The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has deployed 486 full body scanners in U.S. airports and plans to install another 1000 by the end of 2011. Besides the privacy issues that have become quite controversial, there has been concern over the amount of radiation these scanners emit and what their potential is for increasing risk of serious health problems.
New from the iWallet corporation is - you guessed it from the name - the iWallet! Playing off of the popular "i" trend, the company has created what it says is a remarkably secure update to the standard wallet concept.
A doctoral student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) has won the 2011 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for developing a new technique for detecting hidden explosives, chemicals, and other dangerous materials from a safe distance.