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Recent research has shown that zebra finches sing differently when drunk, bu...
If you've ever listened to karaoke at a bar, you know that drinking can affect how well someone can sing. Christopher Olson and his colleagues at Oregon Health and Science University recently set out...
Employees of the U.S. Radium Corporation paint numbers on the faces of wrist...
Before turning the page on 2014, All Things Considered is paying tribute to some of the people who passed away this year whose stories you may not have heard — including Mae Keane.In the early 1920s...
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Growing up in 1970s England, Salena Godden stood out. Her mother was Jamaican and her father was an Irish jazz musician who mysteriously disappeared from her life when she was very young.In her...
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Die-ins, like this one at Union Station in Washington, D.C., on December 6, ...
In January, linguists will gather for the annual meeting of the American Dialect Society in January to vote on the 2014 Word of the Year.The Oxford Dictionaries already made their 2014 pick, "vape."...
For more than 30 years, Dr. Marion Downs pushed for newborns to be screened ...
Before turning the page on 2014, All Things Considered is paying tribute to some of the people who passed away this year whose stories you may not have heard — including Dr. Marion Downs.As recently...
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