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Lab-made mini human to screen drugs, toxins

Work begins on Athena, a $19 million project that seeks to create artificial organs that work in concert inside a human-like test dummy that could reduce reliance on animal testing.

By Mar. 26, 2014

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The most toxic cars on the road

All manufacturers tell you how much horsepower, cargo capacity, and safety features are included in their vehicles, but what about the levels of chemicals in the materials?

By Feb. 16, 2012

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Researchers unveil ultra-thin electronics that dissolve in body

The technology, which relies on silicon and magnesium oxide-based components, could reduce the need to pass or surgically remove tiny medical implants.

By Sep. 27, 2012

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Four summer blockbuster games that don't suck

It's not uncommon for a mobile game based on a big-budget movie to be a complete waste of time. Here are four (on Android and iOS) that might not be.

By Jun. 21, 2013

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Material alert: Toxic flame retardants in baby products

Survey from University of California at Berkeley of common baby products finds 80 percent contain toxic or untested flame retardants and 36 percent contain one banned in the 1970s.

By May. 23, 2011

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Autodesk add-in models 'green' goods to come

Autodesk Inventor software is adding calculators to help product makers forecast the carbon emissions and toxicity of their designs.

By May. 5, 2008

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A vaccine for breast, ovarian cancers?

An experimental type of vaccine that aims to treat, as opposed to prevent, metastatic breast and ovarian cancer shows promise in a small clinical trial.

By Nov. 8, 2011

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Supporters of Pro IP bill say rogue sites can kill

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has released a video testimonial from a woman who says her friend died after taking counterfeit medicine. Proponents of free content will cry foul and will likely ask when's the last time someone's death was caused by sharing a song or movie online.

By Jul. 21, 2011

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Asia dominates list of world's most polluted places

World's worst-polluted areas span seven countries and affect the health of roughly 12 million people, says environmental group.

By Sep. 12, 2007