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Since The 1960s, Researchers Track Perry Preschool Project Participants  NPR · 1 day
For decades, researchers have followed the participants of a 1960's preschool program. They found a range of social and economic benefits, and not just for the participants in the program. more
News Brief: Impeaching Trump, Iran Threat, CRISPR Modified Viruses  NPR · 2 days
House Democrats meet to decide whether to move forward with impeaching the president. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are briefed on the threat Iran poses. And, the latest on genetically modified... more
News Brief: Impeaching Trump, Iran Threat, CRSPR Modified Viruses  NPR · 2 days
House Democrats meet to decide whether to move forward with impeaching the president. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are briefed on the threat Iran poses. And, the latest on genetically modified... more
Scientists Modify Viruses With CRISPR To Create New Weapon Against Superbugs  NPR · 2 days
Superbugs are bacteria that can beat modern medicine's most powerful drugs. So doctors are racing to find new ways to fight back, such as developing "living... more
Computerized Model Reveals Details Of How Human Cells Divide  NPR · 2 days
The nonprofit Allen Institute in Seattle has produced a visualization of human cell division that promises to be useful for professional scientists and curious amateurs alike. more
Can CBD Reduce Cravings And Stress In Opioid Users?  NPR · 3 days
Researchers wanted to know if CBD can help people who are former opioid users resist relapse. Their double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial suggests CBD can help reduce stress and cravings. more
Calories, Carbs, Fat, Fiber: Unraveling The Links Between Breast Cancer And Diet  NPR · 6 days
A new study finds that women who ate a low-fat diet and more fruits, vegetables and grains, lowered their risk of dying from breast... more
Suicide Rate For Girls Has Been Rising Faster Than For Boys, Study Finds  NPR · 7 days
Researchers found that the increase was highest for girls ages 10 to 14 in the U.S., rising by nearly 13% since 2007.... more
Researchers Say Evidence Shows What You Eat Really Does Matter  NPR · 1 week
Two new diet studies add to the evidence that when it comes to staying healthy, counting calories may not be enough. What really matters is what you choose... more
It's Not Just Salt, Sugar, Fat: Study Finds Ultra-Processed Foods Drive Weight Gain  NPR · 1 week
"Landmark" study finds a highly processed diet spurred people to overeat compared with an unprocessed diet, about 500 extra calories a day.... more
How To Help A Kid Survive Early Puberty  NPR · 1 week
Around 15% of girls begin menstruation by age 7. The challenges of puberty can rock anybody, but being the first of your friends to go through it can be especially stressful. Good... more
Remote Island Chain Has Few People — But Hundreds Of Millions Of Pieces Of Plastic  NPR · 1 week
The Cocos Keeling Islands make up barely 6 square miles in the Indian Ocean. It's a good place... more
Spider Uses Web As Slingshot To Ensnare Prey, Scientists Find  NPR · 1 week
There's a type of spider that can slowly stretch its web taut and then release it, causing the web to catapult forward and entangle unsuspecting prey in its... more
Placebos May Be A Powerful Tool That Medicine Has Overlooked  NPR · 2 weeks
Physicians believe placebos work only if patients think they're getting medicine. In other words, doctors have to deceive patients. But there might be a way to get placebos... more
Uber And Lyft Caused Major Traffic Uptick In San Francisco, Study Says  NPR · 2 weeks
Researchers compared data from fall 2010 — before the companies made inroads in the city — and fall 2016. They found that the companies... more
Genetically Modified Viruses Help Save A Patient With A 'Superbug' Infection  NPR · 2 weeks
Treatment with genetically altered bacteriophages — viruses that attack bacteria — may have halted a patient's near-fatal infection, hinting at new ways to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria. more
News Brief: U.S.-China Trade Talks, Humans Accelerate Species' Extinction  NPR · 2 weeks
The White House is fighting China in trade talks, but a new report found top advisers battled over whether to impose tariffs on Chinese imports. The U.N. warns which species... more
News Brief: U.S. China Trade Talks, Humans Excelerate Species' Extinction  NPR · 2 weeks
The White House is fighting China in trade talks, but a new report found top advisers battled over whether to impose tariffs on Chinese imports. The U.N. warns... more
1 Million Animal And Plant Species Are At Risk Of Extinction, U.N. Report Says  NPR · 3 weeks
"Protecting biodiversity amounts to protecting humanity," says UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay, who warns that species are being lost at an... more
If Drones Had 'Claws,' They Might Be Able To Fly For Longer  NPR · 3 weeks
Small drones have a problem — their battery life runs out relatively quickly. A team of roboticists says it has created special landing gear... more
From Gloom To Gratitude: 8 Skills To Cultivate Joy  NPR · 3 weeks
Taking time each day to note positive moments and personal strengths; mindful breathing and reaching out in kindness are all part of program that reduces anxiety and depression. But it... more
After A Big Failure, Scientists And Patients Hunt For A New Type Of Alzheimer's Drug  NPR · 3 weeks
Now that so many experimental drugs targeting amyloid-beta have bombed, scientists are looking for different approaches for treating... more
Traces Of Cocaine, Pesticides Detected In U.K. Shrimp  NPR · 3 weeks
Scientists collected freshwater shrimp at 15 locations in Suffolk. Animals from all of the sites were found to have detectable amounts of cocaine, and many had other drugs or pesticides. more
Denisovans, A Mysterious Kind Of Ancient Humans, Are Traced to Tibet  NPR · 3 weeks
Until now, the only Denisovan remains came from a cave in Siberia. The new find is "much more complete," one expert says. more
Denisovans, A Mysterious Form Of Ancient Humans, Are Traced to Tibet  NPR · 3 weeks
Until now, the only Denisovan remains came from a cave called Denisova in Siberia. The new find is "much more complete," one expert says. more
Juan Guaidó Says 'The Moment Is Now!' To Remove Maduro, Sparking Clashes In Venezuela  NPR · 3 weeks
Saying "we are making history," Venezuela's opposition leader makes his boldest attempt yet to oust President Nicolás Maduro. On Tuesday,... more
Trump Sues 2 Banks To Block Democrats From Investigating His Finances  NPR · 3 weeks
The lawsuit seeks to prevent Deutsche Bank and Capital One from responding to subpoenas from two House panels seeking personal financial documents related to the president,... more
U.S. Measles Outbreaks Are Driven By A Global Surge In The Virus  NPR · 3 weeks
The World Health Organization tallied over 112,000 measles cases in the first quarter of 2019 — up more than 300% compared with the same... more
Tony Awards Nominations 2019: 'Hadestown' And 'Ain't Too Proud' Lead The Count  NPR · 3 weeks
Tootsie, Beetlejuice and The Prom round up the Tony category for best musical, while The Ferryman, Gary, Ink, Choir Boy and What the Constitution... more
Trump And Democrats Agree On $2 Trillion For Infrastructure, But Not On How To Pay  NPR · 3 weeks
Democratic congressional leaders called the White House meeting "very constructive," but the big question remains unanswered. The parties... more
Teen Suicide Spiked After Debut Of Netflix's '13 Reasons Why,' Study Says  NPR · 3 weeks
Boys ages 10-17 killed themselves at a much higher rate in the month after Netflix's show about suicide was released in 2017. Researchers attribute... more
Donkeys Are Dying Because China Wants Their Hides For A Traditional Remedy  NPR · 3 weeks
China reportedly needs 4 million donkey hides a year for the traditional medicine ejiao. They're importing hides from poor countries — and dealing a... more
Even In The Robot Age, Manufacturers Need The Human Touch  NPR · 3 weeks
At modern auto plants, some tasks, like welding together a car's body, are entirely automated. But other essential jobs, including major portions of final assembly, are still best... more
Alleged California Synagogue Shooter 'Part Of The History Of Evil,' His Parents Say  NPR · 3 weeks
The parents of the man accused in the attack on the Poway synagogue in San Diego have condemned the attack as shocking... more
Is Measles Here To Stay?  NPR · 3 weeks
Vaccination eliminated measles from the U.S. nearly 20 years ago. But with this year's record-setting outbreaks, are we close to measles to making a sustained comeback? more
Japanese Emperor Akihito Abdicates Throne; New Crown Prince To Ascend  NPR · 3 weeks
The 85-year-old emperor is the first to retire in more than 200 years. His son, the Crown Prince Naruhito, will become emperor on Wednesday. more
Is Buying A House Overrated?  NPR · 3 weeks
The Nobel laureate who co-created the way our nation measures home prices says that over the long run, they don't increase much. And when they do, it can mean a bubble. Are we in one now? more
Abortion In The Third Trimester: A Rare Decision Often Made In Tragic Circumstances  NPR · 3 weeks
Concerned about the makeup of the Supreme Court, abortion-rights advocates are pushing for state legislation to protect abortion rights throughout pregnancy, in... more
'My Kids Are In Survival Mode': A Chat With 2019's Teacher Of The Year  NPR · 3 weeks
Rodney Robinson, a teacher at a juvenile detention center in Richmond, Va., and the 2019 National Teacher of the Year,... more
Emperor Akihito, Japan's 'Surprising Pacifist,' Steps Down After 30 Years  NPR · 3 weeks
Japan's defeat in World War II "produced in him strong feelings against war and its chaos," says a childhood friend. Akihito has expressed deep remorse at home and... more
Measles Shots Aren't Just For Kids: Many Adults Could Use A Booster Too  NPR · 4 weeks
With U.S. measles cases at record highs, doctors say adults who got vaccinated prior to 1968 should consider getting revaccinated to make... more
Scientists Explain A Common Fight In Basketball  NPR · 4 weeks
Are players just pretending to be so certain that it's out on their opponent? Or could there be a difference in how they experience the event that has them pointing a finger at the... more
Decoded Brain Signals Could Give Voiceless People A Way To Talk  NPR · 4 weeks
Scientists have found a way to transform electrical signals in the brain into intelligible speech. The advance may help people paralyzed by a stroke or disease,... more
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What caused the fireballs that lit up the sky over Australia?
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What caused the fireballs that lit up the sky over Australia?
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What caused the fireballs that lit up the sky over Australia?
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What caused the fireballs that lit up the sky over Australia?
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How an Inflating Universe Could Create a Multiverse
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Cooling wood: Engineers create strong, sustainable solution for passive cooling
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