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Nevada Issues Health Guidelines for Cryotherapy

SCIENCE | By Sally Ho | Nov 26
Nevada has created health guidelines for cryotherapy after a Las Vegas spa worker was found dead in a tank that subjects users to subzero temperatures.

After Years of Delays, Palestinians Get High-Speed Mobile

PERSONAL TECH | By Mohammed Daraghmeh and Daniella Cheslow | Nov 26
Political science lecturer Amjad Abu el-Ez lived in London and Dubai for 17 years before returning home in 2014 to teach in the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Lets Female Employees Review Workplaces

The site is being called the Yelp for maternity leave benefits.

Reusable Rocket: In A First, Booster Returns Safely to Earth

SCIENCE | By Malcolm Ritter | Nov 25
A private space company announced Tuesday that it had landed a rocket upright and gently enough to be used again, a milestone in commercial aeronautics.

College's Holiday Break Starts Early After Social Media Hate Speech

PERSONAL TECH | By Dona Gordon Blankinship | Nov 25
After a racist thread on social media sparked outrage on a quiet Washington state campus, college officials sent students home a day early for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Pesticide-Makers Point to Other Culprits in Bee Die-Offs

SCIENCE | By Emery P. Dalesio | Nov 25
A comparison of more than three dozen pesticides found neonics produced by Bayer CropScience and Syngenta among the chemicals most toxic to bees, according to a September study by USDA researchers.

Give the Gift of Tech Charging Built into Bags, Wallets

PERSONAL TECH | By Leanne Italie | Nov 25
This gift-giving season brings a selection of handbags, wallets and backpacks that have charging tech built in. Consider one of these for just the right power-challenged recipient who appreciates a touch of style

From Fake Guitars to Collectible Toys, Gifts for Any Gamer

PERSONAL TECH | By Lou Kesten | Nov 24
Video-game players aren't that difficult to shop for. Let's face it: It's an expensive hobby, and most gamers have something on their list that they've set aside in the hopes that Santa might deliver.

Boy Talks with New Voice Box

PERSONAL TECH | By Lindsey Tanner | Nov 24
Grant Hasse was born with two very rare conditions. Now he's a bundle of energy after three dozen surgeries, including an innovative operation to create a new voice box.

Utilities See Potential in Drones to Inspect Lines, Towers

PERSONAL TECH | By Mary Esch | Nov 23
U.S. utilities see great potential in the use of remote-controlled drones to do the often-dangerous work of inspecting power lines and transmission towers but strict regulations have so far slowed adoption of the technology.

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