Actress Sofia Vergara Sued By Her Own Frozen Embryos

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Monkeys' vocal equipment can produce the sounds of human speech, research shows, but they lack the connections between the auditory and motor parts of the brain that humans rely on to imitate words. Brian Jefferey Beggerly/Flickr hide caption

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Say, What? Monkey Mouths And Throats Are Equipped For Speech

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Jonathan Coleman and his son compare graphene-infused Silly Putty (left) with the unadulterated kids stuff. Naoise Culhane/Amber Center, Trinity College Dublin hide caption

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Flint Mayor Karen Weaver says she is happy with some of the progress made in the city, but it needs more funding to continue replacing water pipes. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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In Flint, Mayor Works On Rebuilding Pipes — And Trust In The City

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Retired coal miners could face the loss of health benefits if Congress doesn't implement a fix by Friday. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Retired Coal Miners At Risk Of Losing Promised Health Coverage And Pensions

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When A Psychologist Succumbed To Stress, He Coined The Term 'Burnout'

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Samples from this 17th century Lithuanian mummy were found to house samples of variola, the virus that causes smallpox. Kiril Cachovski/Lithuanian Mummy Project hide caption

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A Mummy's DNA May Help Solve The Mystery Of The Origins Of Smallpox

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Life Expectancy In U.S. Drops For First Time In Decades, Report Finds

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The company SpotHero built a Zen Den to help employees avoid burnout. Stacey Vanek Smith/NPR hide caption

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Episode 740: Burnout

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