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Hispanic dialysis patients are more at risk for staph infections, the CDC says

Hispanic patients had a 40% higher risk of staph than white patients, a study found, and black patients are more at risk as well. The report outlines steps doctors can take to keep patients safer.(Image credit: Rich Pedroncelli/AP)

No, you can't predict earthquakes, the USGS says

If someone who predicts an earthquake seems to get it right, it's basically like a broken clock that's right twice a day, a USGS seismologist tells NPR.(Image credit: Ilyas Akenigin/AFP via Getty Images)

What caused Monday's major earthquake in Turkey? Here's what we know

A devastating earthquake has struck southern Turkey and Northern Syria. It's a seismically active part of the world known for big quakes. (Story first aired on All Things Considered on Feb. 6, 2023.)

What's the fairest way to share cosmic views from Hubble and James Webb telescopes?

Astronomers are debating how quickly the observations of the Hubble Space Telescope and the James Webb Space Telescope should be made public.(Image credit: NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI)

Here's what we know about what caused the Turkey earthquake

Seismologists say Monday's earthquake took place in a complex junction of faults that was long overdue for a big one. The destructive shaking was spread across many kilometers.

James Webb Space Telescope managers weigh whether to release its data right away

Astronomers who win time to use space telescopes typically get a period of time when they alone can see the resulting data. But telescope managers are considering making all data public immediately.

Family caregivers of people with long COVID bear an extra burden

When a case of COVID-19 morphs into the mysterious, chronic condition known as long COVID, the specialists, appointments, medications and daily need for family care can overwhelm everyone involved.(Image credit: Gabriela Bhaskar for NPR)

When the seas rise in Senegal, so do the fortunes of far-right parties in Europe

Sweeping global trends are changing the world. As climate change heats up the planet and pushes people to migrate, far-right politicians see both a threat and an opportunity.(Image credit: Ricci Shryock for NPR)

An unusually high number of whales are washing up on U.S. beaches

The unexpected deaths are hitting humpbacks and North Atlantic right whales on the East Coast and gray whales on the West Coast — populations that were already under watch. (Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Eggs prices drop, but the threat from avian flu isn't over yet

After months of eye-popping prices, egg lovers are finally seeing some relief. Wholesale prices in the Midwest fell by 58 cents at the end of January, but the days of a $1.50 a dozen may not return.(Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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