In the rush of coverage on how the president is navigating the Texas floods and North Korea threats, here are five important stories you may have missed.
By Erica R. Hendry, Larisa Epatko, Jenny Marder
In a new case about digital age technology and privacy, the Supreme Court will consider whether police need warrants to review cellphone towers records that help them track the location of criminal suspects.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
Passengers flying out of 10 specific airports in the Middle East can no longer take large electronic devices in their carry-on luggage, according to a new rule from the Department of Homeland Security. The British announced a similar rule, but…
By PBS NewsHour
Do male cellphone users really risk infertility due to radiation?…
By Timothy J. Jorgensen for The Conversation
By Teresa Wiltz, Stateline
Last month, a Georgia inmate was indicted for ordering the revenge killing of a 9-month-old baby from his prison cell. His alleged tool: a cellphone.
By Larry Greenemeier, Scientific American
The release of a study Friday linking cancer in rats to the type of radiation emitted by cell phones presents some of the strongest implications in more than two decades of research that higher doses of such signals could be…
By Sheila Kaplan, STAT
The new study of cancer risk from cellphones marks a big change in what researchers think they know about the dangers — which is why it’s sure to get an extra close look from scientists, industry, and government regulators.
By Megan Thielking, Dylan Scott, STAT
A major new study provides evidence of a possible link between cellphone exposure and cancer, at least in rats — findings that are likely to spark a fierce new debate about the 21st century’s most ubiquitous tech gadget.
Addiction is a strong word, but it accurately describes the dysfunctional behavior exhibited by teenagers in my high school English classroom when I ask them to put away their cellphones.
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