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pneumonia

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Apple supplier screens workers via facial recognition

The overall goal is to catch anyone using a fake or borrowed ID, but more specifically, Pegatron wants to catch underage workers before they reach the factory.

By Dec. 16, 2013

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Apple doctors: Pegatron worker death not due to working conditions

The iPhone maker dispatched medical experts to Shanghai to investigate the recent death of a 15-year-old worker from pneumonia.

By Dec. 12, 2013

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Samsung chairman stable after suffering heart attack

Lee Kun-hee, 72, undergoes surgery after suffering from breathing difficulties that required him to be resuscitated.

By May. 11, 2014

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Charlemagne's 1,200-year-old bones are likely the real deal

After 26 years of analysis, German researchers conclude that "with great likelihood" they've been dealing with the skeleton of Charles the Great.

By Feb. 6, 2014

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How to better spy on a childhood virus

Scientists at Georgia Tech say a new technique for tagging the genome and studying the RNA of a virus could help them discover better antiviral drugs and perhaps even more effective vaccines.

By Jan. 2, 2014

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Microsoft gives $75,000 to team building cloud-based stethoscope

StethoCloud, designed by students in Australia, includes a stethoscope that connects to a mobile phone, allowing the user to upload breath recordings to a cloud service to help detect pneumonia.

By Dec. 5, 2012

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Edna Krabappel voice actor Marcia Wallace dies at 70

The actor who provided the voice for The Simpsons' Edna Krabappel for over 20 years, Marcia Wallace, has died at 70.

By Oct. 28, 2013

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Apple supplier under scrutiny following worker deaths

Are factory conditions at Pegatron responsible for five worker deaths? The company says no, but watchdog group China Labor Watch is concerned.

By Dec. 11, 2013

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Bill Gates would rather fight a horse-sized duck, he tells Reddit

The Microsoft chairman answered a panoply of questions from the social news site's users last night, including the most important of all.

By Feb. 12, 2013

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Airbag saves man, then kills him

An engineer is saved in a crash by his airbag. However, during the crash, the airbag bursts and the man inhales some of its noxious chemical fumes. He dies two months later, the fumes being cited as a cause of death.

By May. 31, 2012