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A Tiny Pill Monitors Vital Signs From Deep Inside The Body

Sensors that work inside the body are gaining new skills. The latest version can track heart rate and respiratory rate, as well as temperature, as it travels through the digestive system.

La Vie en Rose Louis Armstrong
Django's Tiger Django Reinhardt

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A Peek At Brain Connections May Reveal Attention Deficits

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Occasional Magic Yppah
Don't Wanna Fight Alabama Shakes

A biologist holds a slide prepared for testing in a micro array for biological hazards at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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U.S. Bioterrorism-Detection Program Is Unreliable, Report Finds

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A group at MIT built this tiny package of sensors to collect vital signs as it travels through the digestive system. Albert Swiston/MIT hide caption

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A Tiny Pill Monitors Vital Signs From Deep Inside The Body

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My Burr Minotaur Shock

Anti-death penalty activists, including members of MoveOn.org and other advocay groups, rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in a final attempt to prevent the execution of Oklahoma inmate Richard Glossip on Sept. 29. Larry French/Getty Images hide caption

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Are Last-Minute Death Penalty Delays Cruel And Unusual Punishment?

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Song 2 DJ Krush
My Guru Dan the Automator

First-time Turkish director Deniz Gamze Ergüven tells the story of five sisters from a contemporary Turkish village in Mustang. (From left) Tugba Sunguroglu, Doga Zeynep Doguslu, Elit Iscan, Ilayda Akdogan and Güneş Şensoy. Cohen Media Group hide caption

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'Mustang' Takes On Women's Rights In Fairy Tale Form

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Martinez recommends Crybabies in earbud.fm, NPR's guide to great podcasts. Annette Allen/NPR hide caption

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Writer Domingo Martinez Says 'Crybabies' Podcast 'Makes Me Choke Up'

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Bohemian Rhapsody Queen
Bullseye The Martinis
Je Suis le Vent Working for a Nuclear Free City
Rumble Link Wray

Mendocino, Calif., lures vacationing tourists and retirees. But the lone hospital on this remote stretch of coast, in nearby Fort Bragg, is struggling financially. David McSpadden/Wikimedia hide caption

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Mendocino Coast Fights To Keep Its Lone Hospital Afloat

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Roads Must Roll Boom Bip
Under The Pressure The War on Drugs
Pearly Monster Rally
Goldrush The Herbaliser
Thanksgiving Theme Vince Guaraldi & Vince Guaraldi Trio

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So Long, Turkey: 3 Ways To Spice Up Thanksgiving Without The Bird

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Montego Sunset Menahan Street Band
Lester Leaps In Quincy Jones

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