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Apple halts use of two harmful chemicals in iPhone assembly

​The tech giant bans the use of benzene and n-hexane in the final assembly of its devices and lowers the maximum use in early production phases.

By August 13, 2014

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Roses are red, condoms are blue... if you have syphilis

The S.T.EYE condom can not only help couples practice safe sex but it can also change colors to show the presence of an STD. And it came from the minds of three inventive teenagers.

By June 24, 2015

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Mmmm...The science of craving bacon

Find out what makes this sizzling pork product so popular with foodies and hungry meat eaters everywhere. AsapScience breaks down the facts of why we desire these crispy meat strips.

By June 26, 2015

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Facebook, Kaspersky tag team in social network malware crackdown

The companies are working together to keep users safe from phishing campaigns, data theft and malware infection.

By June 26, 2015

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Taiwan's Gogoro sets $4,100 price tag for its electronic scooter

The Smartscooter -- drawing eyes in scooter-centric regions around the globe -- is more much more expensive than gasoline-powered alternatives, but will pay off after two years, the company says.

By June 17, 2015

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DARPA wants to engineer fake bacteria to patrol the human gut

By building synthetic bacteria that can be taken in pill form, DARPA-funded researchers seek to keep our digestive systems in fighting form.

By June 16, 2015

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Men are the weaker sex, scientists claim

Technically Incorrect: Hate to tell you, boys, but you get a bum deal from your mum when it comes to some of your DNA, and that can make you more susceptible than your sisters to fatal diseases.

By June 16, 2015

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Google antes up some cash for Android security flaws, fixes

Google is launching the Android Security Awards Program, allowing researchers to make some extra cash when they make an Android bug or flaw known to Google.

By June 16, 2015

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EU launches antitrust investigation into Amazon's e-books business

Europe's regulators want to know whether Amazon's deals with book publishers require them to inform the e-retail giant of more favorable terms from rivals.

By June 11, 2015

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Computers contain filth, are bad for the soul, the pope says

Technically Incorrect: In his latest comments about technology, Pope Francis is scathing about what technology is doing to mankind.

By June 9, 2015