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March 31, 2015 | NPR · In Africa, where there aren’t always roads from point A to point B, drones could take critical medicines to remote spots. But the airborne vehicles make people uneasy for lots of reasons.
 

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March 31, 2015 | NPR · The outage halted public transportation and shuttered business across much of Turkey. An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the country’s blackout, the biggest in 15 years.
 

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March 31, 2015 | NPR · Scientists say they’ve IDed the bacteria that emit that rank smell after a hard workout. Future deodorants might target that bad actor rather than blocking sweat glands or nuking all bacteria.
 

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March 31, 2015 | NPR · The late Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series of novels is getting an addition, The Girl in the Spider’s Web. The book, written by David Lagercrantz, just got its title and a U.S. release date: Sept. 1.
 

March 31, 2015 | NPR · Katherine Fawcett’s short story collection is comfortably domestic, full of quiet drama and unfussy detail. Until you read further and discover the mermaids, monsters and lonely planets (literally).
 

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March 31, 2015 | NPR · Aislinn Hunter’s new novel tells two parallel tales of two young girls — both gone missing in the same place, a century apart. Reviewer Jean Zimmerman says the book’s tough truths held her interest.
 

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March 31, 2015 | NPR · Simple schemers — or criminal scammers? Try and identify the makers of musical mischief in our April Fools’ puzzler.
 

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March 31, 2015 | WXPN · The Australian rock band, known for “Under The Milky Way,” performs songs from its new album.
 

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March 31, 2015 | opbmusic · Once the horn section comes in to add an exclamation point to everything, there’s no turning back.
 

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