Technology

JACI Study Finds Allergen Immunotherapy Safe, Despite Proposed Regulations

SCIENCE | By EDGE | Apr 29
A new study reveals that current allergen immunotherapy is generally very safe.

Japan Abandons Costly X-ray Satellite Lost in Space

SCIENCE | Apr 29
Japan's space agency has abandoned its efforts to restore the operations of a multimillion-dollar satellite that was to probe the mysteries of black holes using X-ray telescopes.

Fraud Probe in Polygamous Town Aided by Surveillance Video

PERSONAL TECH | By Brady McCombs | Apr 29
Investigators took aerial videos and installed surveillance cameras at a polygamous town's general store to gather evidence in a multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud case, prosecutors revealed Wednesday.

FBI Says It Won't Disclose How It Accessed Locked Phone

PERSONAL TECH | By Eric Tucker | Apr 28
The FBI said Wednesday that it will not publicly disclose the method that allowed it to access a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, saying it lacks enough "technical information" about the software vulnerability that was exploited.

SpaceX Aims to Send 'Red Dragon' Capsule to Mars in 2018

SCIENCE | By Marcia Dunn | Apr 28
The company's billionaire founder and chief executive Elon Musk announced Wednesday via Twitter that he plans to send a Dragon capsule to land on the red planet as early as 2018.