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Transcript: Senate hearing on TSA, full-body scanners

Excerpts from today's hearing before the Senate Homeland Security committee, during which TSA Administrator John Pistole says new procedures are "there to protect you."

By November 16, 2010

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Can full-body airport scanners harm you?

Big Brother may be watching air travelers more closely than ever, but at least he's not subjecting you to as much radiation as what you choose to be exposed to once up in the air.

By January 4, 2010

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Senators rebuke Marshals Service on full-body scans

Democratic and Republican politicians press U.S. Marshals Service on surreptitious recording of millimeter wave body scans performed on Americans who enter a federal courthouse.

By August 19, 2010

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Body scanner ruling could squelch NSA domestic spying

Electronic Privacy Information Center organizes request by leading technologists to halt National Security Agency's domestic surveillance. They're trying a novel argument from a 2011 lawsuit.

By June 17, 2013

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TSA hopes scanner upgrades reduce privacy worries

A software upgrade to address privacy concerns will be rolled out more broadly but is unlikely to eliminate health and other concerns related to so-called pornoscanners.

By July 21, 2011

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New airport scanners alarmed by sweaty armpits

Australia's Sydney Airport debuts allegedly the most sophisticated scanners in the world. However, they appear to be unreasonably sensitive to sweaty armpits.

By August 2, 2011

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Biochemist says 'naked' X-ray scanner may be unsafe

University of California professor says Obama administration claim that scanners are safe is based on "many misconceptions." He and his colleagues are preparing a response.

By November 11, 2010

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New MRI 'fingerprinting' could spot diseases in seconds

Researchers say the tech, which could help spot heart disease, multiple sclerosis, specific cancers, and more, may make MRI scans a standard procedure during annual exams.

By March 18, 2013

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Say 'I love you' with your 3D-printed chocolate face

Some lucky Japanese will get their lovers' sweet likenesses on Valentine's Day. Lollipop format also available.

By February 11, 2013

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Ep. 102: MacBook Air in-studio; body scanners land at JFK; and the world's worst video game pitch

This week, we play around with Apple's new 11-inch MacBook Air; debate the latest Samsung Galaxy Tab pricing news; and decide if we're comfortable with full-body scanners coming to NYC airports.

By October 25, 2010