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In this colorized image of a brain cell from a person with Alzheimer's, the ...
By targeting the process that creates toxic clumps of protein in brain cells, scientists hope to help not just Alzheimer's patients, but perhaps also people with Lewy Body dementia and Parkinson's.
Lovers on All Saints' Day, by Juan Gabriel Vásquez....
Nearly 15 years after his story collection was published in Spanish, Juan Gabriel Vásquez's Lovers on All Saints' Day has gotten an English translation. He explains the book's patchwork provenance.
On Saturday, Donald Trump sneered at Sen. John McCain's war record in Vietnam and later criticized his record on veterans' issues. Correspondent Don Gonyea tells NPR's Arun Rath how Trump's remarks may affect his candidacy.
Hollywood's female stars have increasingly been speaking out about being paid less than their male costars. Hollywood Reporter's Matthew Belloni discusses the film industry's pay disparities with NPR's Arun Rath.
The joint U.S.-Soviet mission was a stepping stone to today's International Space Station.
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KPFK's Betto Arcos spins four time-traveling songs that repurpose old texts — including an Iraqi poem and a folk song from Communist Albania — by setting them to modern music from around the world.