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The evolution of exoskeletons, hanging on the wall at Ekso Bionics in Richmond, Calif. Peter Earl McCollough for NPR hide caption

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A Suit That Turns A Person Into A Robot (Sort Of)

Robots are really bad at many simple human tasks. One possible workaround: Combine the person with the machine.

NPR reporter Carrie Johnson runs through a target practice drill with instructor Bryan Patterson as part of the Use of Force simulation at the Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund in Virginia. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Experiencing The 'Realities Of Being A Police Officer'

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Stereomoody Populous

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, pictured here in 2004, was the principal publisher of the writers and poets known as the Beat Generation. Gezett/ullstein bild via Getty Images hide caption

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At 96, Poet And Beat Publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti Isn't Done Yet

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FRAM Rodrigo y Gabriela

A Stanford University study explored the medical records of millions of people looking for patterns. People taking proton-pump inhibitors for chronic heartburn seemed to be at somewhat higher risk of having a heart attack than people not taking the pills. IStockphoto hide caption

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Data Dive Suggests Link Between Heartburn Drugs And Heart Attacks

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The evolution of exoskeletons, hanging on the wall at Ekso Bionics in Richmond, Calif. Peter Earl McCollough for NPR hide caption

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A Suit That Turns A Person Into A Robot (Sort Of)

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Approaching the End The Abbasi Brothers
Dreams of a Graffiti Artist The Abbasi Brothers
Sapphire Bonobo
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Crawlspace Caspian

Maysa, whose new album Back 2 Love is out now, is a music industry veteran and a Baltimore native. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Back To Baltimore And 'Back 2 Love' With R&B Singer Maysa

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Extraspecial Mark Lettieri

Pump jacks and wells work in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation in California. Economist Michael Porter says that hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a "game changer" for the U.S. economy. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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America's Next Economic Boom Could Be Lying Underground

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The Librarian of Congress, James Billington, speaks at an event last year at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Kevin Wolf/AP hide caption

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After Nearly 30 Years, Librarian Of Congress Is Calling It Quits

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Levy Break of Reality
Light the Fuse Break of Reality
Axis Joan Jeanrenaud

Simon Clements, left, and Steve Williams with their 6-month-old daughter, Sophie, in London. The two British men began the process of finding a surrogate mother more than two years ago. While legal in the U.K., the practice of surrogacy is tightly restricted. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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Surrogate Parenting: A Worldwide Industry, Lacking Global Rules

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Relatives of convicted murderer Aftab Bahadur mourn beside his body after his execution in Lahore, Pakistan, on Wednesday. Bahadur was just 15 when he was accused of a 1992 murder. Pakistan has executed more than 150 people since lifting a moratorium on the death penalty last December. Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pakistan Executes Man Who Was 15 When Charged With Murder

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Brooklyn Ki Bhairavi (Raga Bhairavi) Neel Murgai Ensemble
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Bibo No Aozora Ryuichi Sakamoto
Schubert-Quintet (Unfinished): Movement II Kronos Quartet
The Beatitudes Kronos Quartet
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