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To Infinity And Beyond: Celebrating 40 Years Of The Voyager Mission
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Source: NPR Health and Science - August 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marcelo Gleiser Source Type: news

The Battle Over Oil And Gas Development In Colorado
A deadly home explosion in Colorado is renewing fights over how close oil and gas development should be to expanding suburbs. One town is trying to figure out for itself how close is too close. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Leigh Paterson Source Type: news

Los Angeles Tests Whether Lighter Color Streets Will Lower The Temperature
Los Angeles is piloting a project called "Cool Pavement." The city is putting a light grey coating on top of some neighborhood streets in an effort to lower the air temperature. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dakota Access Pipeline Owner Sues Greenpeace For 'Criminal Activity'
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Source: NPR Health and Science - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Colin Dwyer Source Type: news

Scientists Hope To Farm The Biofuel Of The Future In The Pacific Ocean
International research labs are using seaweed to make biofuel, but little progress has been made in the U.S. Now scientists in California are developing a prototype to enable vast open-ocean farming.(Image credit: Courtesy of Maurice Roper/Wrigley Institute) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ari Shapiro Source Type: news

In Alaska, One Man Fights To Save Oil Fund As Reserves Dry Up
For 40 years, Alaska has been putting its oil money into a giant savings account. But now the oil — and the money — are drying up. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jennifer Pemberton Source Type: news

California's Forests Continue To Die After Years Of Drought
California's record drought is officially over. But trees are still dying across the state because they were so badly weakened by years without water. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Guerin Source Type: news

American Science And The Nazis
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Source: NPR Health and Science - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Adam Frank Source Type: news

'Smart' Pill Bottles Aren't Enough To Help The Medicine Go Down
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Source: NPR Health and Science - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lauren Silverman Source Type: news

'Smart' Pill Bottles Aren't Always Enough To Help The Medicine Go Down
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Source: NPR Health and Science - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lauren Silverman Source Type: news

Hospitals Could Do More For Survivors Of Opioid Overdoses, Study Suggests
Researchers say hospitals are missing an opportunity to help people with opioid addiction get into treatment by not doing enough when they show up in emergency rooms after an overdose.(Image credit: FangXiaNuo/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrea Hsu Source Type: news

The Sugar Story: A Spoonful Of Addiction Makes The Profits Go Up?
Americans are facing down a decades-long sugar habit.(Image credit: Al Barry/Three Lions/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How To Tell If Watching The Eclipse Damaged Your Eyes
If you heeded all the warnings, you're likely fine. But spots or blurred vision that shows up 12 hours later or the next day might be a sign the sun's direct rays permanently hurt the retina.(Image credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrea Hsu Source Type: news

PHOTOS: The Day The Eclipse Came To America
A total solar eclipse crossed the entire country earlier today. Many Americans were treated to a rare and stunning view.(Image credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Geoff Brumfiel Source Type: news

Darkness Falls Across The Land As Total Solar Eclipse Passes Over U.S.
It was dark during the day on Monday as the total solar eclipse traveled across the U.S. from Oregon to South Carolina. NPR heard from some people who witnessed the astronomical show. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Americans View Astronomical Show As Total Solar Eclipse Sweeps Across U.S.
The total solar eclipse swept across the country on Monday from Oregon to South Carolina. A partial eclipse was also visible in other parts of the U.S. All Things Considered checked in with some listeners who witnessed the eclipse. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Total Solar Eclipse Travels From Oregon To South Carolina
From coast to coast, a total solar eclipse crossed the United States on Monday. Fourteen states were in the path of total darkness, while a partial eclipse was visible in other parts of the country. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Anyone, Even Walmart, Stem The Heat-Trapping Flood Of Nitrogen On Farms?
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Source: NPR Health and Science - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dan Charles Source Type: news

People Travel Across The Country To Get A Glimpse Of The Solar Eclipse
Americans are traveling to cities, towns and campsites across the country to get a good view of the Great American Eclipse. All Things Considered heard from a few of them as they witnessed eclipse in totality. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

States Work To Help Marijuana Industry Reduce Power Costs
Growing marijuana takes a lot of energy, which comes into conflict with state efforts to reduce greenhouse gases. Now, some places are helping the pot industry to become more energy efficient. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Grace Hood Source Type: news

Watch: Experts Weigh In On America's Solar Eclipse
NASA is on eclipse watch as the moon blocks the sun in a celestial coincidence Monday. A segment of the country from Oregon to South Carolina is in the so-called path of totality. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicole Hernandez Source Type: news

Live Coverage: Follow The Solar Eclipse
It is indeed dark during the day as a total solar eclipse makes its way from Oregon to South Carolina. Follow the phenomenon's journey along with NPR journalists and others experiencing the eclipse.(Image credit: Courtesy of Romeo Durscher/NASA) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NPR Staff Source Type: news

Eclipse Map: Tracking Where The Astronomical Show
A total solar eclipse will begin in Oregon and make its way to South Carolina starting at 1:16 p.m. ET. Keep up with where the eclipse is as it treks across the United States.(Image credit: Katie Park and Leanne Abraham/NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicole Hernandez Source Type: news

Replay Live Coverage: Follow The Solar Eclipse
It was dark during the day as a total solar eclipse traveled from Oregon to South Carolina. See highlights from the phenomenon's journey along with NPR journalists and others experiencing the eclipse.(Image credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani/NASA via Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NPR Staff Source Type: news

Eclipse Map: Tracking The Astronomical Show
A total solar eclipse will begin in Oregon and make its way to South Carolina starting at 1:16 p.m. ET. Keep up with where the eclipse is as it treks across the United States.(Image credit: Katie Park and Leanne Abraham/NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicole Hernandez Source Type: news

Live Coverage: Follow The Solar Eclipse
It is indeed dark during the day as a total solar eclipse makes its way from Oregon to South Carolina. Follow the phenomenon's journey along with NPR journalists and others experiencing the eclipse.(Image credit: Courtesy of Romeo Durscher/NASA) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NPR Staff Source Type: news

In Illinois, This College Town Won't Be Eclipsed By August's Celestial Event
A town of 26,000 will more than double in size as the Great American Eclipse takes place in August. From the local state university to longtime bakery, people are getting ready for it to get dark.(Image credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Wynne Davis Source Type: news

Words You'll Hear: Eclipse Cheap Seats
A total eclipse sweeps the U.S. on Monday. But most will see a partial eclipse. The question is: Is an 80 or even a 90 percent eclipse worth it? Or should people make the extra effort to see totality? (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Blinded By The Light': Your Contributions To Our Solar Eclipse Soundtrack
While watching the total eclipse, folks might want to follow along with some toe-tapping music about the sun, stars and moon. We've got the playlist for the wondrous sky event. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As India's Climate Changes, Farmers In The North Experiment With New Crops
Farmers are starting to grow new crops in winter, when their fields usually lie fallow. Meanwhile, air pollution, which contributes to climate change, is weakening India's solar energy production.(Image credit: Julie McCarthy/NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Julie McCarthy Source Type: news

In Turkey, Schools Will Stop Teaching Evolution This Fall
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Source: NPR Health and Science - August 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lauren Frayer Source Type: news

Getting To The Core Of Exercises Said To Strengthen 'Mum Tum'
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Source: NPR Health and Science - August 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michaeleen Doucleff Source Type: news

Be Smart: A Partial Eclipse Can Fry Your Naked Eyes
And telescopes and binoculars only amplify the risk to your eyes from looking at the sun, doctors say. So, even if you're not in the "path of totality," take precautions if you plan to watch.(Image credit: Tim Graham/Getty Images/Haakon Mosvold Larsen/AFP/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nell Greenfieldboyce Source Type: news

Is AI More Threatening Than North Korean Missiles?
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Source: NPR Health and Science - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alva No ë Source Type: news

A First Look: Inside The Lab Where Scientists Are Editing DNA In Human Embryos
NPR gets exclusive access to a lab in Portland, Ore., where scientists have begun editing the DNA in human embryos to try to prevent genetic diseases.(Image credit: OHSU) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rob Stein Source Type: news

California Prepares For An Eclipse Of Its Solar Power
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Source: NPR Health and Science - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lauren Sommer Source Type: news

Exclusive: Inside The Lab Where Scientists Are Editing DNA In Human Embryos
NPR gets exclusive access to a lab in Portland, Ore., where scientists have begun editing the DNA in human embryos to try to prevent genetic diseases.(Image credit: OHSU) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rob Stein Source Type: news

Will The Eclipse Make Crops And Animals Flip Out? Scientists Ask (Really)
During the day on Aug. 21, large swaths of farmland will be plunged into darkness and temperatures will drop about 10 degrees. And scientists are waiting to see what will happen on the ground.(Image credit: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kristofor Husted Source Type: news

Bears Can Face Summer Challenges In Roadside Zoos
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Source: NPR Health and Science - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Barbara J. King Source Type: news

Chemists Say You Should Add A Little Water To Your Whiskey. Here's Why
It's a common refrain from whiskey enthusiasts: Adding a few drops of water to a glass opens up the flavors of the drink. Chemists in Sweden provide a molecular explanation for why this works.(Image credit: Andy Buchanan /AFP/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Merrit Kennedy Source Type: news

Rituals To Sprinkle A Little Magic Into Your Eclipse Experience
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Source: NPR Health and Science - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christianna Silva Source Type: news

Make Your Own Eclipse Viewer
No eclipse glasses? No problem. Make your own solar viewer; (almost) no tools required.(Image credit: Ryan Kellman/NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ryan Kellman Source Type: news

Probiotic Bacteria Could Protect Newborns From Deadly Infection
Each year more than 600,000 babies die of sepsis. Researchers have found a simple way to prevent it: Feed babies probiotic bacteria that are common in kimchi, pickles and other fermented vegetables.(Image credit: Matt Twombly for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michaeleen Doucleff Source Type: news

With Heavy Drinking On The Rise, How Much Is Too Much?
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Source: NPR Health and Science - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Allison Aubrey Source Type: news

Women Who Love Wine: Are You Binge-Drinking Without Realizing It?
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Source: NPR Health and Science - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Allison Aubrey Source Type: news

Women Who Love Wine: Are You Binge Drinking Without Realizing It?
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Source: NPR Health and Science - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Allison Aubrey Source Type: news

Trump Rolls Back Obama-Era Flood Standards For Infrastructure Projects
An Obama order called for new public infrastructure projects to be built to withstand rising sea levels caused by climate change. President Trump revoked that order to accelerate the review process.(Image credit: Michael Reynolds/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Camila Domonoske Source Type: news

The Best Item In An Astronaut's Care Package? Definitely The Ice Cream
Unlike other cargo vehicles, the SpaceX spacecraft can return to Earth without burning up. So it's equipped with freezers for transporting medical samples — and the occasional frozen treat.(Image credit: NASA via AP) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laurel Wamsley Source Type: news