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Apr 6, 2015 06:00 AM ET
Online shopping has led many of America's malls to shut down. Now colleges and medical clinics are buying up the abandoned spaces and giving them a new lease of life.
Mar 24, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Amanda Onion
Brain scans reveal how our neurons respond to words we've been trained to recognize -- as whole entities. Continue reading →
Mar 9, 2015 07:05 AM ET
Meet Priscilla Sitienei, the oldest student at her local elementary school.
Nov 3, 2014 12:02 PM ET
With a plethora of brain games on the market, promising all manner of cognitive improvements, a group of scientists has signed a letter expressing its doubts. The scientists argue the brain isn't improving in the way game makers suggest it will.
Sep 17, 2014 09:37 AM ET
With today's graduates facing a cratered job market, and student debt now in excess of $1 Trillion, what are the consequences for people who default on their student loans?
Jul 27, 2014 04:00 AM ET
You know the stereotype; people wearing glasses just HAVE to be smart, right? Tara Long examines what connections might exist between intelligence and corrective eyewear.
Jul 19, 2014 04:00 AM ET
Is all of the texting we do burying the language as we know it? If ur all idk, prob could b! Ross Everett pops in to DNews to tell grammar nerds far and wide if all hope is lost.
Jun 24, 2014 04:53 AM ET
Would kids do better in school if they did not have to wake up at the crack of dawn Monday through Friday? Tara examines the impact of a sleepy head on academic performance.
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