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Edible mushrooms, not the psychedelic ones, are low in calories and high in fiber and antioxidants. But despite the hype, scientists are just now looking into how they might fight disease in humans.

Gloria Allred has waged legal battles on behalf of victims of sexual assault, discrimination and harassment for decades. In a new documentary, Seeing Allred, she shares her story in her own words.

Experts say the American West is full of geothermal reservoirs whose energy could power millions of homes. But extracting that energy isn't easy.

Agriculture generates hundreds of millions of dollars per year for this nation. But with water being diverted to Cape Town and expected to run out in April, farmers are preparing for the worst.

For our Missed Connections series, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro reunites Linda Walker, who was struck by lightning at Girl Scout camp in 1967, with Laurie Luna, the "buddy" who saved Walker's life.

The ease of AI-assisted face-swapping apps lets users apply the technology to an eerie new trend: pasting the faces of celebrities onto actors in pornographic videos. And the law can't keep up.

One of the difficult aspects of getting humans to Mars is the need to bring food. Researchers are experimenting with a way to make edible "microbial goo" with help from human waste.

Vice President Pence campaigned in western Pennsylvania on Friday, defending a reliable GOP House seat that Democrats are making a bid in hopes to pick up with a candidate, who on paper at least, has a resume that could convince right-leaning voters to back him.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Ark., of the House Intelligence Committee about the decision to release the memo authored by Devin Nunes on the beginnings of the Russia investigation.

The two starting quarterbacks in Sunday's Super Bowl couldn't be more different. The New England Patriots have Tom Brady a five-time champion and global icon. The Philadelphia Eagles have Nick Foles, who doesn't have such a long list of accomplishments.




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