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'Morning Edition' Returns: High-Tech Napping on the Job

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'Morning Edition' Returns: High-Tech Napping on the Job

'Morning Edition' Returns: High-Tech Napping on the Job

'Morning Edition' Returns: High-Tech Napping on the Job

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The FBI was called in to investigate a motion sensor discovered in a Pennsylvania rail yard. Authorities had wondered whether the technology, which can sense when someone is walking past, was part of a complicated terrorist plot. It turns out a railroad employee sleeping on the job used the device to warn him when a supervisor approached.