Science | Arts | Books | TechnologyNPR | Feb. 21, 2017 6:09 p.m.
Yuval Noah Harari expects we'll soon engineer our bodies in the same way we design products. "I think in general medicine ... will switch from healing the sick to upgrading the healthy," he says.
The country's military dictatorship ended decades ago, but author Mariana Enriquez says there's still "a ghostly quality to everyday life" there.
An ad in a March 1852 edition of The New York Times led Zachary Turpin on an electronic search that uncovered a rags-to-riches novella that Whitman published anonymously.
These days, you're more likely to come across the concept of a Rorshach test in a cultural context than a clinical one. In a new book, author Damion Searls traces the history of the famous inkblots.
The American Conservative Union disinvited the far-right provocateur citing comments it said condoned "pedophilia." Hours later, Simon & Schuster said it was canceling the publication of his book.
Nation | Arts | Books | TechnologyNPR | Feb. 19, 2017 4:49 a.m.
Each week, the Design Museum in London announces a theme for #FontSunday, and enthusiasts search for interesting examples to share on Twitter.
Research suggests that college students are not having more sex than their parents were a generation ago. But sociologist Lisa Wade says the culture around sex has changed dramatically.
In 2016, people of color were the protagonists in fewer than a quarter of new children's books. Here's why that matters.
DeKnight was Ebony's first food editor and author of a best-selling African-American cookbook in the '40s. Her recipes presented a vision of black America that was often invisible in mainstream media.
The stroke left Christine Hyung-Oak Lee unable remember things for more than 15 minutes. As she slowly got better, she was surprised to find that grief and recovery were inextricably linked.