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In sighted people, the part of the brain that recognizes faces is linked to the brain's visual system. But in blind people it seems wired to circuits that process sound. Tina Zellmer/Ikon Images/Corbis hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Blind From Birth, But Able To Use Sound To 'See' Faces

The area of the brain that recognizes faces can use sound instead of sight. That recent discovery suggests facial recognition is so important to humans that it's part of our most basic wiring.

A tub of Susan Stamberg's mother-in-law's famous cranberry relish made by Beth Hansen of Easton, Md. Jackie Judd/NPR hide caption

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Mama Stamberg's Cranberry Relish Put To The Test At Amish Market

A woman on the Eastern Shore of Maryland said she'd love to make and sell Susan Stamberg's mother-in-law's famous cranberry relish. Naturally, Stamberg had to inspect the operation and try it out.

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A Closer Look At Sexual Assaults On Campus

Colleges Straddle Line Between Assault Prevention And Victim Blaming

When it comes to raising assault awareness among possible victims, figuring out what to say has been complicated for schools. Some that have tried have been criticized for putting the onus on victims.

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