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Girl Code

September 15, 2017

When Reshma Saujani founded the nonprofit organization Girls Who Code in 2013, it was a group of 40 students in New York City. Her mission was to inspire girls to pursue jobs in technology. Now, Girls Who Code offers free…

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People

Brain Builder

September 7, 2017

Every month, more than 40 million students from around the world flock to Khan Academy to learn about everything from the Civil War to the Pythagorean Theorem. The education organization, which offers free online courses in hundreds of subjects, will…

Young Game Changers

Helping Others

September 6, 2017

If you see a problem, you should find a solution. That is what Alex Knoll, 12, of Post Falls, Idaho, believes. So when he noticed a man struggling to open a heavy door from a wheelchair, Alex’s brain started buzzing.…

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Transportation

Sky Rides

March 24, 2017

Flying cars have long been a symbol of the future. They could be zipping around soon! You missed the school bus, so your parents call a car service. A flying vehicle appears on the horizon. It lands in front of…

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Space

Suiting Up

March 3, 2017

NASA engineers are designing spacesuits for exploring Mars and beyond. Years of being a NASA engineer have led Lindsay Aitchison to a surprising place: spending a lot of time thinking about dust. How to keep it out of the many…

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Space

Digital Art Boom (FOR TEST ONLY)

January 30, 2017

Last year, Jazmine Boykins was posting her artwork online for free. It got plenty of likes, comments, and shares. But it didn’t make much money. That recently changed, thanks to a new technology. Boykins has been selling the same art…

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Inventions

Coolest Inventions of 2016

January 13, 2017

Take a look at some of the year’s top innovations. What will the future look like? You can get a peek by looking at the latest inventions. These items were created to solve problems, make life easier, or just for…

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Animals

Clones, Clones, Everywhere

December 9, 2016

Twenty years ago, a sheep was cloned. Since then, cloning has become a big business. How far can cloning go? When Dolly the sheep was born, on July 5, 1996, history was made. Dolly was the first successfully cloned mammal.…

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Transportation

Fast Forward

September 30, 2016

A big idea called the Hyperloop could revolutionize travel. But there’s still a long way to go. Three years ago, technology billionaire Elon Musk shared a big idea. He proposed a new kind of transportation system. It would involve seating…

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Inventions

She's an App Maker

September 9, 2016

Need an app for that? Anvitha Vijay, 9, can build it. With the help of YouTube videos, the young techie from Melbourne, Australia, learned to code at age 7. Soon, she was trying her hand at making apps. “When I…