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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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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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Modifying cell genes could help beat blood cancer

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An experimental treatment turns a leukemia patient’s immune system into a cancer-fighting weapon. Continue reading

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iPad vs Chromebook battle plays out in Amish country

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The battle over the $13-billion market for educational technology has spread to Ohio’s Amish country, where many students live without electricity, television or phones. Continue reading

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How outstanding women in STEM fields overcame obstacles – Lesson Plan

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This lesson explores the careers of 19 great female scientists, the challenges they overcame and whether those challenges are still present in students’ lives. Continue reading

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