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IllumiBowl’s latest toilet light also kills germs

IllumiBowl's motion-activated, multi-color toilet night light may have seemed like a silly idea when it first launched, but don't laugh — it's a practical solution if you'd rather not flick on the regular bathroom light (and momentarily blind yourse…

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Pinterest doesn’t want you to see it as a social network

Believe it or not, Pinterest has never really advertised itself in the US — remarkable for an internet giant with over 150 million users and enough clout that it can buy well-known services like Instapaper. However, you're about to see a lot more o…

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First gene therapy drug proves a flop in the market

When UniQure launched the first commercial gene therapy drug, Glybera, it promised a minor revolution in medicine. By using custom viruses to deliver genes, it could reportedly cure a rare disease (lipoprotein lipase deficiency) with just one round o…

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Thousands descended on DC to march for truth and science

A balmy Friday evening gave way to a miserable Saturday, with low, gray clouds that blotted out the sun and soaked Washington DC with rain. That wasn't enough to stop thousands of people — from all over the country — from gathering on the…

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Apple CEO threatened to drop Uber’s app over iPhone tracking

Uber is no stranger to trouble, but it may have landed in some especially hot water two years ago. New York Times sources claim that Apple CEO Tim Cook held a face-to-face meeting in early 2015 to call out Uber's Travis Kalanick (and threaten to rem…

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