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When an Iowa Family Doctor Takes On the Opioid Epidemic

When an Iowa Family Doctor Takes On the Opioid Epidemic

Dr. Nicole Gastala, with a young patient in Marshalltown, Iowa, regularly prescribes Suboxone, a medication that suppresses cravings and withdrawal symptoms in people with opioid addiction.
Marine plastic: Hundreds of fragments in dead seabirds

Marine plastic: Hundreds of fragments in dead seabirds

Flesh-footed shearwater chicks are starving to death because of plastic, a BBC documentary reveals.
Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming Laptop review: An undeniable gaming laptop bargain     - CNET

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming Laptop review: An undeniable gaming laptop bargain - CNET

It'll still set you back around $1,000, but Dell's updated entry-level gaming laptop doesn't disappoint.

Apple will repair busted keyboards on recent MacBooks and MacBook Pros for free

Back in 2016, Apple redesigned the MacBook Pro’s keyboard. It… hasn’t gone as well as they probably hoped. Complaints of failing keys quickly started popping up. Some keys had a tendency to get stuck
Supreme Court adopts new rules for cellphone tracking

Supreme Court adopts new rules for cellphone tracking

The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones
Protesters blast audio of crying children outside Kirstjen Nielsen's house

Protesters blast audio of crying children outside Kirstjen Nielsen's house

Another day, another protest against Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. Days after Nielsen, who recently spoke in defense of the Trump administration's immigration policies at
Japan's Biggest Bitcoin Exchange Suspends New Business

Japan's Biggest Bitcoin Exchange Suspends New Business

BitFlyer said it would halt taking new business after regulators said it wasn’t doing enough to stop money laundering and terrorist financing.

Pain Is Weird. Making Bionic Arms Feel Pain Is Even Weirder

Researchers get a robotic prosthesis to feel pain. But is that something amputees would even want?

Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs returns to work after liver transplant

June 22, 2009: Steve Jobs returns to work at Apple, a couple of months after undergoing a liver transplant as part of his cancer treatment. Although Jobs has been steadily getting back into work for
2019 Chevy Blazer: the return of a legendary SUV     - Roadshow

2019 Chevy Blazer: the return of a legendary SUV - Roadshow

New Blazer adds some needed style to the Chevrolet crossover SUV lineup.
Galaxy S10 may ditch iris scanner for in-display fingerprint and 3D sensor tech
A Burger Joint Where Robots Make Your Food

A Burger Joint Where Robots Make Your Food

Creator, a San Francisco restaurant set to open this month, will offer a $6 gourmet burger, cooked and assembled with no human help
Koko the Gorilla, Who Used Sign Language and Befriended Mr. Rogers, Dies at 46

Koko the Gorilla, Who Used Sign Language and Befriended Mr. Rogers, Dies at 46

Koko the gorilla with Penny Patterson, her longtime caretaker and trainer. She became an instant celebrity in her youth because of her skill at American Sign Language.
Hate EMUI? Get stock Android on your Huawei/Honor phone with OpenKirin

Hate EMUI? Get stock Android on your Huawei/Honor phone with OpenKirin

Devices with Kirin chipsets don't have the best reputation for developer support, but OpenKirin wants to change that with its stock Android ROMs...
Intel C.E.O. Brian Krzanich Resigns After Relationship With Employee

Intel C.E.O. Brian Krzanich Resigns After Relationship With Employee

Brian Krzanich, Intel’s chief executive, last year. Mr. Krzanich resigned from his executive and board member positions on Thursday.
5 Ways Tech Can Save Your Business Money

5 Ways Tech Can Save Your Business Money

When you run a business, you do all that you can to save as much money as possible. Doing everything from reusing equipment to switching out the lightbulbs in your office will help you save money here
Koko: Gorilla who mastered sign language dies in California

Koko: Gorilla who mastered sign language dies in California

Koko is said to have been able to communicate thoughts and feelings using more than 1,000 hand signs.

Taste test: Burger robot startup Creator opens first restaurant

Creator’s transparent burger robot doesn’t grind your brisket and chuck steak into a gourmet patty until you order it. That’s just one way this startup, formerly known as Momentum Machines, wants to
Melania Trump wears jacket saying 'I really don't care' before visit with migrant kids     - CNET

Melania Trump wears jacket saying 'I really don't care' before visit with migrant kids - CNET

The visit comes as President Donald Trump's administration has separated families that cross the US-Mexico border illegally.
Supreme Court rules for states in online sales tax case

Supreme Court rules for states in online sales tax case

The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax