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Coming soon: A better, poison-free solar cell

Sure, solar power is clean and green, but to make it more efficient, researchers have had to use some nasty stuff. Until now.

By May 5, 2014

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'House' episode helps doctor diagnose rare cobalt poisoning

Yes, sometimes doctors use TV shows and Google in addition to textbooks and experience to sort out what's going on with their patients.

By February 7, 2014

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Netflix preps poison pill to fend off Icahn

The video rental bigwig adopts what appears to be poison pill in hopes of holding off a takeover attempt by investor Carl Icahn.

By November 5, 2012

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Spray lights you up when you've got poison ivy

Scratch that itch. Chemists develop a spray-on substance that can identify the presence of urushiol, the oily sap on poison ivy that surely comes from the devil himself.

By October 15, 2012

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Ad for Apple's Siri gets poison oak wrong, report says

According to a report, the ad showed up in a July issue of The Economist, and displayed Siri pointing to poison ivy and not poison oak in the image.

By July 27, 2012

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Car Tech Live 252: Is your car poisoning you? (podcast)

A new report details the most toxic cars, Toyota teases a car greener than the Prius, while Ferrari just wants to go faster.

By February 27, 2012

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Car Tech Live 252: Is your car poisoning you?

A new report details the most toxic cars, Toyota teases a car greener than the Prius, while Ferrari just wants to go faster.

By February 24, 2012

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Ep. 1309: The telcos are a poison pill

Samsung Galaxy Tab pricing shows up on Amazon UK, and it's well over a thousand dollars U.S., presumably to force you toward subsidized prices so you'll end up paying the same amount or more for with-contract tablets. Which ... seriously? No. Also, Craigslist says the adult services section is gone for good, and Google's music service appears to be imminent--much to Spotify's demise--er, dismay.

By September 16, 2010

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Buzz Out Loud 1309: The telcos are a poison pill (podcast)

Samsung Galaxy Tab pricing shows up on Amazon UK, and it's well over a thousand dollars U.S., presumably to force you toward subsidized prices so you'll end up paying the same amount or more for with-contract tablets. Which ... seriously? No. Also, Craigslist says the adult services section is gone for good, and Google's music service appears to be imminent--much to Spotify's demise--er, dismay.

By September 16, 2010

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Ep. 579: Where we let the poison out in 3D

Wilson's 24-hour bug lays dormant for now, so he's back on today's episode of The 404 Podcast just in time to usher Hugh Hefner and his gang of co-eds into the studio! Trust me, if we had a magic lamp in the room we'd be rubbing it to no end for that wish to come true, but until that day comes we'll have to settle for Playboy Magazine centerfolds in 3D.

By May 12, 2010