Kristen Morales

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There's Some Really Gross Stuff In A Lot Of Burgers

Barbeque season is fast approaching for those of us north of the equator. However, according to a recent report, you might want to take it easy on …

Dear Kids: This Is What I Want You To Remember About Your Mom

It’s easy for me to feel like I’m totally messing up this parenting thing. Some days I’m so tired I can’t form coherent thoughts or sentences. I’m …

Hair contouring is a thing and here's how you do it

We’ve watched — with mixed emotions — as the contouring trend has traveled across various parts of the anatomy. First, there was face contouring, …

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Gene editing can now change an entire species -- forever

CRISPR gene drives allow scientists to change sequences of DNA and guarantee that the resulting edited genetic trait is inherited by future …

Why My Elementary School Kids Won't Be Doing Their Homework

Dear Kindergarten/Second-Grade Teacher:<p>You may have noticed that we haven’t been handing in our “homework packets” for the last couple of weeks. I’d …

Fishes Have Feelings, Too

Washington — IN March, two marine biologists published a study of giant manta rays responding to their reflections in a large mirror installed in their aquarium in the Bahamas. The two captive rays circled in front of the mirror, blew bubbles and performed unusual body movements as if checking …

This popular painkiller also kills kindness

By Amy Ellis Nutt<p>Amy Ellis Nutt<p>Reporter covering neuroscience and mental health<p>Email Bio Follow<p>If your job, or simply your state of mind, depends on feeling empathy for others, you might want to reconsider reaching for the Tylenol the next time you have a headache.<p>In research published online in …

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This ingestible origami 'robot' is made of meat and unfolds in your stomach

Researchers from MIT have designed a new ingestible "robot" that could one day be used to patch internal wounds, deliver medicine, or remove accidentally swallowed objects from the stomach. The design consists of a specially folded sheet of dried pig intestine (usually used in sausage casing) and a …