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Is Free Online Education a Solution to the Disparity in Advantages for Students?

Is free online access to top colleges and universities enough to compensate for the increasing disparity between haves and have-nots in the realm of education? … more

Stories By and About, Up for Debate, Young Scientists
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Take Five with John Conkling, Pyrotechnics and Fireworks Expert

John Conkling is a world expert on pyrotechnics and has been researching the chemistry of fireworks for more than three decades. On Saturday, when the … more

Interviews, Take Five
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Shanelle Marie Fernando

Shanelle Marie Fernando: A Unique Summer Experience

Hi again!  In my previous blog post I talked about an interesting course I’m taking this summer:  Nano-Science and Technology. Well, I’ve had one class … more

2015 Winners' Blog, Uncategorized
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Shanelle Marie Fernando

Shanelle Marie Fernando: Bridging a Gap

Hello all!  With summer underway, I’ve had the chance to enroll in an academic program at my local university. Although this may not sound like … more

2015 Winners' Blog
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Textbooks Got It Wrong: How Your Brain Understands Words

For 140 years, scientists’ understanding of language comprehension in the brain came from individuals with stroke. Based on language impairments caused by stroke, scientists believed … more

Cogito Picks, Mind & Brain, Science News
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