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Kids' Brains Make Shift To Learn Math

Sometime in school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer. Now scientists have put youngsters into brain scanners to find out why and how the brain works as it learns math.
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Ebola Treatment Made in Tobacco
It's an eye-catching angle in the story of an experimental treatment for Ebola: The drug comes from tobacco plants that were turned into living pharmaceutical factories, a process called "pharming."
Math Prize Has First Female Winner
For the first time in history, the Fields Medal, the most prestigious prize in mathematics, has been awarded to a woman: Maryam Mirzakhani, who was born and raised in Iran.
Unproven Ebola Drugs 'Ethical'
A World Health Organization panel has advices that it was ethical to use experimental, non-approved drugs to combat the ongoing Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa. But who gets the treatments?
Self-Assembling Robots Get Real
In what may be the birth of cheap, easy-to-make robots, researchers have created complex machines that transform from little more than paper and plastic into walking automatons.
Man-Made Mercury Taints Oceans
Marine food chain now more at risk.
Scientists Build a Better Tomato
Gene allows them to grow all night.
Scientists Create See-Through Mice
Offers front-row seat to inner anatomy.
Brain Waves: the New Focus Group?
Customer data gets more scientific.
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