Technology

FDA OKs On-Site, One-Drop Blood Test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a blood test device that can be used at the point of care and provide analysis of a blood-drop sample in a…

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How to Keep Rats at Bay

Q: Rats are a huge problem in city gardens, chewing through fences and basement doors, boring, burrowing. The poisons, traps, organics and predator urine don’t stop them for long. Our…

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Google Reins In Political Advertising

Google is making political ads harder to target at specific types of people. The company says that as of January, advertisers will only be able to target U.S. political ads…

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U.S. Shelves Plan to Sharply Cut Nicotine in Cigarettes

U.S. regulators are hitting the brakes on plans to force tobacco companies to drastically reduce addictive nicotine in cigarettes, retreating on an ambitious public-health initiative that comes amid increasing worry…

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U.S. Approves First Licenses for Tech Sales to Huawei

The Trump administration said it has begun issuing licenses to some companies allowing them to restart U.S. tech sales to Chinese telecom giant Huawei, months after adding the company to…

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