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TSA Rapiscan body scanner fails to detect weapons

TSA Rapiscan body scanner fails to detect weapons

A study has revealed the Rapiscan Secure 1000 scanner previously used by airports around the country can fail to detect weapons if attackers know how to exploit the machines weaknesses.

Barnes & Noble unwraps Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

Barnes & Noble unwraps Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

Barnes & Noble with Samsung unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, which is the first full-featured Android-based tablet that is especially optimized for readers. It is now on sale for $179, after an instant rebate of $20.

UPS reports security breach at 51 franchises

UPS reports security breach at 51 franchises

UPS reported a security breach on 51 stores across 24 states, compromising the debit card and credit card information used in over 100,000 transactions.

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SCIENCESpectacular starry worlds uncovered in new image

Space

Spectacular starry worlds uncovered in new image

The ESO took a beautiful new picture of two star clusters in the Milky Way on August 20.

SCIENCECyborg moth mimics real insects, may be used in future rescue missions

Earth

Cyborg moth mimics real insects, may be used in future rescue missions

Moths may soon be equipped with sensors, allowing the tiny flying insects to participate in rescue missions.

SCIENCEUrban spiders grow bigger: Arachnophobes beware!

Earth

Urban spiders grow bigger: Arachnophobes beware!

Australian study finds common spider is "urban exploiter" in Down Under cities. City-dwelling spiders of one species found to be bigger, more successful in reproduction, than their country cousins.

LifeShift from inpatient to outpatient urologic surgeries causes higher mortality rates?

Health

Shift from inpatient to outpatient urologic surgeries causes higher mortality rates?

A study suggests that there has been a major shift from inpatient to outpatient urologic surgery procedure. This shift in procedure is believed to have increased the "failure to rescue" (FTR) mortality rates.

SCIENCELife under Antarctic ice raises hope of life on icy planets

Earth

Life under Antarctic ice raises hope of life on icy planets

Discovery of life in lake trapped beneath Antarctic ice raises intriguing possibility of it existing elsewhere in our solar system. Antarctic ecosystem could have parallels on icy moons of Jupiter and Saturn, researchers say.

SCIENCEVermont town issues boil water notice as supply tests positive for E. coli

Environment

Vermont town issues boil water notice as supply tests positive for E. coli

Residents of Fair Haven in Vermont were advised to boil water before use as the water supply was found positive for E.coli indicating that the water may have been contaminated with animal or human wastes.

LifeBlood transfusion lowers risk of silent strokes in children with sickle cell anemia

Health

Blood transfusion lowers risk of silent strokes in children with sickle cell anemia

Giving children with sickle cell anemia, who already experienced a stroke blood transfusion every month, can reduce their risks of experiencing a new stroke by more than 50 percent.

LifeSacramento Kaiser hospital admits possible Ebola virus patient

Health

Sacramento Kaiser hospital admits possible Ebola virus patient

California has no confirmed cases of Ebola disease, but health officials said one person is being examined at a hospital for further caution. Should residents still be worried?

SCIENCEMan in Shanghai train faints, everyone runs: What happened to Good Samaritans?

Health

Man in Shanghai train faints, everyone runs: What happened to Good Samaritans?

Chinese social media is in a heated discussion regarding a foreigner who collapsed on a Chinese subway train. The focus of their discussion, however, was on the near-stampede of passengers who ran away from the scene of the accident.

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