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  1. Psychology

    How to cope as COVID-19 imposes social distancing

    As schools close in an effort to curtail the new coronavirus pandemic, we know how you feel and what you’re missing. Here are some tips for coping.

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  2. Science & Society

    Here are some free resources for kids (and parents) now learning at home

    From a weekly word to a new learning series, here’s how Science News for Students can help young science learners while schools are closed.

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  3. Health & Medicine

    This scientist wants to know how racial discrimination gets ‘under the skin’

    Racism could have derailed Leticia Márquez-Magaña’s path to science. Now she studies the biological impact of stress faced by underrepresented groups.

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  4. Earth

    Weight lifting is this planetary scientist’s pastime

    Beck Strauss uses magnetic fields to explore the makeup of Earth and other planets.

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  5. Health & Medicine

    Answers to your questions on the new coronavirus

    As SARS-CoV-2 spreads globally, researchers are looking for answers on why this novel coronavirus is so infectious and hard to control.

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  6. Science & Society

    Science isn’t just for scientists

    It doesn’t take an advanced degree or a lab to do science. All you need is curiosity and an interest in learning something new every day.

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  7. Science & Society

    Introducing the Transparency Project

    A new effort from Science News for Students aims to help readers better understand our journalism.

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  8. Physics

    There’s science to making great fried rice

    Scientists report finding the physics that seems to explain how chefs can quickly fry rice over a hot flame without burning the food.

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  9. Health & Medicine

    Top 10 tips to stay safe during an epidemic

    It’s easy to panic when you hear a global infectious outbreak is developing. But panic doesn’t help. Good hygiene does. Here’s what to do.

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