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Patients with certain kinds of brain damage can wind up with locked-in syndr...
"When I first saw him he had a little bit of eye movement and that was really the only way he could communicate," says Eric Sellers, who helped a patient use a brain-computer interface to communicate.
Los Angeles' Skid Row contains one of the largest concentrations of homeless...
In Los Angeles, more than a thousand people sleep on the street in cardboard boxes and tents — just a mile away from City Hall. Many want to fix Skid Row, but how to do it is extremely controversial.
You know that opening riff to Led Zeppelin's 1971 hit "Stairway to Heaven"? It sounds very, very similar to the 1968 song "Taurus," by the band Spirit. A lawsuit about the issue is moving forward.
The town of Foya, Liberia, was hit hard by the Ebola epidemic. But correspondent Jon Hamilton tells NPR's Rachel Martin that with education and precautionary measures, the virus has nearly been wiped out.
Toronto mayor Rob Ford will not seek re-election, but his brother hopes to take his seat. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Chris Selley, a columnist for the National Post, about the mayoral race.
Researcher Paul Cunningham tells NPR's Rachel Martin about the epic battle between warring honey bee colonies in Australia, which he recently studied.