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Posted: 2020-01-22 20:56:25
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Memphis Meats, a start-up company that has just raised $161 million, says it has a "clear path" to bringing cell-based meats to market. Yet the company and its competitors face challenges.
Posted: 2020-01-22 11:07:00
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Iguanas can fall into a deep slumber in the cold, and it's not uncommon for them to tumble from trees. The reptiles won't necessarily die — as many wake up as the temperatures rise.
Posted: 2020-01-22 10:00:39
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With Pacific Northwest salmon and steelhead on the brink of extinction, there are new efforts being brokered to save the famed fish.
Posted: 2020-01-20 21:14:00
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Tropical Fish Are No Longer Just In The Tropics As Climate Change Affects Habitats
Climate change is fueling some big changes under the sea. Tropical reef fish are being found much farther north, far from the tropics. Scientists worry about what the shifts will mean for ecosystems.
Posted: 2020-01-18 12:00:30
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Elk Raise Tensions Between Tribes And Farmers In Washington's Skagit Valley
In Washington state's Skagit Valley, a conflict is unfolding between Native Americans and farmers. Elk are making a comeback there. Local tribes are thrilled, but the agriculture industry is...
Posted: 2020-01-17 10:57:00
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Spotify Launches Podcast For Dogs Left Home Alone
The podcast features "dog-directed praise and stories" from actors like Ralph Ineson along with soothing sounds and relaxing music. Spotify says if your pet listens it may "bark less and sleep...
Posted: 2020-01-16 19:58:57
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'PigeonBot' Brings Robots Closer To Bird-Like Flight
Birds change the shape of their wings far more than planes. The complexities of bird flight have posed a major design challenge for scientists trying to translate the way birds fly into robots.
Posted: 2020-01-16 16:04:18
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Fetching With Wolves: What It Means That A Wolf Puppy Will Retrieve A Ball
Some wolf puppies will unexpectedly play "fetch," researchers say, showing that an urge to retrieve a ball might be an ancient wolf trait, and not a result of dog domestication.
Posted: 2020-01-16 15:06:30
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Decrypting The Decryption Dilemma
The government wants access to cell phone data from criminals, but tech companies aren't sure that's a good idea.
Posted: 2020-01-15 11:27:00
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Canada Zoo Cancels Penguin Walk Because Of Extreme Cold
The daily activity at the Calgary Zoo where you can watch king penguins waddle around was called off because of cold weather. Zoo officials caution these are not Antarctic penguins.

Posted: 2019-10-30 14:06:30
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Many California residents have found themselves without power as wildfire season reaches its height.
Posted: 2019-10-20 11:59:51
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Suvero's acclaimed sculptures are in public spaces all over the world and in the collections of major museums. The sculptor recently installed his largest work at the Storm King Arts Center.
Posted: 2019-10-19 21:06:00
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British parliamentarians voted today on whether to ratify Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to leave the European Union.
Posted: 2019-09-23 15:06:30
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The Latest On President Trump And Ukraine
The president is accused of offering the former Soviet republic a quid pro quo for investigating a political rival.
Posted: 2019-09-18 19:49:00
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Frank Lloyd Wright, But DIY: A Rare 'Usonian Automatic' House Is For Sale
The famed architect conceived a number of dwellings for the mass market to be made from concrete blocks. The idea never took off. But in New Hampshire, one such building is now hitting the market.
Posted: 2019-08-19 20:22:48
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In Buenos Aires, Crowds Line Up For A Taste Of Sweeter Days
The preview reopening of the Confitería del Molino, a long-shuttered art nouveau pastry cafe near the Argentine Capitol, prompted lines around the block — and, for some former patrons, good...
Posted: 2019-08-09 00:37:12
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Here's What Tourists Might See If They Were Allowed To Visit Gaza
Gaza has been off-limits to tourists since Hamas took over in 2007. A veteran Palestinian tour guide leads NPR to see the sites, including a palace, a mosque and a bathhouse.
Posted: 2019-08-02 16:01:17
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Charles And Ray Eames Made Life Better By Design; Their Home Was No Exception
Built in 1949 in the Pacific Palisades, the Eames House is considered among the most important post-war residences in the U.S. Now, the family is working to preserve the home for generations...
Posted: 2019-07-30 20:36:26
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See-Saw Diplomacy Lets People Play Together Along U.S. Border Wall
A playdate recently broke out at the fence that separates the U.S. and Mexico, in an event that was "filled with joy, excitement, and togetherness,"
Posted: 2019-07-10 09:10:00
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Renowned African-American Architect Philip Freelon Dies At 66
Philip Freelon, chief architect of the Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture, has died. He was diagnosed with ALS in 2016.

Posted: 2020-01-18 01:04:22
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The court said the nearly two dozen young people who were trying to force action by the government on climate change did not have standing to sue. The judges said climate change is a political...
Posted: 2020-01-16 19:25:42
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The tech giant, which says it has been "carbon neutral" for years, is now vowing to go "carbon negative" — by cutting emissions, planting trees and investing in new carbon removal technology.
Posted: 2020-01-14 10:00:30
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The coal power plant that provided about 80% of the Hopi Nation's budget closed last month. Tribal leaders are now trying to figure out how to replace the revenue, which was their economic lifeline.
Posted: 2020-01-11 12:00:41
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California Reservation's Solar Microgrid Provides Power During Utility Shutoffs
California utility PG&E continues planned power outages to prevent its equipment from sparking wildfires. One Native tribe's solar-powered microgrid is proving to be a lifeline for rural communities.
Posted: 2020-01-01 20:18:02
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California Will Enforce The Energy-Efficient Lightbulb Rule Trump Wants To Reverse
California and other states are challenging the Trump administration over its reversal of standards for energy-efficient lightbulbs.
Posted: 2020-01-01 16:06:30
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From Texas To Minnesota: 1A Across America In 2019 (Rebroadcast)
1A Across America has done a lot in its first year. Find out where the team heads next.
Posted: 2019-12-18 04:28:59
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Judge Approves PG&E $24.5 Billion Plan For Wildfire Victims And Insurance Companies
The beleaguered utility faces others obstacles such as winning California Gov. Gavin Newsom's approval for its restructuring plan and a bid by hedge funds to gain control of the company.
Posted: 2019-12-15 12:00:53
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Powered By Faith, Religious Groups Emerge As A Conduit For A Just Solar Boom
The solar industry may be booming, but clean energy's financial perks still aren't reaching communities that need them most. Religious institutions are stepping up to bridge the gap.
Posted: 2019-12-13 16:06:30
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The News Roundup - International
Elections around the world, Greta Thunberg is TIME's person of the year and a jacket, purchased and returned.
Posted: 2019-12-12 16:06:30
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From Texas To Minnesota: 1A Across America In 2019
1A Across America has done a lot in its first year. Find out where the team heads next.

Posted: 2020-01-22 21:28:31
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NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Janet Ranganathan of the World Resources Institute about the Trillion Trees initiative which President Trump said the U.S. would contribute to at Davos.
Posted: 2020-01-22 01:08:00
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In refusing to take up two cases involving the 2014 water crisis, the higher court has upheld earlier rulings saying neither city nor state officials are protected from being sued.
Posted: 2020-01-20 21:14:53
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NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Lynn McMurdie, a University of Washington professor and principal investigator for IMPACTS, NASA's new project to more accurately predict snowstorms.
Posted: 2020-01-20 21:14:00
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Tropical Fish Are No Longer Just In The Tropics As Climate Change Affects Habitats
Climate change is fueling some big changes under the sea. Tropical reef fish are being found much farther north, far from the tropics. Scientists worry about what the shifts will mean for ecosystems.
Posted: 2020-01-20 21:10:00
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Destructive Hail And A Massive Dust Storm Descend On Fire-Ravaged Australia
Canberra, Melbourne and other areas of southeast Australia were hit by golf-ball-sized hail that destroyed car windshields, killed birds and shredded the leaves off trees.
Posted: 2020-01-19 22:17:00
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American Firefighters Battle Australian Blazes
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Joel Kerley, an American helicopter pilot and wildfire manager who has been fighting the wildfires in Australia.
Posted: 2020-01-19 12:00:23
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'You Need To Act Now': Meet 4 Girls Working To Save The Warming World
"When we organize, we model the world we want to see," says teenager Xiye Bastida. Activist girls like Bastida have been especially visible in the fight against climate change.
Posted: 2020-01-18 12:55:00
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Rain Brings New Worries To Burned Areas In Australia
Rain is coming to parts of Australia that have burned, flooding some areas, damaging the vegetation and increasing the risk of landslides.
Posted: 2020-01-18 12:00:30
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Elk Raise Tensions Between Tribes And Farmers In Washington's Skagit Valley
In Washington state's Skagit Valley, a conflict is unfolding between Native Americans and farmers. Elk are making a comeback there. Local tribes are thrilled, but the agriculture industry is...
Posted: 2020-01-18 01:04:22
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Kids' Climate Case 'Reluctantly' Dismissed By Appeals Court
The court said the nearly two dozen young people who were trying to force action by the government on climate change did not have standing to sue. The judges said climate change is a political...

Posted: 2020-01-22 17:22:19
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Chief Justice John Roberts trotted out an obscure term during impeachment proceedings yesterday; here's what it means.
Posted: 2020-01-22 16:40:35
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We explore what the early 1980s terrorist group May 19th tells us about domestic terror today.
Posted: 2020-01-22 16:06:30
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Oy vey! Mensches have been speaking Yiddish for over a thousand years.
Posted: 2020-01-21 20:10:52
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Titanic Wreckage Now Protected Under U.S.-U.K. Deal That Was Nearly Sunk
On Tuesday, British Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani lauded a 2003 treaty that sat unratified for years but, after approval by the U.S., has recently been dredged from its would-be grave.
Posted: 2020-01-21 16:06:30
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Splitting Up, But In It Together: Divorce In 2020
A member of the 1A Text Club says: "I am really lucky to have a friend for a husband and an ex-husband. But I know it's really about the work and dedication than the luck."
Posted: 2020-01-20 15:05:35
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The Strategic King: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Visionary Leadership
In partnership with WNYC and the Apollo Theater, we examine the legacy of Dr. King's leadership.
Posted: 2020-01-20 14:00:20
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'Just Mercy' Attorney Asks U.S. To Reckon With Its Racist Past And Present
Stevenson built a museum and monument in Alabama dedicated to slavery and its legacy. "We need to create institutions in this country that motivate more people to say 'Never again,' " he says.
Posted: 2020-01-19 21:36:36
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U.S. Navy To Name Aircraft Carrier After WWII Hero Doris Miller
Miller was a mess attendant on the West Virginia when he jumped in to man a machine gun during the Pearl Harbor attack. He is the first African American to have an aircraft carrier named after...
Posted: 2020-01-18 12:32:20
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Opinion: American Politics Is Messy. But Here's A Little Global Perspective
NPR's Scott Simon offers some context to America's political chaos by looking at how authoritarian regimes around the world have tightened their grips on power.
Posted: 2020-01-18 12:00:30
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Elk Raise Tensions Between Tribes And Farmers In Washington's Skagit Valley
In Washington state's Skagit Valley, a conflict is unfolding between Native Americans and farmers. Elk are making a comeback there. Local tribes are thrilled, but the agriculture industry is...