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Do IVF And Other Infertility Tech Lead To Health Risks For The Baby? Maybe

NPR

A small study of teens who were conceived via assisted reproductive technology finds a significant number already have hypertension and premature "age-related changes" in their blood vessels.

Have A Cool Idea To Help End World Hunger? Pitch It To The U.N.

NPR

At the World Food Programme's Innovation Accelerator, teams test out new proposals to stop hunger. Anyone can submit. And September deadlines are coming up.

Oregon Using Facebook To Remind Inactive Voters To Update Registration

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Oregon officials are using Facebook to bolster participation in the upcoming midterm election by reminding as many as hundreds of thousands of inactive voters to update their registration.

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Facebook Allowed Employers To Exclude Women From Job Ads, ACLU Says

The complaint, filed Tuesday, says 10 businesses prevented women from receiving employment opportunities on the website. It also accused Facebook of excluding women in its own company.

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Does Facebook Really Work? People Question Effectiveness Of Ads

A lawsuit says Facebook is misleading advertisers about just how effective it is. Facebook, which makes billions from ads, says it can't guarantee that all of them will reach their intended targets.

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Feds Charge North Korean Cyber-Operative In Sony Hack, Ransomware Attack

The Justice Department has charged North Korean national Park Jin Hyok in connection with some of the most destructive cyberattacks in recent years to hit computers across the globe.

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New Apple Watch To Detect Abnormal Heartbeats

The focus heading into Apple's event was on its new iPhones, but it also unveiled a redesigned Apple Watch with a sensor allowing users to take an electrocardiogram they can share with their doctor.

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For Many In Venezuela, Social Media Is A Matter Of Life And Death

When it comes to social media, many Venezuelans choose to self-censor. But for others, social media can be a lifeline. One pharmacist uses Twitter to help people find scarce medicines.

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Blind Grocery Shoppers Access 'Second Set Of Eyes' Through App At Wegmans

An app service known as Aira is connecting blind and visually impaired grocery shoppers with sighted guides that help them navigate the aisles at Wegmans through their smartphones.

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A Massive Floating Boom Is Supposed To Clean Up The Pacific. Can It Work?

The giant, U-shaped tube is designed to form a garbage-corralling barrier propelled by wind and waves. Its creator hopes to remove half the plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in five years.

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DOJ Probe Into Bias At Tech Companies Should Include Democrats, California AG Says

Attorney General Xavier Becerra is calling on the Justice Department to invite Democrats to the Sept. 25 meeting focused on social media and tech companies or risk proving the event's political bent.

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A Documentary Swipes Left On Dating Apps

Journalist Nancy Jo Sales investigates the impact of online dating tech on offline culture in her first film Swiped: Hooking Up in the Digital Age. Predictably, some of her findings are pretty bleak.

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A Scientist Dreams Up A Plan To Stop The Sahara From Expanding

It involves a super solar farm the size of the United States.