News Clips for June 22, 2018

Some DNA Dismissed As 'Junk' Is Crucial To Embryo Development

Formerly considered useless, or maybe a parasite, the stretch of DNA known as LINE-1 actually plays "a key role" in creating an embryo and embryonic stem cells, research shows.

The Mission to Build the Ultimate Burger Bot

Alex Vardakostas has been on a decade-long quest to build a robot that can prepare the perfect cheeseburger. It could also put his family out of work.

In Utah, flower leis can be a contentious subject at high school graduations

Utah is home of one of the largest Pacific Islander populations in the U.S., but some H.S. students are not allowed to wear leis to graduation.