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Why Was the Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion So Deadly?

The substance that killed up to 15 people, injured 180 and wrecked the buildings in a five-block radius is the same stuff that makes the beans and barley grow. But not all fertilizers are equally dangerous. And the West plant may have been harboring the worst of them all

April 26, 2013 — Jillian Scharr and TechNewsDaily

How Lasers and Glue Help to Weld Tissue Ruptures

A new protein-based glue can act as a solder that lasers can heat up to patch holes in intestines, cartilage, blood vessels, livers, etcetera more effectively than conventional laser welding

April 26, 2013 — Charles Q. Choi and TechNewsDaily

How Out-of-Office Replies Can Put Workers at Risk

Chain of command and other personal or company information in these greetings can be useful to people performing social-engineering attacks. Simply write that you'll be "unavailable"

April 11, 2013 — Linda Rosencrance and TechNewsDaily
The Truth behind the "Biggest Cyber Attack in History"

The Truth behind the "Biggest Cyber Attack in History"

The disruptions, centered in western Europe, were largely unnoticed even when occurring. They may prompt a fix for a security flaw in the domain name system underpinning the Internet

March 27, 2013 — Paul Wagenseil and TechNewsDaily

Software Revives Dead Tongues

A computer algorithm works almost as well as a trained linguist in reconstructing how dead "protolanguages" would have sounded

February 12, 2013 — Rachel Kaufman and TechNewsDaily

In The Hobbit, New Tech Mangles the Scenery

Director Peter Jackson, pioneer of computer-generated battle scene technology, uses high frame rates and 3-D effects, which lead to a few visual gaffes

December 14, 2012 — Sean Captain and TechNewsDaily
Why 3-D Printing Matters for "Made in U.S.A."

Why 3-D Printing Matters for "Made in U.S.A."

The federal government plans to increase funding to institutions researching 3-D printing, a technology the White House hopes will boost U.S. manufacturing

December 6, 2012 — Jeremy Hsu and TechNewsDaily

3-D Printable Gun Part Fails on Sixth Shot

An AR-15 assault rifle containing just one 3D printed part broke during resilience tests, impeding any early plans to build a working gun made entirely of printed material

December 5, 2012 — TechNewsDaily

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