Crystal Dilworth

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  • Getting A DNA Test Could Keep You From Your Dream Job

    Genetic traits are already being used as selection criteria for some jobs, but do we really want DNA test results on our resumes?

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  • How Scientists Can Manipulate Memories With Light

    Scientists have found a way to trick the brain using light and optogenetics. What implications could this have for the future of medicine?

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  • Here's Why You Should Have A Work Spouse

    Studies have found that having a close friendship with someone at work can actually improve your job performance. Why exactly is that?

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  • Heart Cells Are Bringing Robots To Life

    Scientists just created a tiny robot made of metal and rubber but powered by rat heart muscle cells! How do biological hybrid machines work?

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  • This Is What A Stroke Does To Your Body

    A stroke can occur at anytime to anyone, but what causes them? And can you recover once you've had one?

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  • Everything You Need To Know About Kidney Stones

    Researchers have found that riding roller coasters may help pass kidney stones! But what are kidney stones and what causes them?

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  • Why Does Some DNA Self-Destruct?

    Mitochondrial DNA is a lot more selective that we thought. Here's why mom (and not dad!) plays a crucial role in a baby's DNA development.

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  • What Exactly Happens When Sperm Meets Egg?

    When sperm fertilizes an egg, sparks literally ignite. How can these flashy signals be useful in non-traditional forms of fertilization?

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  • Why Being Lonely Is Crucial For Survival

    We all know it sucks to be lonely, but is it actually essential for our survival? Here's more on why loneliness might be a good thing.

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  • Does Sparkling Water Ruin Your Teeth?

    Studies have shown that carbonated water- also known as sparkling water- can be dangerous to your teeth, but why?

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