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06/23/2017 05:09 PM
Arkansas Tries To Stop An Epidemic Of Herbicide Damage
A weedkiller called dicamba, which farmers hoped could banish herbicide-resistant weeds, has become a plague itself in Arkansas. The state's regulators just voted to ban it for 120 days.

06/23/2017 03:32 PM
Mountain Lions Terrified By Voices Of Rush Limbaugh, Rachel Maddow
Scientists at the University of California, Santa Cruz were trying to understand the nature of fear for mountain lions. By playing a series of audio clips of political talk show hosts, including Rachel Maddow and Rush Limbaugh, researchers discovered that mountain lions fear people.

06/23/2017 01:13 PM
'Cause For Serious Concern': Invasive Carp Caught 9 Miles From Great Lakes
A commercial fisher captured the silver carp beyond the barriers built to keep the invasive species out of the Great Lakes. The incident is raising alarms from local lawmakers.

06/23/2017 10:46 AM
Could The Best Memory System Be One That Forgets?
Forget thinking about forgetting as failure. Researchers now say that ridding our brains of irrelevant details and outdated information helps us better navigate our ever-changing world.

06/23/2017 08:23 AM
Carrie Poppy: Can Science Reveal The Truth Behind Ghost Stories?
After visiting a bookstore, Carrie Poppy started feeling odd: pressure on her chest and auditory hallucinations. She thought it was a spirit – until she found another explanation for her symptoms.

06/22/2017 04:27 PM
When You Talk In Your Sleep, Are You Talking To Your Secret Self?
After hearing recordings of herself giggling and cheerfully talking in her sleep, Tanya Marquardt, who always thought of herself as tough and brooding, begins to connect with her other self.

06/22/2017 03:31 PM
'From The Ashes' Documents Rise And Fall Of Coal In America
After President Trump pulled out of the Paris Climate Agreement, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg pledged to lead a group of mayors, governors and CEOs in cutting emissions according to the Paris framework. And now Bloomberg also has a film out documenting coal's rise and fall in America, From the Ashes.

06/22/2017 03:31 PM
Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Removed From Endangered Species List
The Interior Department has announced that it will end federal protections for the Yellowstone grizzly bear.

06/22/2017 01:15 PM
How Do Eggs Get Their Shapes? Scientists Think They've Cracked It
Eggs evolved over 300 million years ago and now come in all kinds of shapes, from Tic Tacs to teardrops to pingpong balls. After studying some 50,000 eggs, a team of researchers thinks it knows why.

06/22/2017 10:11 AM
Moth Eyes Inspire Glare-Resistant Coating For Cellphone Screens
The scientists who developed the anti-reflective film were inspired by tiny, light-trapping structures on moth eyes that help the insects avoid predators.

06/22/2017 10:05 AM
Forget Freud: Dreams Replay Our Everyday Lives
Sigmund Freud thought dreams were all about wish fulfillment and repressed desire. But scientists now think they're linked to memory processing and consciousness. And they're often quite mundane.

06/22/2017 04:00 AM
Republicans' Proposed Medicaid Cuts Would Hit Rural Patients Hard
Hundreds of rural hospitals are on the brink of closing. The House Republican health plan drastically reduces one of their key sources of funding and the Senate bill is expected to do the same.

06/21/2017 04:00 AM
Conservationists Try To Thwart Climate Change By Planting In Cold Spots
In the north woods of Minnesota, foresters are planting thousands of pine trees to try to protect them from climate change.

06/21/2017 04:00 AM
Survivors Of Childhood Diseases Struggle To Find Care As Adults
A few decades ago, babies born with conditions such as congenital heart disease or cystic fibrosis often didn't survive past childhood. Now many live longer, but adult medicine has not kept pace.

06/20/2017 03:40 PM
Dramatic Increase In Number Of People Being Hospitalized Due To Opioids
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Dr. Traci Green, deputy director of injury prevention at Boston Medical Center about the stunning show increase in the number of hospital visits related to opioids.