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children's health

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Bill and Melinda Gates take a $1 million stand for gun control

The couple donates $1 million to support a Washington state initiative that would require criminal background checks on firearm sales at gun shows and online.

By August 27, 2014

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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

By August 20, 2014

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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff: The big giver

Q&A: Not your typical 6-foot, 5-inch multibillionaire, Benioff is urging his tech brethren to follow his philanthropic example and give more to their communities.

By July 26, 2014

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Watch 'Doctor Who' cosplayer zipline off a bridge

British "Doctor Who" fan dons Tom Baker's iconic long scarf to jump off the Tyne Bridge to raise money for a children's charity.

By May 11, 2014

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Parents prefer phones to kids?

Those who specialize in child development say they're noticing more incidents of parents ignoring their kids in favor of their phones. For some kids, phones become hate objects.

By April 21, 2014

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'Smart Diaper' with QR code may track tots' health

New disposable diapers making a run on Indiegogo test a baby's pee to track urinary tract infections, dehydration, or kidney woes.

By July 11, 2013

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3D-printed medical device rescues baby's breath

A baby with a rare condition will get to go home for the first time thanks to a 3D-printed airway splint that is helping him breathe on his own.

By March 17, 2014

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Transformers, meet 3D printing: Hasbro and 3D Systems team up

In a new partnership, the company behind some of the largest brands on the planet will be working with 3D Systems to unlock the children's toy market.

By February 14, 2014

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'Talking Angela' programmer talks hoaxes, AI mastery (Q&A)

Bruce Wilcox is a top chatbot programmer, and his Talking Angela app has been downloaded 57 million times, yet he's had to fight rumors that it's a front for pedophiles. He talked to CNET about fooling humans with AI.

By March 1, 2014

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Radiation-free cancer scans may be on the horizon

It's been tested on only a handful of kids, but using MRI with a diagnostic dye to look for cancer may work just as well as using PET and CT scans.

By February 20, 2014