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Teachers Learn Science at Tech Firms

Teachers Learn Science at Tech Firms
A small but growing number of science and math teachers aren't spending the summer at the beach or catching up on books, they're toiling at companies, practicing the principles they teach.
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Gorillas Communicate with Scent
Researchers followed a group of gorillas for a year and learned that their scent is used to communicate feelings, to tell other gorillas to stay away, and to tell those in a group where they've been.
Bacterium Destroys Tumors' Heart
A mutant form of a bacterium that lives in soil and thrives in low-oxygen environments appears to be a precise and aggressive killer of malignant tumors as well as an activator of the body's immune system.
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.
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
Hopes young girls will be inspired.
Unproven Ebola Drugs 'Ethical'
But just who gets experimental meds?
Self-Assembling Robots Get Real
Origami meets Transformers in new tech.
Man-Made Mercury Taints Oceans
Marine food chain now more at risk.
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