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Shots - Health News

Biologists Choose Sides In Safety Debate Over Lab-Made Pathogens

The debate about whether it's OK to engineer and study microbes that could prompt a human pandemic has reignited. Each side now has a website and its own list of Nobelists and superstar supporters.

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In Stockton, Calif., Punks Are The New Mall Rats

Abandoned storefronts in strip malls are common here in one of the largest cities to file for bankruptcy. But one abandoned storefront plays host to a thriving punk indie music scene.

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Sweetness And Light

Amateurism's Dying Hour

Frank Deford says that, with recent legal developments, the stage is set for college athletes to get paid for their performances. Will March Madness ever be the same again?

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An employee works at the axle gear production line at a BMW plant in Dingolfing, southern Germany, on March 23, 2012. This BMW plant installed special ergonomic workspaces to help its rapidly aging workforce — a trend that's reflected in Germany's economy as a whole. That's one reason why critics oppose a new move to lower the country's early retirement age. Christof Stache/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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