In Africa, where there aren’t always roads from point A to point B, drones could take critical medicines to remote spots. But the airborne vehicles make people uneasy for lots of reasons.
The outage halted public transportation and shuttered business across much of Turkey. An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the country’s blackout, the biggest in 15 years.
Scientists say they’ve IDed the bacteria that emit that rank smell after a hard workout. Future deodorants might target that bad actor rather than blocking sweat glands or nuking all bacteria.
The new target was submitted to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Tuesday. It is part of a plan for a new international treaty to be hammered out in December in Paris.
This week, NPR’s Michel Martin has been leading challenging conversations about the fear of black men. Now we want to hear from you.
The late Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series of novels is getting an addition, The Girl in the Spider’s Web. The book, written by David Lagercrantz, just got its title and a U.S. release date: Sept. 1.
This year, at Emory University’s global health challenge, students had to come up with clever solutions for a pressing problem. Only it wasn’t a superbug. It was the extreme violence in Honduras.
The six nations that have been debating a plan to curb Iran’s nuclear program — and ease economic sanctions — will hit the deadline for a framework agreement at 6 p.m. ET.
“We’ll fix this and we’ll move forward,” Gov. Mike Pence says, adding that he was “taken aback” by criticism of a law that’s seen as allowing businesses to refuse service to gays and lesbians.
Teachers in remote areas say blogging is a great way to plug into conversations with other educators.
Clinicians correctly predict a suicide attempt about half the time — no better than a coin toss. Certain tests of involuntary responses, although still experimental, aim to improve the odds.
Many Americans now have access to a commingled recycling system, which lets users mix plastic, glass, paper and metal together in one bin. It’s much easier, but not nearly as efficient.
To keep its code-breaking prowess, the NSA must recruit scores of the brightest students in math and computer science each year. But the Snowden revelations are hurting those efforts.
Afghanistan is a mountainous land where mountain climbing is rare among men and virtually nonexistent among women. An American is now preparing young Afghan women to scale the country’s highest peak.
For a decade, Venezuela sold oil at subsidized payment rates to 13 neighbors, including Cuba. But tumbling oil prices have hit Venezuela’s economy hard, forcing it to trim those subsidies.