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Does My Brother’s Keeper leave out young women of color?

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The White House’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative has hit its one-year mark working to improve prospects and correct inequalities for young men of color, but some criticize the program for its focus on males. Continue reading

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How a small electrical jolt boosts the brain

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A new process could “jump-start” brain functions, making them more effective. Continue reading

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Religious freedom bill in Indiana causes backlash

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a state bill into law this week that proponents say will protect religious freedom in the state, but that others criticize as enabling discrimination. Continue reading

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How unconscious race bias affects millennials

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Are millennials as racist as past generations? A common answer to that question is “no,” but research shows there’s more to the story. Continue reading

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Scientists develop Ebola-fighting robots

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As the Ebola outbreak in Africa hits its one-year anniversary mark, researchers are exploring ways robots could help health care workers care for people who get sick. Continue reading

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