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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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Virus study infects humanity with a 'vomiting machine'

Researchers create a machine that vomits to study how virus particles emitted when someone throws up can spread through the air and infect others. They had us at "a machine that vomits."

By August 20, 2015

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NASA's EPIC video shows dark side of the moon passing over Earth

We often see the moon sailing through our night skies from down here on Earth, but a new NASA video shows a perspective we never get.

By August 5, 2015

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Want to be totally secure on the Internet? Good luck

At Defcon, one of the largest tech security conferences of the year, there's no such thing as total security from hackers.

By August 8, 2015

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American Airlines, Sabre join growing number of China hacking targets

The companies appear to have been hacked by the same group that stole information from health insurer Anthem and the US government's personnel office, according to a new report.

By August 7, 2015

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Here's what happens if you stop eating completely

A new video from AsapScience lays out the biochemical processes involved in starving. It also comes with a call to help those for whom this issue is anything but academic.

By August 6, 2015

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Samsung pledges $85M to help cancer-stricken workers

The electronics giant will also use the cancer fund to improve worker safety at its manufacturing facilities around the world.

By August 3, 2015

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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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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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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