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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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Gato Montes Mariachi Oro Juvenil
Silverio Perez Mariachi Oro Juvenil
El Toro Bonobo

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#TheEmptyChair Amplifies Conversation About Sexual Assault

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Walk With Me [Instrumental] [Instrumental] Rjd2
Chase Me Hexstatic

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

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First Snowfall Blockhead
Quiet Storm Blockhead
Concerning the UFO Sighting Near Highland, Illinois Sufjan Stevens
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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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Montana Tycho
Dreamwood Hiss Golden Messenger
Cascades Fleet Foxes
World We Live In Sebastian Plano
Postcards From Italy Beirut

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

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Better Than That Nomo
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I Do Exist T-Bone Burnett & The Civil Wars
Dendrites On Holiday Williamson
Never Do Your Woman Wrong [#][*][Instrumental] Sly & the Family Stone

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