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Two scoops of Perfect Day's vegan ice cream, made with synthetic whey proteins. Protein from whey, a byproduct of cheese-making, is often used to give frozen desserts a creamy texture. Perfect Day makes its whey proteins using microbes. Olivia Falcigno/NPR hide caption

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Dairy Ice Cream, No Cow Needed: These Egg And Milk Proteins Are Made Without Animals

Some startups are making synthetic versions of animal proteins for use in foods from smoothies to baked goods. The goal: to reshape the food supply without the environmental footprint of livestock.

"What really does set this list of products apart from all of the earlier tariffs are it's basically consumer goods," said Chad Bown, a trade analyst at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "It's clothing, and toys, iPhones." John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Get Ready For Higher Prices If New Tariffs Hit Goods From China, Retailers Warn

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Ray and Charles sit in their living room in 1958. An intimate alcove was tucked into the larger, high-ceilinged room. Julius Shulman/J. Paul Getty Trust hide caption

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Charles And Ray Eames Made Life Better By Design; Their Home Was No Exception

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A mobile home park destroyed by last year's wildfire in Paradise, California. Those rebuilding homes and lives say they're getting contradictory messages about whether the water is safe to drink. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Water Uncertainty Frustrates Victims Of California's Worst Wildfire

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R. Kelly, photographed at a court hearing in Illinois on June 26, 2019. E. Jason Wambsgans/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges In New York

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One of the 54 steerable dishes that make up much of the Atacama Large Millimeter Array in Chile's Atacama Desert. This one is 39 feet in diameter. Kathy Hudson/Hudson Works hide caption

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Chile And Telescopes Are A Match Made In Heaven

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Two scoops of Perfect Day's vegan ice cream, made with synthetic whey proteins. Protein from whey, a byproduct of cheese-making, is often used to give frozen desserts a creamy texture. Perfect Day makes its whey proteins using microbes. Olivia Falcigno/NPR hide caption

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Dairy Ice Cream, No Cow Needed: These Egg And Milk Proteins Are Made Without Animals

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Luce (Kelvin Harrison Jr., center) is an athletic and popular star student in director Julius Onah's film, based on J.C. Lee's play. Jon Pack/NEON hide caption

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Is This Star Student A Saint Or A Sociopath?: 'Luce'

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