Companies are pushing schools to use their neuroscience-inspired programs, but scientists say there’s scant evidence that backs their claims. NOVA Next contributor Carrie Arnoldreports the story.
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What We’re Reading
- After a long struggle, Sri Lanka was declared free of malaria last week. [The New York Times]
- The United Nations is expected to release its first resolution on combatting antibiotic resistance . [National Geographic]
- The sugar industry didn’t want you to know that sugar is bad for heart health. So it prevented you from finding out . [The New York Times]
- “Anyone with some genetics knowledge and a few hundred dollars can do it.” On CRISPR [Quanta Magazine]