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Close Listening: How Sound Reveals The Invisible

The stethoscope seems so simple — a 19th century tool for listening more closely to the human heart or lungs. It also sparked a culture of listening that is transforming the way scientists learn.

President Obama is the first sitting president to visit a federal prison. Kevin Lamarque/Landov hide caption

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Pell Grants For Prisoners: An Old Argument Revisited

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Pell Grants For Prisoners: An Old Argument Revisited

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This week's New York magazine cover has received a lot of attention. New York Magazine/Via Twitter hide caption

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#TheEmptyChair Amplifies Conversation About Sexual Assault

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A young man peers out a window in a holding cell after arriving at the intake unit at Alameda County Juvenile Hall. Brett Myers/Youth Radio hide caption

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At One Juvenile Hall, Too Few Staff Has A Big Impact

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Afaf Shini, a host on the Palestine 48 TV channel, holds a reading card with the satellite channel's logo during a morning broadcast in Ramallah in July. Israel shut down operations just days after the launch. Nasser Nasser/AP hide caption

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In The West Bank, A Rough Start Doesn't Deter New Arab TV Channel

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Close Listening: How Sound Reveals The Invisible

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Close Listening: How Sound Reveals The Invisible

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Joss Stone's new album, Water For Your Soul, is out July 31. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Through Doubt And Dark Times, Joss Stone Lets Her Voice Light The Way

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