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Music Instruction Could Help Treat Kids with Autism

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1. Music instruction could help treat kids with autism, ADHD and more.

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2. The berry of the future will be cultivated and harvested by a robot.

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3. What if we could get rid of fear all together?

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4. This cooler keeps food fresh for two weeks — and could help the fight against global hunger.

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5. Replace traditional substitute teachers with guest experts — and boost learning.

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