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date-rape

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This nail polish may detect date-rape drugs

Undercover Colors nail polish changes color when in contact with Rohypnol, Xanax and GHB so you know when to drink or dump a beverage.

By August 25, 2014

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DrinkSavvy: a litmus test for date-rape drugs

A Boston-based start-up has created a built-in litmus-style test for cups and straws that immediately detects the presence of date-rape drugs.

By August 4, 2013

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Device serves date-rape drug detection on the rocks

Tel Aviv University researchers say they've developed a sensor that can detect common date rape drugs in drinks with 100 percent accuracy.

By August 8, 2011

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Twitter teams with women's group on anti-harassment tool

Women, Action & the Media -- one of the groups behind the #FBrape campaign that prompted a policy change from Facebook -- is working with Twitter to improve the social-media service's response to online harassment.

By November 8, 2014

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Sexy molecules! Comedian Megan Amram talks 'Science... for Her!' (Q&A)

"Parks and Recreation" writer Megan Amram offers up a "raunchy, crazy" textbook full of carbon dating, physics as nail art and kale.

By November 5, 2014

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Almost half of adults on the Net have experienced online harassment -- survey

A new study from Pew Research shows just how widespread online abuse has become.

By October 22, 2014

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Google hit by more than 144,000 'right to be forgotten' requests

The search giant has approved about 42 percent of the requests, which have been streaming in since May 29.

By October 10, 2014

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Fark adds 'misogyny' to moderator guidelines

Trolls, beware! Fark.com says it isn't going to put up with users mistreating women on its site anymore.

By August 19, 2014

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Wikileaks' Julian Assange: I'm still here

Two years after he took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, lawyers for the controversial Wikileaks honcho rally for another attempt to secure his freedom.

By June 18, 2014

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Congressional candidate proud to be a vampire

Florida House Republican congressional candidate Jacob A. Rush, a lawyer, presents himself in costume in one of the many fantasy guises he enjoys. And what's wrong with that?

By April 2, 2014