Cricket flour is a thing, and it's showing up in bars and baked goods. A few companies are testing the water to see if Americans can get on board with cricket as an alternative to meat or soy.
NPR |Jan. 28, 2015 4:28 p.m.
It's been nearly 100 years since a sighting of a Sierra Nevada red fox was documented in Yosemite National Park, according to park staff.
NPR |Jan. 28, 2015 3:40 p.m.
The British firm that developed the strain of mosquito says it has already tested the insect in tropical countries, and found it can reduce populations of disease-carrying mosquitoes by 90 percent.
NPR |Jan. 28, 2015 3:25 p.m.
Physicist Charles Townes died Tuesday. He was a key inventor of the laser and won the Nobel Prize for his discovery in 1964. But his career didn't end there.
NPR |Jan. 28, 2015 1:32 p.m.
A cartogram posted on Reddit shows what the world looks like if you scale countries by their population. Watch out China! India is catching up with you.
OPB |Jan. 28, 2015 1:04 p.m.
Earlier this month, scientists caught a fleeting glimpse of a fast radio burst, or FRB, when their telescope just happened to be in the right place at the right time.
OPB |Jan. 28, 2015 11:51 a.m.
Most Oregon politicians agree something needs to be done this legislative session to prepare for a big earthquake. But the question is: How much money is being discussed?
NPR |Jan. 28, 2015 11:10 a.m.
A simple blood test can analyze bits of fetal DNA leaked in the mother's blood stream. It's less risky than invasive alternatives like amnio, but also doesn't tell as much about fetal health.
AP |Jan. 28, 2015 7:15 a.m.
The fermentation system at the new Wine Science Center at Washington State University Tri-Cities will be equal to the equipment at the University of California Davis.
NPR |Jan. 27, 2015 9:14 a.m.
A team of Indian physicists has made a mathematical model that purports to explain why ants don't have traffic jams. NPR's Joe Palca explains as part of his series, Joe's Big Idea.
NPR |Jan. 27, 2015 6 a.m.
As vessels become more porous, researchers say, they allow toxins in the bloodstream to reach, and damage, delicate brain cells and raise the risk for dementia.