Meters Safe?
Saturday June 23, 2012 @08:38PM Fires Sparked By Utah Target Shooters Prompt Evacuations
Saturday June 23, 2012 @05:47PM Cyanide-Producing GM Grass Linked To Texas Cattle Deaths
Thursday June 21, 2012 @09:22AM FDA: Software Failure Behind 24% of Last Year's Medical Device Recalls
Thursday June 21, 2012 @08:32AM Android App Lets You Steal Contactless Credit Card Data
Wednesday June 20, 2012 @01:12PM Chuck Schumer Tells Apple and Google To "Curb Your Spy Planes"
Sunday June 17, 2012 @04:59PM Ask Slashdot: How To Evacuate a Network

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