Public Radio International

Soft Robots Mimic Muscle to Expand the Body’s Limits

Last Updated on

©2016 Science Friday

Read More

Special Coverage: How Will Scientific Research Fare Under President Donald Trump?

Last Updated on

©2016 Science Friday

Read More

Where Do Baby Seahorses Come From?

Last Updated on

©2016 Science Friday

Read More

In California, where homelessness has risen, cities are looking for long-term solutions

Last Updated by Isabel Angell, Anna Pratt on

On any given night in San Francisco, officials estimate there are at least 6,700 people living on the streets. The city is trying to turn it around — as are other California cities struggling with the problem of homelessness.

Read More

Alec Baldwin says he's having the time of his life — impersonating President-elect Donald Trump

Last Updated by T.J. Raphael, John Asante on

Actor Alec Baldwin has quickly become the go-to for satire on the Trump presidency.

Read More

After Concussion, What Blood Can Reveal About the Brain

Last Updated on

©2016 Science Friday

Read More

As Automation Advances, What’s Next for Human Jobs?

Last Updated on

©2016 Science Friday

Read More

Drunken Munchies, a Paper Centrifuge, and an Endangered Bumblebee

Last Updated on

©2016 Science Friday

Read More

Eight Years of Science Under Obama: Boom or Bust?

Last Updated on

©2016 Science Friday

Read More

Lucy and Psyche Asteroid Missions Explore the Early Universe

Last Updated on

©2016 Science Friday

Read More

Twisted Science: Tying The Strongest Molecular Knot

Last Updated on

©2016 Science Friday

Read More

Why You Should Be Patient With Your Indecisive Teen

Last Updated on

©2016 Science Friday

Read More

Headlines not withstanding, fewer police are dying on the job than any time in the past almost 40 years

Last Updated by T.J. Raphael, Oliver Lazarus on

The shooting in Dallas revived conversations about how dangerous it is to be a police officer. But, data indicate that while it is undoubtedly a dangerous job, it's less dangerous now than at any point since at least the Reagan administration.

Read More

What now after North Korea's most successful ballistics missile launch?

Last Updated by T.J. Raphael, John Asante on

Don't panic: North Korea still has to go through “various technical stages” in order to have a missile that could reach Japan or US islands in the Pacific.

Read More

America's homeless community is growing

Last Updated by T.J. Raphael, Isabel Angell on

The urban population is swelling, as government aid becomes increasingly hard to find and the price of housing climbs up and up.

Read More
pbs.pngnpr.pngpbskids.png
listenlive_fulllength.jpg cove_spacer.png
Now Playing on WVIA-FM

        

nprnews5.jpg

Campaign Trail Trump On Display As He Goes To CIA On First Day As President

The president falsely denied that he had ever criticized the agency, falsely inflated the crowd size at his...

There Were Hopes And Dreams Aplenty At Trump's Inauguaration, But Whose?

I went to Donald Trump's inauguration to see if people there felt the same pride and promise that I did four years...

In North Carolina The Women's March Continues In Raleigh

Women's marches are being held across the country, including in Raleigh, N.C. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Jess Clark...

President Trump's First Hours In Office

The Trump Administration's first hours focused on weakening the Affordable Care Act, reversing plans to cut...

reserve3.png artscene_header.png cove_spacer.png