Technology Archives January 2013

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Spain will also investigate the health threats of Bayer’s Diane 35 drug

Yesterday, the French National Agency for the Safety of Medicines (MSNA) announced it decided to suspend the sale of Diane 35, a drug that is prescribed to combat acne, but that is also provided as contraceptive pill. The agency made the decision to issue such suspension after four women died mysteriously after using the drug.

Bayer’s Diane 35 drug linked to death of four women

France suspends sale of Diane 35 until further research is done.

European Food Safety Authority identifies toxic gene in Genetically Modified Crop

Presence of segments of Gene VI create proteins that are deadly to humans.

Nanomaterial Rivals Hardness of Diamond

It’s only a matter of time before a movie villain pulling off the crime of the century needs a cutting tool that is harder than anything else on Earth. Perhaps it’s a burglary that involves cutting into a case made of diamond—which, as we have all learned from countless heist films, is itself hard enough to cut glass. Or maybe it’s a devious scheme predicated on boring a hole into the depths of the planet with the world’s hardest drill bit.

China brags about controlling all media outlets

The Propaganda Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) said on Tuesday that the government “still has absolute control” of the press and banned further protests in favor of freedom of expression which  occurred in Canton and that are the first example of nonconformity in decades shown by journalists against the regime.

Obama extends illegal spying of citizens and foreigners

The measure also enables the government to continue spying on foreigners with American ties

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