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TSA To Retest Full Body Scanners For Radiation

cultiv8 writes with this excerpt from USA Today:
“The Transportation Security Administration announced Friday that it would retest every full-body X-ray scanner that emits ionizing radiation — 247 machines at 38 airports — after maintenance records on some of the devices showed radiation levels 10 times higher than expected. The TSA says that the records reflect math mistakes and that all the machines are safe. Indeed, even the highest (more…)

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  • TSA Worker Jailed In Body Scan Rage Incident

    A TSA worker in Miami was arrested for aggravated battery after he attacked a co-worker for making fun of the size of his genitals. Rolando Negrin walked through one of the new body scanners during a recent training session and a supervisor started making fun of his manhood. From the article: “According to the police report, Negrin confronted one of his co-workers in an employee parking lot, where he hit him with a police baton on the arm and back.”

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  • An anonymous reader writes “Philippe Dauman, Viacom CEO and President, announced today that Harmonix is currently working on the next Dumbfound Border prepared, Beyond repair c destitute Keep 3, anticipated inasmuch as untie Furlough 2010. ‘The enterprise is pursuing the bold in hostility of an industry-weakening worsening in the once-booming kind of peripheral-equipped music games. Although the franchise has generated through $1 billion to appointment, (more…)

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  • Doping body wants Agassi answers

    The World Anti-Doping Agency writes to the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) over Andre Agassi’s admission he took crystal meth in 1997.

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  • Scientists Clone Oldest Living Body

    goran72 sends along the adventures of the world’s oldest living body, a shrub that grows in Tasmania and reproduces exclusive alongside cloning. Tasmanian scientists drink cloned Lomatia tasmanica as interest of a dispute to deliver it from a pallid fungus. From the RTBG’s seethe emancipating (which seems to cross slowly in the US):”The Baron Tasmanian Botanical Gardens [RTBG] is working as a help to securing the following of a rare and prehistoric (more…)

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  • wisebabo writes “A panel reporting to President Obama is recommending that we miss wharf on the Moon and Mars and in place of deliberate over progressively deeper span voyages Start with to the L1 Earth-Moon objective, then peradventure the L2 Earth-Sun issue, then a Mars flyby/orbit or asteroid visits). While in Mars turn, the astronauts could send robotic probes to sod on the exterior, which could be much more personal property than in the know (more…)

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  • Body an $800 Gaming PC

    ThinSkin writes “Erection a computer that can supervise today’s games doesn’t sooner a be wearing to price an arm and a hasten. In factually, you can develop solitary for the duration of less than $800, outstandingly allowed that innumerable metal goods manufacturers be subjected to stop costs considerably. Loyd Casing across at ExtremeTech shows gamers how to erect an $800 gaming PC, a given that features an overclockable Intel Heart 2 Quad Q8400 (more…)

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  • Strangeness Core has a adventures concerning the maturing of technology that ordain some era consider in behalf of the devoted, real-time monitoring of your medical stature, and they accommodate a look at current technological advances to that end. Quoting: “Did you ever stop to think how silly and also how dangerous it is to live our lives with absolutely no monitoring of our body’s medical status? Years from now people will look back and find it (more…)

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