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

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

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

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

Becoming Miss Navajo Nation

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

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

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?

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

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'

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

New Scrabble Dictionary For A New Generation

Merriam-Webster published the new edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, containing 300 new words

Scientists Study Barn Owls To Understand Why People With ADHD Struggle To Focus

Scientists at Johns Hopkins University are studying barn owls to understand how the brain maintains focus.

A 55-Square-Mile Wind Farm Is Now Operating Off England's Shore

Standing in the Irish Sea, the turbines make up the new Walney Extension, a project led by Danish energy company Orsted.

Today's College Students Aren't Who You Think They Are

Today's college student is decidedly nontraditional — and has been for a while.

Goat Yoga Is 'Preposterous,' Says Goat Yoga Teacher. It's Also ... Terrific!

Goat yoga is one of those things that sound like a joke. But it is very real.

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