A small rock may contain tissue from a 130 million-year-old dinosaur brain. If confirmed, it would be the first bit of fossilized dino gray matter ever found.
Science | Nation | Health | EntertainmentNPR | Oct. 27, 2016 9:19 a.m.
Most research on placebos involves people who think they're getting an active treatment, but aren't. But they may also work when people know full well they're getting a sham treatment.
Politics | Election | Nation | News | Entertainment | Election 2016NPR | Oct. 27, 2016 5:44 a.m.
Kelly's unexpected dispute with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich illuminates why Trump's poll numbers are crashing. Gingrich attempted to lecture Kelly on her fascination with sex and scandal.
Music | Nation | EntertainmentNPR | Oct. 25, 2016 2:25 p.m.
Another secret: hip-hop. In fact, the network is about to launch scripted show (The Breaks) that's about hip-hop and set in 1990. Today, VH1 is the fastest growing entertainment network on cable TV.
Business | Nation | Economy | Technology | EntertainmentNPR | Oct. 25, 2016 10:03 a.m.
AT&T positions itself as the future competitor to cable, promising an era of experimentation and innovation. But consumer advocates raise a raft of concerns. Regulators will weigh both sides.
Business | Nation | Election | Technology | News | EntertainmentNPR | Oct. 25, 2016 9:36 a.m.
AT&T's chief promises to maintain CNN's journalistic independence after parent Time Warner merges with the telecom giant. CNN got a $100 million boost this year, propelled by coverage of Donald Trump.
Business | Election | Nation | News | Entertainment | Election 2016NPR | Oct. 25, 2016 6:11 a.m.
On the inaugural nightly Facebook Live from Trump Tower, the GOP nominee's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said "unequivocally" that Trump will win even as he badly trails Hillary Clinton in polls.
Science | Nation | World | EntertainmentNPR | Oct. 25, 2016 4 a.m.
The corpse flower is a botanical rock star — prized by botanic gardens around the globe. In a new video, NPR's Skunk Bear explores the biology of the stinky giant, which thrives by playing dead.
It's been nearly 20 years since IBM's Deep Blue beat chess great Garry Kasparov. Humans and computers play the game differently, but have computers taught humans much about the game?
Science | Nation | Food | EntertainmentNPR | Oct. 24, 2016 2:38 p.m.
In an ancient burial plot in what is now Germany, scientists uncovered a cauldron with remnants of an alcoholic beverage. So they teamed up with a Milwaukee brewery to re-create the recipe.