NPR | Aug. 24, 2016
What happens when you let loose with a juicy one? A lab of MIT mathematicians and physicists are taking a close look, with the goal of improving public health.
NWNews | Aug. 24, 2016
There will be free admission to all national parks from Thursday through Sunday to celebrate the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. President...
NPR | Aug. 24, 2016
A genetic test of breast cancer tumors helped identify women whose survival odds would not be greatly improved by chemotherapy. But that test isn't as precise as women and doctors might like.
Second-grade teacher Brandy Young announced the policy to parents this month. Her stance is one being taken by more and more educators.
Lawmakers are demanding answers as to why the price of this aging drug, which stops a life-threatening allergic reaction, keeps going up.
Environment | Science | NationNPR | Aug. 24, 2016 1:31 p.m.
Earth's changing climate has made the quest to understand wave behavior more important than ever, scientists say. Rising seas, storm surge and dune and reef erosion all shape Florida's Gulf Coast.
The emergency food stamp process is only on surnames from A to D. Rachel Moriarty must try to hold out. Al McGee is grateful for his son-in-law's clean-up labor: "It's meant the world to me."
Can a single photo make a difference? For one NPR audience member — who admits she knew little of the Syrian war before last week — the answer is yes.
It's not exactly close — 25 trillion miles from Earth, say the scientists who spotted it. But that might be near enough for further exploration. It's about Earth's size, with mild temperatures.
The only commercial tea plantation in the U.S. is located on Wadmalaw Island, S.C. It makes tea from bushes descended from plants first brought here in the 1700s. We chat with its tea taster.
News | Business | Environment | NationNPR | Aug. 24, 2016 10:16 a.m.
Roxanne Quimby donated nearly 88,000 acres of land — once used to harvest timber for paper mills — to the federal government. Now it's the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.