Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 2:30pm
Democratic lawmakers joined scores of scientists, health providers, environmental officials and activists Tuesday in denouncing an industry-backed proposal that could limit dramatically the scientific studies the Environmental Protection Agency considers in shaping protections for human health.
During the 2017 Utah primary election, the state's IT team blocked about 500,000 to 700,00 “intrusion attempts” against state websites. In 2018, that number reached 1 billion — 2,000 times what it was the year before.
California's new data protection law gives consumers sweeping control over how much personal information companies can collect. It lets people opt out of having their data collected entirely, and even makes it easier to sue companies in the wake of a data breach.
Both the U.K. National Health Service and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that mothers exclusively breastfeed until about 6 months of age and then begin to introduce solid foods. Yet, an alternative feeding plan is also safe for babies, new research suggests.
Matt O'Brien, Associated Press | PostedJul 3rd - 2:03pm
When a CIA-backed venture capital fund took an interest in Rana el Kaliouby's face-scanning technology for detecting emotions, the computer scientist and her colleagues did some soul-searching — and then turned down the money.
The term “binge watch” or the sight of someone aimlessly scrolling on their phone have become common things and prove that, in some degree or another, most of us are glued to our screens. But we’re not powerless.
In selfies, a woman documented a lump under her skin for weeks before doctors were able to remove it — and it didn't stay in one place, according to a case report in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press | PostedJun 27th - 10:43am
A Japanese space probe arrived at an asteroid Wednesday after a 3 1/2-year journey to undertake a first-ever experiment: blow a crater in the rocky surface to collect samples and bring them back to Earth.