Last Build Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:00:28 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2016 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:00:28 -0400Just as natural antibodies help your body find and fight microbial invaders, tailored research antibodies let scientists target and study cancer cells. But too many are poorly made, scientists say.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 04:48:00 -0400Today instant ramen is consumed in at least 80 countries around the world and even considered popular currency in American prisons.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 04:34:00 -0400A quota system for public universities and government jobs was meant to increase the number of Afro-Brazilians. But it has been abused and now a committee will decide an applicant's race.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 04:30:00 -0400As West Coast cities have seen a boom in homelessness, some have declared emergencies. But debates have broken out over how much tolerance should be shown to illegal camps in public spaces.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:09:00 -0400In 1936, Country Home magazine sent its "rural correspondent of the year" Susan Eisele on a trip to NYC. With a 6-week-old in tow, she soaked up the city and hit it off with hard-bitten newspapermen.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:09:00 -0400Like many founding fathers of Israel, he was born in Eastern Europe. After the Soviet Union collapsed, he returned in 1992 searching for his old family home.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:03:00 -0400The bill is widely believed to be inspired by allegations against comedian Bill Cosby, after some of his accusers came forward long after the alleged sexual assaults took place.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:43:00 -0400Soap opera pioneer Agnes Nixon created All My Children and One Life to Live. She was known for exploring challenging and taboo social issues through daytime television.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:06:00 -0400California's state treasurer has announced he is suspending major parts of the state's business relationship with Wells Fargo because of a scandal involving unauthorized customer accounts.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:15:00 -0400Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and IBM form a group to set the first industrywide best practices for the technology already powering many applications, such as voice and image recognition.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:07:00 -0400What is the most murderous mammal? A new study says it's the meerkat. But the study argues that over all of human history, humans are still more lethally violent than the average mammal.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:42:00 -0400Parents of a young man who pleaded guilty to trying to join ISIS met with community leaders this week. They made the case for why parents should report their kids if they suspect them of radicalizing.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:34:00 -0400The copper coins were found in 2013; X-ray analysis shows that they bear an image of Constantine the Great.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:28:00 -0400Secretary of Defense Ash Carter says the increase, which brings the American total to about 5,000, anticipates a major operation to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:06:00 -0400The Internet surveys the GOP nominee frequently cites are unscientific and can be easily manipulated. Reputable scientific polls taken after the debate show Hillary Clinton was the clear winner.