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How Google puts the kibosh on rogue pharmacies

Google wields a big sheriff's badge when it tells online snake-oil salesmen to peddle their wares elsewhere.

By June 18, 2013

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Pharmacy sends customer brilliant e-mail from Zombie future

A customer of Canada's Shoppers Drug Mart wonders why he is getting someone else's mail from the pharmacy. He asks whether it might have been intended for someone from the future. He receives a reply that stops him dead.

By June 5, 2013

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One spoonful of this stuff could turn you into Aquaman

A crystalline substance that can absorb and release oxygen in large quantities could one day lead to tankless underwater breathing a la one water-loving superhero.

By October 3, 2014

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NYPD uses GPS-enabled pill bottle to catch alleged drugstore robber

A man robs a drugstore on the Upper East Side in New York. Police quickly track him down because the OxyContin bottle he was given was actually a dummy bottle equipped with GPS.

By May 18, 2014

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Not a flu shot fan? Here's a vaccine patch you give yourself

Prototype microneedle patch under study by the CDC is well received by early testers. Imagine picking up a flu vaccine at the pharmacy and administering it in the comfort of your home.

By February 27, 2014

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Biodegradable 3D-printed underpants can be worn, tossed

Thanks to a new-3D printing system developed by an Israeli couple, 3D-printed clothing that acts and feels like cloth could be on the way. First stop: disposable Reg Grundies for women.

By November 11, 2013

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How to tackle JavaScript-based ransomware sites

Ransomware holding you and your computer hostage? Don't worry, its scheme can easily be overcome.

By July 16, 2013

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State AGs blast Google over YouTube ads for illicit products

Attorneys general for Nebraska and Oklahoma want to know how much revenue is generated by ads related to illegal sales of prescription drugs and counterfeit merchandise.

By July 2, 2013

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New nanoneedle technique probes inner workings of human skin

Researchers in the U.K. say that by combining a nanoneedle with atomic force microscopy, they can now perform a mechanical scan of the thin top layer of our skin to better understand its biomechanics.

By June 13, 2013

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Twitter triumphs in spam lawsuit settlement

In its fight to deter spammers, the social network gets tool provider TweetAdder to agree to a strict settlement regarding Twitter's terms of service.

By May 28, 2013