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An unidentified western patient receives a stem cell treatment for heart disease at a clinic in Bangkok, Thailand on Feb. 7, 2007. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Offshore Stem Cell Clinics Sell Hope, Not Science

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This tiny telescope gets implanted in one eye and magnifies the image to make up for "holes" in the person's vision. It can greatly improve sight for some people with age-related macular degeneration. Courtesy VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies hide caption

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Tiny Eye Telescope Brings Back A World Of Sight

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A flint-knapper makes sharp stone flakes by striking a flint "core" with a hammerstone. Human Origins Initiative hide caption

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Human Origins Initiative

A Handy Bunch: Tools, Thumbs Helped Us Thrive

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In 2007, Megan Stack was awarded the Overseas Press Club's Hal Boyle Award for best newspaper reporting from abroad. Jamie Tarabay hide caption

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War Stories: A Reporter's Education In The Mideast

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Jennifer Egan's short stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Harpers and McSweeny's. Pieter M. van Hattem hide caption

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Jennifer Egan Does Avant-Garde Fiction — Old School

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