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Curiosity: It Helps Us Learn, But Why?   |   

New research suggests that curiosity triggers chemical changes in the brain that help us better understand and retain information.

UNC Chancellor: Report Reveals 'Shocking Lack' Of Checks And Balances  |   

Audie Cornish talks with the chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Carol Folt, about Wednesday's report on the school's varsity athletes taking phony classes.

New Details Revealed In University Of North Carolina Academic Scandal  |   

At one of the most prestigious state universities in the country, there's new detail on a very dark chapter. An independent investigation at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reveals new details of a long running scandal that involved thousands of students, phony classes and bogus grades.

Report Says UNC Grade-Boosting Scandal Involved Fake Classes  |   

An independent investigation found that the school's African and Afro-American Studies Department used the "paper classes" to inflate grades for more than 3,000 students, nearly half of them athletes.

Wave Away Math Homework With An App  |   

Wired reviewed the math homework app PhotoMath, which lets you use a smartphone camera to solve math problems.

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