Slashdot Items Tagged "publicsafety"

Date / Time Story
Monday March 07, 2016 @02:51PM 32,000 Workers At Fukushima No. 1 Got High Radiation Dose, Tepco Data Show
Saturday March 05, 2016 @07:26PM Record-Breaking 11000ft Flight Sparks Criticism In Pilot Community
Thursday March 03, 2016 @01:22AM Iraq's Mosul Dam Could Burst At Any Time
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @12:06PM Australia Deploys Shark-Spotting Drones To Keep Watch Over Beachgoers
Monday February 29, 2016 @10:11PM Google Self-Driving Car Might Have Caused First Crash In Autonomous Mode
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @01:45AM Are Roads Safer With No Central White Lines?
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @09:38PM Beyond the Liberator: A 3D-Printed Plastic 9mm Semi-Auto Pistol
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @12:08AM Homemade Speed Trap Made By Former UVA CS Professor
Monday February 01, 2016 @03:09PM The Feds' Freeway Font Flip-Flop
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @09:22AM Can Electric Signals In Earth's Atmosphere Predict Earthquakes?
Saturday December 12, 2015 @08:25PM Chipotle Plans To DNA Test Produce After E-Coli Outbreaks In Nine States
Thursday December 10, 2015 @02:51PM NHTSA Toughens Crash Test Rating Standards
Thursday December 03, 2015 @12:06PM 15,000 Hoverboards Seized As Unsafe In United Kingdom
Saturday November 14, 2015 @01:47PM Dubai Buys Commercial Jetpacks For Firefighters
Friday November 13, 2015 @07:05PM Laser Strikes On Aircraft Increasing In Frequency
Thursday October 22, 2015 @08:13AM First Cancer Case Confirmed From Fukushima Cleanup
Thursday October 22, 2015 @08:13AM The NYPD's X-Ray Vans
Friday June 26, 2015 @08:52AM Why We Need Certain Consumer Drone Regulations
Friday May 15, 2015 @07:25AM FCC May Stop 911 Access For NSI Phones
Saturday May 02, 2015 @12:51AM The Pioneer Who Invented the Weather Forecast
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @09:33AM Feds Say It's Time To Cut Back On Fluoride In Drinking Water
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @08:43AM The Engineer's Lament -- Prioritizing Car Safety Issues
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @08:40AM A Cheap, Ubiquitous Earthquake Warning System
Thursday April 23, 2015 @10:52AM USGS: Oil and Gas Operations Could Trigger Large Earthquakes
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @08:43AM $1B TSA Behavioral Screening Program Slammed As "Junk Science"
Thursday March 19, 2015 @01:51PM No Fuel In the Fukushima Reactor #1
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @07:22PM Feds Fine Verizon $3.4 Million Over 911 Service Outage Issues
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @10:35AM Nuclear Plant Taken Down In Anticipation of Snowstorm
Thursday February 05, 2015 @06:10PM Programming Safety Into Self-Driving Cars
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @05:09PM Art Project Causes Atlanta Police To Close Highway and Call Bomb Squad
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:18AM How a Shaking Stadium Is Helping Scientists Track Earthquakes
Saturday December 27, 2014 @11:59PM Drunk Drivers in California May Get Mandated Interlock Devices
Thursday December 18, 2014 @09:36AM Councilmen Introduce Bills Strongly Regulating UAV Use in NYC
Sunday November 30, 2014 @09:45PM Breath Test For Pot Being Developed At WSU
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @08:21AM Man Walks Past Security Screening Staring At iPad, Causing Airport Evacuation
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @10:08AM Chinese City Sets Up "No Cell Phone" Pedestrian Lanes
Sunday August 24, 2014 @08:58AM Magnitude 6.0 Quake Hits Northern California, Causing Injuries and Outages
Friday August 22, 2014 @05:51PM Google Wants To Test Driverless Cars In a Simulation
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @10:05AM Chinese Researchers' 'Terror Cam' Could Scan Crowds, Looking for Stress
Thursday August 07, 2014 @03:46PM TEPCO: Nearly All Nuclear Fuel Melted At Fukushima No. 3 Reactor
Monday June 16, 2014 @03:30PM US Agency Aims To Regulate Map Aids In Vehicles
Thursday May 15, 2014 @08:39AM Canadian Teen Arrested For Calling In 30+ Swattings, Bomb Threats
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @09:18AM Researchers Seek to Use Drones For Brushfire Forecasting
Sunday October 21, 2012 @10:06PM Scientists Link Deep Wells To Deadly Spanish Quake
Saturday August 25, 2012 @11:23AM App Can Prevent Users From Texting While Driving
Saturday June 23, 2012 @08:38PM Fires Sparked By Utah Target Shooters Prompt Evacuations
Friday June 15, 2012 @06:18PM Sen. Rand Paul Introduces TSA Reform Legislation
Tuesday May 29, 2012 @11:19AM Audio Surveillance, Intended to Detect Gunshots, Can Pick Up Much More
Thursday April 12, 2012 @04:55PM University of Pittsburgh Deluged With Internet Bomb Threats
Wednesday November 16, 2011 @05:18PM TSA Puts Off Safety Study of X-ray Body Scanners
Friday October 14, 2011 @10:31AM US Blocks Huawei From Building LTE Network
Friday April 22, 2011 @10:55PM Mitigating Fukushima's Dangers, 42 Days In
Friday April 08, 2011 @05:44PM 30 Years To Clean Up Fukushima Dai-Ichi
Saturday April 02, 2011 @11:29AM Google's Driverless Car and the Logic of Safety
Thursday March 24, 2011 @03:30PM Crowd-Sourced Radiation Maps In Asia and US
Saturday March 19, 2011 @07:48PM Japan Reluctant To Disclose Drone Footage of Fukushima Plant
Saturday March 19, 2011 @12:25PM Ask Slashdot: How Prepared Are You For a Major Emergency?
Thursday February 24, 2011 @02:38PM For California, an Earthquake Early Warning System Is Up and Running
Tuesday February 22, 2011 @07:12PM Verizon Drops 10,000 911 Calls During Blizzard
Sunday February 20, 2011 @08:24PM Automatic Life Jacket Detection For Drones
Wednesday January 26, 2011 @09:36PM Ford Building Cars That Talk To Other Cars
Tuesday January 11, 2011 @05:50PM Hospital Wireless Networks May Be Regulated Medical Devices
Tuesday January 04, 2011 @07:59PM Radiation Detection Goes Digital
Friday December 31, 2010 @09:44PM Do Sleepy Surgeons Have a Right To Operate?
Friday December 31, 2010 @07:57PM 'No Refusal' DUI Checkpoints Coming To Florida?
Friday November 26, 2010 @02:26PM Hacker Sends Out Fake Tsunami Warning On Twitter
Thursday November 25, 2010 @10:02AM Homeland Security Drops Color-Coded Terror Alerts
Tuesday November 23, 2010 @12:02PM FCC To Allow Texting To 911
Wednesday November 17, 2010 @02:49PM Emergency Broadcast System Coming To Cell Phones
Friday November 05, 2010 @08:02PM Evaluating or Testing Utility SCADA Security?
Thursday October 28, 2010 @03:28PM Launch Command Preserved In Power Failure, But Nuclear Designs Still Risky
Tuesday October 26, 2010 @02:47PM Spanish Prostitutes Wear Reflective Vests To Avoid Fines
Thursday October 14, 2010 @10:48PM Digital Dashboard Device Detects Driver Drowsiness
Wednesday October 06, 2010 @01:31PM Inventor Creates Flotation Device Bazooka
Tuesday October 05, 2010 @01:29PM Safety Commission To Rule On Safety of Rulers In Science Kits
Tuesday October 05, 2010 @01:14PM Could Anti-Texting Laws Make Roads More Dangerous?
Friday September 24, 2010 @12:27PM In Case of Emergency, Please Remove Your Bra
Thursday September 23, 2010 @04:26PM Hundreds of Crocodiles Escape Mexican Refuge After Hurricane
Thursday September 09, 2010 @02:23PM Optical Speedbumps Create Illusion of Little Girl
Tuesday September 07, 2010 @12:20AM Australia To Fight iPod Use By Pedestrians
Sunday September 05, 2010 @11:48AM Researchers Develop "Tea Bag" Water Filter
Thursday August 26, 2010 @11:02PM Look-Alike Tubes Lead To Hospital Deaths
Tuesday August 24, 2010 @04:13PM Toyota Adds External Speakers To Warn Pedestrians
Monday August 02, 2010 @12:31PM Radioactive Boar On the Rise In Germany
Wednesday July 28, 2010 @02:33PM How a Key Enzyme Repairs Sun-Damaged DNA
Saturday July 24, 2010 @10:26PM Cell Phone Group Sues San Francisco Over Radiation Law
Saturday July 24, 2010 @07:31AM Utah State Prof Says Hybrids Don't Kill More Pedestrians
Tuesday July 20, 2010 @04:39PM The Rise of Small Nuclear Plants
Monday July 19, 2010 @07:51PM Catching Satnav Errors On Google Street View
Saturday July 17, 2010 @09:15PM WISE Discovers 95 New Near-Earth Asteroids
Friday July 16, 2010 @06:01PM Can Drones Really Get National Airspace Access?
Wednesday July 14, 2010 @01:15PM Infants Ingest 77 Times the Safe Level of Dioxin
Friday July 09, 2010 @04:58PM AI Predicts Manhole Explosions In New York City
Tuesday July 06, 2010 @08:24AM Ban On Photographing Near Gulf Oil Booms
Friday June 25, 2010 @12:06AM 1,400 Megapixel Pan-STARRS Telescope Comes Online
Wednesday June 16, 2010 @01:14PM San Francisco Requires Cell Phone Radiation Warnings
Thursday June 10, 2010 @09:40PM FAA Adds a Study On Adding Drones To Commercial Aviation
Thursday May 20, 2010 @01:07PM Druids Hired To Cut Road Accidents
Wednesday May 19, 2010 @12:17PM Scientists Question Safety of New Airport Scanners
Saturday May 15, 2010 @11:50AM Taiwanese Researchers Plug RFIDs As Disaster Recovery Aids
Thursday May 06, 2010 @06:17PM Robot With Knives Used In Robotics Injury Study
Wednesday May 05, 2010 @01:28PM St. Louis Museum Offers Thrills, Chills, and Lawsuits
Saturday April 24, 2010 @11:27PM Was Flight Ban Over Ash an Overreaction?
Thursday April 22, 2010 @11:32PM Biggest Study On Cellphone Health Effects Launched in Europe
Wednesday April 21, 2010 @02:08AM EU Conducts Test Flights To Assess Impact of Volcanic Ash On Aircraft
Tuesday April 20, 2010 @11:26PM Volcano Futures
Monday April 12, 2010 @11:40AM Cell Phones Could Sniff Out Deadly Chemicals
Sunday April 11, 2010 @01:01PM "Phone In One Hand, Ticket In the Other"
Wednesday April 07, 2010 @02:24PM Chicago Debates Merits of ShotSpotter Technology
Monday April 05, 2010 @10:11PM Toyota Accelerator Data Skewed Toward Elderly
Monday April 05, 2010 @10:09PM Tsunami Warning From Space?
Thursday April 01, 2010 @01:53PM The End of the Road For Texting Truckers
Thursday April 01, 2010 @01:31PM Scientists Say Toads Can Predict Earthquakes
Wednesday March 31, 2010 @05:54PM "Supertaskers" Can Safely Use Mobile Phones While Driving
Thursday March 18, 2010 @10:38PM Killer Convicted, Using Dog DNA Database
Thursday December 24, 2009 @11:17PM Texas County Will Use Twitter To Publish Drunk Drivers' Names