Recent Articles by Chelynne Renouard
Published: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 2:11 pm MDT
Last year, Facebook added a feature that allowed users to add "organ donor" to other profile information. Researchers say the new feature caused a more than 20-fold increase to the number of registered organ do...
Published: Monday, June 17, 2013 7:29 pm MDT
NPR writer Linda Holmes defends Miss Utah USA Marissa Powell's answer during the national competition on Sunday, saying the question was "dumb" and an "impossible question to answer."
Published: Monday, June 17, 2013 2:29 pm MDT
An elementary school in Nova Scotia canceled all Mother's Day and Father's Day celebrations, replacing the holidays with a more inclusive "International Day of Families." Many parents have protested the decisio...
Published: Friday, June 14, 2013 1:48 pm MDT
Students at a private New York school, some as young as age 14, were required to write a suicide letter as an offshoot lesson plan from the best-selling book and movie, “The Secret Life of Bees.”
Published: Thursday, June 13, 2013 1:01 pm MDT
Mayor Bloomberg of New York City has targeted styrofoam in his latest citywide ban. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn supports the effort to abolish the use styrofoam for cups and containers in city stores a...
Published: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 1:53 pm MDT
A sushi restaurant in New York City has recently eliminated tips, raising prices 15 percent and removing a tip line on credit card receipts.
Published: Monday, June 10, 2013 3:44 pm MDT
Artist and researcher Nickolay Lamm has partnered with a computational geneticist to research and illustrate what we might look like 20,000 years in the future, as well as 60,000 years and 100,000 years out.
Published: Friday, June 7, 2013 2:27 pm MDT
Non-invasive test using DNA from a pregnant woman's blood may be more reliable than current procedures to determine if a child has Down syndrome or not.
Published: Thursday, June 6, 2013 1:49 pm MDT
A new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison says that people who spend time looking at their own Facebook profiles are more likely to feel self-confident and assured. But looking at your own profile le...
Published: Monday, June 3, 2013 12:59 pm MDT
Dogs with a preference for their left paws were found to show high levels of aggression toward strangers when compared to dogs that prefer their right paws or do not have a preference.