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A Cosmetic Surgery Consult - From Your Phone

By Winnie McCroy | Feb 2
A new app allows you to consider plastic surgery and non-invasive options for cosmetic procedures.

Review Reveals Problems Protecting Workers from Pesticides

SCIENCE | By Jason Dearen | Feb 6
An Associated Press review of federal and state enforcement data and other records revealed that the pesticide-safety system is riddled with problems: Investigations often take years to complete and result in few penalties.

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

SCIENCE | By Frank Jordans | Feb 6
Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power.

Scientists Map Bedbug Genome, Follow Pest Through NYC Subway

SCIENCE | By Verena Dobnik | Feb 6
Scientists have mapped the genome of bedbugs in New York City, then traced fragments of the nefarious pests' DNA through the subway system.

Climate Change and Pets: More Fleas, More Heartworm

SCIENCE | By Sue Manning | Feb 5
Climate change doesn't just affect habitats for wildlife. It's also affecting cats and dogs.

N. Korea, Planning Rocket Launch, Getting Better At Stealth

SCIENCE | By Eric Talmadge | Feb 4
Less than a month after its purported H-bomb test, North Korea announced Tuesday it is planning a rocket launch as soon as next week.