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NASA Experiments with Plane Crashes for Safety

Aug 2
Multiple crash tests at the Landing and Impact Research Center in Virginia are helping to build a smarter emergency locator transmitter when a crash is imminent.

Hookup App Scruff Celebrates Five Years

By John McDonald | Aug 2
Scruff bills itself as one of the largest gay dating apps in the world. The company celebrated five years of existence last week and SFGN interviewed one of its founders.

Fewer Children Getting HPV Shot than Other Vaccines

Aug 1
Despite federal government recommendations, only 45% of boys and 60% of girls are getting vaccinated against HPV.

More Than Just Cecil; Big Troubles for King of the Jungle

By Seth Borenstein | Jul 31
The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle.

Indiana Convention's CEO Calls for Broader LGBT Protections

By Brian Slodysko | Jul 31
The CEO of a large gamers' convention that threatened to leave Indiana earlier this year over a religious objections law said organizers are "shopping the show" to other cities and could relocate if lawmakers don't expand protections for gays.

Future Unsure for Troubled New Mexico Green Chile Production

By Russell Contreras | Jul 31
Green chiles, the signature crop of New Mexico, are in danger. As this year's harvest begins, labor shortages, drought and foreign competition have hurt production in the state.

More U.S. Teens Using 'Morning After Pill'

Jul 31
A report from the federal government indicates teen usage of the "morning after pill" has increased dramatically.

Android Hack Could Endanger Millions of Phones

Jul 31
Security researchers have uncovered a vulnerability that could allow Android phones to be hacked with a malicious text message.

Russia May Ban Gay Emojis, Implement Fines

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 30
In an attempt to crack down on "homosexual propaganda" officials from Russia's state media regulator Roskomnadozr, which oversees telecommunications, are seeking to ban gay-friendly emojis on the iPhone keyboard.

In Tech: New Motorola Smartphones; Faster Future Memory Chip

Jul 30
Motorola is refreshing its Android smartphones with better cameras and other improvements as it seeks to lure customers who want lower-cost alternatives to leading smartphones from Apple and Samsung.

Software Turns Smartphones into Tools for Medical Research

By Brandon Bailey | Jul 30
Smartphone apps are the latest tools to emerge from the intersection of health care and Silicon Valley, where tech companies are also working on new ways of bringing patients and doctors together online.

Experts Warn Artificial Intelligence May Build Weapons

By Richard Lardner | Jul 29
According to an open letter signed by hundreds of scientists and technology experts, artificial intelligence could be used to build weapons with minds of their own. Here are five important things to know about artificial intelligence.

Spaceship Pilot Describes Harrowing Free Fall After Breakup

Jul 29
Free-falling miles above the desert, his test spaceship ripped to pieces and the frigid air hard to breathe, pilot Peter Siebold struggled through crippling injuries to turn on his oxygen and just to stay conscious.

Fiat Chrysler Settlement with Gov't Could Prove Costly

By Tom Krisher, Dee-Ann Durbin | Jul 29
Fiat Chrysler could be required to lay out hundreds of millions of dollars to get potentially defective Ram pickups and older Jeeps off the road under a deal with safety regulators to settle claims that the automaker mishandled nearly two dozen recalls.

Apple Watch will be Sold at Some Best Buy Stores

Jul 28
The Apple Watch is heading to some Best Buy stores ahead of the holiday shopping season.

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