Morning Edition Button Various 0:04

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Believing in Miracles William Ackerman 1:30

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Blues for Ollie Bobby Watson 0:15

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    The Gates BBQ Suite

One Minute Too Late! Bobby Watson 0:30

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A fruit fly larva's body is covered with a network of photosensing neurons that help it detect and avoid light. The cells glow under a light with the help of a green fluorescent protein. Dr. Chun Han/University of California, San Francisco hide caption

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The Equator Tortoise 0:27

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The Equator Tortoise 0:30

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Iraq vet Chris Rader takes an advanced vision test designed to spot hemianopsias and other vision problems. Rader’s hemianopsia prevents him from seeing any of the lights on the left side of the panel. Amy Standen/KQED hide caption

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Sun Will Set Zoe Keating 0:10

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Yearnin' Turtle Island String Quartet & Ying Quartet 1:30

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Chicken Shack Jack Grant Geissman & Tom Scott 1:00

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    Cool Man Cool
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Varga-Varga Chico Trujillo 0:54

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Portals Wise-Magraw 0:18

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Jade Wise-Magraw 1:29

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Dressed in customary black and red funeral clothing, villagers from the Otuam fishing community carry the casket of their late ruler Nana Amuah-Afenyi V, who died two years ago. He is succeeded by his niece, King Peggy, a secretary at the Ghanaian embassy in Washington, who says she had to save up to give her uncle a fitting send-off. Eric Don-Arthur for NPR hide caption

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Infra 5 Max Richter 0:14

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Rock Fort Rock The Skatalites 0:31

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    Ball of Fire
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Birthday Song Mike Morgan & Morgan, Mike and The Crawl 0:15

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    Stronger Every Day
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Skeletons in Your Closet Rick Fowler 0:30

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Variation Six Jacques Loussier 1:39

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Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds The London Symphony Orchestra & Royal Choral Society 0:24

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Quiet Village Martin Denny 0:55

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    The Exciting Sounds of Martin Denny: Exotica/Exotica, Vol. 2
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