Finally in All Tech, technology you can wear. We've heard before about smart glasses, gloves and watches. Well now, a human rights organization in Sweden, called the Civil Rights Defenders, has developed a line of high-tech bracelets. They're designed specifically for aid workers in dangerous areas, and they could potentially save someone's life.
ROBERT HARDH: When a human rights defender is attacked, a distress signal is sent out to five people in the close proximity of that person who can act physically trying to rescue him or her.
Car2Go vehicles lined up in Washington, D.C., as the company prepared to launch service there last year. The car sharing service is also in Europe and other American cities, including Seattle; Austin, Texas; Miami; and Portland, Ore.
It's WEEKENDS on ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Jacki Lyden. Spring is here. And just as temperatures begin to creep up, so do the bugs - all matter of creepy crawlies. Among the noisiest and, for my money, most repulsive...
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MICHAEL RAUPP: My name is Michael J. Raupp. I'm professor of entomology and the bug guy here at the University of Maryland, College Park.
After a winter that many beekeepers have described as particularly hard on their hives, Eric Mussen, extension apiculturist at the University of California, discusses the plight of the modern honeybee and the threats the tiny pollinators face from disease and pesticides.