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Scientists Scramble to Understand A Mystery Virus

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The hemmorhaging on the belly of these woodfrog tadpoles is a sign of Ranavirus infection.
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The hemmorhaging on the belly of these woodfrog tadpoles is a sign of Ranavirus infection.

Are we playing games with Mother Nature without realizing it? Sabri Ben-Achour explores what could be behind a mysterious virus outbreak that's killing animals in a forest in Montgomery County.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 4, 2015

You can see two exhibits and rub elbows with the artists behind the work.
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The Surprising Roots of Barbecue

We speak with culinary historian Michael Twitty about the roots of familiar southern dishes in African and Native American food traditions.

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President Obama's Iran Speech

Veteran journalist Marvin Kalb joins us to discuss the parallels between JFK's nuclear disarmament speech fifty years ago and President Obama's speech on the nuclear deal with Iran.

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Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if anyone else felt like they didn't fit a "cookie-cutter mold."

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