NPR | Aug. 15, 2014
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 | April 18, 2015
A little MRI video seems to settle the decades-old debate about that loud pop of the joints. It's all about bubbles. But imagine an air bag inflating, not not the bursting of a balloon.
NPR | April 18, 2015
People who took acetaminophen responded less strongly to happy or sad photos in a small study. It's one of several studies suggesting that there's an overlap with pain and other feelings.
Science | Environment | Nation | Food | BusinessNPR | April 18, 2015 9:17 a.m.
The relentless drought has turned almonds into a target for water conservationists who bemoan that it takes one gallon of water to grow one almond. Growers say the bad rap is unfair and misleading.
Critics of the system that ushers food products to market say it is rife with conflicts of interest. When scientists depend on food companies for work, they may be less likely to contest food safety.
The group that helped dramatically reduce the number of early elective births in Oregon, is now turning its attention to C-sections.
A 29-month study of chimpanzees in Uganda's Kibale National Park reveals that many have learned a valuable survival skill — to look both ways before crossing a busy highway.
Science | Health | Nation | Technology | EntertainmentNPR | April 17, 2015 2:28 p.m.
If you're wondering how to get more people to contribute to your online charity drive, consider a photo of you smiling. Even better if you're an attractive woman. Biology is to blame, researchers say.
The coffee on the International Space Station is about to get much better. The SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule linked up with the station Friday morning, bringing a long-awaited espresso machine.
It's only the fourth case of the deadly disease in the U.S. And it has doctors on an international hunt. How did a disease linked to contaminated beef in the U.K. more than a decade ago get to Texas?