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Australians downloading more, and at greater speeds

Australians are downloading more online and they're seeking out faster download speeds, according to new stats from the ABS.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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Why CNET compiles cell phone radiation charts

The debate over whether mobile phones pose a danger to your health may never be resolved, but CNET will continue to follow the issue.

By Jun. 13, 2014

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San Francisco finally kills cell phone radiation law

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors ends its 3-year battle with the wireless industry by agreeing to a permanent injunction against the "Right to Know" ordinance.

By May. 8, 2013

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Tired of snoring? All you need is heat

Scientists find that radiofrequency ablation, a minimally invasive procedure using heat to shrink soft palate tissue, minimizes snoring for several years.

By Oct. 5, 2009

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Remote-controlled capsule examines stomach

Researchers show their pill-size video capsule--which transmits images wirelessly in real time--is safe, well-tolerated, and feasible for gastric cancer screening.

By Jan. 18, 2011

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San Francisco cell phone law may be tip of legislative iceberg

Other places have weighed cell phone radiation warning laws, but most are waiting to see how the legal battle between San Francisco and the CTIA unfolds.

By Aug. 9, 2012

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'Open' MRI scanner captures live birth in Germany

Charité Hospital in Berlin says today's MRI of a live birth--the culmination of two years of research as they built a scanner to fit the woman during labor--is a world first.

By Dec. 7, 2010

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IBM microscope 100 million times stronger than MRI

New technology is capable of imaging biological material as small as just a few nanometers across.

By Jan. 12, 2009

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Phone cancer link needs vigilance not alarm

Last week's press release from the World Health Organisation (WHO) set alarm bells ringing and had many mobile phone users reaching for their hands-free headsets, but is there really cause for concern? A 40 per cent increase in the risk of cancer for phone owners is a terrifying prospect, especially in a country like Australia where phone subscriptions outnumber our population. But is this really what the WHO is suggesting?

By Jun. 5, 2011

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Mobile phones 'possibly' cause cancer, says World Health Organisation

Scientists at the World Health Organisation claim that mobile phones pose a possible risk of causing cancer -- but only as much as carpentry or chloroform.

By Jun. 1, 2011