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NPR’s Morning Edition

Wyoming-based conservationist funds a mercenary force to combat Sudanese wildlife poachers in the Central African Republic. The mercenaries have permission to shoot poachers on sight. NPR’s Bob Edwards reports. Listen to the full interview via … [Read more]

The Boy Who Played With Fusion

Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he's become one. POPULAR SCIENCE: “Propulsion,” the nine-year-old says as he leads his dad through the gates of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. “I just want to see the … [Read more]

Scientist in a Strange Land

Last December, Felisa Wolfe-Simon announced the discovery of a microbe that could change the way we understand life in the universe. Soon she found herself plunged into a maelstrom of bitter backlash and intemperate criticism. A dispatch from the … [Read more]

The Virus Hunter

HIV, Ebola and the vast majority of other killer diseases have passed from animals to humans. Nathan Wolfe is searching for the next AIDS before it makes the leap–and is revolutionizing the way the world tries to control diseases in the … [Read more]