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Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:27:00 -0400A new study suggests that diet had a big influence in driving the evolution of brain size in primates. Monkeys who thrive on fruit have bigger brains than their plant eating neighbors.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:22:05 -0400Now Slowdive's first album in two decades has a name: Slowdive. Watch shapes uncoil in a video for the gracefully subdued new single.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:51:51 -0400Micah White co-created Occupy Wall Street. Now he considers the worldwide movement a "constructive failure." In an NPR interview, the author of The End Of Protest says it's time for new tactics.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:15:00 -0400What is most remarkable about The Expanse, even into Season 2, is its realism; more than any other TV space-themed show, it gets the science right, says astrophysicist Adam Frank.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:55:00 -0400Speculation about Musk's new company, Neuralink, centers on the name and how it might correspond to his previous statements about incorporating artificial intelligence into human brains.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:45:17 -0400Howard, the historically black university in Washington, D.C., is sending computer science students to study at Google's headquarters in California, as part of an effort called Howard West.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:00:17 -0400Most of the world's tea comes from China, India and Sri Lanka. But since 2000, dozens of farms have sprouted across the U.S. producing small-batch, artisanal tea sold at a premium.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:00:17 -0400David Bellos' new book is a comprehensive guide to Les Misérables, and a compelling story in its own right, packed with detail about the creation and publication of Victor Hugo's massive masterpiece.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:56:00 -0400Polk, who provoked war with Mexico, is buried on the Tennessee state Capitol grounds, his third burial place since he was laid to rest in 1849.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:43:00 -0400Relics from the Revolutionary and Civil Wars are creating all sorts of problems in South Carolina. Old cannonballs continue to be found, and many need to be detonated.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:22:48 -0400Eric Alvarez from FOX 17 used a little rubber duck on his desk to represent the Oregon Ducks. And Lego figures.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:08:00 -0400South African freedom fighter Ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada spent decades in jail with Nelson Mandela. His best friend later in life was one of his prison guards.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:01:40 -0400Roger Wilkins worked at the Justice Department under the Kennedy administration, helped "The Washington Post" win a Pulitzer Prize and taught history and American culture at George Mason University. On Sunday, he died Sunday at the age of 85.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:01:40 -0400There's a lot of talk about how to revive small towns, especially in the rural Midwest, which Donald Trump carried easily. Visit Cairo, Ill., and at times it feels like a place on life support.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:01:00 -0400A scheduled open hearing Tuesday on Russia's involvement in the U.S. election is now closed. NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with the ranking member of that committee, Democrat Adam Schiff.