Is your beloved cell phone killing you?

by Steve Elwart -- While much has been made about the health effects of smart meters, there is another device, even more widely used, that could be every bit as dangerous as more…

Health hazards linked to utility meters

by Steve Elwart -- Editor's Note: This is the final article in a series about smart meters and the technology that critics fear could allow utilities and government to monitor how and more…

Smart meters turn incendiary

by Steve Elwart -- Editor's Note: This is the second article in series about smart meters and the technology that critics fear could allow utilities and government to monitor how and for more…

Watching out for government's 'other purposes'

by Steve Elwart -- Editor's Note: This article opens a series on smart meters and the technology that critics fear could allow utilities and government to monitor how and for what reason more…

Nuclear weapons suddenly easier
with 'wonder fuel'

by Steve Elwart -- [caption id="attachment_325471" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Thorium"][/caption] The International Atomic Energy Agency has identified the radioactive material thorium as a fuel to power existing and new electrical generation plants, but more…

Hack attack: Now your pacemaker is vulnerable

by Steve Elwart -- [caption id="attachment_317541" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Pacemaker"][/caption] Imagine a person typing on a laptop in an airport. A common sight in today's world of telecomputing. Across the way at a more…

Monster sinkhole sparks catastrophe worries

by Steve Elwart -- Southern Louisiana is in danger of experiencing an environmental calamity rivaling the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, thanks to a massive, expanding sinkhole that is gobbling up the forest more…

Now Big Brother is REALLY watching you

by Steve Elwart -- In a government-sponsored research project eerily reminiscent of the 2002 film "Minority Report," the Army's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has partnered with Carnegie-Mellon University to create more…

Israel's enemies now targeting you

by Steve Elwart -- While the rocket attacks launched against Israel have been in the news the last few days, there have been other, more subtle, assaults against the Jewish state. The more…