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  1. How not to grin and bear it

    Three teen researchers who took part in this year’s Broadcom MASTERS competition seek to help those who clench and grind their teeth.

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  2. Health & Medicine

    Simpler way to screen for hidden hearing loss?

    Many teens today walk around with undiagnosed hearing damage. But some Boston-based researchers have come up with a low-tech approach to screening these individuals so they can get help.

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  3. Health & Medicine

    Could toothpaste give heart disease the brush-off?

    Brushing with a toothpaste that dyes plaque green encourages people to remove more of it. This also lowered inflammation, which may cut someone’s risk of heart disease.

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  4. Fossils

    Dino brain found ‘pickled’ in boggy swamp

    Scientists claim to have identified the first fossil brain tissue from a dinosaur.

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  5. Health & Medicine

    Zika birth defects: Concerns spread from head to toe

    Zika infections may trigger problems well beyond babies born with small heads and brains. Scientists have begun linking a range of head-to-toe health ails to the virus.

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  6. Environment

    Vaping may put your smile at risk

    As e-cigarette use among teens rises, scientists find that vaping may cause cellular damage to the mouth, gums and teeth. Even the cells’ DNA was affected.

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  7. Animals

    Spidey sense: They can hear you!

    Surprise! At least some spiders can hear us. Even without eardrums, jumping spiders can still detect airborne sounds from across the room.

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  8. Oceans

    Creative ways to help coral reefs recover

    Coral reefs are under siege from threats ranging from climate change to explosives. But scientists are developing ways to rebuild reefs before they disappear.

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  9. Health & Medicine

    Girls take note: Corn fiber can strengthen bones

    Two new studies show that soluble corn fiber could help women improve bone health.

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  10. Brain

    Hormone affects how teens’ brains control emotions

    Using scans of brain activity, scientists show that surging hormones drive where emotions get processed in a teen’s brain.

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