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April 19, 2014

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6:05 PM | DNews: Why You Get Angry When You're Hungry
Are you easily made angry whenever you're very hungry, and then as soon as you eat, you're fine? Why does this happen? Laci explains the science of being "Hangry."

April 18, 2014

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7:08 PM | How Safe Are Ferries?
As divers continue to hunt for survivors of the Sewol ferry in waters off South Korea’s coast, questions remain unanswered.

April 17, 2014

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10:25 AM | DNews: Why Do We Feel Emotions In Our Stomachs?
If you've ever been nervous or stressed, you might have experienced a weird feeling in your stomach. Why do we feel so many emotions in our guts? Laci did some digging to figure out what connects our brains to our midsections.

April 16, 2014

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7:44 PM | Hipster Beard Trend May Have Peaked
A study indicates that we may be maxing out on men's facial hair. Continue reading →
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6:07 PM | Non-vaccine Drug Ready to Fight Measles
A new drug that can be administered orally could contain outbreaks. Continue reading →
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1:12 PM | DNews: When People are More Likely To Attempt Suicide
Millions of Americans suffer from depression and some choose to end their lives. When are people more likely to commit suicide, and what can we do to prevent it? Tara discusses how you can seek help if you're struggling with suicidal thoughts.
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1:00 PM | How Social Media Overload Can Lead to Break-Ups
People who spend more time on social networking sites report more conflict in their relationships and are more likely to break up.
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11:20 AM | DNews: 5 Tips To Survive Final Exams
Finals week is approaching and some of you might be stressed out. While exams are stressful, there are ways to make them more manageable. Join Laci as she covers five helpful tips to do better on finals.
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10:27 AM | DNews: How Trauma is Passed Down Through Sperm
As time goes on, more and more research is being done on the effects of your sperm on your children. Tara discusses a recent study that found mental illness caused by traumatic events can be passed on through sperm.
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7:00 AM | Alleged Grave-Robbing Cannibal Brothers Arrested -- Again
The two brothers stand accused of repeatedly eating dead people.

April 15, 2014

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7:20 PM | Why People Still Join the Ku Klux Klan
The Internet has played a major role in keeping extreme groups like the Klan alive.
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4:08 PM | Viagra Ice Cream Arouses Controversy
The long list of unnatural food combinations just grew a little bigger: Viagra and Champagne ice cream.
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2:20 PM | Pot Vending Machine Also Sells Snacks
A pot-selling machine in Colorado lets users discretely take away bud and a little snack.
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1:00 PM | Voodoo Dolls Shed Light on Domestic Spats
Having low blood glucose means you are more likely to stick pins in a voodoo doll that represents your spouse.
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12:05 PM | DNews: Why Sports Are Unfair
It seems like there are terrible calls made in nearly every sport! Are the referees biased? Annie discusses how some of the refs might be subconsciously making the wrong call.
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11:56 AM | DNews: Why Do We Get Allergies?
Spring is finally here! And so are allergies. Tara investigates why we have allergies and discusses some ways that might provide you with some relief.
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11:55 AM | DNews: Why Do We All Procrastinate?
If you're watching this video, you might be procrastinating! Why do we procrastinate and should we feel guilty about it? Annie discusses how procrastination evolved in us.
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12:55 AM | 'Blood Moon' Myths: Superstitions in the Skies
Tonight's "blood moon" has inspired myths, legends, and superstitions. Continue reading →

April 14, 2014

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12:24 PM | DNews: Will The Internet Kill Religion?
The Internet is a great tool to connect with others and learn new things. Is it also killing religion? Laci discusses how the rise in Web use might be causing people to lose their religion.
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12:10 PM | DNews: Why Video Games Make You Aggressive
Mainstream media constantly debates whether video games make people more violent. SourceFed's Joe Bereta steps in to discuss a new study that finds a surprising link between video games and aggression.

April 11, 2014

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2:46 PM | DNews: The Most Painful Places To Get Stung By A Bee
Bee stings can be painful and terribly inconvenient. Does it hurt more to get stung on certain parts of your body? Trace and Joe Bereta from Sourcefed to talk about some of the worst places to get stung by a bee!
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2:28 PM | DNews: Will Electric Shocks Cure Paralysis?
An experimental treatment uses electricity to help people suffering from paralysis stand up and even walk! Could this technique provide a cure for some victims? Tara explains how this therapy works.

April 10, 2014

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10:30 PM | Lab-Grown Vaginas Function in Patients
Four teenage girls have experienced long-term success with implanted vaginal organs that were engineered with their own cells. Continue reading →
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4:44 PM | DNews: 5 Amazing Uses For Spit
Saliva is a disgusting mix of water, electrolytes and mucus. Sure, spit might be gross, but it has a TON of medical benefits! Trace is here to break down some of his favorite ways that spit can help you!
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4:29 PM | DNews: Are Pessimistic Brains Different?
Pessimists tend to have a very negative outlook on life. New research shows that this outlook isn't their fault! Anthony discusses how the brain of a pessimist is very different than the brain of an optimist!

April 09, 2014

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7:00 PM | Knife vs. Gun: What a Weapon Reveals
The close contact required with stabbings could mean more rage, experts say.
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1:00 PM | Old or New Violin? Musicians Can't Tell
A centuries-old Stradivarius, or a shiny new violin? Expert players couldn't tell.

April 08, 2014

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8:07 PM | DNews: Are Scientists Close to Curing Down Syndrome?
Scientists have made huge leaps in the medical field when it comes to extending the lives of individuals with down syndrome. Now, researchers might be even closer to finding a cure for this genetic disorder, and Trace is here to tell you how!
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4:24 PM | Paralyzed People Move After Spinal Stimulation
Four paraplegics are newly able to move muscles using a new therapy that involves electrical stimulation of the spinal cord. Continue reading →
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3:34 PM | DNews: How to Flirt Better Using Science
Physical attraction might not be the thing that gets you into a relationship. Flirting is extremely important, and Tara joins DNews today to discuss the science of flirting!
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