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These Hackers Made an App That Kills to Prove a Point

7/18/19 Perspective Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments Two years ago, researchers Billy Rios and Jonathan Butts discovered disturbing vulnerabilities in Medtronic’s popular MiniMed and MiniMed Paradigm insulin pump lines. An attacker...

New Sensor Improves Earthquake Response Efforts

7/18/19 Earthquake Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments The recent massive southern California earthquakes shut down Ridgecrest Regional Hospital throughout the 4 July holiday weekend while the tiny town of Ridgecrest assessed the damages. A...

Warming Climate Intensifies Summer Drought in Parts of U.S.

7/18/19 Droughts Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments Climate change is amplifying the intensity and likelihood of heatwaves during severe droughts in the southern plains and southwest United States, according to a new study by a University of...

As planet warms, even little precipitation may disrupt road networks

by | May 15, 2019 | Current Threats

5/13/19

Floods

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mso-bidi-font-family:”Times New Roman””>As more rain falls on a warming planet, a new computer model shows that it may not take a downpour to cause widespread disruption of road networks. The model combined data on road networks with the hills and valleys of topography to reveal “tipping points” at which even small localized increases in rain cause widespread road outages.

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Source: http://www.homelandsecuritynewswire.com/dr20190513-as-planet-warms-even-little-precipitation-may-disrupt-road-networks

These Hackers Made an App That Kills to Prove a Point

7/18/19 Perspective Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments Two years ago, researchers Billy Rios and Jonathan Butts discovered disturbing vulnerabilities in Medtronic’s popular MiniMed and MiniMed Paradigm insulin pump lines. An attacker...

Warming Climate Intensifies Summer Drought in Parts of U.S.

7/18/19 Droughts Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments Climate change is amplifying the intensity and likelihood of heatwaves during severe droughts in the southern plains and southwest United States, according to a new study by a University of...

Raising Tough Questions about Retreat from Rising Seas

7/18/19 Managed coastal retreat Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments As the global thermostat climbs and polar ice melts, the oceans are swelling and swallowing up coastlines. By some calculations, rising seas could displace 13 million...