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NASA testing MRAP armored vehicles for launch pad evacuations

NASA testing MRAP armored vehicles for launch pad evacuations | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
To help protect astronauts and ground crews in a launch emergency, NASA is testing a 45,000-pound MRAP armored vehicle as an evacuation carrier for upcoming manned missions.
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Owl-inspired material to reduce wind turbine noise

Owl-inspired material to reduce wind turbine noise | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Researchers have analyzed and mimicked the structure of owl wings to develop a prototype coating that they claim could significantly reduce the noise generated by wind turbines, computer fans and airplanes.
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Three dimensional scans of crime scenes let LMPD 'go back in time'

Three dimensional scans of crime scenes let LMPD 'go back in time' | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
The Crime Scene Unit started using a Leica ScanStation C10 in January at all homicides and officer-involved shooting scenes.
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Liverpool security guard found dead at Download festival privateofficer.com

Liverpool security guard found dead at Download festival   privateofficer.com | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Liverpool England June 20 2015 A Liverpool security worker was found dead by fellow staff members at the rock festival Download. Alan Saunderson, 55, was working as part of the security team at the...
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Arsonist sets himself on fire in car attack outside Crawcrook pub

Arsonist sets himself on fire in car attack outside Crawcrook pub | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Moment arsonist sets himself on fire after attacking a car outside The Lambs Arms in Crawcrook is caught on CCTV
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Earth 'entering new extinction phase' - US study - BBC News

Earth 'entering new extinction phase' - US study - BBC News | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
The Earth has entered a "new period of extinction", a study by three US universities concludes, and humans could be among the first casualties.
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Red Devils in Whitehaven Airshow mid-air parachute drama - BBC News

Red Devils in Whitehaven Airshow mid-air parachute drama - BBC News | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
A Red Devil parachutist has a lucky escape when his chute fails to open during an airshow, leaving a team-mate to catch him in mid-air.
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Serious Zero-Day Security Flaw in iOS and OS X Could Lead to Password Theft

Serious Zero-Day Security Flaw in iOS and OS X Could Lead to Password Theft | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
A serious security flaw has been found in iOS and OS X that could result in passwords being stolen.

And, you know what's worse? After nearly nine months, Apple still hasn't managed to fix it.
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Protect more bee species to safeguard crops, say scientists - BBC News

Protect more bee species to safeguard crops, say scientists - BBC News | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Almost 80% of crop pollination by wild bees is provided by just 2% of the most common species, say scientists.
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Scientists Make Friction Disappear By Coating Diamonds With Graphene

Scientists Make Friction Disappear By Coating Diamonds With Graphene | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
The discovery could help make cars, computers, and other machines more efficient
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Deleting your browser history could land you 20 years in prison

Deleting your browser history could land you 20 years in prison | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
The absence of evidence shouldn’t be viewed as proof of guilt, but tell that to the U.S. federal court—where Khairullozhon Matanov will be facing sentencing next week for deleting his browser history. Though he wasn’t an accomplice in the Boston bombing and no one is charging him with the crime, the FBI claims that the friend of the Tsarnaev brothers obstructed evidence in the case.
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Avocado-derived molecule attacks leukemia at its roots

Avocado-derived molecule attacks leukemia at its roots | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
A Canadian scientist has discovered a lipid in avocado that could prove key to battling leukemia by attacking the highly resilient stem cells that drive the disease and make treating it such a difficult task.
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LastPass has been hacked. Change your master password now

LastPass has been hacked. Change your master password now | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Hackers have attacked LastPass, the popular online password manager, and stolen data. If you're a user, you might be wise to reset your master password and ensure that multi-factor authentication is enabled.
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ESA successfully tests 3D printed thruster

ESA successfully tests 3D printed thruster | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
The European Space Agency (ESA) has successfully test fired a 3D printed platinum alloy thruster combustion chamber and nozzle. The world first test is further evidence that the 3D printing approach is a viable one for the aerospace industry.
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'Dozens of Saudi, Gulf Arab students visited Israeli embassy in Washington'

'Dozens of Saudi, Gulf Arab students visited Israeli embassy in Washington' | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
The students were given diplomatic briefings by embassy staff and even had their pictures taken with them, the documents unveiled by WikiLeaks revealed.
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Horror as sick dog-eating festival spreads rabies through China

Horror as sick dog-eating festival spreads rabies through China | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
DISGUST at China’s sick dog-eating festival has spread around the world, and concerns it could spark a rabies epidemic are growing.
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Heinz QR porn code too saucy for ketchup customer - BBC News

Heinz QR porn code too saucy for ketchup customer - BBC News | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
A QR code on a bottle of Heinz ketchup directed browsers to a site that was hosting porn.
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Meningitis B vaccine offered to all babies from September - BBC News

Meningitis B vaccine offered to all babies from September - BBC News | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
All newborn babies in England and Scotland are to be offered a vaccine to combat meningitis B from September - the first scheme of its kind in the world.
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Russian fury at Belgium asset seizure in Yukos oil case - BBC News

Russian fury at Belgium asset seizure in Yukos oil case - BBC News | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Russia protests to Belgium over its seizure of Russian state assets, after a court ordered compensation for shareholders in the now-defunct Yukos oil firm.
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Sensor to detect Earth’s magnetic field discovered in an animal for very first time

Sensor to detect Earth’s magnetic field discovered in an animal for very first time | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have finally discovered the organic sensor mechanism in an animal for detecting the magnetic field of the Earth. This breakthrough may help uncover how other species with internal compasses use the magnetic field of our planet to navigate.
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French minister says Nutella spread 'damages environment' - BBC News

French minister says Nutella spread 'damages environment' - BBC News | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
France's Ecology Minister Segolene Royal urges people to stop eating Nutella because it is made with palm oil and damages the environment.
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Will emoji passcodes put a smile on your face?

Will emoji passcodes put a smile on your face? | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
UK firm Intelligent Environments has developed an emoji alternative to numerical passcodes used in online banking.
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Massive security flaw found in 600 million Samsung phones, including Galaxy S6

Massive security flaw found in 600 million Samsung phones, including Galaxy S6 | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Phone users risk other people listening in on their conservations and reading their texts
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Armed robber caught after confessing on Facebook, "ashamed" emoticon and all

Armed robber caught after confessing on Facebook, "ashamed" emoticon and all | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Here's a candidate for the Facebook Hall of Stupid Posts fame: a robber who, though he took the time to wear a mask to cover his face, then posted a thinly veiled confession online.
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Graphene used to create world's thinnest light bulb

Graphene used to create world's thinnest light bulb | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
A team of scientists and engineers have used graphene just one atom thick mounted on a microchip, to create what they claim is the world's thinnest incandescent light-bulb
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