Kelly Kasulis
Kelly Kasulis

Kelly Kasulis is a journalist covering North and South Korea, plus breakthroughs in science, tech and transportation around the world. Follow her on Twitter: @KasulisK.

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Foreign languages can change our belief in superstitions

You might not believe everything you hear — at least not when you're thinking outside of your native language.

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Nov. 20, 2017

What you’ve read about North Korea might be totally fake, but not for the reason you’d think

There's a lot of false rumors, unconfirmed information and undeniably fake news out there.
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Nov. 16, 2017

The intense, deadly struggle to escape North Korea is getting even worse

"There is no question that the routes through China for North Korean refugees have become much more perilous."
Nov. 13, 2017

The overall well-being of Americans is worse in 2017, and the election could be partly to blame

A survey of more than 135,000 Americans suggests people aren't doing as well in 2017.
Nov. 13, 2017

Americans have always hit their kids. Now, the majority of research says it’s time to stop.

“At times, it doesn’t have any effect, but it never has a positive effect.”
Nov. 8, 2017

Virtual reality is more than just fun. It can be a serious pain and anxiety killer.

Researchers in several U.S. hospitals are using virtual reality gaming for chronic pain relief.

Nov. 6, 2017

These American cities are preparing for a future with autonomous vehicles

They are playing with delivery bots, electric shuttles and self-driving taxis.
Nov. 3, 2017

High levels of air pollution in the U.S. is linked to psychological stress, study says

We may not always be able to see it, but air pollution is having a serious — and deadly — impact on Americans.
Nov. 2, 2017

“Anti-inflammation” diets are all the rage. But do they really work?

My doctor told me to try it, so I asked experts what they’re all about.
Oct. 27, 2017

The strange reason deaf children aren’t taught sign language

“Deaf children suffer language deprivation and everyone knows it. It just goes on, to the ruin of yet another generation of deaf children.”
Oct. 26, 2017

North Korea’s biological weapons are just as dangerous as its nuclear warheads

"Honestly, I wish these threats were taken as seriously as the nuclear weapons threat — because they should be.”

Oct. 23, 2017

Men and women see cheating a little differently, study says. That leaves room for some real hurt.

Multiple surveys show that around 20% of people in relationships cheat.
Oct. 20, 2017

The human microbiome, explained: How bad science and junky diets gave rise to serious disease

New research is solving some fascinating mysteries about our insides. Here's a gut check on the human microbiome, what it means for your health and where the scientific claims get shady.
Oct. 19, 2017
Oct. 18, 2017

4 female NASA scientists will soon be in toy boxes across America. Here’s why that’s important.

Women hold less than 25% of STEM jobs, despite making up nearly half of the American workforce.
Oct. 17, 2017

Why adding a calorie counter to Google Maps was a dangerous mistake

"For someone with an eating disorder, it can actually become fuel for the fire.”

Oct. 16, 2017

About 1 in 5 people will witness someone collapse from cardiac arrest. But few will be able to help.

The majority of people will be reluctant to perform CPR on someone in need, a recent study suggests.
Oct. 13, 2017

Zapping brains could make exercise more effortless, study says

Hurry up and zap my brains.
Oct. 12, 2017

Storing renewable energy costs way too much. This battery could change that.

It's only the size of a coffee cup, and yet it could change the world of renewable energy.
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Oct. 11, 2017

America shares the blame for the “massive debt” in hurricane-stricken Puerto Rico

The heart of Puerto Rico’s infrastructure problem is in its failing economy, which the U.S. federal government had a hand in destroying.