Science and Technology

This undated photo provided by the National Institutes of Health in June 2019 shows an "ultra-processed" lunch including brand name macaroni and cheese, chicken tenders, canned green beans and diet lemonade.
Paule Joseph, Shavonne Pocock/NIH via AP
June 14, 2019 - 11:55 am
By Candice Choi, AP Food & Health Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Chips, soda and frozen pizzas tend to be full of salt, sugar and fat, but now scientists are trying to understand if there's something else about such processed foods that might be bad for us. Already, the spread of cheap, packaged foods...
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Six Flags Great Adventure
Courtesy of Six Flags Great Adventure
John McDevitt
June 12, 2019 - 5:23 pm
JACKSON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Next time you go to Six Flags Great Adventure, you'll be helping the park reduce its carbon footprint from the second you park your car. The Jackson Township, New Jersey amusement park has installed its own 23.5-megawatt solar farm, and the park is almost...
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Lynne Adkins
June 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia-area vocational-technical school is offering kids a summer camp that give them more profitable skills than archery. Middle school students can get a hands-on account of what it's like to make a cake, fix a car, design a garden or give a facial at...
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Patrick Semansky/AP, file
June 05, 2019 - 8:02 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube updated its hate speech policies Wednesday to prohibit videos with white supremacy and neo-Nazi viewpoints. The video streaming company says it has already made it more difficult to find and promote such videos, but it's now removing them outright. YouTube will also...
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The House Judiciary committee said it is launching a "top-to-bottom" antitrust investigation of the tech industry, including Amazon (AMZN), Apple (AAPL), Facebook (FB) and Google (GOOG).
Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images via CNN
June 03, 2019 - 8:09 pm
By Brian Fung, CNN Business (CNN) - - The House Judiciary committee said Monday it is launching a "top-to-bottom" antitrust investigation of the tech industry, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, deepening a crisis for Silicon Valley's largest players as they face mounting scrutiny in...
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Artist's rendering of ancient supernovae
NASA via CNN
May 31, 2019 - 10:43 am
By Ashley Strickland, CNN (CNN) -- NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has peered into the cosmos and captured regions hidden from our view, like the centers of galaxies and dusty areas where stars are born and planetary systems form. Now, the great space observatory has captured a unique photo of a...
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Tufted puffins, those adorable black and white birds with big orange beaks, experienced an unusual die-off in the Bering Sea in late 2016 through early 2017. M
Yuri Smityuk/Tass via Getty Images via CNN
May 29, 2019 - 3:13 pm
By Jen Christensen, CNN (CNN) - - Tufted puffins, those adorable black and white birds with big orange beaks, experienced an unusual die-off in the Bering Sea in late 2016 through early 2017. Massive mortality events like this seem to be increasing, likely because of climate change, according to a...
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Apple's new iPod Touch comes with a faster chip.
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May 28, 2019 - 6:15 pm
By Shannon Liao, CNN Business (CNN) -- Apple hasn't forgotten iPod touch lovers: On Tuesday it released the first new iPod since 2015. Although the iPod may seem outdated to some, its smaller size and cheaper price help Apple attract a different market segment than customers who buy its premium...
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Some recent internet, TV and landline outages in South Jersey are being blamed on "sabotage."
Courtesy of Verizon
Kim Glovas
May 28, 2019 - 12:21 pm
SOUTH JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — A Burlington County man has been arrested for damaging Verizon communication lines earlier this year. David Reidenbaker, 38, of Southampton, New Jersey, is charged with the interruption or impairment of public communications, theft, and other crimes. In March and...
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Justin Udo
May 27, 2019 - 2:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With Memorial Day marking the unofficial start of summer, it's time for parents to start thing about different games and activities they can use to keep the kids entertained while they're out of school. But getting them off the couch and away from the TV or electronic...
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