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Digital Music Is King. So Why Did A Vinyl Record-Pressing Plant Just Open In Virginia?

Mar 12, 2019 Tucked away in an industrial park in Alexandria, Furnace Record Pressing is the country’s newest record manufacturing facility

A New Treatment Can Relieve Food Allergies, But Few Doctors Offer It

Mar 4, 2019 Nearly 6 million U.S. children and teens — about 8 percent, or two per classroom — have food allergies.

Bugs Vs. Superbugs: Insects Offer Promise In Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance

Feb 20, 2019 Insects—long known to spread diseases—could potentially help cure them.

Border Wall Isn't High On Our Priority List, Arizona Police Chief Says

Feb 14, 2019 NPR Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep talks to Tucson police chief Chris Magnus about border security.

Brewing In The Desert: Sake Finds An Unlikely Home In Arizona

Jan 28, 2019 "When I did a test batch, I figured out, 'Oh, the Arizona condition is really good to make sake,'" says Sakurai.

In Home Of Original Sriracha Sauce, Thais Say Rooster Brand Is Nothing To Crow About

Jan 16, 2019 The original comes from the seaside city of Si Racha, Thailand.

10 Health Stories You Don't Want To Miss From 2018

Jan 3, 2019 NPR pored over the list of their most widely read posts to bring you these highlights.

World's First Insect Vaccine Could Help Bees Fight Off Deadly Disease

Dec 13, 2018 Researchers say they've found a way to let queen bees pass on immunity to a devastating bacterial disease.

Thanks To Science, You Can Eat An Apple Every Day

Dec 6, 2018 In our globalized economy, we expect nothing less than to be able to consume our favorite fruits and vegetables all year, even when they're not in season locally.

NPR’s Book Concierge: Our Guide to 2018’s Great Reads

Nov 27, 2018 The Book Concierge is back! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics.

Becoming Miss Navajo Nation

Nov 13, 2018 Inspired by female Diné deities, winners of the Miss Navajo Nation pageant exemplify the many roles Diné women play in their matrilineal society.

Butterfly Preserve On The Border Threatened By Trump's Wall

Nov 5, 2018 The National Butterfly Center, a 100-acre wildlife center and botanical garden in South Texas, sits directly in the path of the Trump administration's proposed border wall.

The Remarkable Photos Of Lynsey Addario

Oct 29, 2018 Addario has just released a new book, Of Love & War that features over 200 of her photographs.

Recession, Smartphones, Diversity — What Defines Generation Z, Or The iGeneration?

Oct 22, 2018 The post-Millennial generation is beginning to come of age, and by 2020, it will make up about one-third of the U.S. population.

When In Drought: States Take On Urgent Negotiations To Avoid Colorado River Crisis

Oct 15, 2018 After years of sustained drought, water managers along the Colorado River system are renegotiating water cutbacks to seven Western states, hoping to avoid more drastic shortages in the future

A Veteran Finds Relief Through Fashion: 'It Was So Much About Finding My Peace'

Oct 8, 2018 His burgeoning interests in fashion would help him cope with his transition from military to civilian life.

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