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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:47:00 -0500How good is the Trump-Pence administration's knowledge of, and engagement with, science? Anthropologist Barbara J. King offers a reality check.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 02:55:00 -0500Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. Today the hosts consider how experience with divorce can make someone hesitant to remarry.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:17:00 -0500I went to Donald Trump's inauguration to see if people there felt the same pride and promise that I did four years earlier. We met at a common intersection, then went very separate ways.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:16:08 -0500The presidential campaign was filled with coarse language. Now that the inauguration is over, NPR's Scott Simon encourages all Americans to treat and speak to each other with respect.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:28:00 -0500NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with David Brooks of The New York Times, and E.J. Dionne, of The Washington Post and the Brookings Institution about President Trump's inauguration.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:54:00 -0500Santiago Ramón y Cajal's drawings, seen in a new book and exhibit this month, are a remarkable example of the seminal, creative, re-orienting significance of pictures in science, says Alva Noë.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:32:00 -0500Following a record digital audience in 2016, the NPR newsroom should focus on fundamentals this year.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:14:00 -0500Writer Mat Johnson reflects on what the Obama presidency meant to his biracial family. "I didn't always agree with Obama," he says. "But I always respected — and will always respect — that man."
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:07:00 -0500Fears of contagion shape politics in today's China. A protest by artists against smog was met with swift repression. That's because authorities fear a different kind of pollution: destabilizing ideas.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:42:00 -0500Comedian Zahra Noorbakhsh often jokes about being a "pork-eating, alcohol-drinking, married-to-an-atheist" Muslim. But lately she finds herself wanting to connect with her religious traditions.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:30:00 -0500The expansion of the universe was sealed as fact in 1965, but the seeds for this revolutionary take on the cosmos and our place in it were planted in 1917 by a daring Einstein, says Marcelo Gleiser.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:15:00 -0500Researchers inch ever closer to, but never reach, the state of absolute zero temperature; it's a science that has some very cool (pun very much intended) applications, says astrophysicist Adam Frank.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:09 -0500Murray Horwitz began his career as a clown on the Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus. With the Greatest Show on Earth planning its last performances this spring, he remembers that experience.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 12:15:00 -0500Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. Today the hosts consider if it's worth it to have a short relationship away from home.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 19:04:00 -0500Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. Today the hosts consider if it's OK to judge a man after he confessed to cheating in the past.