Many parents and teachers report that schools won't use the word dyslexia. Why might this be? And what is the Department of Education doing about it?
The state of Oregon on Friday temporarily eased up on testing requirements for marijuana, two days after business insiders warned about potential impact of new rules.
A new survey finds strong public support for organic food, and suspicion of GMOs — regardless of whether people vote Republican or Democratic. Also, people don't trust scientists much at all.
Technology | Business | Entertainment | Science | NationNPR | Dec. 2, 2016 2:34 p.m.
Commercial labs can now make the large, clear diamonds people prize for engagement rings and other jewelry in as little as 72 hours. How will this change the diamond industry?
Environment | Science | WorldNPR | Dec. 2, 2016 2:05 p.m.
Noctilucent clouds, high-altitude clouds that appear to glow in the sky at night, usually show up in the Southern Hemisphere summer. Satellite images showed them covering Antarctica in early November.
Researchers who developed a collection of human stem cells with glowing internal structures have begun sharing them with colleagues. The glow reveals the secret workings of cells.
A magnetic pulse to a certain spot in the brain of healthy volunteers restored recently "forgotten" thoughts, researchers found. The study is shifting the understanding of short-term recall.
Environment | Science | NationNPR | Dec. 1, 2016 8:13 p.m.
A new study looks at clusters of tornadoes, like those that hit the Southeast this week. They are costly in lives and insurance payouts.
When the volcano started rumbling, North Korean researchers realized they didn't have the tools to predict if it might erupt. So they reached out to Western scientists for help.