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Iris Recognition Coming for Smartphones

Fujitsu developed a new smartphone with iris recognition, and a Clarkson University professor expects the technology to be available in the United States soon. Clarkson Paynter-Krigman Professor in Engineering Science, Stephanie Schuckers, who is the director for the Center for Identification Technology Research (CITeR), said the iris recognition systems in the Fujitsu smartphone are giving […]

New Steel Brings Fuel Efficiency

Auto manufacturers may soon get a big help in their quest to meet future fuel efficiency requirements with high-strength steel now in development. The development of this new steel, known as a “third-generation advanced high-strength steel,” is under way at Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Kent D. Peaslee Steel Manufacturing Research Center. RELATED STORIES […]

Tougher Underground Storage Tank Requirements

Federal underground storage tank (UST) requirements will now get stronger in a move to improve prevention and detection of petroleum releases, one of the leading sources of groundwater contamination. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) move will strengthen existing requirements and help ensure all USTs in the United States meet the same release protection standards. […]

Safety Fines for DE Poultry Plant

Workers cutting chicken fat, bone and cartilage eight hours a day at a Delaware poultry plant are suffering musculoskeletal injuries caused by their jobs, an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection found. Following the inspection at Allen Harim Foods’ Harbeson, DE, plant, OSHA cited the company for exposing employees on the debone line to […]

High Severity Issues Fixed in Chrome

Google released the stable version of the Chrome browser, delivering fixes for high severity security flaws. The list of issues is partially available, with only four released by the developer, two of them representing a high risk. RELATED STORIES Unpatched IE11 Vulnerability Released Chrome Exploit Changes DNS Servers Safari Browser Spoofing Potential Apple Fixes Webkit […]

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