Slashdot Items Tagged "safety"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @08:38PM Beyond the Liberator: A 3D-Printed Plastic 9mm Semi-Auto Pistol
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @11:08PM Homemade Speed Trap Made By Former UVA CS Professor
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @12:11PM Graphene-Based Coating Could Act As a Real-time De-Icer For Aircraft
Thursday January 14, 2016 @10:28AM NASA Safety Panel Finds Concerns With the Journey To Mars
Sunday December 27, 2015 @11:55PM The Problem With Self Driving Cars: Who Controls the Code?
Thursday December 24, 2015 @04:25PM Motion Filed In 1st Circuit To Enjoin TSA's New Mandatory "AIT" Screening
Saturday December 12, 2015 @07:25PM Chipotle Plans To DNA Test Produce After E-Coli Outbreaks In Nine States
Thursday December 10, 2015 @01:51PM NHTSA Toughens Crash Test Rating Standards
Thursday December 03, 2015 @11:06AM 15,000 Hoverboards Seized As Unsafe In United Kingdom
Thursday November 19, 2015 @10:11AM 737 'Tailstrike' Caused By Typo On a Tablet
Saturday November 14, 2015 @12:47PM Dubai Buys Commercial Jetpacks For Firefighters
Friday October 16, 2015 @05:28PM Ask Slashdot: Local Navigation Assistance For the Elderly?
Thursday October 08, 2015 @09:20AM Rookie Dongle Warns Parents When Their Kids Are Driving Too Fast
Saturday October 03, 2015 @11:32AM F-35 Ejection Seat Fears Ground Lightweight Pilots
Saturday September 26, 2015 @01:08AM Fukushima: 1,600 Dead From Evacuation Stress
Friday September 25, 2015 @05:26PM How the Car Industry Has Hidden Its Software Behind the DMCA
Saturday September 12, 2015 @12:29PM 10 Major Automakers Agree To Include Automatic Emergency Braking On New Vehicles
Thursday August 27, 2015 @07:26AM Massachusetts Boarding School Sued Over Wi-Fi Sickness
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:38AM Ecuador Declares State of Emergency Over Volcano
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:27AM MIT and Samsung Researching Solid-State Batteries
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @07:32AM US No-Fly List Uses 'Predictive Judgement' Instead of Hard Evidence
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @07:08AM Uber Lowers Drunk Driving Arrests In San Francisco Dramatically
Friday August 14, 2015 @11:46PM Google Research Leads To Automated Real-Time Pedestrian Detection
Thursday July 30, 2015 @10:00AM Britain Shuts Off 750,000 Streetlights With No Impact On Crime Or Crashes
Monday July 20, 2015 @09:02PM UK Pilots Want Lithium Battery Powered Devices In the Cabin
Monday July 13, 2015 @04:09PM NYC Asks Google Maps For Fewer Left Turns
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @07:54AM Scientists Look For Patterns In North Carolina Shark Attacks
Friday June 26, 2015 @07:51AM Why We Need Certain Consumer Drone Regulations
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @07:44AM Cyberattack Grounds Planes In Poland
Friday June 05, 2015 @04:44PM Google Releases Report On Autonomous Vehicle Accidents
Thursday May 14, 2015 @12:59PM United Airlines Invites Hackers To Find Security Vulnerabilities
Monday May 11, 2015 @10:32PM California Gets Past the Yuck Factor With "Toilet To Tap" Water Recycling
Sunday May 10, 2015 @07:06PM British Pilots: Poll Data Says Public Wants Strict Rules For Drones
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @02:44PM SpaceX Testing Passenger Escape System Tomorrow
Saturday May 02, 2015 @09:00PM Unable To Hack Into Grading System, Georgia Student Torches Computer Lab
Friday May 01, 2015 @11:51PM The Pioneer Who Invented the Weather Forecast
Thursday April 30, 2015 @11:18AM Crashing iPad App Grounds Dozens of American Airline Flights
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @08:33AM Feds Say It's Time To Cut Back On Fluoride In Drinking Water
Friday April 24, 2015 @05:13PM Virtual Reality Games Can Improve Memory Retention of Safety Instructions
Friday April 24, 2015 @09:51AM Cosmic Rays Could Reveal Secrets of Lightning On Earth
Friday March 27, 2015 @06:04PM Modern Cockpits: Harder To Invade But Easier To Lock Up
Thursday March 26, 2015 @07:58AM Germanwings Plane Crash Was No Accident
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @07:43AM $1B TSA Behavioral Screening Program Slammed As "Junk Science"
Sunday March 22, 2015 @10:19AM Chevy Malibu 'Teen Driver' Tech Will Snitch If You Speed
Friday March 20, 2015 @05:50PM Taxi Companies Sue Uber For False Advertising On Safety
Thursday March 19, 2015 @12:51PM No Fuel In the Fukushima Reactor #1
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @06:22PM Feds Fine Verizon $3.4 Million Over 911 Service Outage Issues
Thursday March 12, 2015 @04:43PM Austin Declared a Drone-Free Zone During SXSW
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @10:12AM Federal Study: Marijuana Use Doesn't Increase Auto Crash Rates
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @09:35AM Nuclear Plant Taken Down In Anticipation of Snowstorm
Friday February 06, 2015 @05:41PM Uber Will Add Panic Button and Location/Journey Sharing In India
Thursday February 05, 2015 @05:10PM Programming Safety Into Self-Driving Cars
Saturday January 24, 2015 @05:03PM Government Recommends Cars With Smarter Brakes
Monday December 29, 2014 @12:30PM AirAsia Flight Goes Missing Between Indonesia and Singapore
Saturday December 27, 2014 @10:59PM Drunk Drivers in California May Get Mandated Interlock Devices
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
Monday December 01, 2014 @08:48AM Montana Lawmakers Propose 85 Mph Speed Limit On Interstates
Sunday November 30, 2014 @08:45PM Breath Test For Pot Being Developed At WSU
Sunday November 30, 2014 @12:43AM Graphene May Top Kevlar As a Bullet-Stopping Material
Friday November 28, 2014 @08:53PM FAA Report Says Near Collisions With Drones On the Rise
Thursday October 30, 2014 @09:07AM New Crash Test Dummies Reflect Rising American Bodyweight
Saturday October 18, 2014 @09:56AM Researchers Scrambling To Build Ebola-Fighting Robots
Friday October 17, 2014 @04:57PM High-Tech Walkers Could Help Japan's Elderly Stay Independent
Friday October 17, 2014 @01:41AM FBI Director Continues His Campaign Against Encryption
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @10:49AM Studies Conclude Hands-Free-calling and Apple Siri Distract Drivers
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:10AM How Governments Are Getting Around the UN's Ban On Blinding Laser Weapons
Sunday September 07, 2014 @06:56PM Apparent Meteorite Hits Managua, Nicaragua, Leaving Crater But No Injuries
Friday August 29, 2014 @05:48PM Watch UK Inventor Colin Furze Survive a Fireworks Blast In a Metal Suit
Friday August 22, 2014 @04:51PM Google Wants To Test Driverless Cars In a Simulation
Thursday August 14, 2014 @10:56AM How to Maintain Lab Safety While Making Viruses Deadlier
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 @06:44AM Autonomous Trucking
Thursday July 03, 2014 @05:40PM Radar Changing the Face of Cycling
Monday June 23, 2014 @06:37PM When Drones Fall From the Sky
Monday June 16, 2014 @02:30PM US Agency Aims To Regulate Map Aids In Vehicles
Friday June 06, 2014 @06:57PM Sparse's Story Illustrates the Potholes Faced By Hardware Start-Ups
Sunday May 18, 2014 @10:54PM Meet Canada's Goosebuster Drone
Thursday May 15, 2014 @07:50AM Federal Car Fleet To Become Test Bed For High-Tech Safety Gear
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
Saturday April 19, 2014 @09:44AM The Design Flaw That Almost Wiped Out an NYC Skyscraper
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 @07:14PM Water Filtration With a Tree Branch
Thursday February 27, 2014 @09:42AM Google Fighting Distracted Driver Laws
Friday February 21, 2014 @06:49PM Stack Overflow Could Explain Toyota Vehicles' Unintended Acceleration
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @01:18PM FBI: $10,000 Reward For Info On Anyone Who Points a Laser At an Aircraft
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @12:23PM Government To Require Vehicle-to-vehicle Communication
Thursday January 23, 2014 @01:20AM Regulations Could Delay or Prevent Space Tourism
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 @10:10AM Robots: a Working Breed At the Dairy
Thursday November 14, 2013 @04:00PM ATF Tests Show 3D Printed Guns Can Explode
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 @09:50AM World Space Walk Simultaneously Puts Three Mars-Capable Spacesuits To the Test
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'
Tuesday September 24, 2013 @12:18PM Georgia Cop Issues 800 Tickets To Drivers Texting At Red Lights
Tuesday September 17, 2013 @12:29PM Robots Join Final Assembly Line At US Auto Plant
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @11:58AM NHTSA Gives the Model S Best Safety Rating of Any Car In History
Thursday August 08, 2013 @03:32PM Talking On the Phone While Driving Not So Dangerous After All
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @10:42AM Fukishima Springs Water Leak
Tuesday June 04, 2013 @06:52AM Footage Reveals Drone Aircraft Nearly Downed Passenger Plane in 2004
Friday May 17, 2013 @06:46PM 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
Monday April 29, 2013 @10:49AM New Smart Gun Company Hopes To Begin Production This Summer
Saturday April 13, 2013 @06:27AM TJX Hacker Gives Keynote At 'Offensive' Security Conference
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
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
Friday March 29, 2013 @11:32PM Iranian Lab's Quadcopters To Rescue Swimmers
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @09:39AM Man Who Pointed Laser At Aircraft Gets 30-Month Sentence
Tuesday February 26, 2013 @09:39AM Future Fighters Won't Need Ejection Seats
Monday February 04, 2013 @08:19AM Apple To Discontinue Mac Pro In EU Over Safety Regulations
Friday January 18, 2013 @07:56AM Boeing 787 Dreamliner Grounded In US and EU
Thursday January 17, 2013 @05:12PM Japan Grounds Fleet of Boeing 787s After Emergency Landing
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @08:58AM Boeing Dreamliner Catches Fire In Boston
Friday January 04, 2013 @07:02PM Scary Toothbrush Prompts Shutdown of World's Busiest Airport
Friday December 21, 2012 @06:34AM Using Technology To Make Guns Safer
Monday December 17, 2012 @02:16AM Austria's Mobile Drug Lab Could Test Street-Drug Effects, Too
Thursday November 22, 2012 @12:14PM This Is What Happens When You Deep Fry a Frozen Turkey
Sunday November 18, 2012 @06:58PM German Police Stop Man With Mobile Office In Car
Thursday November 15, 2012 @02:01PM Getting Small UAVs To Imitate Human Pilots Flying Through Dense Forests
Saturday November 03, 2012 @06:51AM Building the Ultimate Safe House
Thursday November 01, 2012 @01:47PM Fisker Hybrids Get Bad Karma From Superstorm Sandy
Friday October 19, 2012 @07:02PM China's Yearly Budget For High-Speed Rail: $100 Billion
Friday October 19, 2012 @05:18PM TSA Moving X-ray Body Scanners To Smaller Airports
Wednesday October 17, 2012 @11:41PM Explosive Detecting Devices Face Off With Bomb Dogs
Tuesday October 09, 2012 @08:23AM Halliburton's Missing Radioactive Cylinder Found
Saturday October 06, 2012 @03:18PM Laser Strikes On Aircraft Becoming Epidemic
Friday September 28, 2012 @07:45PM Air Force Foresaw Fatal F-22 Problems; Rejected $100,000 Fix As Too Expensive
Sunday September 23, 2012 @08:47PM Riot Breaks Out At Foxconn
Thursday September 13, 2012 @10:20PM DHS Gets Public Comment, Whether It Wants It Or Not
Thursday September 06, 2012 @08:28AM TSA Says Screening Drinks Purchased Inside Airport Terminal Is Nothing New
Thursday September 06, 2012 @07:31AM Networked Cars: Good For Safety, Bad For Privacy
Tuesday September 04, 2012 @09:13AM MIT Works On Mars Space Suit
Saturday August 25, 2012 @10:23AM App Can Prevent Users From Texting While Driving
Thursday August 23, 2012 @07:27AM US To Drive 3,000 Wi-Fi Linked Vehicles In Massive Crash Avoidance Trial
Thursday August 16, 2012 @07:09AM Widely Used Antibacterial Chemical May Impair Muscle Function
Friday July 27, 2012 @11:37AM How a 3-Year-Old Can Open a Gun Safe
Tuesday July 10, 2012 @10:47AM South Pole Neutron Detectors Given New Role in Predicting Space Weather
Thursday July 05, 2012 @07:07AM Headlights That See Through Rain and Snow
Wednesday July 04, 2012 @01:42PM Slashdot Asks: Beating the Summer Heat?
Tuesday July 03, 2012 @10:46AM Ask Slashdot: Are Smart Meters Safe?
Friday May 11, 2012 @07:18PM USPS To Ban International Shipping On Lithium Ion Powered Gadgetry
Saturday May 05, 2012 @04:25PM Running Apps From Your Car's Dashboard
Friday May 04, 2012 @06:52PM Botched Repair Likely Cause of Combusting iPhone After Flight
Friday April 27, 2012 @07:16AM Terminal Mixup Implicates TSA Agents In LAX Smuggling Plot
Friday April 13, 2012 @06:51PM Mandatory Brake-Override Proposed For All Cars
Friday April 13, 2012 @06:36PM Russian City Ever Watchful Against Being Sucked Into Earth
Thursday April 12, 2012 @03:55PM University of Pittsburgh Deluged With Internet Bomb Threats
Thursday April 12, 2012 @03:36PM Audi Gives Silent Electric Car Synthetic Sound
Thursday April 05, 2012 @07:32AM Ask Slashdot: Is a Home Drone Feasible?
Tuesday April 03, 2012 @08:59AM NOAA Study: Radiation From Fukushima Very Dilluted, Seafood Safe
Saturday March 31, 2012 @02:55PM Why Onagawa Nuclear Power Station Survived the Tsunami
Friday March 30, 2012 @10:04PM JAXA Creates Camera That Can See Radiation
Sunday March 25, 2012 @07:16PM Maybe the FAA Gadget Ban On Liftoff and Landing Isn't So Bad
Sunday March 25, 2012 @03:56PM You're Driving All Wrong, Says NHTSA
Sunday March 11, 2012 @06:37AM Nuclear Disaster In Japan Could Have Been Mitigated, Say Industry Insiders
Tuesday March 06, 2012 @11:33AM Cell Phone Jamming Devices Enjoy an Increase In Popularity
Friday March 02, 2012 @08:52PM FCC Inquires Into Its Own Authority To Regulate Communication Service Shutdowns
Sunday February 26, 2012 @01:55PM UK To Dim Highway Lights To Save Money
Tuesday February 14, 2012 @08:18AM Apple-Approved Fair Labor Inspections Begin At Foxconn
Thursday February 02, 2012 @08:45AM SmartCap Reads Brain Waves to Monitor Workers' Fatigue Levels
Friday January 13, 2012 @06:03PM TSA Makes $400K Annually In Loose Change
Sunday January 08, 2012 @09:21AM Where Were the Robots In Fukushima Crisis?
Saturday January 07, 2012 @09:58PM China To Begin Submitting Air Pollution Reports
Friday January 06, 2012 @09:14PM TSA Interested In Purchasing Dosimeters
Saturday December 31, 2011 @04:28PM Ford System Will Warn, Correct Lane-Drifting Drivers
Tuesday December 20, 2011 @08:58AM Software Bug Caused Qantas Airbus A330 To Nose-Dive
Tuesday December 20, 2011 @08:46AM Denver Must Prove Red-Light Cameras Improve Safety
Friday December 16, 2011 @07:18PM Rare Earth Magnets Pose Threat To Children
Thursday December 15, 2011 @02:27PM Why the NTSB Is Wrong About Cellphones
Thursday December 15, 2011 @08:17AM Russia Set To Extend Life of Nuclear Reactors Past Engineered Life Span
Thursday December 15, 2011 @08:17AM NTSB Recommends Cell Phone Ban For Drivers
Thursday December 08, 2011 @08:06AM MythBusters Bust House
Tuesday November 29, 2011 @09:30AM iPhone Auto-Combusts On Australian Airplane
Saturday November 19, 2011 @08:24PM Hybrids Safer In Crashes — Except For Pedestrians
Friday November 18, 2011 @12:42AM All French Nuclear Reactors Deemed Unsafe
Thursday November 17, 2011 @05:38PM Toronto School Bans Hard Balls
Tuesday November 15, 2011 @09:05AM EU Approves Unified Full Body Scanner Regulations
Tuesday October 25, 2011 @08:21AM Jaguar Recalls 18,000 Cars Over Major Software Fault
Tuesday October 04, 2011 @10:50AM Airline Offering Plane Crash Survival Course to Frequent Flyers
Thursday September 01, 2011 @02:58PM EPIC Uncovers: Mobile Scanners Not 'Certified People Scanners'
Friday August 05, 2011 @08:14PM In German Trials, Airport Body Scanners Easily Confused
Friday August 05, 2011 @05:57PM Saving Gas Via Underpowered Death Traps
Friday August 05, 2011 @05:50PM Google's Self Driving Car Crashes
Friday July 29, 2011 @05:11PM Circuit Flaws Blamed For China Train Crash
Thursday July 28, 2011 @01:38PM Another Cell Phone-Cancer Study Emerges
Sunday July 24, 2011 @11:35AM FDA To Scrutinize Mobile Medical Apps
Saturday July 23, 2011 @10:47AM Bullet Train Derails In China
Saturday July 23, 2011 @08:58AM 3D Hurts Your Eyes
Thursday July 21, 2011 @02:51PM Can a Playground Be Too Safe?