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What happens when a language dies?

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Experts predict more than 3,000 languages will disappear by the end of the century. Continue reading

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How virtual reality hacks the brain

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Filmmakers and journalists are using virtual reality to trick audiences’ brains into believing that they are in a new environment. Continue reading

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Lolita the Killer Whale is seen between shows at the Miami Seaquarium

Should Miami aquarium release ‘world’s loneliest orca’?

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Lolita, an orca at the Miami Seaquarium, was captured off the coast of Washington in 1970 and has lived in captivity ever since. Continue reading

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How U.S. laws on maternity leave impact new parents

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The United States and the island nation of Papua New Guinea are unique as the only two countries that do not guarantee paid time off for new moms to care for their infants. Continue reading

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Linked learning jumpstarts health careers

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At a high school in Oakland, California, students learn how to deliver a baby and tie a tourniquet as part of an education philosophy that emphasizes real-world health issues and skills. Continue reading

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