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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


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


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


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


'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


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


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


Why companies test phones in the wild

Though it may sound unusual that a company like Apple would allow unreleased cell phones to leave its headquarters, there are good reasons for doing so.

By Sep. 1, 2011


CTIA weighs challenge to revised SF cell phone law

Though San Francisco revised its previous legislation over cell phone radiation after CTIA objections, the organization is considering another legal challenge.

By Aug. 22, 2011


SF tries again with cell phone radiation law

After an industry lawsuit forced it to shelve a sweeping cell phone radiation law passed last year, San Francisco is back with amended legislation.

By Jul. 18, 2011