Teachers Learn Science at Tech Firms
Rufus Cuff a Crowd-Funded Success
Tick Bite May Trigger Meat Allergy
Gorillas Communicate with Scent
Study: More Mental Disabilities in Kids
A small but growing number of science and math teachers aren't spending the summer at the beach or catching up on books, they're toiling at companies, practicing the principles they teach.
Gabe Grifoni, tired of staring at his phone screen, designed the Rufus Cuff, a giant wrist-worn screen that he hopes will replace the smartphone. To fund his ambitious project, he turned to crowdfunding.
A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the nation are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick.
Researchers followed a group of gorillas for a year and learned that their scent is used to communicate feelings, to tell other gorillas to stay away, and to tell those in a group where they've been.
Disabilities among U.S. children have increased slightly, with a bigger rise in mental and developmental problems in those from wealthier families, a 10-year analysis has found.