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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...

Study Cited for Blaming Autism on TV Cartoon Does Not Exist

Study Cited for Blaming Autism on TV Cartoon Does Not Exist

By Seth Borenstein | Feb 20
There is no Harvard study that says a British children's television cartoon causes autism, despite what a social media post claims.

Ex-workers at Russian 'Troll Factory' Trust U.S. Indictment

Ex-workers at Russian 'Troll Factory' Trust U.S. Indictment

By Naira Davlashyan and Irina Titova | Feb 20
The aim of the factory's work was either to influence voters or to undermine their faith in the U.S. political system, the 37-page indictment states.

Facebook to Verify Ads with Postcards After Russian Meddling

Facebook to Verify Ads with Postcards After Russian Meddling

Feb 19
Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office.

Medical Examiner Taps DNA Science to Find Missing Persons

Medical Examiner Taps DNA Science to Find Missing Persons

By Verena Dobnik | Feb 19
New York City's medical examiner is leading a nationwide effort to collect genetic material and match it with unidentified human remains. It's a way to finally give family members some answers and maybe some solace.

'Unseen' Museum Exhibit to Depict Glow-in-the-Dark Creatures

'Unseen' Museum Exhibit to Depict Glow-in-the-Dark Creatures

Feb 18
Feel as though you're in the dark when it comes to the underwater world New York's American Museum of Natural History is working on just the solution: A floor-to-ceiling installation depicting creatures that glow.