Morning Edition for January 13, 2011 Hear the Morning Edition program for January 13, 2011
Reversing Ryuichi Sakamoto
Amore Ryuichi Sakamoto

To eat, chitons use their teeth, which look like black bulbs with bluish highlights, to grind up rock. Lyle Gordon/Northwestern University hide caption

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Rock-Munching Mollusks A Model For Artificial Bones

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Kenny Clarke Charlie Watts & Jim Keltner
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In Detroit, A Fight Over Iconic School's Future

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Showbiz Blues Peter Parcek
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How Blue Can You Get Jeff Healey
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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush waves as he is introduced to the crowd during inauguration ceremonies for Republican Rick Scott on Jan. 4 outside the Old Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla. On Thursday, Bush and other Republican leaders are launching a new effort to reach out to Hispanic voters. Chris O'Meara/AP hide caption

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GOP Tries New Effort To Bring In Hispanic Voters

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Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks with reporters in his office at the capitol in Springfield. Quinn defended a massive increase in state income taxes passed by lawmakers. Seth Perlman/AP hide caption

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Illinois Taxes Rising; Wisconsin Hopes To Benefit

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Parts and Holes Robert Walters
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Maple Plank Robert Walter
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1983 (A Merman I Should Turn to Be) Nigel Kennedy
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Torrid Zone Afro-Soultet
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A man cleans quinoa grain in Pacoma, Bolivia. Quinoa's rising popularity in the U.S. has been a boon to some farmers in the semiarid highlands of Bolivia, but there are fears that the rising demand is pushing up prices for the grain, making it unaffordable for many Bolivians. Juan Karita/AP hide caption

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Demand For Quinoa A Boon For Bolivian Farmers

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Milagro Verde Los Mirlos
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Flicker Marc Ribot
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U.S. Army Capt. Aaron T. Schwengler (second left) and other U.S. soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, 187 Infantry, B Company talk with Afghan villagers during a patrol in Bangi village, Andar district in Ghazni province, Jan. 6. Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Afghans Wary Of Building Up Local Policing Forces

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Organizers suspect Tutankhamen's touring days are over; the Grand Egyptian Museum will be the final resting place for the boy king's treasures. Andreas Voegelin, Antikenmuseum Basel, Sammlung Ludwig/ hide caption

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King Tutankhamen's Farewell Tour

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Anesigu Hamza el Din
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