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Ebene Quartet Highlights The Lesser-Known Mendelssohn On New Album

The Ebene Quartet's latest album is called Mendelssohn: Felix and Fanny. It's filled with music from the Mendelssohn most of us have heard of — Felix. But it also features his sister Fanny, an accomplished composer in her own right. Audie Cornish finds out more about the strong bond between these artistic siblings, from two members of the Ebene Quartet.
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A Scientist's Journey From Beer To Microbiology To Bourbon Making

When his homebrew tasted bad, a college student decided to pursue microbiology. After more than a decade as a scientist, he's going back to brewing — but this time, he's moving up to bourbon.
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A Scientist's Journey From Beer To Microbiology To Bourbon Making

When his homebrew tasted bad, a college student decided to pursue microbiology. After more than a decade as a scientist, he's going back to brewing — but this time, he's moving up to bourbon.
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Dempsey Says If Needed He Would Recommend Ground Forces In Iraq

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told a Senate panel he supports the president's plan to combat Islamic State militants but that if it proved necessary, he would recommend U.S. ground forces.
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Minecraft's Business Model: A Video Game That Leaves You Alone

Microsoft is buying the company that created the video game Minecraft, which has a loyal following in part because of the freedom it allows players — including freedom from pressure to buy add-ons.

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