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Modifying cell genes could help beat blood cancer


An experimental treatment turns a leukemia patient’s immune system into a cancer-fighting weapon. 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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Germany's Best eSports Teams Gather At Intel Friday Night Games

How computers learned to beat Atari video games


Could you beat a machine at a video game? With a new system created by artificial intelligence researchers, it just became less likely. Continue reading

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Activists Protest Proposed Canadian Tar Sands Oil Pipeline

Obama vetoes Keystone Pipeline expansion


President Obama has vetoed a bill that would approve the Keystone Pipeline expansion, a project causing fierce debate between Republican lawmakers and environmentalists. Continue reading

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Massachusetts Buried By Yet Another Blizzard

Record snowfalls and cold raise questions of climate change


An influx of winter storms has left Boston’s transportation systems crippled and its residents struggling to cope. Continue reading

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