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Most Android phones at risk from simple text hack, researcher says

Last year, more than 1 billion Android devices shipped around the globe. Security firm Zimperium says this vulnerability could affect 95 percent of them.

By July 27, 2015

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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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Your next sunscreen...courtesy of fish slime?

Researchers have figured out a way to harness the power of the oceans to create a sunscreen that could be more friendly to the reefs that grow there. And humans too.

By July 31, 2015

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From steam engines to the speed of thought

It won't be long before we wonder how the world got along without solar and bio-based power, technology-enhanced vision and driverless electric cars.

By July 16, 2015

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Caffeine-addicted beetles cutting into coffee bean crops

The coffee berry borer has become a huge pain in the thorax for the coffee industry since it can withstand huge doses of caffeine by burrowing into beans. So why didn't they call this thing the jitterbug?

By July 17, 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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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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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