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For 15 years, biologists in single-person, ultralight aircraft would each lead an experimental flock of young whooping cranes from Wisconsin to a winter home in Florida. But not anymore. Dave Umberger/AP hide caption

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To Make A Wild Comeback, Cranes Need More Than Flying Lessons

The 15-year project wasn't a flight of fancy. Biologists used a plane to successfully teach many young, captive-bred whooping cranes to migrate cross-country. But the birds aren't reproducing well.

Only One DM & Jemini
Sleep on the Left Side Cornershop
Gypsy Bonobo
Nix Dawn of Midi
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Pota Mór Fataí Bob Brozman, John McSherry et. al.
Chameleon Herbie Hancock
On Fire Minorstep
Puma Dntel

Dr. Leana Wen helps distribute groceries to seniors in a Baltimore neighborhood with few fresh food options. Courtesy of Lizzy Unger/Baltimore City Health Department hide caption

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Baltimore's Leana Wen: A Doctor For The City

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With My Friends (Instrumental) Aloe Blacc
Beginners Theme Suite Roger Neill, Dave Palmer & Brian Reitzell
Broken Patterns Peter Broderick
Social Insecurity Oddisee

Following the example set in Pakistan, the government of Bangladesh is having the mobile operator Grameenphone, which is majority-owned by Telenor, fingerprint SIM card customers. This is an FAQ on the biometric program. Grameenphone hide caption

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After Terrorist Attack, A Phone Company Is Beating Google At Big Data

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Heights
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Journalists Struggle To Describe Trump's Racially Charged Rhetoric

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KC Doppler Slide Five
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Intent Julia Kent
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The Vanishing Point Ben Sollee

For 15 years, biologists in single-person, ultralight aircraft would each lead an experimental flock of young whooping cranes from Wisconsin to a winter home in Florida. But not anymore. Dave Umberger/AP hide caption

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To Make A Wild Comeback, Cranes Need More Than Flying Lessons

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It's All Right Curtis Mayfield & the Impressions
People Everywhere (Still Alive) Khruangbin

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