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No End In Sight? No Problem!

All of our scientific tools have limits. These limits ensure that we will never see the whole picture. We can never have complete knowledge of the universe. Above, the ESO's APEX radio telescope probes the heavens from its lonely perch on Chile's Chajnantor plateau. Gordon Gillet/ESO hide caption

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13.7: Cosmos And Culture

No End In Sight? No Problem!

Our quest for knowledge will never end because we just can't know everything, no matter how hard we try, says commentator Marcelo Gleiser. But that's a good thing. Here's why.

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

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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
Bolivia Makes Child Labor Legal, In An Attempt To Make It Safer

A young girl sells pastries on a street in El Alto, Bolivia. While most of the world is trying to put an end to child labor, Bolivia has legalized it. hide caption

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World

Bolivia Makes Child Labor Legal, In An Attempt To Make It Safer

New legislation in Bolivia will allow children as young as 10 to work. Critics say the law will keep kids out of school, but supporters argue that children are working anyway — and need protection.

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
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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