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Focus On High-Tech Non-Animal Research Could Help Thousands Of Patients
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Susan
- 2817 days ago - medicalnewstoday.com
As well as being unethical, animal models of pain are simplistic and fail to replicate the multi-dimensional experience of human pain with its complex genetic, biological and psychological aspects.
Take Action: End the NSA's Dragnet Surveillance Program!
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JL
- 901 days ago - secure2.convio.net
A NSA senior manager, speaking anonymously to the Washington Post, admitted that the NSA gets vast volumes of location data of Americans as well as overseas cell phone users by tapping into the cables that connect mobile networks.
HOWTO Kill/Block An RFID
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Gregory
- 2944 days ago - boingboing.net
-The last (and most covert) method for destroying a RFID tag is to hit it with a hammer. Just pick up any ordinary hammer and give the chip a few swift hard whacks. Inspired by the forthcoming novel 'Little Brother.'
How Wireless Carriers Make You Trash Your Phone Before It's Really Broken
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JL
- 1000 days ago - motherjones.com
Making it harder to unlock your device works great for phone companies. Not so much for the planet.
Take Action (Video):The ITU Could Put the Internet Behind Closed Doors.
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, world, science, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, conflict, freedoms, government, HumanRights, politics, UnitedNations, computer, internet, NewTechnology, science, study, safety, research, technology )

JL
- 1288 days ago - whatistheitu.org
If some proposals at WCIT are approved, decisions about the internet would be made by a top-down, old-school government-centric agency behind closed doors.
Indonesian Indigenous Groups Fight Climate Change With GPS Mapping
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JL
- 865 days ago - irinnews.org
Indigenous communities in Indonesia are using GPS technology to demarcate the boundaries of their ancestral lands, a move many believe could also help mitigate the negative effects of climate change.
Video:A 15-Year-Old With A Huge Brain And An Even Bigger Heart Blows MIT Away
Science & Tech  (tags: africa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, world, usa, interesting, freedoms, HumanRights, technology, science, scientists, society, NewTechnology, investigation, Gizmos, discovery, energy )

JL
- 905 days ago - upworthy.com
Alvin Melathe In a world where the word "genius" gets thrown around to describe taxi-cab apps and online dating algorithms, it's nice to meet someone who remembers that truly important inventions are about making life better for your community & your w
Tell the FCC: Stand Up for Internet Freedom! ACTION
Science & Tech  (tags: internet, computer, FCC, Tom Wheeler, freedoms, business, consumers )

Nancy
- 848 days ago - act.presente.org
Join us in calling on the FCC and their new leader Tom Wheeler to preserve Internet freedom by reclassifying broadband internet and vigorously enforcing net neutrality rules.
Hair Analysis Underway in Texas
Science & Tech  (tags: society, safety, sadness, rights, police, law, interesting, humans, freedoms, crime, culture, abuse, americans, ethics, study, research, science, scientists, discovery )

JL
- 843 days ago - innocenceproject.org
the Texas Forensic Science Commission (TFSC) voted unanimously Friday morning to review state criminal convictions that included testimony on microscopic hair analysis.
Debunking the Myth of a Digital Cold War, Before It's Too Late
Science & Tech  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, conflict, ethics, europe, freedoms, humanrights, HumanRights, news, middle-east, society, politics, world, usa, internet, investigation, interesting, technology, tech, NewTechnology )

JL
- 1144 days ago - aljazeera.com
There is no digital Cold War. But perpetuating that myth could create one, and that's not a good thing, writes author.
Take Action: Take Action Now to Kill the New CISPA.
Science & Tech  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, media, politics, usa, terrorism, lies, safety, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', HumanRights, humanrights, freedoms, technology, world, study, safety, NewTechnolo )

JL
- 1183 days ago - act.freepress.net
It's the zombie bill that refuses to die. The "new" CISPA is identical to the original CISPA that passed in the House last year -- and poses the same threat to our digital civil liberties and our freedom to connect online
Medical Marijuana: Courts in California and Colorado Rule Cops Must Return Patient's Medicine
Science & Tech  (tags: freedoms, healthcare, culture, freedoms, government, law, health, GoodNews, rights, society )

Alexander
- 3097 days ago - stopthedrugwar.org
Court rulings in two medical marijuana states this week slapped down law enforcement agencies who don't want to uphold the law. In both cases, judges ordered law enforcement agencies to return marijuana seized from patients or providers.
Domestic Surveillance Scandal Underscores Need for Transparency
Science & Tech  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, cover-up, ethics, freedoms, government, propaganda, u.s., politics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, humanrights, HumanRights, society, safety, NewTechnology, investigation, internet, discovery, comput )

JL
- 1068 days ago - citizensforethics.org
The rapidly unfolding domestic surveillance scandal underscores the need for greater transparency, particularly with respect to the executive branch's interpretation and application of federal law and Congress' ability to engage in oversight.
   

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