Category Archives: NPR


Mar

18

2019
Misophonia: When Life’s Noises Drive You Mad

Misophonia: When Life’s Noises Drive You Mad

Some people experience intense rage or fear when they hear the sound of people chewing, spitting, or throat-clearing. Turns out they may have a rare condition known as misophonia (Image credit: Photo illustration by Meredith Rizzo/NPR)


Mar

13

2019
Call For Global Moratorium On Creating Gene-Edited Babies

Call For Global Moratorium On Creating Gene-Edited Babies

An international group of 18 prominent scientists and bioethicists is calling for countries around the world to impose a moratorium on the creation of babies whose genes have been altered in the lab. (Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)


Mar

13

2019
A Playful Way To Teach Kids To Control Their Anger

A Playful Way To Teach Kids To Control Their Anger

At the top of the world, the Inuit culture has developed a sophisticated way to sculpt kids’ behavior without yelling or scolding. Could discipline actually be playful? (Image credit: Johan Hallberg-Campbell for NPR)


Mar

08

2019
The Left Behind Kids Of Venezuela

The Left Behind Kids Of Venezuela

One or both parents have moved to another country to earn money to send back home at this time of economic crisis. The cash helps — but the kids often suffer from “migratory mourning.” (Image credit: Gustavo Ocando/NPR)



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