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Inspiration Point: Teen Years are Some of the Best to Parents

I am the director of The Natural Child Project , a psychologist, and author of The Natural Child: Parenting From the Heart. I envision...

Judge Rules Bush’s Lax Pesticide Law Illegal

A federal judge in Seattle yesterday overturned new Bush administration rules that weaken the governing of pesticide use and their effect on endangered plants...

Chocolate Could Contribute to New Source of Renewable Energy

UK scientists have found a way to extract hydrogen from confectionary waste — a process that could lead to food factories using their own product...

Bionic Limb Breakthrough in Britain

The latest work by scientists in Britain is paving the way for bionic limbs controlled by the central nervous system. Early clinical trials on...

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,...