Last Build Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:06:00 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:06:00 -0400An advocate against female genital mutilation/cutting explains: "I wanted to break the sense of powerlessness that persists generation after generation."
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:10:00 -0400It's cool to imagine being a squirrel, and yet, at the same time, this GoPro video reminds us of the huge gap between imagination and being, says blogger Adam Frank.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:59:00 -0400A new study finds that science is assimilated within a web of existing attitudes and beliefs, a core part of which concerns a person's social identity, says Tania Lombrozo.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 07:00:00 -0400We interviewed Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and asked about their hopes for the future. We were shaken by their answers.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 04:31:00 -0400As my grandfather lay dying from Black Lung disease, his eldest children did not question or doubt his advice to them: go out and get educations, and master newer ways of working.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 07:19:00 -0400There's nothing like your mother's baking to make the world right.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:34:00 -0400NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with E.J. Dionne, of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and Kristen Soltis Anderson of the Washington Examiner and Echelon Insights.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:55:00 -0400Despite the company-wide initiative for diverse hiring, change in the newsroom has been incremental.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:31:00 -0400On Saturday, people from around the country will take to the streets in the March for Science. Organizers say that the point of the March is not to make science political, but to highlight the reality of science to politicians, as a guide in policymaking, in which science is an uncharted issue.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:13:00 -0400When anthropologist Barbara J. King went in search of science taking place near her home for Earth Day, she met a shark called Fred and otters named Moe and Molly.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:49:00 -0400The business model for diversity teaches students about cultural preferences and how to avoid offense, but it is ill-equipped to unpack social group power dynamics.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:21:00 -0400People from around the U.S., including 13.7's Adam Frank, plan to gather in D.C. Saturday for the March for Science. Kathleen Rogers, president of Earth Day Network, discusses the march and Earth Day.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 10:48:00 -0400The Trump administration wants China to help "solve" the North Korea problem. Beijing has leverage, but its influence on Pyongyang — and even whether it wants to use all of it — is far from clear.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 15:59:00 -0400Hard decisions are hard for two reasons: because no single option clearly dominates the alternatives, and because we expect our choice to have significant consequences, says blogger Tania Lombrozo.
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 14:00:27 -0400Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. Today the hosts hear from a woman with a much younger boyfriend. She wants a baby; he doesn't.