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New Mexico Is Divided Over The 'Perfect Site' To Store Nation's Nuclear Waste

A 1,000-acre patch of southeast New Mexico desert may offer a temporary solution to the nation's longstanding nuclear waste problem.

How Bob's Red Mill Company Became A Gluten-Free Giant Ahead Of Its Time

Today the company sells more than 100 different gluten-free products.

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

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

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

Insects—long known to spread diseases—could potentially help cure them.

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

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

"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

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

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

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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.

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