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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

Cleanup continues at Japan power plant five years after tsunami

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Over the past five years, radioactive contamination levels have decreased at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. But they still pose a threat to the 7,000 workers who aid in the cleanup. Continue reading

Astronaut Scott Kelly returns to Earth after year in space

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American astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko returned to Earth Tuesday after a 340 day mission on the International Space Station.
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Solar energy debate in Nevada heats up

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A debate has emerged between solar companies and Nevada’s Public Utility Commission which recently increased the rates customers pay for solar energy. Continue reading

Elephants offer clues to cancer’s secrets

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Former circus elephants will retire from the big top tent this spring, but their work improving human lives has only just begun.
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