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EarthCaches: Learning Through Hide-and-Seek

EarthCaches: Learning Through Hide-and-Seek

The 21st-century sport of geocaching is providing a new way to teach and learn about geology: EarthCaches.

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Using Genetics to Pick Your Kids' Sports

Using Genetics to Pick Your Kids' Sports

A genetic test is available that claims to be able to help parents predict what sports their kids will be good at. The idea is that the parents can then funnel their kids into the sports at which they are most likely to succeed. How scary is that!

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Producer's Notes: Science Flexes its Muscles

Producer's Notes: Science Flexes its Muscles

Our QUEST story on the science of steroids, how they affect the body, and the super-smart sleuths who are using science to catch the cheaters who abuse them, turned up some interesting information. For one thing, I was surprised to learn that according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse's fact sheet about anabolic-androgenic steroids, nearly 2 percent of 10th graders (both boys and girls) admitted to using steroids at some point…

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