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Farming The Bluefin Tuna, Tiger Of The Ocean, Is Not Without A Price

Yonathan Zohar, Jorge Gomezjurado and Odi Zmora check on bluefin tuna larvae in tanks at the University of Maryland Baltimore County's Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology. hide caption

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The Salt

Farming The Bluefin Tuna, Tiger Of The Ocean, Is Not Without A Price

Scientists are trying to raise prized bluefin tuna completely in captivity. An experiment at a Baltimore college is the first successful attempt in North America.

California Pharmacists Resist Translating Medicine Labels

California's Board of Pharmacy is considering requiring all pharmacies in the state to provide bilingual labels on prescription medicines. hide caption

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Shots - Health News

California Pharmacists Resist Translating Medicine Labels KQED

Adding a translation to the English label would require bigger bottles, pharmacists say. They worry patients would wind up carrying a few pills around loose — without any instructions at all.

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KQED
Deford: Is Goodell Good Enough To Lead The NFL?

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at a press conference in May. Goodell's handling of concerns about concussions and controversies surrounding players have led commentator Frank Deford to wonder whether Goodell is up to the job. hide caption

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Sweetness And Light

Deford: Is Goodell Good Enough To Lead The NFL?

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's two-game suspension of a Baltimore Ravens player for an alleged assault has been widely criticized. Commentator Frank Deford says American football needs a new envoy.

As Pharma Jobs Leave N.J., Office Space Ghost Towns Remain

Tom Stanton of the real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle shows off empty lab space at Roche in Nutley, N.J. hide caption

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As Pharma Jobs Leave N.J., Office Space Ghost Towns Remain WNYC

In the last 20 years, New Jersey went from having more than 20 percent of U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturing jobs to less than 10 percent. That means offices, labs and warehouses have gone dark.

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WNYC
Want To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint? Choose Mackerel Over Shrimp

A fisherman pulls a basket filled with anchovies aboard a fishing boat off of Peru's northern port of Chimbote, in 2012. Peru is the world's top fishmeal exporter, producing about a third of worldwide supply. hide caption

itoggle caption Enrique Castro-Mendivil/Reuters/Landov

The Salt

Want To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint? Choose Mackerel Over Shrimp

Sardines and other small, oily fish are some of the most nutritious in the sea. Now there's another reason to eat them: Fishermen use a lot less fuel to catch them than to catch many other kinds of seafood.

American Doctor Sick With Ebola Now Fighting For His Life

Dr. David Mcray speaks about his colleague Dr. Kent Brantly during a news conference Monday in Fort Worth, Texas. Brantly is one of two American aid workers who have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working at a hospital in Liberia. hide caption

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Goats and Soda

American Doctor Sick With Ebola Now Fighting For His Life KERA

After caring for Ebola patients for several months in West Africa, Dr. Kent Brantly noticed last week that he had symptoms. The 33-year-old immediately put himself into a Liberian isolation ward.

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KERA
The Hidden Costs Of Fighting Polio In Pakistan

During nationwide polio campaigns, hundreds of thousands of health workers go door to door, giving children two drops of the polio vaccine. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Goats and Soda

The Hidden Costs Of Fighting Polio In Pakistan

The effort to end polio is taking a toll on Pakistan's already overstretched health system. With more children dying of measles and diarrhea, some question whether the focus on polio is worth it.

Time To 'Girl Up': Teens Fight For The Right To School, Soccer

Watch out, Congress: Girl Up activists came to the nation's capital in June to lobby for issues affecting girls in the developing world. From left, Alexandrea Leone (Ewing, N.J.), Grace Peters (Flemington, N.J.), Aklesiya Dejene (Chicago), Isabella Gonzalez and Erika Hiple (Stockton, N.J.) hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Time To 'Girl Up': Teens Fight For The Right To School, Soccer

Sure, they talk about boys. But mainly they talk about girls — and how to bring better education, health care and other opportunities to their sisters in poor and sometimes prejudicial countries.

New Mix: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Join Fences, Plus Zola Jesus, Sun Kil Moon, More

Clockwise from upper left: Fences (aka Christopher Mansfield) and Macklemore, Zola Jesus, Spider Bags, Sun Kil Moon, Frazey Ford Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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All Songs Considered

New Mix: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Join Fences, Plus Zola Jesus, Sun Kil Moon, More

On this week's All Songs Considered, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis collaborate with fellow Seattle band Fences, plus new music from Frazey Ford, Spider Bags, Zola Jesus, GOAT and more.

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