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Germany Bans Children’s Smart Watches With Listening App

German regulators have banned certain types of smartwatches marketed to children, saying the devices have been used to listen in on school classrooms and run afoul of Germany’s surveillance restrictions.…

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FDA OKs New Therapy for Some Hemophilia Patients

U.S. regulators have approved the first new treatment in nearly two decades to prevent internal bleeding in certain patients with hemophilia, an inherited blood-clotting disorder. The Food and Drug Administration…

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Space Delivery: Astronauts Get Ice Cream, Make-Own Pizzas

Astronauts got a mouth-watering haul with Tuesday’s Earth-to-space delivery — pizza and ice cream. A commercial supply ship arrived at the International Space Station two days after launching from Virginia.…

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Israeli Start-Up Lands on Space Station

An Israeli hightech startup has made it to outer space. Space Pharma put a lab containing four experiments on the International Space Station following a successful launch on Sunday, according…

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Shortage of IV Bags Challenges Hospitals

It’s usually one of the first items you’ll see after you enter a hospital room: a small, clear plastic bag filled with a saline or sugar-water solution, hanging above a…

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Dubai Air Show Opens With Emirates’ $15.1B Boeing Buy

The biennial Dubai Air Show opened Sunday with hometown long-haul carrier Emirates making a $15.1 billion buy of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners, as the world’s biggest defense companies promoted their weapons…

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FDA OKs Drug to Block Infection After Marrow Transplant

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug to prevent life-threatening infections in adults after a bone marrow transplant. The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved sales of Merck and…

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