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Garrett shares a moment with his mother, Natalie Peterson. "He has been doing so good," she says. "He's been smiling." Nicole Haley/University of Michigan Health System hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Doctors Use 3-D Printing To Help A Baby Breathe

Garrett Peterson was born with a defective windpipe and every day he struggled to breathe. Now, thanks to a 3-D printer, his windpipe has been strengthened and Garrett should soon breathe normally.

Campaign workers and other political operatives are trying to find ways to use Google Glass on the campaign trail. Frederic J. Brown /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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It's All Politics

Google Glass: Coming Soon To A Campaign Trail Near You

Google Glass is still in the testing phase and still rather expensive, but that hasn't stopped political professionals from looking for ways Google Glass can become a powerful tool for campaigns.

At the Lenox Academy in Brooklyn, N.Y., educators try to teach kids to see struggle as a normal part of learning. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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Does Teaching Kids To Get 'Gritty' Help Them Get Ahead?

Education circles are abuzz with a new concept: that resilience and persistence are just as important as intelligence to predicting student success and achievement. But can "grit" actually be taught?

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