Washington born and raised goalkeeper Hope Solo saved the day, quite literally, according to her teammates in the Olympic ...
NPR |Sept. 19, 2014 11:23 a.m.
Hugh Herr lost both legs in a climbing accident 30 years ago. Now, as the head of the MIT Media Lab's Biomechatronics group, he's building the next generation of bionic limbs.
NPR |Sept. 19, 2014 11:22 a.m.
For most of Geena Rocero's career modeling lingerie and swimsuits, no one knew she was born a boy. Rocero talks about her decision to risk her career and reveal her background.
NPR |Sept. 19, 2014 7:29 a.m.
Do you want to be a lab rat? That's what teenagers are doing when they smoke marijuana, the state of Colorado says. But since hard evidence of marijuana's harms is scanty, it may be a tough sell.
NPR |Sept. 17, 2014 5:57 a.m.
A network in the brain that helps control daydreaming seem to be slower to develop in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
NPR |Sept. 16, 2014 2:11 p.m.
When we talk, we focus on the "content" words — the ones that convey information. But the tiny words that tie our sentences together have a lot to say about power and relationships.
NPR |Sept. 16, 2014 12:32 p.m.
Microsoft is buying the company that created the video game Minecraft, which has a loyal following in part because of the freedom it allows players — including freedom from pressure to buy add-ons.
NPR |Sept. 16, 2014 8:23 a.m.
For those who think there are not enough hours in the day, researchers may have just offered you a solution. The brain can continue tasks even while asleep, a study finds. Texting not included, alas.
NPR |Sept. 15, 2014 7:26 a.m.
Can a colicky baby's piercing scream be militarized? As in, made (literally) into a weapon of war? Oh, absolutely, says this scholar, smiling ever so slightly.
NPR |Sept. 15, 2014 5:08 a.m.
Network TV's fall season formally starts next week, when most networks will unveil their new shows and Nielsen starts counting ratings for the 2013-14 season. Which shows will succeed and which will fail? What are the big trends?
NPR |Sept. 13, 2014 1:59 p.m.
For Cow Week, NPR's Wade Goodwyn blows the lid off of a children's nursery rhyme. He talks to Modern Farmer correspondent Tyler LeBlanc about whether a cow could jump over the moon.