14 Results for

contraceptive

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Remote-controlled chip could be the future of contraceptives

A tiny chip implanted under a woman's skin can deliver hormonal birth control for up to 16 years and is entering pre-clinical trials next year.

By Jul. 6, 2014

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Gates grant to fund testicle-blasting contraceptive

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation gives $100,000 grant to researchers investigating the use of ultrasound as a reversible male contraceptive.

By May. 17, 2010

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Should contraception qualify for climate funds?

The most effective technology for combating carbon emissions may be made of latex, according to a study by the London School of Economics.

By Sep. 17, 2009

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The blogging judge and the Internet profanity

Judge Richard George Kopf of Nebraska has his own personal blog. However, after gaining notoriety, he's wondering whether this blogging thing should be for him.

By Jul. 8, 2014

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Gates Foundation offers $100k for 'next-gen condom'

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation believes that if condoms actually felt better to use, global health could improve substantially.

By Mar. 22, 2013

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Research makes case for home blood pressure monitoring

A lot of people have normal readings at doctors' offices, but elevated blood pressure at work or home. Home blood pressure monitoring can help identify these people, studies show.

By Jan. 31, 2014

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Ultrasound one step closer to killing sperm--and the vasectomy

Researchers find that a non-invasive ultrasound treatment dramatically reduces the sperm count of rats, but aren't sure if it's reversible.

By Jan. 30, 2012

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Judge will hear challenge to laptop border searches

Suit tests Obama administration's claim that agents may search laptops, cell phones, and other electronic devices at the border without evidence of illegal activity.

By Jul. 8, 2011

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Gates Foundation to fund 78 more health projects

In a fourth round of funding, the Grand Challenges Explorations grants have been awarded to 78 projects aimed at improving global health, with each project collecting $100,000.

By May. 11, 2010

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Vatican credits gadget for liberating women

The Vatican's official newspaper celebrates International Women's Day by crediting a household appliance--the washing machine--for liberating 20th century woman.

By Mar. 9, 2009