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Child Trends: Treating siblings equally Video included

They may not realize it, but fathers interact differently with their daughters than their sons. Anthropologists and psychologists at Emory University and the University of Arizona looked at brain scans and recorded 52 fathers as they interacted with their toddlers for two days.

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Hundreds of educators gather for Learning FIRST Summer Institute Video included

 The two day seminar features more than a dozen presenters from all over the world. Each keynote expert shared their knowledge on school culture, connecting with students, and effective teaching techniques to all in attendance.

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Al Franken says he misses his job and could run again for office Video included

 Franken resigned in early January after several women accused him of inappropriate touching. He apologized for some of the behavior he was accused of. 

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10 active salmonella investigations in U.S., but why so many? Video included

There have been a lot of recalls regarding possible salmonella contamination in the last few weeks. Ritz Crackers, Goldfish, Honey Smacks cereal, and raw turkey products are just some of them.

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Animals kick off county fair season in Olmsted County Video included

Monday is all about the animals as 4-H and FFA members take part in entry day. A few things to check out, including the Miracle of Birth Center which opens at 4 p.m. and the 4-H horse show, featuring the County Mounties Drill Team.

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First Look at Aquaman revealed at Comic Con Video included

The highly anticipated D-C trailer was met with resounding applause. Aquaman's superpowers include the ability to control the tides, communicate with other sea life and swim at super speeds.

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Child Trends: How children react to racial ambiguity Video included

Social scientists are studying the way kids perceive racially ambiguous faces and how that information could eventually be used to help improve our relationships. Duke University social psychologist Sarah Gaither is one of those scientists and is biracial herself.

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Lays unveiling 8 new chip flavors based on regions Video included

The catch is, the flavors will only be available in the regions they represent. The deep dish pizza chips are suppose to represent Middle America where the fried pickles with ranch chips represent the Midwest.

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Inside look at Freddy Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody"

 Despite being plagued by some director drama, the first glimpse at the film based on the life of the famed Queen singer suggests the movie has the potential to be an award season champion.

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CURE Asking Mayo Clinic for help to fight affordable housing crisis

"CURE" is attempting to put a letter on the desk of Mayo Clinic CEO Dr. John Noseworthy to fight the affordable housing crisis in the city.

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THE JEFFERSON AWARDS: Our July winner donates her time to impact the lives of children and adults

Every month Fox47 features someone in our community who is making a difference and honors them with a Jefferson Award.  Our July winner is Rita Howe. She is a stand out volunteer at Good Earth Village in Spring Valley donating her time to impact the lives of the campers and staff.   "She has so much heart for good earth village and it's mission," said Good Earth Village Office Manager, Vanessa Tesch. Howe has been a volunteer for Good Earth Village for about 4 y...

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THE JEFFERSON AWARDS: Our August winner donates her time to the farmers market Video included

Every month FOX47 features someone in our community who is making a difference and we honor them with a Jefferson Award.  Our August winner is Diane Jerome. She has become a stand out volunteer at at the Rochester Farmers Market.  "I come to the market every Saturday and I tell the manager put me to work," said Jerome. "I'll do whatever."   Jerome has been working at the Farmers Market for nearly ten years. In her time she has worked with multiple...

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Life with Wheels: A new "leash" on life

Wheels playing in the yard Wheels playing in the yard

A quick glance at Wheels and you would think he was just like any other happy Springer Spaniel puppy, but Wheels is different. He was born with Spina Bifida.

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SPECIAL REPORT: Losing Heat: A Look at a Home Energy Audit

Nicholas Quallich joins Rochester native, Todd Osweiler, on a home energy audit. Nicholas Quallich joins Rochester native, Todd Osweiler, on a home energy audit.

Do you find that there's one part of your home that seems a bit drafty, and top it off, is your electric or gas bill through the roof, if you will? If it is, how do you determine the root cause of either dilemma?

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FOX in the Morning Makeover: July Part 1

Deborah Piens discusses with Nicholas Quallich why she nominated herself for the " FOX in the Morning Makeover." Deborah Piens discusses with Nicholas Quallich why she nominated herself for the " FOX in the Morning Makeover."

 It's the last Monday of July and that can mean only one thing. It's time for another installment of the "FOX in the Morning Makeover" done by the experts at City Looks Salon and Spa. More>>

FOX in the Morning Makeover: July Part 2

Deborah Piens, the winner of the July " FOX in the Morning Makeover," before and after. Deborah Piens, the winner of the July " FOX in the Morning Makeover," before and after.

After her "before" interview on FOX in the Morning, our July winner, Deborah Piens of Rochester, headed to City Looks Salon and Spa and underwent her makeover. More>>

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