Sep 10, 2007 -A report by the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) Inspector General contends that the agency's policies are making it easier to place explosives or other dangerous items in cargo carried aboard passenger aircraft.
Sep 07, 2007 -The New Scientist reports on new research findings that analysis of surveillance camera footage could help people spot and warn of dangerous tensions developing in crowds that are on the verge of panic, which might allow officials to avert the problem.
Sep 07, 2007 -Most of us are lousy decision-makers, and unfortunately many of the decisions that we take as individuals or as a society can be both very wrong and have very harmful or costly consequences. But there are many tried and tested ways of making relatively sound decisions. Cost-benefit analysis, risk management, and related disciplines that rely on statistics, economics, the law, and psychology allow us to weigh choices rationally and increase the odds of making wise choices.