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Scientists have discovered that the sea scallop has an incredibly complicated eyesight system.
Lots of phone and tablet apps promise to improve sleep by filtering the blue light from device screens. But that won't help if you're not getting enough shuteye because of caffeine or stress.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks listener Maria Colon what about DNA testing kits interests her and then turns to The Gene author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee for more information.
Wendy Anderson, who worked in the Pentagon during the Obama administration, tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro why she signed an open letter about sexual harassment in the national security community.
Germans love their Christmas markets but after a terrorist attack at one last year and a possible attempted bombing at one near Berlin on Friday, the markets are less festive than usual.
As congressional Republicans look to harmonize their Senate and House tax bills, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Tea Party Patriots co-founder Mark Meckler how he feels about the deficit.
Author Gregory Maguire made his name re-writing fairy tales. Now, he's taken on The Nutcracker — a beloved holiday classic, yes, but one that Maguire says makes no sense as it's usually performed.
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General Electric has had a steep fall from grace this year. Its stock has dropped and it's halving its dividend. Now GE watchers are wondering if the new CEO can pull off a dramatic turnaround.
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Mark Mezak of San Francisco plays this week's head-scratcher with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Will Shortz, The New York Times crossword editor and Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster.
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In Alexandra Dean's new documentary, the stunning silver-screen beauty of the 1930s and '40s is also the inventor of a technology that makes today's wireless encryption possible.
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NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Scott Frank about his new Netflix series Godless. It follows a vicious, menacing outlaw as he hunts down his younger partner who has run off with their stolen loot.
Brilliant but socially awkward, criminal defense attorney Roman J. Israel (Denzel Washington) must re-enter the job market after his law firm goes under in the new film Roman J. Israel, Esq.
The mayor of Paris wants to rid the capital of all gas and diesel cars by the year 2030. But critics doubt the idea is feasible or even a good anti-pollution strategy.
New York University just opened an institute that studies the social implications of artificial intelligence. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks with co-founder Kate Crawford.
The last time lawmakers worked across the aisle in a big way was when the Senate overhauled the federal tax code in 1986.
Journalist and author Lynn Povich speaks to NPR's Linda Wertheimer about the "MeToo" movement, and what we can learn from Povich's landmark gender discrimination lawsuit against Newsweek in 1965.
This week on The Call-In, NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks with father and son Nicholas Creel senior and junior before and after their Thanksgiving feast about navigating tense political differences.
Madagascar is home to plants and animals found nowhere else, but their habitats are disappearing. The forest cover has fallen by more than 40 percent in recent decades. And what remains is fragmented.
Just two days after the inauguration of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, the people of Zimbabwe wait to see what sort of government the new leader will form.
More than 300 people are dead after an attack on a mosque in the Sinai Peninsula. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Sahar Aziz of Rutgers Law School about why militants would attack a Sufi mosque.