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Virus hits US drone fleet: report

A computer virus has hit the US Predator and Reaper drone fleet that Washington deploys to hunt down militants, logging the keystrokes of pilots remotely flying missions, Wired magazine reported.

dateOct 09, 2011 in Other
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Eco-architecture could produce 'grow your own' homes

A bus stop that grows its own foliage as shade? A children's playground, made entirely from trees? A shelter made from living tree roots that could provide natural protection against earthquakes in California?

dateAug 21, 2008 in Other
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Camera can see through clothing

Developers of a specialized camera that can help police detect weapons and drugs under clothing say they will show it off in England this week.

dateMar 11, 2008 in Other
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The Japanese disaster one year later

As the world remembers the horrors of the disaster on its one-year anniversary, experts at the Mailman School take stock of disaster response, nuclear fears and lessons learned

dateMar 12, 2012 in Other
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JitterBugs could turn your keyboard against you

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science warn against an entirely new threat to computer security: peripheral devices – such as keyboards, mice or microphones ...

dateAug 07, 2006 in Other
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Operating a computer by gesture only

Operating computers without touching them, using only hand and arm gestures: it sounds futuristic, but it's already possible. Researcher Wim Fikkert of the Centre for Telematics and Information Technology of the University ...

dateMar 12, 2010 in Other
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Here's the way to copy e-mails to save on CDs

Q. I have a lot of e-mails in separate folders of my Microsoft Outlook program, and I want to take some of them off my Windows XP computer and save them on CDs. How can I do that?

dateMar 12, 2009 in Other
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Self-Cooling Soda Bottles?

Every day, the sun bathes the planet in energy--free of charge--yet few systems can take advantage of that source for both heating and cooling. Now, researchers are making progress on a thin-film technology ...

dateJul 11, 2006 in Other
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Power grid change may disrupt clocks

A yearlong experiment with the nation's electric grid could mess up traffic lights, security systems and some computers - and make plug-in clocks and appliances like programmable coffeemakers run up to 20 ...

dateJun 24, 2011 in Other
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