Tag: "theft" at biology news
How the brain creates false memories
... brain activity predicted if their memories of the theft
would be accurate or false. Consistent with findings from numerous previous studies that have reported that areas such as the hippocampus are highly active during memory formation, Okado and Stark found activity in the left hippocampus tail as well a...
National Academies news: Spent nuclear fuel storage
...nt fuel rods not contained in fuel assemblies from theft
by knowledgeable insiders. The report being issued today is the public version of a classified report delivered to Congress, USNRC, and the Department of Homeland Security in July 2004. The National Academies obtained the USNRC's cooperation in pro...
Killer dinosaurs turned vegetarian
...icted in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City for theft
of government property. He pleaded guilty, was sentenced to five months in prison and 36 months of supervised release, and was ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution. He served his prison time in 2003 and then returned home to Moab, Utah. Although W...
The Future of Chemical Plant Security one-day symposium, Monday, Aug. 29
...on, terrorists may have other motivations, such as theft
or contamination of products, for breaching chemical plant security that have nothing to do with the air-borne release of harmful substances. Scott Berger of the Center for Chemical Process Safety at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers discu...
Wolves of Alaska became extinct 12,000 years ago, scientists report
...hold onto prey when there was much competition and theft
among carnivores, forcing them to eat quickly, said Van Valkenburgh, who won a UCLA distinguished teaching award in June. They were probably living at such high densities that we have difficulty even imagining, with frequent encounters between carniv...
UK scientists working to help cut ID theft
...y be used in a domestic context to reduce identity theft
by helping to secure bank accounts or corporate IT systems. For example the use of fingerprint readers when paying by credit or debit card could make identity fraud more difficult. With a range of approaches and technologies available for biometric...