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Gut Microbes May Play Deadly Role In Malnutrition
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The British have long said, "Keep calm and carry on." But the catchphrase may need an update for health care. Keepcalm-o-matic.co.uk hide caption

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Could you say "no" to this face? Christoph Bartneck of the University of Canterbury in New Zealand recently tested whether humans could end the life of a robot as it pleaded for survival. Christoph Bartneck hide caption

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No Mercy For Robots: Experiment Tests How Humans Relate To Machines
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Some hospices require patients to have a caregiver at home. But for many families, that's just not an option. Guven Demir/iStockphoto hide caption

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Forty years after Roe v. Wade --€” and nearly 50 years after the start of efforts toward legalizing abortion €-- the debate still carries on, with younger generations ready to take up the cause for both sides. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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'Roe V. Wade' Turns 40, But Abortion Debate Is Even Older
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