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“Safety and Prevention”

Apr 21, 2016 03:45 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Astronomers are developing a ground-based technique to spy the light glinting off orbiting satellites, dead spacecraft, cubesats and space junk to help safeguard low-Earth orbit.
Apr 20, 2016 01:25 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
The Mosquito Killer Billboard mimics human sweat to attract and destroy virus-carrying mosquitoes in Brazil. Continue reading →
Apr 6, 2016 03:05 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Sweeping areas for landmines could become faster, easier, and safer with this new flying drone. Continue reading →
Mar 22, 2016 04:15 PM ET // Eric Niiler
A long walkway flanked by several scanning devices could passively detect for explosives without creating a passenger bottleneck.
Jan 6, 2016 09:20 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Biometrics, radio frequency identification tags and even mechanical locks could reduce accidental deaths and suicides from guns.
Dec 16, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
New FAA policy requires drone owners to register their aircraft starting December 21. Continue reading →
Nov 30, 2015 02:37 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The Italian Supreme Court acquitted six scientists convicted of failing to warn of a major earthquake. Continue reading →
Nov 25, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Renee Morad
BeMyDD app, which lets you call a sober driver to bring you and your car home, is offering a special holiday promotion. Continue reading →
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