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Image by Coneyl Jay and Getty Images Some people are born believers. Fake surgeries have been shown to relieve traumatic knee pain; “dummy pills” have wiped away migraines. A new report from Harvard University describes how certain genes predispose...
Steam emissions of a factory in the industrial corridor in El Salto, Mexico on March 22, 2015. Imagine if you woke up one day and all of the working-age men and women in your town were gone. They’d disappeared practically overnight. How would...
RELATED LINKSU.S. airstrikes against Islamic State group begin in Iraq Iraqis trickling back to Mosul, but bracing for more violence What’s behind the growing rift between Iraq and U.S. forces in the fight against Islamic State? JUDY WOODRUFF: Iraq...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSScientists search for understanding of dark matter New Space Telescope to Map Dark Matter Large Hadron Collider gears up to find dark matter, new particles in its second run JUDY WOODRUFF: Scientists...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSHow can we return privacy control to social media How Michelle Obama’s upbringing shaped her White House priorities T.C Boyle examines complexity of American violence in his latest novel JUDY WOODRUFF:...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSIncreasing hydropower hits a bipartisan sweet spot Tidal Project Signals New Shift in Clean Energy: Water Power Running on renewable energy, Burlington, Vermont powers green movement forward JUDY...