New Delhi has the most polluted air of any city in the world. NPR explores whether rationing cars in the Indian city could solve the problem.
Dust mites, gall wasps and book lice don't bite, but they might make you wheeze. Scientists found about 100 types of arthropods wiggling or munching skin flakes in typical homes. Take a look.
Novices play better golf when they have expensive brand name equipment, research shows. Brand name products alleviate some performance anxiety but brands have no effect on better players.
Of the more than 1,200 planets in the latest trove turned up by NASA's Kepler space telescope, about half seem to be rocky, like Earth.
In a blow to the coal industry, a new terminal in the Pacific Northwest was denied approval after opposition from environmental groups and a debate between local Native American tribes.
Veteran NPR editor Peggy Girshman, who died in March, wrote her own eulogy, which included personal health advice and tips for better journalism. The eulogy was read at a memorial service Saturday.
Our appetite for the Pacific bluefin — prized for its tender, flavorful flesh — has reduced stocks to just 2.6 percent of original levels. The incentive to save bluefin is ecological — and financial.
Following a string of safety lapses, the National Institutes of Health is making changes at its Clinical Center, the world's largest research hospital.