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  1. Health & Medicine

    Scientists Say: Puberty

    Puberty is a time when hormones surge and people develop the ability to have children. But it’s so much more than that.

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  2. Health & Medicine

    Warning! Junk foods can harm a teen’s brain

    The adolescent brain has a hard time resisting junk food. But high-fat, high-sugar diets can interfere with learning and pose risks to mental health.

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  3. Health & Medicine

    Teen athletes with even mild COVID-19 can develop heart problems

    COVID-positive student athletes, some with no symptoms, have developed heart inflammation and more. They are new reasons to limit coronavirus exposure.

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  4. Health & Medicine

    Moderna vaccine for COVID-19 appears nearly 95 percent effective

    A second coronavirus vaccine appears super effective in preventing people from being sickened by COVID-19.

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  5. Brain

    Kids use more of the brain than adults do to process language

    The brain continues to grow and mature throughout childhood. One big change occurs in which parts of the brain turn on as someone processes language.

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  6. Tech

    Computers are changing how art is made

    Some people have challenged the idea that artificial intelligence can be creative. But new software can provide inspiration to artists or fully partner with them in the creative process.

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  7. Psychology

    Handwriting beats typing when it comes to taking class notes

    Taking notes with a pen or pencil triggers activity in parts of the brain important for memory and for storing new information.

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  8. Health & Medicine

    Explainer: What is a spike protein?

    These proteins, which give coronaviruses their name, also help them to infect cells.

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  9. Health & Medicine

    New Pfizer vaccine appears 90 percent effective against COVID-19

    Preliminary finds show one of the new coronavirus vaccines appears 90 percent effective at reducing symptomatic COVID-19 infections.

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