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STORIES OF LIFE IN A CHANGING WORLD

The bill would provide "adequate protection to certain vulnerable groups," says Mohamed Ahmed, director of the legal department of Somaliland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Aldo Pavan/Getty Images/Lonely Planet Image hide caption

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By mid-January, there had been nearly 5,000 reported cases of diphtheria in the camps and 33 deaths. Allison Joyce for NPR hide caption

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Rare Disease Finds Fertile Ground In Rohingya Refugee Camps

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A female hiker is attacked by bugs on the Welch-Dickey trail. Tyler Stableford / Aurora Outdoo/Getty Images/Aurora Creative hide caption

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How To Teach Mosquitoes To Leave You Alone

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A new study finds people all over the world are able to differentiate between lullabies and dance songs from cultures they're unfamiliar with. Klubovy/Getty Images hide caption

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Some Types Of Songs Are Universally Identifiable, Study Suggests

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Are There Zombie Viruses In The Thawing Permafrost?

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The town sign stands in the snow at the entrance to Davos, Switzerland, host to the 48th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum taking place this week. Donald Trump will be among the attendees. David Keyton/AP hide caption

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In the play The Homecoming Queen, Kelechi (played by Mfoniso Udofia) is a best-selling novelist who returns to her native village in Nigeria for the first time since leaving for the U.S. 15 years earlier. Ahron R. Foster hide caption

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The Permafrost Tunnel Research Facility, dug in the mid-1960s, allows scientists a three-dimensional look at frozen ground. Kate Ramsayer/NASA hide caption

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Is There A Ticking Time Bomb Under The Arctic?

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