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May 7, 2008 by

UAVs will study Californian smog

The California Energy Commission is funding a research effort named CAPPS, short for California AUAV Air Pollution Profiling Study. CAPPS will use autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles (AUAVs) to gather meteorological data as the aircraft fly through clouds over Southern California. The goal is to study smog and its consequences as well as better understand the sources of air pollution. The first flights started in April 2008 and data collection will continue until January 2009. But read more...

July 8, 2005 by

Lost at sea, found in flash

Immersed in saltwater for days after a student research balloon plunged into the sea, flash memory cards live to tell a tale. Photos: Message in a memory card

August 22, 2001 by

Lock up your wireless LAN

The driver of the unmarked van outside your office may not be on a long lunch break. He might be hacking your wireless local area network (WLAN) using a new technique called war driving.


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