Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush talks to voters at the Scott County Republican Party's Ronald Reagan Dinner on Tuesday in Bettendorf, Iowa. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Iowa Republicans Don't Think Jeb Is Bush Enough

The former Florida governor has a household name, but the candidate knows he needs to introduce himself. "I've gotta tell the Jeb story," he said, "I've got to say who I am. I've gotta show my heart."

Fine Art

Sculptor Turns Rain, Ice And Trees Into 'Ephemeral Works'

British artist Andy Goldsworthy's sculptures melt and decay. "It's not about art," he says. "It's just about life, and the need to understand that a lot of things in life do not last."

When Dr. Boie Jalloh got the call to join the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone, his friends told him he'd be crazy to sign on. It's a good thing he didn't listen. Aurelie Marrier Dunienville/for NPR hide caption

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Goats and Soda

To Prevent The Next Plague, Listen To Boie Jalloh

He's a doctor, an imam and a millennial. His ideas about fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone are part of the reason that, this week, the three countries at the center of the epidemic reported no new cases.

The SS United States ocean liner, currently docked in Philadelphia on Dec. 14, 2013. The SS United States is a luxury passenger liner built in 1952 for United States Lines designed to capture the trans-Atlantic speed record. Landov hide caption

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The Two-Way - News Blog

SS United States, Once a Marvel Of Technology, May Soon Be Scraps

The ship's conservancy has retained a broker to explore the potential sale of "America's Flagship" to a responsible, U.S.-based metals recycler, if no investor comes forward by Oct. 31.

Kroto displays a model of his discovery in 1996: a soccer-ball shaped carbon molecule that spawned a new field of study, and could act as a tiny cage to transport other chemicals. Michael Scates/AP hide caption

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Joe's Big Idea

A Discoverer Of The Buckyball Offers Tips On Winning A Nobel Prize

Harold Kroto shared a Nobel in 1996 for finding a new type of carbon molecule that ignited the field of nanotechnology. Find a passion where — with hard work — you can be the best, he advises.

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Bull trout are running out of time in Montana as their traditional waters heat up, biologists say. By moving more than a hundred fish to higher elevations, fisheries scientists hope to save the species by seeding a new population in waters that will stay cooler longer. Jim Mogen/USFWS hide caption

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Scientists Try Radical Move To Save Bull Trout From A Warming Climate

Bull trout are dwindling in Montana as their home-waters warm, and invasive fish devour them. Scooping up threatened fish and moving them higher up the mountain could backfire. Is the risk worth it?

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Valerie Nethery's LilyEmme Jewelry is among the first artisanal stores to be featured on Handmade, Amazon's new marketplace. LilyEmme Jewelry hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Amazon Takes Aim At Etsy With A New Craft Site, Handmade

Amazon will require that the goods be factory-free — a direct swipe at Etsy, which now allows artisans to work with manufacturers to increase their sales.

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Son Little's new album, Son Little, comes out Oct. 16. Anthony Saint James/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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First Listen

Preview Son Little's New Album

The inventive singer doesn't bother adhering to the iconography of vintage soul, preferring instead to point his path toward the future.

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