Each year thousands of people from around the world tour the Gomantong Cave in Borneo. Although scientists have found a potentially dangerous virus in bats that roost in the cave, no one has ever gotten sick from a trip here. Razis Nasri hide caption

toggle caption
Razis Nasri

The Next Pandemic Could Be Dripping On Your Head

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/508060742/516375503" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The program BAM (Becoming a Man) works with teenagers and uses cognitive behavior therapy to reduce violence in Chicago. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Scott Olson/Getty Images
Maria Fabrizio for NPR

Can Poetry Keep You Young? Science Is Still Out, But The Heart Says Yes

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/514558968/516203266" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

An early draft of Card III in Hermann Rorschach's psychological test. Archiv und Sammlung Hermann Rorschach, University Library of Bern hide caption

toggle caption
Archiv und Sammlung Hermann Rorschach, University Library of Bern

How Hermann Rorschach's 'Inkblots' Took On A Life Of Their Own

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/515449428/515841166" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A doctor at a Boston Medical Center clinic counsels a patient who has become addicted to opioid painkillers, and wants help kicking the habit. Addiction specialists say drugs like suboxone, which mitigates withdrawal symptoms, can greatly improve his odds of success. Suzanne Kreiter/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Suzanne Kreiter/Boston Globe via Getty Images

Uncertainty about the future can raise stress levels, psychologists say. Here, students in Charlotte, N.C., hold hands during a Sept. 21 protest after Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed by a police officer. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

A virtual reality installation allows visitors to experience a doll's perspective as she's poked and prodded by a lab assistant. Read the full story at KQED. Susana Bates for Drew Altizer Photography/Courtesy of the artist and Pace Gallery hide caption

toggle caption
Susana Bates for Drew Altizer Photography/Courtesy of the artist and Pace Gallery

Don't Think Your Bias Can Boss You Around? David Byrne Says Think Again

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/515221503/515336683" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Nicole Xu for NPR

Depression Strikes Today's Teen Girls Especially Hard

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/514353285/514935133" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaking on Feb. 1. Kasich has postponed the state's next eight executions amidst a legal challenge to Ohio's lethal injection protocol. Andrew Welsh-Huggins/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Andrew Welsh-Huggins/AP

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site in Collinsville, Ill. A thriving American Indian city that rose to prominence after A.D. 900 owing to successful maize farming, it may have collapsed because of changing climate. Michael Dolan/Flickr hide caption

toggle caption
Michael Dolan/Flickr

Jen Brea on the TED Stage at TEDSummit2016 in Canada Ryan Lash/TED hide caption

toggle caption
Ryan Lash/TED

Can The Internet Help You Get The Right Diagnosis?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/514158225/514386309" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Marla Aufmuth/TED

When Does Medicine Leave Women Behind?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/514153036/514386231" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Dorothy Roberts speaks on the TED stage at TEDMED 2015. Sandy Huffiker /TEDMed hide caption

toggle caption
Sandy Huffiker /TEDMed

What's Race Got to Do with Medicine?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/514150399/514386183" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript