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children's brain

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Mobile phones don't cause brain cancer in children, new study claims

A study of 7- to 19-year-olds found that using a mobile phone doesn't increase the risk of developing brain cancer -- but still recommends using a hands-free kit if you're worried.

By July 28, 2011

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Brain scans could uncover dyslexia before kids learn to read

A type of MRI scan reveals the size and set-up of a part of the brain that appears to be smaller in children with dyslexia.

By August 14, 2013

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Microscope photos: See a beautiful blood-brain barrier

Nikon releases the results of its annual Small World Photomicrography Competition, and algae, larva, and bat embryos have never looked so good.

By October 25, 2012

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Brain scans may detect autism in babies and toddlers

One study examines the brain's organization of white matter, while another measures its electrical activity -- in both cases, to detect autism.

By June 28, 2012

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Can 3D movies and games damage your eyes, or those of your children?

With all of the discussion about the merits, or lack thereof, in 3D entertainment, we haven't yet stopped to ask if it's going to make your eyeballs explode. Let's rectify that.

By February 3, 2011

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Is our children learning? Geeks make sure they is

Smartphones were essential for scavenger-hunters hitting San Francisco's streets as part of a "Tech Search Party" to benefit a local school's technology program.

By February 8, 2010

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Study: Cell phones don't increase brain tumor risk in kids

New research out of Europe suggests that children who use cell phones are at no increased risk of developing brain tumors. But researchers still caution that more studies are needed.

By July 28, 2011

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Diagnosing autism with MEG imaging

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia researchers find that a pattern of brain response visible via magnetoencephalography may be the first imaging biomarker for autism.

By January 9, 2010

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MRI reveals kids with autism may find human voices irritating

Using MRI to measure brain activity, researchers at Stanford find that kids with autism have a weaker connection between language and reward centers than kids without autism.

By June 18, 2013

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Google: GPAs are worthless

Google's senior vice president of "people operations" reveals that grade point averages mean nothing in hiring. Oh, and Google's going to stop its silly brain teaser tests too.

By June 20, 2013