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.
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Dogs are extremely sensitive to their owners' every move, and this sensitivity is even greater between dog handlers and their working dogs. The question, to Dr. Lisa Lit of the University of California, Davis, was whether or not a handler's beliefs might interfere with the results of a search, say, for drugs or explosives.
Recently, financial institutions across Canada began mass-producing new debit cards, and sending them to their customers. Each new card contained something previous generations hadn't- a debit chip. Now, instead of swiping the strip on one's card, most businesses will have the customer insert it into a chip reader.
But why the change?