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Make-A-Wish to turn San Francisco into Gotham for Batkid

A young boy fighting leukemia will get his wish to be Batkid, and the citizens of San Francisco are being called upon to help.

By November 4, 2013

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Samsung says sorry and promises compensation to sick workers

Samsung has said sorry and promised compensation to workers who have fallen ill after working for the company.

By May 14, 2014

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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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Smell ya later: Scientists want to track you by your scent

Researchers in Madrid are finding that body odor can help identify people in a crowd more accurately than facial recognition.

By February 11, 2014

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Manti Te'o's fake girlfriend was born and died on social media

The hoax about the death of the famous football player's girlfriend was wholly constructed on the Internet, but it was those same online tools that left a trail that also revealed the truth.

By January 16, 2013

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DNA analysis uncovers genetic errors behind 12 major cancers

Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis say it may someday be possible to perform a single test to screen for a wide range of cancer types.

By October 16, 2013

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IBM's 5 in 5: The five ideas that will change your life

From DNA medical treatments to digital guardians, IBM's annual "5 in 5" list looks at the things that will change our lives in the next five years.

By December 30, 2013

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'Batkid Rises': Watch the unofficial movie trailer

The meme continues with a video tribute to Gotham's smallest hero.

By November 21, 2013

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Molecular robots latch onto cells, ID them for drugs

Formed of antibodies and DNA, these molecular automata could help design better drugs to fight cancer, autoimmune diseases.

By July 29, 2013

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Batkid busy saving San Francisco in epic fashion

Batkid is taking to the streets of Gotham City on Friday with an assist from Batman, the superheroes at the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and hordes of his San Francisco fans.

By November 15, 2013