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    Using Our Bodies' Microbes to Fight Disease

    New research shows we may be able to reduce our reliance on antibiotics by nurturing the beneficial microbes already in our bodies. Understanding how our invisible ecosystems work.

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    No Small Feat: The NBA's Shortest Player Never Gave Up

    At 5 foot 3, Muggsy Bogues holds the record as shortest player in NBA history. Criticism of his height started on the basketball courts of the Baltimore projects, and continued well into his career.
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    Tracing A Gin-Soaked Trail In London

    Around the world, new gin distilleries are popping up like mushrooms after a rain. NPR traces the boom to its historic roots in London, which once had 250 distilleries within the city limits alone.
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    Ranting And Throwing Papers: An Angry Candidate Runs For Congress

    State Rep. Mike Bost's rants on the Illinois House floor are the stuff viral dreams are made of. Bost says he has good reason to be upset, and wants voters to share his anger.
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    Israel's Solar-Powered 'Trees': For Smartphones And Community

    The man-made trees are designed to create a public space where people can gather and re-charge a battery — their own and their smartphone's.

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