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  1. Tech

    Maybe ‘shade balls’ should not be balls

    So-called shade balls have a range of uses in water reservoirs, from cutting evaporation to reducing the growth of algae. But the best performers might not actually be balls, a Florida teen now shows.

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  2. Health & Medicine

    Are fidget spinners tools or toys?

    Fidget spinners are all the rage. Therapists say toys such as these can help some kids calm down and pay attention.

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  3. Tech

    Teens garner some $4 million in prizes at 2017 Intel ISEF

    Hundreds of teens collectively took home about $4 million in awards from the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair this week.

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  4. Tech

    Teen’s invention can warn of deadly rip currents

    A teen lifeguard from Australia has invented a buoy that can alert swimmers to the strong, swift and deadly rip currents that can sweep them dangerously far offshore.

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  5. Tech

    Fleets of flying robots could pollinate crops

    Tiny flying drones use patches of sticky hair to capture pollen. One day they might join bees in pollinating crops.

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  6. Environment

    Cleaning up water that bees like to drink

    Plant roots suck up pesticides used on soils, then release them into water that can seep from their leaves. This is a sweetened water that bees love to sip. A teen figured out how to remove most of the pesticide with bits of charcoal.

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  7. Tech

    Father and son harness magnetic fields for new type of 3-D printing

    A dad and his son have developed a new 3-D printing method in their basement. It harnesses pulsed magnetic fields to build metal objects one tiny aluminum drop at a time.

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