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After 13-year ban, China to allow game console sales

The country says its Ministry of Culture will need to approve each game console, but the devices would be made available across the country.

By Sep. 27, 2013

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Ah, Vanity: Wrinkle videos trump cancer vids in getting teens to bust out the sunscreen

It may not be surprising that appealing to our vanity works better than a biology lecture, but the extent to which the approach increases sunscreen use is sizable.

By Feb. 13, 2014

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Apple's tearjerker holiday ad: Self-absorbed teens care after all

A new ad launched just in time for the holiday season shows a family getting together and a teen seemingly absorbed by his iPhone 5S. Until...

By Dec. 17, 2013

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Radiation-free cancer scans may be on the horizon

It's been tested on only a handful of kids, but using MRI with a diagnostic dye to look for cancer may work just as well as using PET and CT scans.

By Feb. 20, 2014

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Anti-abuse ad displays special message just for kids

Advertisement uses lenticular printing to show different anti-abuse messages depending on the viewer's height, and could help empower abused children to seek help.

By May. 7, 2013

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Teen smartphone ownership skyrockets in U.S.

A new Pew survey shows that 37 percent of all teenagers own a smartphone, and for many of them it's their main way to access the Internet.

By Mar. 12, 2013

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Brain scans could one day help diagnose autism earlier

Researchers say MRI scans show very specific brain activity that could help diagnose autism and aid people in determining early treatment options.

By Oct. 17, 2013

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Trip Hawkins' new game focuses on social emotional learning (podcast)

Trip Hawkins, the founder of Electronic Arts and EA Sports, is turning his attention to social emotional learning with a new game to help 6- to 12-year-olds develop social skills that can help prevent bullying and help build better relationships and decision making.

By Dec. 15, 2013

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CNBC's Jim Cramer implies Snapchat is used for insider trading

Wall Street cop Preet Bharara seems ignorant of the app and its potential role in facilitating the crime of communication.

By Jul. 18, 2013