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Printed drones to hunt down drug-running boats

Cover of latest issue of New Scientist magazine

Technophobia may have played a role in the conviction of Bradley Manning for handing information to WikiLeaks, says an internet law specialistAdding quests to tag damage in a virtual recreation of a stricken city means online gamers could help in the aftermath of a disaster – without leaving a gameSlight differences in cellphone components give every handset an unalterable secret signature – that offers a simple way to track themThe company faces a public outcry and demands for better policing of bad behaviour online, after a British member of parliament was repeatedly threatenedTechnophobia may have played a role in the conviction of Bradley Manning for handing information to WikiLeaks, says an internet law specialistAdding quests to tag damage in a virtual recreation of a stricken city means online gamers could help in the aftermath of a disaster – without leaving a gameA charred elephant carcass and an egg-carrying sea dragon are among the top entries in this year's photography competition sponsored by New ScientistUnder the gaze of a hovering quadcopter's high-definition camera, a 4-metre-wingspan drone guns its twin engines and takes to the skies. So began the first flight of an uncrewed aircraft early last month that could soon be monitoring two seas – the English Channel and the North Sea – for risks to shipping, illegal fishing operations and even drug-running boats.

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02 Aug
Moxie3D @moxie3d
#3D printed drones to hunt down drug-running boats - tech - 01 July 2013 - New Scientist: http://t.co/7dAVc7g60D
02 Aug
element 14 @element14
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