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Controversial soda tax could help fund pre-K in Philadelphia

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The city of Philadelphia will consider a controversial way of funding pre-K by creating a 3 cent tax on every ounce of sugary soft drink sold in the city. Continue reading

Food and drink labels will more accurately report sugar

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The Food and Drug Administration hopes to cut down on high rates of obesity and diabetes across the country by redesigning the labels that appear on food and drinks. Continue reading

Mount St. Helens ecosystem rebuilds 36 years after volcanic eruption

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Thirty-six years ago on Wednesday, Mount St. Helens in southern Washington state erupted, laying waste to more than 200 square miles of surrounding forest.
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Scientists see supersonic hyperloop trains as way of the future

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Imagine being able to make an otherwise six hour car trip in just about 30 minutes. That is the goal researchers hope to make reality through hyperloop technology. Continue reading

Clues to Queen Nefertiti’s Hidden Tomb – Lesson Plan

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Could the famous ancient Egyptian queen secretly be hidden behind the tomb of her son, King Tut? Explore new developments in Egyptology and find out how archeologists may have recently uncovered clues about the location of Queen Nefertiti’s remains. Continue reading

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