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This cement replacement absorbs CO2 like a sponge

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In the midst of a failed experiment, inventor David Stone realized he may have accidentally created a new environmentally friendly material to replace cement. Continue reading

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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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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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Obama vetoes Keystone Pipeline expansion

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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

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

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