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LiquidOff: Nontoxic, nonhazy hydrophobic fabric spray

NeverWet may soon be facing some hydrophobic competition in the form of LiquidOff, an eco-minded fabric spray made to repel water without leaving a haze behind.

By June 18, 2014

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App reveals dead bugs, carcinogens in your lunch

Chemical Cuisine for iOS and Android dishes the dirt on the dirty ingredients in your dish.

By April 18, 2011

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Radiation-reducing phone cases: saviours or snake oil?

We often buy phone cases to protect our smartphones, but should we also buy cases to protect our health? We look closer at radiation, health risks and the cases that claim to keep you safe.

By August 12, 2012

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San Francisco faces wireless industry in court over radiation warnings

The city's law requiring cell phone retailers to disclose possible health risks from cell phone radiation will have an important day in court today.

By August 9, 2012

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FCC to review mobile radiation stance

New standards could be put in place, if the FCC carries out its inquiry.

By June 17, 2012

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Whip-smart whippersnappers at Google Science Fair

Boonsri Dickinson gets happily intimidated by school kids who are inventing cutting-edge sailboats, keeping trains from derailing, and seem on the verge of finding a cure for cancer.

By July 13, 2011

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Cell phone radiation: A self-defense guide (FAQ)

For many people, it's just not practical or realistic to avoid cell phones altogether. And it may not be necessary, if you follow some of these suggestions for reducing your exposure.

By June 6, 2011

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The 404 701: Where Justin cancels his flight back to San Francisco (podcast)

It was a close call, but California voters yesterday defeated Proposition 19, so we're cancelling our S.F. holiday plans and staying in New York.

By November 3, 2010

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Propane helps turn garden gear green

Los Angeles company introduces what may be world's first line of gardening equipment that runs entirely on propane, which is cleaner than gasoline, but still fossil-fuel based.

By April 15, 2009

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Tech Museum honors tech that benefits humanity

Groups offering renewable light and energy sources, auto-disable syringes, and a 3D system are among the finalists for Tech Museum of Innovation awards.

By November 12, 2008