Category Archives: NPR


Jul

01

2019
The Science Of Smiles, Real And Fake

The Science Of Smiles, Real And Fake

According to the facial feedback hypothesis, the simple act of putting a smile on your face can boost your mood. But recent research shows pasting on a grin can have mixed results. (Image credit: Paige Vickers for NPR)


Jun

25

2019
San Francisco Poised To Ban Sales Of E-Cigarettes

San Francisco Poised To Ban Sales Of E-Cigarettes

San Francisco supervisors say they need to protect kids and teens from becoming addicted to nicotine. The dominant vaping company, Juul, is headquartered in the city, and hopes to overturn any ban. (Image credit: Mauro Grigollo/Cultura RF/Getty Images)


Jun

21

2019
A Russian Biologist Wants To Create More Gene-Edited Babies

A Russian Biologist Wants To Create More Gene-Edited Babies

A Moscow scientist claims he has a safe way of editing genes in human embryos — a method that could protect resulting babies from being infected with HIV. Approval of the experiment seems unlikely. (Image credit: Gregor Fischer/picture alliance via Getty Images)



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