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September 29, 2016 | NPR · Just as natural antibodies help your body find and fight microbial invaders, tailored research antibodies let scientists target and study cancer cells. But too many are poorly made, scientists say.
 

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September 29, 2016 | NPR · Today instant ramen is consumed in at least 80 countries around the world and even considered popular currency in American prisons.
 

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September 29, 2016 | NPR · A quota system for public universities and government jobs was meant to increase the number of Afro-Brazilians. But it has been abused and now a committee will decide an applicant’s race.
 

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September 29, 2016 | NPR · Cheo Coker was a well-respected journalist chronicling hip hop and pop before he moved to film and TV. His latest gig is as showrunner on Marvel’s highly anticipated black superhero series, Luke Cage.
 

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September 29, 2016 | NPR · Lloyd’s journey to success was long and hard-fought. In her new memoir, she describes how she nearly quit playing soccer, and reveals painful details about her strained relationship with her parents.
 

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September 28, 2016 | NPR · In 1936, Country Home magazine sent its “rural correspondent of the year” Susan Eisele on a trip to NYC. With a 6-week-old in tow, she soaked up the city and hit it off with hard-bitten newspapermen.
 

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September 28, 2016 | WXPN · Hear performances by Liz Longley, The Sheepdogs and Quiet Life, recorded live at the 55th annual Philadelphia Folk Festival in August 2016.
 

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September 28, 2016 | NPR · In a piece on his latest album, the Pulitzer-winning composer uses a code of musical notes to spell out the name of his wife, Natasha. Another composition is inspired by her remarkable resilience.
 

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September 28, 2016 | NPR · Hear the Austin, Texas-based Latin funk band’s seven-minute workout of “Fairies Wear Boots,” complete with horns, fuzz and a touch of dub.
 

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