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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 July 6, 2014


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 July 8, 2014


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 January 31, 2014


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 March 22, 2013


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


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 January 30, 2012


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 September 17, 2009


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 July 8, 2011


Menstruation Machine teaches men about, well...

Now men can feel the delights of Mother Nature's monthly gift with the Menstruation Machine by Japanese-British artist Hiromi Ozaki.

By August 13, 2010


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