All Things Considered for May 7, 2015 Hear the All Things Considered program for May 7, 2015

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Shots - Health News

Are You Sick, And Sick Of Hearing 'Everything Happens For A Reason'?

Afraid of saying the wrong thing to someone with a serious illness? Now there are "empathy cards" that make fun of those well-meaning but tasteless remarks.

On The Word's new album, Soul Food, the group tackles traditional gospel grooves and seriously funky backbeats. Jay Adkins/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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For The Word, Gospel Is More About A Feeling

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Cambrian Genomics says that what it calls a DNA printer is essentially a DNA sorter — it quickly spots and collects the desired, tailored stretch of DNA. Courtesy of Cambrian Genomics hide caption

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Shots - Health News

DNA 'Printing' A Big Boon To Research, But Some Raise Concerns

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DNA 'Printing' A Big Boon To Research, But Some Raise Concerns

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Haqqathon-ers from the winning team, which developed the social media site Champions of Islam, at the event in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Courtesy of Rim-Sarah Alouane hide caption

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Parallels

'Haqqathon' Takes Anti-ISIS Fight To Cyberspace

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'Haqqathon' Takes Anti-ISIS Fight To Cyberspace

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In his long career, 76-year-old Uruguayan violinist Federico Britos has played with many of the top jazz artists in the U.S. and Latin America. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Violinist Federico Britos Returns To The Hot Club

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