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New Imaging Technique Shows Surgeons Where Tumors End And Brains Begin

A new way to look at brain tissue in real-time could help surgeons know they're removing all the tumor tissue in a patient's brain.<p>Scientists from the Harvard University and the University of Michigan have developed a way to image brain tumors to reveal exactly where the tumor cells end and the …

Coming Soon: Free Streaming Video Of Our Planet, From Space

All eyes on Earth!<p>At this moment, dozens of government satellites are taking high-resolution pictures of the planet. But citizens get only limited services such as Google Earth, which provides imagery that's sometimes 10 years old. This fall, however, the Canada-based company UrtheCast (in …

Hard-to-read fonts 'can boost pupil results by up to a fifth'

Dyslexic children can dramatically improve their performance at school by reading in a difficult font, according to research.<p>The extra effort needed to decode hard-to-read words boosts pupils’ results by almost a fifth overall, it was revealed.<p>A study found that more challenging fonts such as …

Science Social Network ResearchGate Pulls Down $35M From Investors Including Bill Gates

While it might sound like a nifty idea to connect scientists around the world to share data and projects, it’s probably time to take ResearchGate …

Brain Scans and the Law (Watch the Full World Science Festival Event)

The question of whether brain scanning can detect the intentions of a criminal defendant fascinates cops, lawyers and John and Jane Doe. It's …

High school booster spending: MN athletic competition altered

Booster clubs, affluent alumni and benefactors, and corporations are creating a world of haves and have-nots in local high school sports.<p>One evening …

Understanding Dyslexia by walking in their shoes

Dyslexia; News from the web:<p>A family takes action to walk in the shoes of their nine year old and experiences first hand how life is when you have …

Case Study: Anxiety, family history of dyslexia, atrocious spelling

<i>Wills had been running away from reading his whole life. Nowadays, thanks to Easyread, he’s the leader of the pack!</i><p><b>The Problem</b><p>When it came to …

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OpenDyslexic is a typeface designed against some common symptoms of dyslexia. If you like the way you are able to read this page, and others, then …

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How To Google Search By Reading Level

<b>How To Google Search By Reading Level</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p><i>Update: This feature has been (either temporarily or permanently) removed by Google. We will</i> …

Teen’s invention could charge your phone in 20 seconds

Waiting hours for a cellphone to charge may become a thing of the past, thanks to an 18-year-old high-school student's invention. She won a $50,000 prize Friday at an international science fair for creating an energy storage device that can be fully juiced in 20 to 30 seconds.<p>The fast-charging …

Obama Student Loan Policy Under Scrutiny As Congress Tackles Student Borrowing Costs

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats have pounced on a nonpartisan government report showing the Department of Education this year is forecast to earn a record $51 billion profit off student borrowers, denouncing the Obama administration and urging for structural reforms.<p>Members of the House of …

Viable Human Embryonic Stem Cells Created By Cloning

A paper in this week’s Cell describes how a team in Oregon finally achieved what many scientists have expected–and many others have dreaded: they derived embryonic stem cells from human embryos that they created in the lab themselves.<p>Shoukhrat Mitalipov and his team at Oregon Health and Science …