Research Raises Questions About ‘Policing for Profit’

(PhysOrg.com) -- If a police officer stops a motorist and discovers cash and narcotics during the stop, the officer may have the authority to confiscate the car as an instrument of crime and the money as probable proceeds ...

No longer splitting hairs over splitting atoms?

As public opinion shifts and many more governments around the world consider nuclear energy as a solution to climate concerns and energy security, it is time to ask why it has become a more attractive option. The Institute ...

Lincoln Lab successfully tests new satellite communications system

The enhanced capabilities of a new global satellite communications (SATCOM) system were successfully tested recently by MIT Lincoln Laboratory, representing a major step forward in improving communications among U.S. Department ...

Putting a virtual doctor in the ambulance

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new ambulance communications system will enable doctors to diagnose and begin treating critically ill patients before they reach hospital.

GOCE begins its journey to launch site

(PhysOrg.com) -- GOCE, the first of a series of Earth Explorer satellites to be launched into orbit, has taken off aboard an Antonov-124 cargo aircraft for its flight to the Arkhangelsk Airport in Russia, en route to Russia’s ...

Mud pots signal possible extension of San Andreas Fault

A linear string of mud pots and mud volcanoes suggest surface evidence for a southern extension of the San Andreas Fault that runs through the Salton Sea, according to a paper published in the August issue of the Bulletin ...

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