Scientists Create Mice From Two Dads

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — For the first time, scientists have created mice with two biologically male parents — a major milestone in reproductive biology. According to a March 15 post here Peer-reviewed journal Nature. The proof-of-concept study, … Read more

House to vote on Republican education bill aimed at providing parents with extra oversight

washington CNN — The House of Representatives is expected to vote on Friday on a bill aimed at increasing so-called parental rights in the classroom, as House Republicans underscore an issue that has become a key priority for the party. In addition to this, HR 5, also known as the Parents Bill of Rights, The … Read more

Utah governor signs bill requiring teens to get parental consent to join social media sites

New York CNN — Utah governor signs controversial bill Thursday’s bill would require minors to obtain guardian consent before joining social media platforms, the most aggressive step yet by state or federal lawmakers to protect children online. As part of a bill called the Utah Social Media Regulation Act, The social media platforms will have … Read more

What makes fentanyl so deadly? How can people prevent overdose?

CNN — America is facing a crisis of overdose deaths. More than 106,000 Americans will die from drug overdoses in 2021—including More than 1,100 teens Only that year. Synthetic opioids, mostly involving the powerful drug fentanyl, are the leading cause of overdose death, almost 7.5 times increase Overall, from 2015 to 2021, according to the … Read more

Pennsylvania county files lawsuit against social media company

CNN — A mother in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, said her 18-year-old daughter is so obsessed with TikTok, she spends hours making elaborate videos and posting photos of herself edited to look slimmer . Another mother in the same county told CNN that her 16-year-old daughter’s ex-boyfriend shared a partially nude photo of the teen with … Read more

Under Florida law, other states try to limit some LGBTQ discussions in schools

washington CNN — bill similar Florida’s Controversial Legislation At least 15 states are considering banning certain guidance on sexual orientation and gender identity in schools, according to data compiled by the American Civil Liberties Union and reviewed by CNN. Some of the bills go further than Florida’s law, dubbed “Don’t Talk Gay” by its critics, … Read more

Guinness beer: Is it really good for you?

Editor’s note: Get inspired with our weekly roundup on the good life, made easy.sign up CNN’s Life, But Better newsletter Get information and tools designed to improve your well-being. CNN — Guinness, like other Irish stouts, is a seasonal favorite every St. Patrick’s Day. It’s also touted as “good for you,” at least on its … Read more

This is your brain on social media

CNN — What is the impact of heavy social media use — the constant consumption of images of perfectly curated, frame-perfect people — on the mental health of users, especially young female users? That’s a question on many people’s minds, and it’s at the heart of this week’s Chase Life podcast episode. “How people perceive … Read more

U.S. child and adolescent death rates soar in 2020 and 2021, study shows

CNN — U.S. child and adolescent death rates surge in 2020 and 2021, driven not by Covid-19 deaths but by deadly Injuries from items such as guns, drugs, and cars study Published Monday in JAMA. The year of the pandemic brought about a marked shift in pediatric mortality trends, which had previously seen “tremendous improvements” … Read more

Accidental Infant Deaths of Black Babies Soared in 2020

CNN — Every year, thousands of babies die suddenly and unexpectedly, with more than 3,300 young lives lost in 2020. In the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic, the death rate remained stubbornly high, even as overall infant mortality fell to an all-time low. a study A study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics found … Read more