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FBI seizes local Md. library computers

The FBI removed computer records from the C. Burr Artz Library this week, a library official confirmed Saturday. Darrell Batson, director of Frederick County Public Libraries, said two FBI employees came to the downtown Frederick library either Wednesday or Thursday. ...

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Electric Cars Are the Key to Energy Independence

By David Morris | Al Gore’s heroic speech challenging us to make our electrical system 100 percent renewable promised it would simultaneously address three major crises: the weak economy, catastrophic climate change and the dire national security problems inherent in ...

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Free Drug Samples Usually Go to Wealthiest Patients

NaturalNews | Contrary to claims by the pharmaceutical industry, it is usually wealthier and insured patients who receive free drug samples, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Harvard Medical School and the Cambridge Health Alliance and published in ...

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British NASA hacker to face U.S. trial

LONDON (Reuters) – A British computer expert faces up to 70 years in jail after losing his fight on Wednesday against extradition to the United States, where he is accused of “the biggest military hack of all time”. Gary McKinnon ...

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Should we trust DNA?

SFGate | The role of DNA testing in the justice system has seemed unassailable – who can argue with the odds of two people sharing the same genetic markers being, in some cases, as low as 1 in 113 billion? ...

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How reliable is DNA in identifying suspects?

State crime lab analyst Kathryn Troyer was running tests on Arizona’s DNA database when she stumbled across two felons with remarkably similar genetic profiles. The men matched at nine of the 13 locations on chromosomes, or loci, commonly used to ...

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Printer dots raise privacy concerns

By Thomas Frank | The affordability and growing popularity of color laser printers is raising concerns among civil liberties advocates that your privacy may not be worth the paper you’re printing on. More manufacturers are outfitting greater numbers of laser printers ...

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Single Brain Neurons are Smarter Than You Think

By David Gutierrez | Stimulation of a single brain cell is enough to transmit sensations, Dutch and German researchers have discovered, and report in a study published in the journal Nature. Researchers have long believed that the key to the ...

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Pentagon Claims Cluster Bombs ‘Save Lives’

By Noah Shachtman  |The Pentagon not only told the world yesterday that it would keep on using cluster bombs — it called the controversial weapons life-savers, too. The Defense Department unveiled its new policy on cluster munitions. In it, the ...

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U.S. military to patrol Internet

UPI | The U.S. military is looking for a contractor to patrol cyberspace, watching for warning signs of forthcoming terrorist attacks or other hostile activity on the Web. “If someone wants to blow us up, we want to know about ...

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Laptops Lost Like Hot Cakes at US Airports

By Agam Shah | Keep laptops close at airports, because they have a startling tendency to disappear in the blink of an eye, according to a new survey. Some of the largest and medium-sized U.S. airports report close to 637,000 ...

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Microwave ray gun controls crowds with noise

By David Hambling | A US company claims it is ready to build a microwave ray gun able to beam sounds directly into people’s heads. The device – dubbed MEDUSA (Mob Excess Deterrent Using Silent Audio) – exploits the microwave ...

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Hacker Appeals To House Of Lords

By Christopher Nickson | A British hacker accused to accessing US military and Nasa computers has taken his case against extradition to the House of Lords, arguing it would breach his human rights. Gary McKinnon, known as Solo, has never denied ...

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U.S. School District to Begin Microchipping Students

By David Gutierrez | A Rhode Island school district has announced a pilot program to monitor student movements by means of radio frequency identification (RFID) chips implanted in their schoolbags. The Middletown School District, in partnership with MAP Information Technology ...

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The Surveillance Society report: DNA discussions

By Anthony Hildebrand | The report recognises the National DNA Database as a “valuable investigative tool, particularly in relation to police efforts to solve older cases” “But the sensitive nature of the information which may be yielded by DNA heightens ...

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Can Technology Improve Your Memory?

By Laura Weldon | You have everything you need to keep you informed. Technology provides you with answers to almost any question instantly. If you need reminders, you can program devices to prompt you to remember your appointments and to-do ...

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Mobile Phone Number Moving Caused Feds to Wiretap Wrong American

By Ryan Singel | In poring through the latest round of documents the FBI turned over to the Electronic Frontier Foundation about how the FBI legally plugs into the nation’s telephone system, THREAT LEVEL discovered that the nation’s secret spy court repeatedly ...

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European court threat to British DNA database

By Sean O’Neill | Murder, rape and child abuse investigations will be hampered if a European court rules that more than 500,000 DNA samples should be removed from Britain’s National DNA Database, a senior police chief has told The Times. ...

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Significance of DNA ‘matches’ in cases not always definitive

By Jason Felch and Maura Dolan | The 22-year-old San Francisco nurse had been sexually assaulted and stabbed in the heart. She lay on her back, her neck laced with scratches and her mouth open as if frozen in a ...

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EU-wide ID card scheme could use mobile phones

Computerworld UK | The European Commission is testing cross-border electronic identity systems in an effort to create pan-European recognition of the 30 million national ID cards currently used in 13 member states. The European Commission has announced that EU citizens ...

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In-flight surveillance in every seat

New Scientist | CCTV cameras are bringing more and more public places under surveillance – and passenger aircraft could be next. A prototype European system uses multiple cameras and “Big Brother” software to try and automatically detect terrorists or other ...

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Is the Creative Internet Just About Dead?

By Annalee Newitz | A couple of weeks ago I went to the annual Maker Faire in San Mateo, an event where people from all over the world gather for a giant DIY technology show-and-tell extravaganza. There are robots, kinetic sculptures, ...

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Hybrid embryos ‘should be banned’

BBC News | Allowing scientists to carry out stem cell research using hybrid human-animal embryos “is a step too far and should be banned”, the Commons has been told. Senior Tory MP Edward Leigh said there was “no evidence yet ...

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Watchdog: European DNA Database a Potential Nightmare

By Mick Meaney – RINF | Speaking at a news conference, European Data Protection Supervisor, Peter Hustinx, raised concerns over the European DNA Database, criticising its lack of safeguards to protect tourists and the public travelling around the EU. “In ...

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Your Privacy for Sale: Internet Providers Cash In

UPDATE: Thanks to information obtained by RINF readers, it appears Virgin Media are trying to distance themselves from Phorm. Virgin Media stated: “Virgin Media has signed a preliminary agreement with Phorm to understand in more detail how this technology works but ...

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UK gets new James Bond-style data centre

By Nicole Kobie | SAVVIS’ new data centre will use biometrics, weight-sensitive entrance floor panels, bullet-proof glass, ‘man traps’ and CCTV for security. A newly-announced UK data centre set to open at the end of the year will feature top ...

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Outrage in UK over staff blacklisting database

By Niall Byrne | Last week the announcement that several UK retailers were collaborating on compiling a database of employees dismissed over suspicion of theft or fraud caused furore amongst the public, trade unions and civil liberties groups. The database ...

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Planets by the Dozen

By Dr. Tony Phillips | You know the planets of our solar system, each a unique world with its own distinctive appearance, size, and chemistry. Mars, with its bitter-cold, rusty red sands; Venus, a fiery world shrouded in thick clouds ...

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The Surveillance Society Does Not Work

By Mick Meaney – RINF | Costing in excess of billions of pounds each year, every single area of the British surveillance society has been proven ill effective when dealing with crime, fraud and terrorism – the very reasons government ...

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CCTV boom has failed to slash crime, say police

By Owen Bowcott | Massive investment in CCTV cameras to prevent crime in the UK has failed to have a significant impact, despite billions of pounds spent on the new technology, a senior police officer piloting a new database has ...

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English village to be invaded in spybot competition

By Ceri Perkins  | A village in south-west England will shortly be swarming with robots competing to show off their surveillance skills. The event is the UK Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) answer to the US DARPA Grand Challenge that set ...

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Sex offender DNA files expanded

BBC | Police in Fife have become the first in Scotland to fully manage DNA samples from non-registered sex offenders. The force has started collecting swabs from people convicted before 1997 or who hold no record for sex crimes but ...

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BAE Systems To Build Mini Spy Robots

EFY | The company has partnered with the US Army Research Laboratory to build miniature robots for military use. BAE Systems has signed a $38 million agreement with the US Army Research Laboratory to build miniature robots for military use. ...

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National “DNA warehouse” bill passes

AAPS | Passing the House of Representatives on a voice vote, S. 1858 has been sent to President Bush for signature. The Newborn Genetic Screening bill was passed by the Senate last December. The bill violates the U.S. Constitution and ...

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New CSI Tool Analyzes Antibodies

AP | Federal researchers say they’ve developed a human identification test that’s faster and possibly cheaper than DNA testing. It would be a handy new weapon in the arsenal for detectives, forensic experts and the military, though no one expects it ...

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Insects using plants as telephones

By Roland Piquepaille | A team of Dutch ecologists has found that subterranean and aboveground herbivorous insects use plants to communicate. ‘Subterranean insects issue chemical warning signals via the leaves of the plant. This way, aboveground insects are alerted that the ...

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China is world’s largest Internet-using population

By Jane Macartney | China has overtaken the US as the world’s biggest user of the internet, thanks to a rise of more than 61 per cent of people in the country using the web in the past year.  More ...

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Brain-plug weapons could provide war crime immunity

By Lewis Page | An American law student has published an analysis of international law regarding war crimes that might be committed using future brain-interface-controlled weapon systems. Stephen White, studying at Cornell Law School, had his paper Brave New World: ...

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Scientists Uncover Secrets at Centre of Black Holes

Salford Online | Scientists say they have moved one step closer to understanding the processes occurring in supermassive black holes. Black holes are thought to be the feature at the rotational centre of most galaxies. For the first time astronomers ...

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Face scans for air passengers to begin in UK

By Owen Bowcott | Airline passengers are to be screened with facial recognition technology rather than checks by passport officers, in an attempt to improve security and ease congestion, the Guardian can reveal. From summer, unmanned clearance gates will be ...

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Police: DNA database ready as early as next year

By Elizabeth Roberts | Bermuda could have its own DNA database within a couple of years, to aid the Police in cracking more crimes. Radical reforms through the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) mean more DNA samples, fingerprints and ...

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Controversial council tax database

By Tomos Livingstone | A CONTROVERSIAL database that calculates council tax bands according to features like parking space and the view from the front room is to be used in Wales. The database is run by the Valuation Office Agency, ...

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Enhanced Tracking Technology May Help RFID

By DON CLARK A Los Angeles start-up says it has developed a way to dramatically expand the range of a popular wireless tracking technology, opening up many new applications for low-cost identification tags. Closely held Mojix Inc. says its enhancements ...

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Brain scanner predicts your future moves

Ewen Callaway New Scientist Long before you decided to read this story, your brain may have already said “click that link”. By scanning the brains of test subjects as they pressed one button or another – though not a computer ...

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Superfast internet may replace world wide web

By Lewis Carter The internet could soon be made obsolete by a new “grid” system which is 10,000 times faster than broadband connections. Web could collapse as video demand soars Scientists in Switzerland have developed a lightning-fast replacement to the ...

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The Emerging Surveillance State

Ron Paul Last month, the House amended the 1978 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to expand the government’s ability to monitor our private communications. This measure, if it becomes law, will result in more warrantless government surveillance of innocent American ...

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New Domestic Satellite Surveillance System

Plans for the Department of Homeland Security to launch a new satellite surveillance system is coming under new criticism on Capitol Hill. Last week, Secretary Michael Chertoff said the satellite surveillance system would be soon ready to go. But now ...

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The Next Civil Rights Battle Will Be Over the Mind

By Clive Thompson Wired Trolling down the street in Manhattan, I suddenly hear a woman’s voice. “Who’s there? Who’s there?” she whispers. I look around but can’t figure out where it’s coming from. It seems to emanate from inside my ...

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FBI looks at DNA technique

A DNA police technique used to hunt down a rapist is being lauded in the United States as an example of pioneering detective work. Avon and Somerset Police’s first success using familial DNA searches to crack unsolved cases could now ...

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Mobile phones ‘more dangerous than smoking’

Brain expert warns of huge rise in tumours and calls on industry to take immediate steps to reduce radiation. Mobile phones could kill far more people than smoking or asbestos, a study by an award-winning cancer expert has concluded. He ...

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CIA enlists Google’s help for spy work

US intelligence agencies are using Google’s technology to help its agents share information about their suspects Google has been recruited by US intelligence agencies to help them better process and share information they gather about suspects. Agencies such as the ...

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Spirit of internet at risk, campaigners warn

A promise by the biggest broadband provider in the US that it would stop discriminating against users who swap music and video online has failed to quell a grassroots movement demanding legislation to protect equal access to the internet. Comcast, ...

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Brain scan lie detectors ‘may already be in use’

A brain imaging technique called fMRI may be being used as a “lie detector” by US intelligence agencies, despite concerns over unreliability and the possibility of abuse, a leading academic has claimed. Professor Jonathan Marks, a bioethicist at Pennsylvania State ...

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NSA Had Access Built into Microsoft Windows

Heiss – A CARELESS mistake by Microsoft programmers has revealed that special access codes prepared by the US National Security Agency have been secretly built into Windows. The NSA access system is built into every version of the Windows operating ...

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FBI posts hyperlinks to snare child porn suspects

The FBI has recently adopted a novel investigative technique: posting hyperlinks that purport to be illegal videos of minors having sex, and then raiding the homes of anyone willing to click on them. Undercover FBI agents used this hyperlink-enticement technique, ...

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VOTING COMPANY BULLIES ELECTION OFFICIALS

Failed machines same as those to be used in Pennslvania tally BRAD BLOG Sequoia Voting Systems’ legal threats against Princeton computer science professors and New Jersey election officials have apparently had their intended effect. The strong-arm email sent to professors ...

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High-tech interrogations may promote abuse

Among certain circles, including the American Psychological Association, we need more research on effective interrogation strategies. Many of us have been suspicious that these calls may cover the design of technologies that will create high-tech tools aiding abusive interrogations. In ...

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One out of ten trust government data security

It’s probably no surprise, but the government’s horrendous record with data security has destroyed the public’s trust. Only one of every ten people trust the government to handle their personal data, according to new research released today. The DES survey ...

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Firms’ biometrics records ‘can be hacked’

The growing use of biometrics to identify individuals is “insecure and in need of immediate attention,” according to an IT systems company. Fujitsu Siemens said biometrics is increasingly being used in the business world to verify whether individuals really are ...

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Russia said to receive U.S. missile shield plan

MOSCOW – Russia received written U.S. proposals on Wednesday which Washington hopes will allay Moscow’s concerns over plans to deploy elements of a missile shield in Europe, Russian news agencies reported. U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Secretary of ...

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DNA database will not be extended, says minister

MPs told that calls from senior police officers will not be answered. The government has no plans to extend the DNA database despite the wishes of senior figures within the police force to do so, home office minister Tony McNulty ...

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MI5 Wants Oyster Card Travel Data

Counter-terrorism experts call it a ‘force multiplier’: an attack combining slaughter and electronic chaos. Now Britain’s security services want total access to commuters’ travel records to help them meet the threat Millions of commuters could have their private movements around ...

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An overview of the NSA’s domestic spying program

In Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal, Siobhan Gorman pulled together the disparate threads of reporting on what’s known of the NSA’s secret domestic spy program, and combined them with some of her own reporting to confirm, once again, that the NSA’s ...

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DNA bill expected to pass key committee

A bill that would expand the criminal DNA database to include suspects of every violent crime appeared likely to pass a key House committee late Friday, despite a request from black lawmakers to postpone discussion.Members of the House judiciary committee ...

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CCTV camera sees under clothing

Applications for CCTV operators go through the roof A UK company is marketing the first CCTV camera that can see objects under a person’s clothing. The ThruVision T5000 can spot items underneath clothing at a range of up to 25 ...

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DNA register ‘labels children as criminals’

Campaigners condemn laws that have put 1.5 million juvenilies on a database Jamie Doward Nearly 1.5 million 10 to 18-year-olds will have been entered on the national DNA database by this time next year, sparking claims that Britain’s youths are ...

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Met Police chief calls for European DNA database

Sir Ian Blair says scheme would have obvious benefits for crimefighting Computing Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Ian Blair has called for the UK’s controversial DNA database to be extended across Europe to help bridge the intelligence gap caused by the ...

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Why I am against biometric ID cards

Charles Arthur Only people who have been arrested are placed on the DNA database. Photograph: Press Association Can you support Britain’s current DNA database yet oppose plans for biometric ID cards? That’s the question I’ve been wrestling with this week. ...

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DNA database threatens civil rights in health care

Liberal Democrat MP Sarah Tether has secured a House of Commons debate on the impact of the proposed National DNA Database, which takes place today. It has been welcomed by human rights, mental health and church groups. The campaigning organisation ...

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Anonymous – Why we fight Scientology

1. What is Scientology? To understand Anonymous – what it is and why it exists – it is necessary to understand the Church of Scientology and why it has attracted the attention it has over the last half-century or so. ...

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Researchers develop RFID ‘smart tags’ for workplace

Researchers at Lancaster University are developing a new generation of ‘smart tags’ to “help keep workers safe on construction sites.” NEMO technology in development The research project is creating tiny Radio Frequency ID (RFID) tags, with sensors and memory, which ...

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CCTV Busting Infra-Red Headset Makes You Invisible

by Cory Doctorow This German exibition is showcasing bright infrared LED devices that overwhelm the CCDs in security cameras, allowing you to move through modern society in relative privacy. I used this as a gimmick in my story I, Robot ...

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IBM scientists look to DNA to build future chips

DNA strings could become the template for nanotubes and nanowires by 2028 By Sharon Gaudin Looking for a way to continually shrink computer chips while still squeezing more transistors onto them, IBM scientists are working on a whole new way ...

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Insurance Fears Lead Many to Shun DNA Tests

By AMY HARMON Victoria Grove wanted to find out if she was destined to develop the form of emphysema that ran in her family, but she did not want to ask her doctor for the DNA test that would tell ...

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DARPA 2009: Brains-on-a-Chip, Transparent Displays

By Noah Shachtman Brains-on-a-chip, robotic rescue choppers, see-through displays — those are just a few of the projects that the Pentagon’s mad science division has hatched up for next year.  Earlier this week, DARPA, the Defense Department’s way-out research arm, ...

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Hackers Steal Data From Former CU

By David Morrison FORT WORTH, Texas – OmniAmerican Bank, an institution that started life as OmniAmerican Credit Union before converting to a bank charter in 2005, has suffered a date security breach that allowed some of the bank depositors to ...

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Satellite Spotters Glimpse Secrets

When the government announced last month that a top-secret spy satellite would, in the next few months, come falling out of the sky, American officials said there was little risk to people because satellites fall out of orbit fairly frequently ...

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Cambridge University Twin Towers Theory Debunked

Dr Seffen Paper Proven Ludicrous By Mick Meaney RINF Alternative News In late 2007 a British academic, Dr. Keith Seffen of the University of Cambridge, published a new mathematical analysis of the collapse of the World Trade Centre – however ...

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Scientists discover way to reverse loss of memory

By Jeremy Laurance Scientists performing experimental brain surgery on a man aged 50 have stumbled across a mechanism that could unlock how memory works. The accidental breakthrough came during an experiment originally intended to suppress the obese man’s appetite, using ...

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US warns out-of-control spy satellite is falling

Paul Harris A large American spy satellite is expected to fall to Earth some time in the next month, officials said yesterday. It is unclear where the space debris might come down, but it could hit ground in late February ...

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Nasa probe reveals image of mystery figure on Mars

Life on Mars? Amazing photos from Nasa probe reveal image of mystery figure on Red Planet The Daily Mail  Does this photograph really prove that we are not alone in the universe? Images beamed back from Mars would suggest so ...

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CIA admits hackers ‘blacked out’ cities

The CIA has revealed that cyber terrorists have left several cities outside the USA without power by hacking into power grids, demanding money in return for switching the lights back on. It would appear that the nightmare scenario envisaged in ...

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VIDEO: The Truth About Google’s Privacy

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The Pentagon Plan to Drug Troops

Chris Floyd   Penny Coleman at Alternet.com gives us a look at a new program designed to dull the moral sensibilities of American soldiers in combat on the imperial frontiers: Pentagon, Big Pharma: Drug Troops to Numb Them to Horrors of ...

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Fingerprints Required for Britain Visas

 LONDON (AP) – All visitors to Britain requiring visas will have to be fingerprinted starting Monday, the government said. Immigration Minister Liam Byrne said those applying for a British visa from any of 133 countries would now have their fingerprints ...

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VIDEO: Fuel From Water

FUEL is produced in large quantaties fr om just tap water using pulsed system with battery shielded by diode.

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First Air-Powered Car: Zero Emissions by Next Summer

By Matt Sullivan India’s largest automaker is set to start producing the world’s first commercial air-powered vehicle. The Air Car, developed by ex-Formula One engineer Guy Nègre for Luxembourg-based MDI, uses compressed air, as opposed to the gas-and-oxygen explosions of ...

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How many planets in the Solar System?

Planet X Nibiru Spotted Planet X Nibiru Spotted – The funniest bloopers are right here

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Report on Faulty Voting Machines for 2008 Election

By Greg Mitchell NEW YORK Coming between the Iowa and New Hampshire tallies, this Sunday’s cover of The New York Times Magazine ought to strike a chord. It shows a man inside an exploding voting booth with a WARNING label ...

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Privacy watchdog calls for RFID regulations

 Ian GrantConsumers who buy RFID-enabled goods should have an automatic veto against their personal details being collected and associated with the device, says the European Data Protection Supervisor. Responding to the European Commission’s communication on Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) in ...

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Are new technologies sacrificing privacy?

Are companies being fair with what they do with the data they collect. If they aren’t, then we need some rules in place. Patrick Thibodeau Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), gives his take on ...

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Insecure RFID Passports Get Stamp of Approval

U.S. State Department Approves RFID Passports Amidst Privacy Concerns With the original incarnation slammed over security concerns, a new breed of RFID-enabled passports received the U.S. State Department’s stamp of approval last Monday. The new passports are set to launch ...

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VIDEO: Pop Mec Test Drives Electric Car

PM hits the streets and gets looked at more than ever before, then heads to the shop for first-look details on a futuristic car so efficient it’ll make your jaw drop. The good news? It’s coming next year.   Three ...

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Freaked Out About FaceBook

 thought the creepiest things to happen to social networking was when old guys, claiming to be eighteen-years-old started roaming social networks like MySpace and FaceBook looking to hook up with fifteen-year-olds.But now there’s a whole different kind of creepiness. And ...

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Hacking the Mind

Intrusive Brain Reading Surveillance Technology “We need a program of psychosurgery for political control of our society. The purpose is physical control of the mind. Everyone who deviates from the given norm can be surgically mutilated.The individual may think that ...

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Energy Source of Northern Lights Found

Anne Minard in San Francisco, California NASA spacecraft have revealed new insights into the forces that cause the northern lights, including giant magnetic “ropes” between Earth and the sun. Until now, scientists haven’t had adequate tools to study how energy ...

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Did White House Censor Science?

CLAYTON SANDELL House Democrats and Republicans traded rhetoric Monday over a new report claiming White House officials sought to suppress scientific views of global warming that clashed with Bush administration policies. The report — originally undertaken as a bipartisan effort ...

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Hackers Launch Major Attack on US Military Labs

Hackers have succeeded in breaking into the computer systems of two of the U.S.’ most important science labs, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory. John E. Dunn Hackers have succeeded in breaking into the computer systems ...

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Revenue chief: CD loss showed systemic failure

Will Woodward The Guardian A government mail van outside 10 Downing Street, with the words ‘trusted to deliver’ on the side. Photograph: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP   The loss of the child benefit CDs containing 25m names, as well as six other ...

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Who is this technology intended for?

Remember the 6 million dollar man 1970s sci-fi? A man barely alive, we can rebuild him, make him better, stronger, faster than he was before? Stacy Wagner was the Bionic Woman, crime fighter and true patriot. Well, what do you ...

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