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SpaceX Rocket Sends A New Door To Space Station

A new standardized docking port is bound for the International Space Station, in a mission that caused a sonic boom over Central Florida early Monday morning.
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Wellness Programs Take Aim At Workplace Stress

A recent poll shows stress tops the list for people concerned about the impact of their job on their health. Workplace wellness programs often address stress, but many employees don't sign up.
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Cardiac Rehab Saves Lives. So Why Don't More Heart Patients Sign Up?

Research shows exercise-based cardiac rehab programs help heart patients heal faster and live longer. But fewer than a third take part. Time and cost are the main barriers, doctors and patients say.
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World AIDS Conference Returns To Durban, South Africa. How Has The Conversation Changed?

The port city is hosting the International AIDS conference for a second time. NPR's Jason Beaubien tells NPR's Lynn Neary that much progress has been made in combating AIDS, but more needs to be done.
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Despite The Headlines, Steven Pinker Says The World Is Becoming Less Violent

Psychologist Steven Pinker's book The Better Angels of Our Nature explains that the world is actually growing less violent, even though the media may give a different impression.
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New Research Debunks The Dinosaur's Roar

New studies prove that dinosaurs may not have roared in their days on the earth. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to paleontologist Julia Clarke about her new discovery — the cooing sounds of dinosaurs.
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Don't Do What I Do: How Getting Out Of Sync Can Help Relationships

When someone's angry we tend to get angry in return. But responding in an unexpected way is a valid tool in psychotherapy, and it can help make everyday relationships work better, too.
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'Sheep View' Campaign Calls On Google To Photograph Roads In Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands tourism board launched a campaign called Sheep View 360, shot by attaching cameras to some of the archipelago's many sheep.
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She Offered The Robber A Glass Of Wine, And That Flipped The Script

NPR's Alix Spiegel, co-host of the podcast and program Invisibilia, tells the story of a robbery that was halted when a woman decided to respond to the threat in an unexpected way — with kindness.
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Where Did Agriculture Begin? Oh Boy, It's Complicated

Scientists have long assumed that farming began among one group in the Mideast. But a new study suggests a more diverse origin story.

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