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‘Juul-alikes’ Are Filling Shelves With Sweet, Teen-Friendly Nicotine Flavors

The purveyors of Strawberry Milk, Peach Madness and Froopy (tastes like Froot Loops) e-cigarette pods are…

Sherm Poppen, a Dad Who Fathered the Snowboard, Dies at 89

Sherm Poppen, who helped start the snowboarding industry in the 1960s when he bolted together his…

Someday, an Arm Implant May Prevent H.I.V. Infection

In what could eventually become a milestone for H.I.V. prevention, very preliminary tests of an implant…

Sorry, You Won’t Be Hovering Over Paris Anytime Soon

Over the weekend, a video of a man gliding over Paris on a tiny platform offered…

Andrew Dibner, Medical Alert Pioneer, Is Dead at 93

Andrew Dibner, a psychologist who launched a new segment in the health care industry when he…

Huawei Is Said to Demand Patent Fees From Verizon

President Trump’s dispute with China has landed on the doorstep of Verizon, with Huawei demanding that…

Dr. Patricia Bath, 76, Who Took On Blindness and Earned a Patent, Dies

Patricia E. Bath, an ophthalmologist who took a special interest in combating preventable blindness in underserved…

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules

Qualcomm abused its position as a giant of the semiconductor industry to harm competition and charge…

A Vulgar Term Goes Unmentioned as It Gets Its Day in Court

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court heard arguments on Monday in a curious case in which no…

Apple and Qualcomm’s Global Fight Heads to Court in San Diego

SAN FRANCISCO — Nasty legal battles are nothing new in the tech industry. But Apple’s conflict…

Overlooked No More: Bessie Blount, Nurse, Wartime Inventor and Handwriting Expert

Overlooked is a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported…

Apple Violated 3 Qualcomm Patents, Jury Finds

Qualcomm won a legal victory against Apple on Friday when a federal jury in San Diego…

Seven Black Inventors Whose Patents Helped Shape American Life

Garrett A. Morgan, born to former slaves in the post-bellum South, designed an improved gas mask.CreditIanDagnall…

Can Big Science Be Too Big?

Modern science is largely a team sport, and over the past few decades the makeup of…