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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...

Medical Drones for Accident and Emergency

by | Jul 15, 2019 | Current Threats

7/12/19

Drones

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Remote or computer-controlled aircraft, commonly referred to as drones could revolutionize the way in which emergency medical supplies, such as bags of blood plasma, are delivered to areas hit by disaster, accidents or other life-threatening situations. Of course, drones are costly and require skilled operators. Writing in the International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management, a team from the U.S. has undertaken a cost analysis of using drones for this purpose.

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Source: http://www.homelandsecuritynewswire.com/dr20190712-medical-drones-for-accident-and-emergency

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...