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From an evolutionary standpoint, flavor has long helped define who we are as a species, journalist John McQuaid argues in his new book, an exploration of the art and science of taste....
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From an evolutionary standpoint, flavor has long helped define who we are as a species, journalist John McQuaid argues in his new book, an exploration of the art and science of taste....
posted 3 years 48 weeks ago
Lonesome George was the last of his subspecies of giant tortoise from the Galapagos. For decades scientists tried to find him a mate, but he died alone. NPR's Adam Cole offers this elegiac tribute....
posted 3 years 48 weeks ago
Lonesome George was the last of his subspecies of giant tortoise from the Galapagos. For decades scientists tried to find him a mate, but he died alone. NPR's Adam Cole offers this elegiac tribute....
posted 3 years 48 weeks ago
DISH Networks will soon debut Sling TV, a new streaming service for some cable channels with no cable subscription. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says such services are changing how we watch TV....
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Streaming services like Netflix and the DISH Network's new Sling TV are helping consumers break free of cable subscriptions. That means TV shows must find new ways to connect with their viewers....
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The Oregon Health Plan just started covering the cost of reassignment surgery for transgender people. Oregon joins a handful of states that provide such coverage through Medicaid....
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The Consumer Electronics Show has wrapped up its showcase of the latest in high-tech gizmos. But according to a survey from Fortune magazine, many Americans have a simpler wish: longer...
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It's the latest in a string of encounters with law enforcement since the former neighborhood watch volunteer was acquitted in the 2012 shooting death of unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin....
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Today's gatherings across France are a prelude to a unity march planned for Sunday in Paris that is expected to bring two dozen world leaders and thousands of participants....
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