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Review Reveals Problems Protecting Workers from Pesticides

By Jason Dearen | Feb 6
An Associated Press review of federal and state enforcement data and other records revealed that the pesticide-safety system is riddled with problems: Investigations often take years to complete and result in few penalties.

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

By Frank Jordans | Feb 6
Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power.

Scientists Map Bedbug Genome, Follow Pest Through NYC Subway

By Verena Dobnik | Feb 6
Scientists have mapped the genome of bedbugs in New York City, then traced fragments of the nefarious pests' DNA through the subway system.

Climate Change and Pets: More Fleas, More Heartworm

By Sue Manning | Feb 5
Climate change doesn't just affect habitats for wildlife. It's also affecting cats and dogs.

N. Korea, Planning Rocket Launch, Getting Better At Stealth

By Eric Talmadge | Feb 4
Less than a month after its purported H-bomb test, North Korea announced Tuesday it is planning a rocket launch as soon as next week.

Something New to Worry About: Connected Toy Security

By Bree Fowler | Feb 4
Your smartphone or tablet is most likely pretty secure - not perfect, maybe, but generally unlikely to be hacked or to store, say, your email where other people could read it.

Cheers! Internet Welcomes .WINE and .VIN Domain Names

Feb 4
Wineries, vintners, retailers, and wine aficionados have two new homes on the Internet as .WINE and .VIN join the ranks for generic top-level domain names.

Indiana Man Gets 27 Months in International Spam Case

By Joe Mandak | Feb 3
An Indiana man who helped send millions of illegal spam messages to U.S. and international cellphones and computers has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison by a federal judge in Pennsylvania.

Hoaxers Increasingly Going Online to Threaten Schools

By Christine Armario | Feb 3
Hoaxers are using proxy servers, virtual private networks and other high-tech identity-disguising tools to anonymously threaten schools online and trigger a huge police response.

Climate Change: The View from Greenland

Feb 3
Sharyn Alfonsi reports from the top of the world on one of the most significant efforts to study climate change happening today.

A Cosmetic Surgery Consult - From Your Phone

By Winnie McCroy | Feb 2
A new app allows you to consider plastic surgery and non-invasive options for cosmetic procedures.

Britain Approves Controversial Gene-Editing Experiments

By Maria Cheng | Feb 1
Britain gave scientists approval Monday to conduct experiments in which they will try to edit the genes in human embryos.

Wearable Fitness :: Workout Gadgets

By Joel Martens | Jan 31
Want to be stylish and fit? Check out RAGE Monthly's rundown of all the chic wearable devices that will keep you on track -- and keep you looking good.

Review: Going Offline with Google Maps

By Anick Jesdanun | Jan 31
It wasn't exactly painless; while I mostly got where I needed to go, it sometimes came at the cost of delays that had nothing to do with traffic. But being able to navigate with no cellular connection certainly beat getting lost because I had no signal.

Facebook Announces Stricter Policy on Firearms Sales

By Brandon Bailey | Jan 30
Facebook says it's cracking down on online gun sales, announcing Friday a new policy barring private individuals from advertising or selling firearms on the world's largest social network.

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