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Math is Poetry for Autistic Savant

Daniel Tammet is an autistic savant. He can perform mind-boggling mathematical calculations at breakneck speeds. But unlike other savants, who can perform similar...

Chesapeake Bay’s Grasses are Renewing

Grasses in the Chesapeake Bay are rebounding, covering double the acreage they did in 1984. In 2005, grasses, a key component of the bay's...
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Teen Inventors Win $50,000 Turning Bacteria into Power Supply, Herbal Extract to Kill Infections

Great kids abound. They can tackle any problem in the world today. Last Friday the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for high school...
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Migrating Wild Birds NOT Carrying Bird Flu

Scientists monitoring avian influenza in water birds report that "millions of water birds have already migrated from Asia to West Asia and Africa, but...
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Schools Take Action on Overweight Kids

In response to a steep rise in obesity among children, some public schools are taking action. It shocked me to learn that only 6...

Canadians Announce Major Diabetes Breakthrough

CTV reports on Bioengineers at the University of Calgary who have successfully grown insulin-producing cells in a lab, which they say marks a major...
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Amur Tiger Cubs Born in Southeast Siberia for First Time in Over 100 Years

VLADIVOSTOK — The first birth of Amur tiger cubs in over a century has been reported in southeast Siberia, according to World Wildlife Fund. Scientists...
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Two Lost Worlds Give Us Hope – by David Suzuki

February 15, 2006 — Two lost worlds were in the news last week. One was discovered halfway around the world, but the other is right...

Nerve Regeneration One Step Closer in MIT Lab

http://video.boston.cbslocal.com/global/video/videoplayer.js?rnd=841317;hostDomain=video.boston.cbslocal.com;playerWidth=385;playerHeight=288;isShowIcon=true;clipId=6839120;flvUri=;partnerclipid=;adTag=News;advertisingZone=CBS.BOSTON%252Fworldnowplayer;enableAds=true;landingPage=;islandingPageoverride=false;playerType=STANDARD_EMBEDDEDscript;controlsType=fixed Christopher Reeve, a quadripelegic since his traumatic fall from a horse resulted in the severing of nerves in his spinal cord, always held...

Coral Reef Discovered

A new coral reef was discovered off the Thai coast, which is home to over 30 types of hard corals and at least 112...
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Science Confirms Humans Naturally Helpful

What is human nature? Are we basically good, evil, or a little of both? Philosophers have debated this throughout the ages, but today science...

Saving The Earth With Help From Above

The European Space Agency (ESA) agreed to launch a copy of its lost Cryosat Satellite to definitively measure the effect of climate change on...
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Why Good News? Counting the Benefits

Good news is often considered too soft and unimportant to be valuable in one’s real life. The truth is, good news can create concrete,...
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Press Clips and Publicity

CBS Evening News Katie Couric's Notebook (Video) "The Good News Network is devoted to all the good news that's fit to print... When...
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Chicken Manure, Fats, New Source of Energy

Chicken Fat Heats Buildings - Alternative to Imported Oil University of Georgia scientists say chicken fat, restaurant grease, and other ‘bio-fuels’ are a good...
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Diet Linked to Hyper Kids

A revolution has turned around Central Alternative High School in Appleton, Wisconsin, and its ‘problem kids’, sent there from twelve area schools. Respect, achievement,...
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New Microbe Destroys Chemical Pollutant in Groundwater

Scientists have discovered a microbe that interacts with a hazardous industrial chemical in tainted groundwater rendering it biodegradable. Trichloroethane (TCA) is an industrial solvent and...
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Comeback News: Seals, Humpbacks, and Urchins Increasing

Steller sea lions in Alaska are making a comeback. An aerial survey of the Gulf of Alaska and Aleutian Islands spotted more than 19,000...
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First International Positive Psychology Summit: Psychologists Herald ways to Live Happily Ever After

A group of upstart scientists, scholars and researchers in the field of psychology have decided that it is more important to focus on what...
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Healing the Globe: 11 Bright Spots

A quick rundown of 11 bright spots that are healing the globe, from Cairo to California, from Bolivia to British Columbia, From Moroco to...