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Slides containing DNA sit in a bay waiting to be analyzed by a genome sequencing machine. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Shots - Health News

As Genetic Sequencing Spreads, Excitement, Worries Grow

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As Genetic Sequencing Spreads, Excitement, Worries Grow

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Space shuttle Endeavour is towed to the Kennedy Space Center landing facility in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Friday. John Raoux/AP Photo hide caption

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The End Of The Space Shuttle Era

Shuttle Endeavour To Begin Voyage To New Home

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Shuttle Endeavour To Begin Voyage To New Home

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A city worker sells eggs as people line up outside the truck in Mexico City on Aug. 24. The Mexican government is battling an egg shortage that has caused prices to spike in a country with the highest per-capita egg consumption on Earth. Alexandre Meneghini/AP hide caption

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It's No Yolk: Mexicans Cope With Egg Shortage, Price Spikes

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Kiuchi Brewery vice president Youichi Kiuchi holds a bottle of his company's Hitachino Nest beer. To make beer, the brewery is using equipment that once was used for sake. Lucy Craft/NPR hide caption

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Japanese Sake Makers Shake Off Tradition, Try Brewing Craft Beer

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Salman Rushdie's other novels include Midnight's Children, Shame and Luka and the Fire of Life. Syrie Moskowitz/Random House hide caption

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Becoming 'Anton,' Or, How Rushdie Survived A Fatwa

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In 2004, novelist Attica Locke attended the wedding of an interracial couple at Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, La. It was there that she became inspired to write her new work of fiction, The Cutting Season. roy.luck/via Flickr hide caption

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In 'Cutting Season,' One Plantation's Double Murder Mystery

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