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Cell phones and screens are keeping your kid awake

Cell phones and screens are keeping your kid awake

CNN — These days, teachers often face classrooms filled with yawning students who stayed up late snapping selfies or playing online games. For children and teens, using cell phones, tablets and computers at night is associated with losing sleep time and sleep quality, new research finds. Even children who don’t use their phones or the …

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Girls to design Africa's first private space satellite

Girls to design Africa’s first private space satellite

CNN — They may be teenagers, but 17-year-old Brittany Bull and 16-year-old Sesam Mngqengqiswa have grand ambitions – to launch Africa’s first private satellite into space in 2019. They are part of a team of high school girls from Cape Town, South Africa, who have designed and built payloads for a satellite that will orbit …

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What parents should know about the VR gear kids want

What parents should know about the VR gear kids want

Thinking about treating your family to a little virtual reality this holiday? Have no idea where to start? Do not worry. From Google’s inexpensive Cardboard VR viewer to Sony’s new PlayStation VR, this guide will help you figure out what makes sense for your family’s interests, needs, and budget. Here are your options if you …

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'Roborace' car makes street track debut in Marrakech

‘Roborace’ car makes street track debut in Marrakech

CNN — It is a car kitted out with technology its developers boldly predict will transform our cities and change the way we live. The autonomous “DevBot #1” took a giant leap forward in Morocco recently, making its debut on a street track at the Formula E Marrakech ePrix. The battery-powered prototype is being tested …

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A mysterious diamond structure discovered in a meteorite

A mysterious diamond structure discovered in a meteorite

Reading time: 2 min — Spotted on Science Alert Scientists have just made a fascinating discovery: by studying the diamonds hidden inside an ancient meteorite, they have updated a still unknown structure. Their findings were published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) magazine. The meteorite studied here is the famous Canyon …

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