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Slashdot Items Tagged "publicsafety"

Date / TimeStory
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @07:21AM Man Walks Past Security Screening Staring At iPad, Causing Airport Evacuation
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:08AM Chinese City Sets Up "No Cell Phone" Pedestrian Lanes
Sunday August 24, 2014 @07:58AM Magnitude 6.0 Quake Hits Northern California, Causing Injuries and Outages
Friday August 22, 2014 @04:51PM Google Wants To Test Driverless Cars In a Simulation
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @09:05AM Chinese Researchers' 'Terror Cam' Could Scan Crowds, Looking for Stress
Thursday August 07, 2014 @02:46PM TEPCO: Nearly All Nuclear Fuel Melted At Fukushima No. 3 Reactor
Monday June 16, 2014 @02:30PM US Agency Aims To Regulate Map Aids In Vehicles
Thursday May 15, 2014 @07:39AM Canadian Teen Arrested For Calling In 30+ Swattings, Bomb Threats
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @08:18AM Researchers Seek to Use Drones For Brushfire Forecasting
Sunday October 21, 2012 @09:06PM Scientists Link Deep Wells To Deadly Spanish Quake
Saturday August 25, 2012 @10:23AM App Can Prevent Users From Texting While Driving
Saturday June 23, 2012 @07:38PM Fires Sparked By Utah Target Shooters Prompt Evacuations
Friday June 15, 2012 @05:18PM Sen. Rand Paul Introduces TSA Reform Legislation
Tuesday May 29, 2012 @10:19AM Audio Surveillance, Intended to Detect Gunshots, Can Pick Up Much More
Thursday April 12, 2012 @03:55PM University of Pittsburgh Deluged With Internet Bomb Threats
Wednesday November 16, 2011 @04:18PM TSA Puts Off Safety Study of X-ray Body Scanners
Friday October 14, 2011 @09:31AM US Blocks Huawei From Building LTE Network
Friday April 22, 2011 @09:55PM Mitigating Fukushima's Dangers, 42 Days In
Friday April 08, 2011 @04:44PM 30 Years To Clean Up Fukushima Dai-Ichi
Saturday April 02, 2011 @10:29AM Google's Driverless Car and the Logic of Safety
Thursday March 24, 2011 @02:30PM Crowd-Sourced Radiation Maps In Asia and US
Saturday March 19, 2011 @06:48PM Japan Reluctant To Disclose Drone Footage of Fukushima Plant
Saturday March 19, 2011 @11:25AM Ask Slashdot: How Prepared Are You For a Major Emergency?
Thursday February 24, 2011 @01:38PM For California, an Earthquake Early Warning System Is Up and Running
Tuesday February 22, 2011 @06:12PM Verizon Drops 10,000 911 Calls During Blizzard
Sunday February 20, 2011 @07:24PM Automatic Life Jacket Detection For Drones
Wednesday January 26, 2011 @08:36PM Ford Building Cars That Talk To Other Cars
Tuesday January 11, 2011 @04:50PM Hospital Wireless Networks May Be Regulated Medical Devices
Tuesday January 04, 2011 @06:59PM Radiation Detection Goes Digital
Friday December 31, 2010 @08:44PM Do Sleepy Surgeons Have a Right To Operate?
Friday December 31, 2010 @06:57PM 'No Refusal' DUI Checkpoints Coming To Florida?
Friday November 26, 2010 @01:26PM Hacker Sends Out Fake Tsunami Warning On Twitter
Thursday November 25, 2010 @09:02AM Homeland Security Drops Color-Coded Terror Alerts
Tuesday November 23, 2010 @11:02AM FCC To Allow Texting To 911
Wednesday November 17, 2010 @01:49PM Emergency Broadcast System Coming To Cell Phones
Friday November 05, 2010 @07:02PM Evaluating or Testing Utility SCADA Security?
Thursday October 28, 2010 @02:28PM Launch Command Preserved In Power Failure, But Nuclear Designs Still Risky
Tuesday October 26, 2010 @01:47PM Spanish Prostitutes Wear Reflective Vests To Avoid Fines
Thursday October 14, 2010 @09:48PM Digital Dashboard Device Detects Driver Drowsiness
Wednesday October 06, 2010 @12:31PM Inventor Creates Flotation Device Bazooka
Tuesday October 05, 2010 @12:29PM Safety Commission To Rule On Safety of Rulers In Science Kits
Tuesday October 05, 2010 @12:14PM Could Anti-Texting Laws Make Roads More Dangerous?
Friday September 24, 2010 @11:27AM In Case of Emergency, Please Remove Your Bra
Thursday September 23, 2010 @03:26PM Hundreds of Crocodiles Escape Mexican Refuge After Hurricane
Thursday September 09, 2010 @01:23PM Optical Speedbumps Create Illusion of Little Girl
Monday September 06, 2010 @11:20PM Australia To Fight iPod Use By Pedestrians
Sunday September 05, 2010 @10:48AM Researchers Develop "Tea Bag" Water Filter
Thursday August 26, 2010 @10:02PM Look-Alike Tubes Lead To Hospital Deaths
Tuesday August 24, 2010 @03:13PM Toyota Adds External Speakers To Warn Pedestrians
Monday August 02, 2010 @11:31AM Radioactive Boar On the Rise In Germany
Wednesday July 28, 2010 @01:33PM How a Key Enzyme Repairs Sun-Damaged DNA
Saturday July 24, 2010 @09:26PM Cell Phone Group Sues San Francisco Over Radiation Law
Saturday July 24, 2010 @06:31AM Utah State Prof Says Hybrids Don't Kill More Pedestrians
Tuesday July 20, 2010 @03:39PM The Rise of Small Nuclear Plants
Monday July 19, 2010 @06:51PM Catching Satnav Errors On Google Street View
Saturday July 17, 2010 @08:15PM WISE Discovers 95 New Near-Earth Asteroids
Friday July 16, 2010 @05:01PM Can Drones Really Get National Airspace Access?
Wednesday July 14, 2010 @12:15PM Infants Ingest 77 Times the Safe Level of Dioxin
Friday July 09, 2010 @03:58PM AI Predicts Manhole Explosions In New York City
Tuesday July 06, 2010 @07:24AM Ban On Photographing Near Gulf Oil Booms
Thursday June 24, 2010 @11:06PM 1,400 Megapixel Pan-STARRS Telescope Comes Online
Wednesday June 16, 2010 @12:14PM San Francisco Requires Cell Phone Radiation Warnings
Thursday June 10, 2010 @08:40PM FAA Adds a Study On Adding Drones To Commercial Aviation
Thursday May 20, 2010 @12:07PM Druids Hired To Cut Road Accidents
Wednesday May 19, 2010 @11:17AM Scientists Question Safety of New Airport Scanners
Saturday May 15, 2010 @10:50AM Taiwanese Researchers Plug RFIDs As Disaster Recovery Aids
Thursday May 06, 2010 @05:17PM Robot With Knives Used In Robotics Injury Study
Wednesday May 05, 2010 @12:28PM St. Louis Museum Offers Thrills, Chills, and Lawsuits
Saturday April 24, 2010 @10:27PM Was Flight Ban Over Ash an Overreaction?
Thursday April 22, 2010 @10:32PM Biggest Study On Cellphone Health Effects Launched in Europe
Wednesday April 21, 2010 @01:08AM EU Conducts Test Flights To Assess Impact of Volcanic Ash On Aircraft
Tuesday April 20, 2010 @10:26PM Volcano Futures
Monday April 12, 2010 @10:40AM Cell Phones Could Sniff Out Deadly Chemicals
Sunday April 11, 2010 @12:01PM "Phone In One Hand, Ticket In the Other"
Wednesday April 07, 2010 @01:24PM Chicago Debates Merits of ShotSpotter Technology
Monday April 05, 2010 @09:11PM Toyota Accelerator Data Skewed Toward Elderly
Monday April 05, 2010 @09:09PM Tsunami Warning From Space?
Thursday April 01, 2010 @12:53PM The End of the Road For Texting Truckers
Thursday April 01, 2010 @12:31PM Scientists Say Toads Can Predict Earthquakes
Wednesday March 31, 2010 @04:54PM "Supertaskers" Can Safely Use Mobile Phones While Driving
Thursday March 18, 2010 @09:38PM Killer Convicted, Using Dog DNA Database
Thursday December 24, 2009 @10:17PM Texas County Will Use Twitter To Publish Drunk Drivers' Names

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