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Most people think of beavers as pests — they cause floods and block irrigation. But as Mel Babik tells NPR's Scott Simon, she's finding a new use for the buck-toothed critters in the Yakima Basin.
Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India have been awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize.
The community is reeling from the deaths of loved ones back home and local leaders are driving home the message: don't go home to grieve, stay here, protect yourselves.
Melissa Block talks to Matt Brown, creator of "Theme Music." Each week he selects a theme and musicians across the country virtually collaborate to record a cover song on that theme.
Icon Genetics' Dr. Frank Thieme selects samples of Nicotiana benthamiana, a ...
We answer listeners' questions about treatments and possible vaccines for Ebola.
Dr. Gabriel Logan is one of two doctors at the Bomi county hospital, which s...
At a government-run hospital in Liberia, Dr. Gabriel Logan is doing everything he can to save Ebola patients. That includes experimenting with an HIV drug as treatment.