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Hydroponic Histrionics? Organic Purists Assail Designation

Felix Gray: Computer Glasses for a New Generation

By Lisa Rathke |
Can you call a tomato grown in a nutrient solution instead of dirt "organic"? Some purists don't think so.

Nebraska to Build Wind Farm to Power Facebook Data Center

Nebraska to Build Wind Farm to Power Facebook Data Center

Nov 20
Utility officials say a new wind farm being built in northeastern Nebraska will provide 200 megawatts of power to a planned Facebook data center.

Amid Global Electric-Car Buzz, Toyota Bullish on Hydrogen

Amid Global Electric-Car Buzz, Toyota Bullish on Hydrogen

By Yuri Kageyama | Nov 20
While much of the world is going gung-ho for electric vehicles to help get rid of auto emissions and end reliance on fossil fuels, Japan's top automaker Toyota Motor Corp. is banking on hydrogen.

FDA Clears Nerve Stimulator to Aid Recovery from Opioids

FDA Clears Nerve Stimulator to Aid Recovery from Opioids

Nov 19
U.S. health authorities have cleared a brain-stimulating device for patients suffering from debilitating withdrawal symptoms caused by addiction to heroin and other opioids.

U.S. Health Agency to Crack Down on Risky Stem Cell Offerings

U.S. Health Agency to Crack Down on Risky Stem Cell Offerings

By Matthew Perrone | Nov 19
U.S. health authorities announced plans Thursday to crack down on doctors pushing stem cell procedures that pose the gravest risks to patients amid an effort to police a burgeoning medical field that previously has received little oversight.

Phone Companies Get New Tools to Block Spam Calls

Phone Companies Get New Tools to Block Spam Calls

By Tali Arbel | Nov 19
Rules adopted Thursday by the Federal Communications Commission represent the latest tools against robocalls, which pester consumers, sometimes multiple times each day, and often push scams.