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Companies say they're closing in on nuclear fusion as an energy source. Will it work?
12/04/2023 10:04 AM
For decades, government scientists have toiled away trying to make nuclear fusion work. Will commercial companies sprint to the finish?
The unsung heroes fighting against climate change? Fish in the 'twilight zone'
12/03/2023 1:04 PM
Fish are responsible for capturing billions of tons of carbon dioxide each year. NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Ken Buesseler of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute about how they do it.
Holy Mole-y: A sniffer dog helps rediscover a rare mole
11/30/2023 10:00 AM
The De Winton's Golden mole was last spotted in 1936. But with the help of a mole-sniffing dog and new environmental DNA analysis, researchers are taking it off the most wanted lost species list.
Salty much? These brain cells decide when tasty becomes blech
11/23/2023 10:00 AM
Scientists say two separate brain circuits control how much salt we consume.
What can trigger an itch? Scientists have found a new culprit
11/22/2023 4:09 PM
This itchy microbe really touches a nerve. A common skin bacterium can directly interact with a nerve cell to trigger an itch, new study shows, suggesting possible new therapies for itchy conditions.
Can we grow veggies on Mars? Fly larvae and synthetic soil may hold the answer
11/22/2023 10:00 AM
A Texas undergrad is investigating how to grow vegetables on Mars ? and has cultivated test samples of English peas in simulated Martian soil, with fertilizer from fly larvae.
2 different brain circuits influence our taste for salt, study finds
11/21/2023 10:07 AM
Two brain circuits help regulate salt intake: One adjusts salt cravings, the other determines whether we find salty food delicious or disgusting. (Story aired on ATC on Nov. 20, 2023.)
Army ants use collective intelligence to build bridges. Robots could learn from them
11/21/2023 10:00 AM
As army ants travel over uneven terrain, they link their bodies together to create bridges ? a system that might give engineers insight into controlling robotic swarms.
Autoimmune disease patients hit hurdles in diagnosis, costs and care
11/18/2023 1:00 PM
Despite the prevalence of autoimmune conditions, like the thyroid disease Hashimoto's, finding help can prove frustrating and expensive. Patients may rack up big bills as they search for a diagnosis.
"It feels like I'm not crazy." Gardeners aren't surprised as USDA updates key map.
11/17/2023 11:41 AM
The USDA is updating an important map for gardeners and growers picking plants and flowers. The new map shows the contiguous US is about 2.5 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the last map 11 years ago.
Can we grow veggies in space?
11/16/2023 11:15 PM
A Texas undergrad is investigating sustainable agriculture systems for growing vegetables on Mars - and grew test samples of English peas in simulated Martian soil, with fertilizer from maggots.
NPR's Short Wave gives us the latest on black holes, sea turtles, and blood pressure
11/16/2023 9:41 PM
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Regina Barber and Aaron Scott of Short Wave about a black hole nearly as old as the universe, how pollution plagues sea turtles, and a simple fix to cut blood pressure.
Only 51 of these U.S. whales remain. Little has been done to prevent their extinction
11/16/2023 10:00 AM
Rice's whales are one of the world's newly discovered whale species ? and already one of the most endangered. Protections for the whales in the Gulf of Mexico are not coming fast.
Clouds made of sand make for a strange kind of rain on this hot planet
11/15/2023 4:01 PM
On Earth, clouds and rain are made of water. But the James Webb Space Telescope has found that on a planet called WASP-107b, the rain and clouds are made of sand.
Climate change, fossil fuels hurting people's health, says new global report
11/14/2023 11:30 PM
The latest Lancet Countdown, an annual analysis from the prestigious medical journal, underscores the vast and growing costs of fossil fuel burning on health.

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