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“Concealed Contraband”

LightGramsApril 21, 2021Volume 25, Number 15 A traveler passing through security at Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport was pulled aside. His luggage didn’t raise a red flag, but his breakfast burrito did. Once the alert was issued the burrito was scanned by Xray, and a small package with crystal meth was discovered inside. Needless the…

Sniffing Out Fake News

LightGrams September 7, 2017 Volume 21, Number 30 A story carried by the Associated Press on August 31, 2017 notes that two professors at Penn State University have been awarded $300,000 in grants from the National Science Foundation.  The grants will help fund a project in which the professors hope to develop programs that “will…