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There's a plethora of projects to gather data about the brain, various kinds of cancer and every type of cell in the body. But researchers are struggling to keep up with the information explosion.

The James Webb Space Telescope is undergoing its final series of tests in NASA workshops. It's designed to take even grander images than the Hubble telescope. But deploying it will be a major feat.

Medical researchers are no longer ignoring the people who have the most to gain — or lose. But as patient advocates become more influential, they risk being co-opted by the biomedical industry.

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro looks at how Cuba is reacting to the death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro. He died on Friday at the age of 90.

In 2010, Republican legislatures redrew some districts to be more favorable to their party. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Jessica Post of the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee.

Beirut's lone communist inspired bar toasts the life of Fidel Castro.

President-elect Donald Trump continues to shape his cabinet. So far, his nominees include both loyalists and at least one Republican who criticized him during the campaign.

NPR's Linda Wertheimer and historian Andrew Bacevich discuss what U.S. foreign policy might look like under president-elect Donald Trump's administration.

NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with James Alefantis, owner of Comet Ping Pong. His Washington, DC restaurant was the victim of a damaging fake news story.

With the world reflecting on the death of Fidel Castro, NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with writer Jim Rasenberger about the Bay of Pigs.

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