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Space Sports Car Now Flying Toward Asteroid Belt Beyond Mars
Virtual Reality Field Trips Give Students Advanced Adventure
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Virtual Reality Field Trips Give Students Advanced Adventure

Space Sports Car Now Flying Toward Asteroid Belt Beyond Mars

By Deepti Hajela and Carolyn Thompson |
On any given day, students nationwide are deep-sea diving, observing medical operations, even swimming through the human circulatory system using gadgets that are becoming increasi...

Indictment: Social Media Firms Got Played by Russian Agents

Indictment: Social Media Firms Got Played by Russian Agents

By Matt O'Brien and Mae Anderson | Feb 17
The election-interference indictment brought by Robert Mueller, the U.S. special counsel, underscores how thoroughly social-media companies like Facebook and Twitter were played by Russian propagandists.

Flu Shot Won't Make You Spread More Influenza

Flu Shot Won't Make You Spread More Influenza

By Seth Borenstein | Feb 17
Getting the flu shot won't make you spread the disease more, doesn't weaken your immune system but it does offer some protection from getting infected, despite misleading claims on social media.

First Blood Test to Help Diagnose Brain Injuries Gets U.S. OK

First Blood Test to Help Diagnose Brain Injuries Gets U.S. OK

By Lindsey Tanner | Feb 17
The first blood test to help doctors diagnose traumatic brain injuries has won U.S. government approval.

Apple's New Speaker Making an Unwelcome Mark in Some Homes

Apple's New Speaker Making an Unwelcome Mark in Some Homes

By Michael Liedtke | Feb 17
Apple's new internet-connected speaker is proving to be more appealing to the ears than to the eyes, depending on where the device is placed.

Critics Wary As Google's Chrome Begins an Ad Crackdown

Critics Wary As Google's Chrome Begins an Ad Crackdown

By Ryan Nakashima | Feb 17
On Thursday, Google began using its Chrome browser to eradicate ads it deems annoying or otherwise detrimental to users. It just so happens that many of Google's own most lucrative ads will sail through its new filters.