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Bethesda Middle School In Maryland Goes To Science Olympiad

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Across the nation, less than 30 percent of high school students are proficient in science. And international test scores show that U.S. students lag significantly behind their peers. But as Kavitha Cardoza reports, you wouldn't know it if you visited Bethesda Middle School in Maryland. There, students firmly believe- science is cool!

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How Shows Like 'Will & Grace' And 'Black-ish' Can Change Your Brain

Go ahead, use this article to justify binge-watching Orange Is the New Black all weekend.
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Virginia Man Turning Waste Heat Into Rooftop Greenhouses

How can the U.S. improve food security? One Charlottesville native is pioneering the construction of greenhouses on buildings to take advantage of their waste heat.

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Gun Violence In America

There are more gun-related deaths in America than in any other industrialized nation. We discuss what makes the U.S. different and why some hold out hope that change is possible.

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China Arrests Nearly 200 Over 'Online Rumors'

The rumors ranged from a man leaping to his death in Beijing over stock losses to highly inflated death tolls in the Tianjin industrial blasts.

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