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Slashdot Items Tagged "risks"

Date / TimeStory
Saturday July 26, 2014 @11:37PM Report: Nuclear Plants Should Focus On Risks Posed By External Events
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @07:38PM A Box of Forgotten Smallpox Vials Was Just Found In an FDA Closet
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @07:44AM Autonomous Trucking
Friday July 04, 2014 @07:42PM Train Derailment Dumps Two 737 Fuselages Into Clark Fork River
Thursday July 03, 2014 @06:40PM Radar Changing the Face of Cycling
Thursday July 03, 2014 @09:27AM Site of 1976 "Atomic Man" Accident To Be Cleaned
Friday June 27, 2014 @06:22PM CDC: 1 In 10 Adult Deaths In US Caused By Excessive Drinking
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @12:15PM Long-Lasting Enzyme Chews Up Cocaine
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:37PM When Drones Fall From the Sky
Thursday June 19, 2014 @09:30AM 'Selfie' Helps Doctors Diagnose Mini-Stroke
Monday June 16, 2014 @03:30PM US Agency Aims To Regulate Map Aids In Vehicles
Friday June 13, 2014 @06:11PM European iPhone Chargers Prone To Overheating
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @12:05PM Moon Swirls May Inspire Revolution In the Science of Deflector Shields
Friday June 06, 2014 @09:42PM GM Names and Fires Engineers Involved In Faulty Ignition Switch
Friday June 06, 2014 @09:29PM The Sci-Fi Myth of Killer Machines
Thursday May 29, 2014 @10:21AM Temporary Classrooms Are Bad For the Environment, and Worse For Kids
Monday May 26, 2014 @05:58PM Organic Cat Litter May Have Caused Nuclear Waste Accident
Friday May 16, 2014 @12:39PM Gen. Keith Alexander On Metadata, Snowden, and the NSA: "We're At Greater Risk"
Thursday May 15, 2014 @08:50AM Federal Car Fleet To Become Test Bed For High-Tech Safety Gear
Thursday May 08, 2014 @12:30PM Feds Issue Emergency Order On Crude Oil Trains
Thursday May 08, 2014 @08:30AM First Arrest In Japan For 3D-Printed Guns
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @08:02AM Earthquake Warning Issued For Central Oklahoma
Sunday May 04, 2014 @08:19PM ISS Studies Show Bacteria From Earth Could Colonize Mars
Sunday May 04, 2014 @11:35AM Death Wish Meets GPS: iPhone Theft Victims Confronting Perps
Thursday May 01, 2014 @11:02AM "Smart" Gun Seller Gets the Wrong Kind of Online Attention
Sunday April 20, 2014 @03:39PM Why Portland Should Have Kept Its Water, Urine and All
Sunday April 20, 2014 @10:47AM 3 Former Astronauts: Earth-Asteroid Collisions Are a Real But Preventable Danger
Saturday April 19, 2014 @10:44AM The Design Flaw That Almost Wiped Out an NYC Skyscraper
Thursday April 10, 2014 @12:49PM Under the Chassis: A Look At Tesla's Battery Shield
Sunday April 06, 2014 @10:48PM UAV Operator Blames Hacking For Malfunction That Injured Triathlete
Sunday April 06, 2014 @12:43PM It's Time To Plug the Loopholes In Pipeline Regulation
Sunday April 06, 2014 @09:33AM To Reduce the Health Risk of Barbecuing Meat, Just Add Beer
Friday April 04, 2014 @11:20PM Bugs In SCADA Software Leave 7,600 Factories Vulnerable
Friday April 04, 2014 @09:37PM Most Expensive Aviation Search: $53 Million To Find Flight MH370
Friday April 04, 2014 @04:34PM Nest Halts Sales of Smart Fire Alarm After Discovering Dangerous Flaw
Wednesday April 02, 2014 @03:08AM 8.2 Earthquake Off the Coast of Chile, Tsunami Triggered
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @11:53PM Threatened Pandemics and Laboratory Escapes: Self-fulfilling Prophecies
Saturday March 29, 2014 @01:39AM Geologists Warned of Washington State Mudslides For Decades
Sunday March 23, 2014 @11:34PM Titanium-Headed Golf Clubs Create Brush Fire Hazard In California
Sunday March 23, 2014 @10:38AM French, Chinese Satellite Images May Show Malaysian Jet Debris
Saturday March 22, 2014 @06:53PM One Billion Android Devices Open To Privilege Escalation
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @09:24AM St. Patrick's Day, March Madness, and Steve Jobs' Liver
Sunday March 09, 2014 @02:01PM 3 Years Later: A Fukushima Worker's Eyewitness Story
Saturday March 08, 2014 @06:55PM Exploding Oil Tank Cars: Why Trains Go Boom
Friday February 28, 2014 @08:57AM Blood Test of 4 Biomarkers Predicts Death Within 5 Years
Thursday February 27, 2014 @10:42AM Google Fighting Distracted Driver Laws
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @10:44AM Navy Won't Investigate Nuclear Pollution At San Francisco's Treasure Island
Sunday February 23, 2014 @06:36PM Study Shows Agent Orange Still Taints Aging C-123s
Friday February 21, 2014 @07:49PM Stack Overflow Could Explain Toyota Vehicles' Unintended Acceleration
Friday February 21, 2014 @08:30AM Why Your Phone Gets OTA Updates But Your Car Doesn't
Thursday February 13, 2014 @09:27AM 11-Year UK Study Reports No Health Danger From Mobile Phone Transmissions
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @02:18PM FBI: $10,000 Reward For Info On Anyone Who Points a Laser At an Aircraft
Sunday February 09, 2014 @06:43PM A Corporate War Against a Scientist, and How He Fought Back
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @01:23PM Government To Require Vehicle-to-vehicle Communication
Friday January 31, 2014 @09:21PM Confessions Of an Ex-TSA Agent: Secrets Of the I.O. Room
Saturday January 25, 2014 @09:53AM Mexico's Stolen Radiation Truck: It Could Happen In the US
Thursday January 23, 2014 @02:20AM Regulations Could Delay or Prevent Space Tourism
Thursday January 02, 2014 @11:00AM Helicopter Rescue For All Passengers Aboard Antarctic Research Ship
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @03:39AM The Japanese Mob Is Hiring Homeless People To Clean Up Fukushima
Monday December 30, 2013 @02:46AM Parents' Campaign Leads To Wi-Fi Ban In New Zealand School
Sunday December 29, 2013 @05:33PM Australian Icebreaker Tries To Get Through To Stranded Antarctic Research Ship
Thursday December 26, 2013 @06:23PM Millions of Dogecoin Stolen Over Christmas
Thursday December 26, 2013 @04:19PM Antarctic Climate Research Expedition Trapped In Sea Ice
Thursday December 26, 2013 @02:53PM Tesla Updates Model S Software As a Precaution Against Unsafe Charging
Thursday December 26, 2013 @09:21AM Scientists Predict Earthquake's Location and Strength
Tuesday December 24, 2013 @11:56AM 2013: an Ominous Year For Warnings and Predictions
Sunday December 22, 2013 @09:48PM Spacesuit Problems Delay ISS Repair Spacewalk
Thursday December 19, 2013 @04:09PM Tesla Says Garage Fire Not Charger's Fault; Firemen Less Sure
Thursday December 19, 2013 @09:17AM Multidrug Resistance Gene Released By Chinese Wastewater Treatment Plants
Friday December 13, 2013 @07:09PM Cobalt-60, and Lessons From a Mexican Theft
Thursday December 12, 2013 @02:15PM You Are What Your Dad Ate
Thursday December 12, 2013 @12:50AM Coolant Glitch Forces Partial Space Station Shutdown
Wednesday December 11, 2013 @03:16PM Smart Cars: Too Distracting?
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @09:24AM Killer Qualities of Japanese Fault Revealed
Thursday December 05, 2013 @12:46PM Thieves Who Stole Cobalt-60 Will Soon Be Dead
Tuesday December 03, 2013 @09:30AM Is the Porsche Carrera GT Too Dangerous?
Sunday December 01, 2013 @12:07AM Dial 00000000 To Blow Up the World
Sunday November 24, 2013 @11:43AM Make Way For "Mutant" Crops As GM Foods Face Opposition
Thursday November 21, 2013 @03:59PM NHTSA Tells Tesla To Stop Exaggerating Model S Safety Rating
Tuesday November 19, 2013 @10:19AM Musk Lashes Back Over Tesla Fire Controversy
Sunday November 17, 2013 @09:08PM Sen. Chuck Schumer Seeks To Extend Ban On 'Undetectable' 3D-Printed Guns
Sunday November 17, 2013 @07:30PM Skydiving Accident Leaves Security Guru Cedric 'Sid' Blancher Dead At 37
Saturday November 16, 2013 @07:12PM Scientists Propose Satellite Early Warning System For Forest Fires
Thursday November 14, 2013 @05:00PM ATF Tests Show 3D Printed Guns Can Explode
Thursday November 14, 2013 @01:45PM DRM To Be Used In Renault Electric Cars
Thursday November 14, 2013 @12:32PM EU To Allow 3G and 4G Connections On Planes
Thursday November 14, 2013 @11:03AM We're Safe From the Latest SARS-Like Disease...For the Moment
Sunday November 03, 2013 @09:18PM Indonesian Erruption Forces Evacuation of 1300
Sunday November 03, 2013 @03:09PM TSA Union Calls For Armed Guards At Every Checkpoint
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @01:51PM Magma Reservoir Under Yellowstone Is Much Bigger Than Previously Thought
Friday October 25, 2013 @06:51PM Ask Slashdot: Developer Responsibility When Apps Might Risk Lives?
Thursday October 24, 2013 @10:32AM How Safe Is Cycling?
Friday October 18, 2013 @11:25PM DNA Sequence Withheld From New Botulism Paper
Thursday October 17, 2013 @08:28AM Uneven Enforcement Suspected At Nuclear Plants
Tuesday October 15, 2013 @07:46AM Elevated Radiation Claimed At Tokyo 2020 Olympic Venues
Tuesday October 15, 2013 @07:46AM UK Court Orders Two Sisters Must Receive MMR Vaccine
Sunday October 06, 2013 @06:39PM Why the FAA May Finally Relax In-Flight Device Rules
Friday October 04, 2013 @08:06PM Engineers Design Tornado Proof Home
Friday October 04, 2013 @07:17PM Owner of Battery Fire Tesla Vehicle: Car 'Performed Very Well, Will Buy Again'
Thursday October 03, 2013 @10:10AM Asian Giant Hornets Kill 42 People In China, Injure Over 1,500
Thursday October 03, 2013 @08:59AM Fukushima Leak Traced To Overflow Tank Built On a Slope
Tuesday September 24, 2013 @01:18PM Georgia Cop Issues 800 Tickets To Drivers Texting At Red Lights
Friday September 20, 2013 @06:02PM USAF Almost Nuked North Carolina In 1961 – Declassified Document
Tuesday September 17, 2013 @01:29PM Robots Join Final Assembly Line At US Auto Plant
Saturday September 07, 2013 @01:32PM Could Technology Create Modern-Day 'Leper Colonies'?
Saturday August 24, 2013 @05:48PM Wildfire Threatens Water and Power To San Francisco
Thursday August 22, 2013 @01:37PM Open Source Mapping Software Shows Every Traffic Death On Earth
Thursday August 22, 2013 @11:27AM Fukushima Actually "Much Worse" Than So Far Disclosed, Say Experts
Thursday August 22, 2013 @09:54AM A New Spate of Deaths In the Wireless Industry
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @12:58PM NHTSA Gives the Model S Best Safety Rating of Any Car In History
Friday August 16, 2013 @06:42PM Google Glass Integration For Cars Is Coming: Neat Idea Or Crazy Town?
Thursday August 08, 2013 @04:32PM Talking On the Phone While Driving Not So Dangerous After All
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @12:52PM NRA Launches Pro-Lead Website
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @11:42AM Fukishima Springs Water Leak
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @09:25AM Second SFO Disaster Avoided Seconds Before Crash
Sunday July 28, 2013 @02:50AM Russian Vehicle Delivers Spacesuit Repair Kit To ISS
Thursday July 25, 2013 @10:37AM After a User Dies, Apple Warns Against Counterfeit Chargers
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @09:53AM 3D Printers Shown To Emit Potentially Harmful Nanosized Particles
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @02:13PM Spacewalk Aborted When Water Fills Astronaut's Helmet
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @08:45AM Hardly Anyone Is Buying 'Smart Guns'
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @09:06AM UCSD Lecturer Releases Geotagging Application For "Dangerous Guns and Owners"
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @08:58AM Boeing 777 Crashes At San Francisco Airport
Sunday June 30, 2013 @01:52AM With Catastrophes In Mind, Supercomputing Project Simulates Space Junk Collision
Sunday June 09, 2013 @01:49AM Asteroid Passes (Just) 65,000 Miles From Earth
Tuesday June 04, 2013 @07:52AM Footage Reveals Drone Aircraft Nearly Downed Passenger Plane in 2004
Sunday June 02, 2013 @12:35PM Surgeries On Friday Are More Frequently Fatal
Friday May 31, 2013 @07:20PM TSA Finishes Removing "Virtual Nude" X-Ray Devices From US Airports
Friday May 31, 2013 @06:30PM GMO Wheat Found Growing Wild In Oregon, Japan Suspends Import From U.S.
Thursday May 30, 2013 @03:25PM Mars Explorers Face Huge Radiation Problem
Thursday May 30, 2013 @12:27PM 'Smart Gun' Firm Wants You To Fund Its Prototype
Thursday May 30, 2013 @01:12AM New Best Way To Nuke a Short-Notice Asteroid
Friday May 17, 2013 @07:45PM NTSB Recommends Lower Drunk Driving Threshold Nationwide: 0.05 BAC
Friday May 17, 2013 @06:08PM 9th Grade Science Experiment: Garden Cress Won't Germinate Near Routers
Thursday May 09, 2013 @08:25AM San Francisco Abandons Mobile Phone Radiation Labels
Thursday April 18, 2013 @07:45AM Huge Explosion at Texas Fertilizer Plant
Thursday April 11, 2013 @11:20AM North Korean Missile Raised To Firing Position, Says US Official
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @11:48AM Climate Change Will Boost Plane Turbulence, Suggests Study
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @11:01AM Boeing's 787 Dreamliner Has Taken Its Battery Certification Flight
Monday April 08, 2013 @08:55PM "Dark Lightning" Could Expose Airline Passengers To Radiation
Saturday April 06, 2013 @08:01PM Why Do Pathogen Researchers Face Less Scrutiny Than Nuclear Scientists?
Saturday April 06, 2013 @07:12PM Leak Found In Fukushima Tank Holding Radioactive Water
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @10:39AM Man Who Pointed Laser At Aircraft Gets 30-Month Sentence
Sunday March 24, 2013 @11:33AM Man Accused of Selling Golf Ball Finders As Bomb Detectors
Thursday March 07, 2013 @09:33AM North Korea Threatens US With Preemptive Nuclear Strike
Friday March 01, 2013 @05:28PM Hit the Wrong Button, Drone Goes Boom
Tuesday February 26, 2013 @10:39AM Future Fighters Won't Need Ejection Seats
Friday February 22, 2013 @08:42PM First Dedicated Asteroid-Tracking Satellite Will Be Canadian
Thursday February 21, 2013 @03:20AM Japanese Probe Finds Miswiring of Boeing 787 Battery
Thursday February 21, 2013 @03:18AM How To Safeguard Loose Nukes
Saturday February 16, 2013 @02:39AM California Professors Unveil Proposal To Attack Asteroids With Lasers
Friday February 15, 2013 @06:52PM Russian Meteor Largest In a Century
Thursday February 14, 2013 @06:17PM Driver Trapped In Speeding Car At 125 Mph
Tuesday February 12, 2013 @09:28AM North Korea Conducts Third Nuclear Test
Sunday February 10, 2013 @09:42AM Rapiscan's Backscatter Machines May End Up In US Federal Buildings
Tuesday January 29, 2013 @09:27AM Dreamliner: Boeing 787 Aircraft Battery "Not Faulty"
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @01:01PM Bomb Blasts Alter Brain Lipid Levels
Friday January 18, 2013 @08:56AM Boeing 787 Dreamliner Grounded In US and EU
Thursday January 17, 2013 @06:12PM Japan Grounds Fleet of Boeing 787s After Emergency Landing
Thursday January 17, 2013 @10:09AM DHS Steps In As Regulator for Medical Device Security
Friday January 11, 2013 @10:21PM NIH Neuroscientists: Junior Seau Had Brain Disease Caused By Hits To the Head
Friday January 11, 2013 @08:03PM FAA To Investigate 787 Dreamliner
Friday January 04, 2013 @08:02PM Scary Toothbrush Prompts Shutdown of World's Busiest Airport
Sunday December 30, 2012 @01:16PM Moscow Plane Crash Caught On Passerby's Dash Cam
Saturday December 29, 2012 @07:34PM Bloomberg: Steve Jobs Behind NYC Crime Wave
Saturday December 22, 2012 @08:20PM Asteroid 2011 AG5 Will Miss Earth In 2040
Thursday December 20, 2012 @01:09PM Using Technology To Make Guns Safer
Monday December 17, 2012 @03:16AM Austria's Mobile Drug Lab Could Test Street-Drug Effects, Too
Saturday December 15, 2012 @11:12PM Ask Slashdot: What To Tell Non-Tech Savvy Family About Malware?
Saturday December 15, 2012 @12:42PM Spinal Fluid Chemical Levels Linked To Suicidal Behavior
Thursday December 13, 2012 @11:13AM Current Radio Rules Mean Sinclair ZX Spectrum Wouldn't Fly Today
Thursday December 06, 2012 @05:52PM How Yucca Mountain Was Killed
Thursday December 06, 2012 @10:51AM Thorium Fuel Has Proliferation Risk
Tuesday November 27, 2012 @09:15AM Cambridge University To Open "Terminator Center" To Study Threat From AI
Thursday November 22, 2012 @01:14PM This Is What Happens When You Deep Fry a Frozen Turkey
Sunday November 18, 2012 @07:58PM German Police Stop Man With Mobile Office In Car
Monday November 05, 2012 @02:18AM Climbing 103 Floors On a 'Bionic' Leg
Saturday November 03, 2012 @07:51AM Building the Ultimate Safe House
Thursday November 01, 2012 @02:47PM Fisker Hybrids Get Bad Karma From Superstorm Sandy
Thursday November 01, 2012 @11:14AM Internal Bug: Code Flaw May Lead to Wrong Dose From Infusion Pump
Friday October 26, 2012 @07:05PM Slashdot Asks: Are You Preparing For Hurricane Sandy?
Sunday October 21, 2012 @10:06PM Scientists Link Deep Wells To Deadly Spanish Quake
Sunday October 21, 2012 @04:59PM States Face Huge Task In Tracking Meningitis-Tainted Drugs
Sunday October 21, 2012 @01:31AM Italian Supreme Court Accepts Mobile Phone-Tumor Link
Friday October 19, 2012 @08:02PM China's Yearly Budget For High-Speed Rail: $100 Billion
Friday October 19, 2012 @06:18PM TSA Moving X-ray Body Scanners To Smaller Airports
Thursday October 11, 2012 @08:17AM Study: Kids Under 3 Should Be Banned From Watching TV
Tuesday October 09, 2012 @09:23AM Halliburton's Missing Radioactive Cylinder Found
Sunday October 07, 2012 @12:28PM Felix Baumgartner Prepares for Supersonic Skydive Attempt in New Mexico
Sunday October 07, 2012 @09:32AM NASA Prepares For Space Surgery and Zero Gravity Blood
Saturday October 06, 2012 @09:40PM Space Junk May Require ISS Maneuver In Advance of SpaceX's Dragon
Saturday October 06, 2012 @04:18PM Laser Strikes On Aircraft Becoming Epidemic
Saturday October 06, 2012 @09:34AM Hiring Smokers Banned In South Florida City
Thursday October 04, 2012 @08:36AM Earthquakes Correlated With Texan Fracking Sites
Friday September 28, 2012 @08:45PM Air Force Foresaw Fatal F-22 Problems; Rejected $100,000 Fix As Too Expensive
Friday September 21, 2012 @12:35AM US Military Tested the Effects of a Nuclear Holocaust On Beer
Thursday September 20, 2012 @10:17AM Wi-Fi Illness Claim Doesn't Impress New Mexico Court
Thursday September 13, 2012 @11:20PM DHS Gets Public Comment, Whether It Wants It Or Not
Tuesday September 11, 2012 @12:51PM FAA Permits American Airlines To Use iPads In Cockpit "In All Phases of Flight"
Sunday September 09, 2012 @01:27PM Yosemite Expands Scope of Hantavirus Warning: More than 20,000 At Risk
Thursday September 06, 2012 @09:28AM TSA Says Screening Drinks Purchased Inside Airport Terminal Is Nothing New

The meat is rotten, but the booze is holding out. Computer translation of "The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."

 



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