Kristen Manis

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Kendall Jenner's Cinnamon-Roll Waffles Are Here to Rewrite Your Weekend Brunch Menu

French toast? <i>BO-ring.</i> Eggs Benedict? <i>Snooze.</i> Here's exactly what I want for brunch for the rest of eternity:<p>In case that pic isn't self-explanatory, Kendall captioned it: "it's the new thing. cinnamon roll waffles made by yours truly" I assumed making cinnamon-roll waffles involved only sticking a …

Ancient Virus DNA Gives Stem Cells the Power to Transform

Embryonic stem cells can become any type of cell, thanks to an ancient virus, scientists say.<p>A virus that invaded the genomes of humanity's ancestors millions of years ago now plays a critical role in the embryonic stem cells from which all cells in the human body derive, new research shows.<p>The …

Second Member of Pussy Riot Released, Both Continue to Criticize Putin

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, the Russian activist from the punk band Pussy Riot, was freed from prison …

Oxytocin: The "Love Hormone" Might Also Help in Autism

A new study suggests oxytocin could benefit autistic kids. But is it ready for prime time?<p><i>Part of our weekly "In Focus" series—stepping back, looking closer.</i><p><b>Anything nicknamed the "love hormone" probably needs a closer look and a dash of skepticism. After all, nothing in biology is simple.</b><p>But …

Avoid Antibacterial Soaps, Say Consumer Advocates

This week's action by the FDA on soap doesn't go far enough, they say.<p><b>Federal officials' questions about antibacterial soaps have raised a lather among environmental and consumer advocates concerned about the safety of controversial ingredients in these cleansers.</b><p><b>Reviving a long-running controversy</b> …

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

DNA Nanotechnology the Future of Modern Medicine?

One of the most significant achievements in the field of biomedical engineering is the creation of DNA nanobots. These molecular robots made of DNA …

10 Smart Science Gifts For Kids

Don't buy your children robots this year—let them build their own.<p>The great thing about children is that they are all huge nerds. The toys on this list will help kids teach themselves about electronics, biology, engineering, geometry, and more.<p>Need more ideas? Check out last year's geeky toy</i> …

Suspected 'Vampire Cannibal' Rex Eric Allegedly Bites Daughter To Death, Drinks Blood

A chilling crime is grabbing international headlines this week after a local paper in Papua New Guinea reported a father allegedly bit his daughter to death and sucked her blood.<p>The Post-Courier's Franco Nebas first reported on the gruesome incident Friday.<p>According to the paper, Rex Eric was …

Obama to Pursue Immigration Reform