Meghan Holohan

Meghan Holohan lives in Pittsburgh close to two universities where she pesters doctors and scientists about their research. Even her physician friends tire of telling her about teratomas and bug infestations in open wounds. Meghan plays dodgeball on a competitive intramural team and impresses friends with her ability to diagram sentences, a skill scared into her by Catholic school teachers. She spends a great deal of time spoiling her pets.

Harry Potter's Sorting Hat is Right in Real Life, Too
Are Beards Hotbeds for Bacteria?
Why Having a Drink Makes You Better Looking
Zombie Simulator Tells You The Best Place To Hide In Case Of Outbreak
Science Says Dogs Can Tell If You're Happy or Sad
Just How Dirty are Public Restrooms?
Scientists in Sweden Hide Bob Dylan Lyrics in Their Papers
Hug a Tree—They Help Keep You Healthy
Middle Initials Make You Seem Smarter
Men and Women Have Very Different Types of Nightmares
Playing Scrabble with Victor, the Gamebot
Is the Five-Second Rule Real?
Can Dogs Understand Human Emotions?
Sensory Fiction: Read Your Books and Feel Them Too
Fist Bumps Could Be Good for Our Health
There Are 5 Types of Boredom
Listening to Soft Voices Can Cause "Brain Orgasms"
Want to Feel More Optimistic? Wash Your Hands
Haemolacria: A Rare Condition That Makes People Cry Blood
Should Men Sit Down to Pee?
This Beer Was Brewed Using Yeast Grown in a Beard
Music in the Emergency Room Cuts Down on Kids' Stress
Bookworms Have Better Brains in Old Age
How You Hold Your Phone Reveals Whether You're Left- or Right-Brained
New Study Shows Not All Laughter is Created Equal
New Study Shows Humans Feel Empathy for Robots
Short-Term Hearing Loss Actually Protects Ears
Understanding Sleep Paralysis
Roses Don't Smell as Sweet to Psychopaths
How Drinking Can Solve All Your (Word Association) Problems
This Is Your Brain on Porn
This Just In: Men Dumbfounded by Chatting With Women
Is Your Name to Blame for All Your Problems?
6 Infamous Arsonists and How They Got Caught
On Presidents and Life Expectancy
Are High-IQ People More Likely to Use Drugs?
Laughter Is the Best Medicine
I bet you think this song, er, research is about you...
This Is Your Heart on Chocolate
Does Diet Soda Make You Fat?
10 Technology Prizes That Propelled Us Forward
Forget Your Password: Typing Rhythm and Computer Security
What Aphrodisiacs Actually Work?
The Very Real Sting of Rejection
How Hard Is it to Dissolve a Body?
Hangover Cures! (For Rats)
Predicting the Future (or at Least Predicting Where Naked People Are)
Dating Your Blood
On Whales and Sunburn
Can a Blood Test Diagnose Concussions?


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