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Monsanto Hired This Guy To Help It Win Over Millennials

Wed, 2014-10-29 12:39

Vance Crowe, 32, has a tough assignment: reach out to millennials, many of whom are skeptical of GMOs. Crowe says the company can do a better job of listening to their concerns.

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Campuses Play Host To Tanning Beds, Despite Skin Cancer Risk

Wed, 2014-10-29 12:06

The links between tanning beds and skin cancer are well known, but a survey of the top colleges and universities in the U.S. shows that many allow tanning beds on campus.

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Scientists Implicate More Than 100 Genes In Causing Autism

Wed, 2014-10-29 11:35

Spontaneous gene mutations, not ones inherited from parents, increase a child's risk of autism, scientists say. By comparing genes within families they've identified more than 100 suspects.

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Russian Engines Could Be Focus Of Antares Launch Failure Probe

Wed, 2014-10-29 10:32

NK-33 engines, originally destined for a Soviet-era moon shot that never got off the ground and later used in the Antares, are suspect, some scientists say.

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Federal Reserve Stays The Course, Ends Most Recent Stimulus Program

Wed, 2014-10-29 10:01

The Fed has been buying up bonds by the trillions since the financial crisis started in 2008. Today, it affirmed that it was going ahead with plans to end its third round of stimulus.

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Debate: Does Income Inequality Impair The American Dream?

Wed, 2014-10-29 09:32

A sign of a robust economy that ultimately lifts all boats — or a force that prevents low- and middle-income people from advancing? Experts debate income inequality for Intelligence Squared U.S.

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Ask Me Anything: NPR's David Greene Takes Questions On Crimea

Wed, 2014-10-29 09:27

Morning Edition Host David Greene recently returned from a reporting trip to Crimea and responds to questions on Reddit about how the Black Sea peninsula has changed since it was seized by Russia.

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Why The Ebola Evacuees Survived And What We Learned From Them

Wed, 2014-10-29 08:42

Ten of the 14 Ebola patients evacuated from West Africa have survived. We asked specialists: What made the difference?

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Maine To Enforce Quarantine For Nurse Who Worked In West Africa

Wed, 2014-10-29 07:19

Kaci Hickox, who was first placed in isolation in New Jersey after her return over the weekend from Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone, has refused to abide by a "voluntary" quarantine in the state.

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Halloween For Adults: A Scary History

Wed, 2014-10-29 07:11

Fright Night is not just for kids anymore. Never really was.

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The Misadventures Of My Anti-Ebola Suitcase

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:56

It was packed with all the things needed to keep safe on a reporting trip to Sierra Leone. Then it took a few wrong turns and ended up in ... Paris! Will correspondent and luggage ever be reunited?

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Russia Reportedly Suspected In Hack Of White House Network

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:56

The breach of the unclassified network is thought to be a state-sponsored effort, and The Washington Post reports that Russia is considered the most likely culprit.

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North Korean Officials Reportedly Executed For Watching Soap Operas

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:26

At least 10 people have been put to death recently for viewing the daytime dramas smuggled in from South Korea, according to sources.

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Patients Do Better After Surgery If They Do 'Prehab' First

Wed, 2014-10-29 05:10

Patients are often sent for rehabilitation after surgery. But starting those exercise and healthy eating programs before the surgery might help even more. It's not rehab, it's "prehab."

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Kurdish Fighters Begin Using Turkish Crossing To Reach Kobani

Wed, 2014-10-29 03:56

Syrian rebels and Iraqi peshmerga fighters have been allowed to use Turkish territory to enter the fight against militants of the self-declared Islamic State.

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Zambian President Dies While Being Treated Abroad

Wed, 2014-10-29 02:52

Michael Sata, a longtime opposition leader who became president in 2011, was a controversial figure in the south African country.

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Behind The Scenes, Storyful Exposes Viral Hoaxes For News Outlets

Wed, 2014-10-29 02:33

Journalists regularly turn to this social media organization to seek out and verify online material that could bolster traditional reporting.

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Emory Hospital Shares Lessons Learned On Ebola Care

Wed, 2014-10-29 01:00

The same Atlanta hospital that treated the first U.S. Ebola patient in August discharged its fourth patient Tuesday. All survived. Patients in isolation need extra emotional support, the team says.

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On Superstorm Sandy Anniversary, Red Cross Under Scrutiny

Wed, 2014-10-29 01:00

An investigation by NPR and ProPublica reveals how the Red Cross increased its focus on public relations while it struggled to meet basic needs of storm victims.

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50 Great Teachers: Socrates, The Ancient World's Teaching Superstar

Wed, 2014-10-29 01:00

It's been 2,400 years since he taught his last class, but the teaching method Socrates created, and that bears his name, lives on today.

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