Talk to Me, Baby! Promoting Bilingualism in Hispanic Infants with Háblame Bebé

Parents are their baby’s first and best teachers, and for Hispanic families, teaching bilingualism not only supports early brain development, it can also encourage pride in being Hispanic and speaking Spanish. Háblame Bebé is a free app that has been enormously successful in connecting with hard-to-reach families and changing conceptions about bilingualism.

Data Science Tools Will Speed Rare Disease Solutions

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More than 10,000 rare diseases affect up to 400 million people worldwide, and those with rare diseases struggle for about six years on average before they receive an accurate diagnosis. But data-driven innovations are unlocking answers about rare diseases—as well as more common diseases—faster than ever before.