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No More Texting While Driving for California Drivers
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, technology, law, health )

- 1932 days ago -
Starting January 1, drivers in California will have to put down their cellphones
No More Monkey Business in the Name Research
Science & Tech  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, cruelty, death, endangered, ethics, habitat, humans, investigation, killing, law, protection, rescued, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, drugs, envi )

- 1987 days ago -
The latest EU figures show 10,451 primates - our closest living relatives - were used in the EU in 2005 for research, drug development and safety testing. Around 3125 primates were used in the UK...
Scientists Say Using Animals in Pain Research Is Useless
Science & Tech  (tags: abuse, americans, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, healthcare, news, violence, terrorism, animals, endangered, nature, humans, protection, research, suffering, world, society, law, murder, sadness, safety, abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates )

- 2046 days ago -
UK scientists are required by law to consider non-animal approaches when designing new experiments. Animal experiments in pain research use animals while they are conscious or while under anaesthesia. New and highly sophisticated brain-imaging works best!
Protecting Yourself From Suspicionless Searches While Traveling
Science & Tech  (tags: culture, freedoms, government, law, police, safety, society, travel, world, science )

- 2174 days ago -
The Ninth Circuit's recent ruling (pdf) in United States v. Arnold allows border patrol agents to search your laptop or other digital device without limitation when you are entering the country. EFF and many civil liberties, travelers' rights, immigration
Breathing Dirty Air Can Lower Kids' I.Q.
Science & Tech  (tags: ClimateChange, CO2emissions, conservation, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, nature, humans, pollution, protection, science, suffering, world, business, consumers, corruption, corporate, energy, law, marketing, money, soc )

- 2246 days ago -
Kids who live in neighborhoods with heavy traffic pollution have lower IQs and score worse on other tests of intelligence and memory than children who breathe cleaner air, a new study shows.
Cyberthieves Go Phishing to Rob Banks
Science & Tech  (tags: society, law, humans, abuse, computers, crime, money, investigation, safety, dishonesty, internet, corruption )

- 2253 days ago -
(CNN) -- Notorious 20th-century bank robber Willie Sutton said famously, "I rob banks because that's where the money is." 21st-century criminals are following his footsteps.cyberthieves use a different type of subterfuge phishing to wipe bank accounts
Sex Offenders Are Barred From Internet By New Jersey
Science & Tech  (tags: internet, sex offenders, law, crime, safety, children )

- 2300 days ago -
New Jersey enacted legislation on Thursday banning some convicted sex offenders from using the Internet. No federal law restricts sex offenders' use of the Internet, and Florida and Nevada are the only other states to impose such restrictions.
Medical Marijuana: Courts in California and Colorado Rule Cops Must Return Patient's Medicine
Science & Tech  (tags: freedoms, healthcare, culture, freedoms, government, law, health, GoodNews, rights, society )

- 2328 days ago -
Court rulings in two medical marijuana states this week slapped down law enforcement agencies who don't want to uphold the law. In both cases, judges ordered law enforcement agencies to return marijuana seized from patients or providers.
Poisonous Apple - The IPhone: Greenpeace Report Leads to Lawsuit
Science & Tech  (tags: greenpeace, apple, mac, iphone, Steve, Jobs, ipod, toxic, environment, greenmyapple, science, mobile, nokia, sony, ericsson, motorola technology, tech, law, lawsuit )

- 2372 days ago -
The Center for Environmental Health it is suing Apple based on research found in the Greenpeace report. California's law states that products exposing consumers to phthalates or other chemicals known to be reproductive toxins or carcinogens...

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