US theaters advised to ban 'smart' watches and glasses
A pair of influential US film industry organizations on Wednesday put out word that movie theaters should ban smart watches or eyewear that could be used to record movies.
Four Corners methane hotspot points to coal-related sources
A large, persistent methane hot spot has existed over the Four Corners area of the U.S. Southwest for almost a decade, confirmed by remote regional-scale ground measurements of the gas by DOE's Los Alamos ...
Prescribed burns in Western Australia
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Aqua satellite detected fires burning in Western Australia on October 14, 2014. Matching these hot spots up to the the prescribed fire burns ...
NASA image: Agricultural fires in the Ukraine
Numerous fires (marked with red dots) are burning in Eastern Europe, likely as a result of regional agricultural practices. The body of water at the lower left of this true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging ...
Study examines use of GIS in policing
Police agencies are using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for mapping crime, identifying crime "hot spots," assigning officers, and profiling offenders, but little research has been done about the effectiveness of the ...
NASA image: Fires above the Great Slave Lake in Canada
Updates from NWTfire.com report that there are 133 active fires in the North Slave Region of the Northwest Territories. No new fires reported in the past 24 hours. Fire danger is moderate to high. Smoke may ...
Image: Fires not slowing around Yellowknife
Fires and the resultant smoke that comes from them are both just as widespread and heavy as they were in the month of July. Hundreds of fires dot the landscape and the Northwest Territories Live Fire map ...
Cassini spacecraft reveals 101 geysers and more on icy Saturn moon
Scientists using mission data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have identified 101 distinct geysers erupting on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus. Their analysis suggests it is possible for liquid water to reach ...
Providing free Wi-Fi gets tricky for businesses
In Madison, Wis., where Wi-Fi hot spots often are easier to find than a parking space, you wouldn't think that a cafe would turn off its wireless Internet connection.
Designing ultra-sensitive biosensors for early personalised diagnostics
A new type of high-sensitivity and low-cost sensors, called plasmonic biosensors, could ultimately become a key asset in personalised medicine by helping to diagnose diseases at an early stage.
Google Internet eyewear heads for Britain
Google on Monday made Glass available in Britain to early adopters willing to spend 1,000 pounds for a chance to dabble with the Internet-linked eyewear.
NASA image: Fires in the Yucatan Peninsula in April 2014
April is in the middle of the dry season, which runs from January through May in this region, and naturally coincides with fire season. Farmers often use fire to return nutrients to the soil and to clear ...
Google Glass available in US as of April 15
Google will makes it controversial Internet-linked Glass eyewear available for purchase for a limited time in the United States beginning on April 15.
Google partners with Ray-Ban maker for smart eyewear (Update)
Google on Monday said it is joining forces with the frame giant behind Ray-Ban and other high-end brands to create and sell Glass Internet-linked eyewear in the United States.