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CES 2014: 3D food printers create sweets and chocolates

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North America Arctic blast arrives in the east

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Vitamin E Might Help Slow Alzheimer's Early On

Alzheimer's is a disease without a cure, and the available treatments only slow its progression for a bit. Now there's evidence vitamin E may help hold it at bay, at least for people in the early stages of the disease.<p>The finding, though inconclusive, is a bit of a surprise. Vitamin E has gotten a …

Saving Babies' Lives Starts With Aquarium Pumps And Ingenuity

<b>Listen · 4:29</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>Good ideas don't only come from experts. An innovative engineering program in Texas has been proving that college undergraduates can tackle — and solve — vexing health challenges in developing countries.<p>Two engineers at Rice University in Houston …

22 States Curb Access To Abortion In 2013

The year 2013 marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide.<p>It also marked another year of success for those who would restrict or even outlaw the procedure.<p>While much national attention was focused on efforts to restrict abortion in …

For The Blind, Connected Devices Create A Novel Way To Read

Saturday is World Braille Day, commemorating the birth of Frenchman Louis Braille, who was blinded in an accident when he was a toddler. Undeterred, he became a brilliant student but was frustrated that he couldn't read or write.<p>In school, he learned about a system of dots used by soldiers to …

Fear Of Fainting, Flight And Cheese: One Man's 'Age Of Anxiety'

<i>Atlantic</i> magazine editor Scott Stossel has countless phobias and anxieties — some you've heard of, others you probably haven't.<p>"There's a vast encyclopedia of fears and phobias," he tells <i>Fresh Air</i>'s Terry Gross, "and pretty much any object, experience, situation you can think of, there is someone …

Frostbite Tips For Novices: Skip Whiskey And Shed Your Rings

Frostbite isn't usually a major worry here in Washington, D.C., but with wind chills below zero forecast for half of the Lower 48 by Tuesday morning, millions of people from the Plains to the East Coast will have to start thinking like Arctic explorers while waiting for a school bus or heading to …

Can't Stand The Cold Snap? Don't Go To Antarctica

You think it's cold? You ain't seen nothing! Imagine what it's like at science's coldest places: from the Eastern Antarctic Plateau to the moons of Saturn to the coldest labs.<p><b>Listen · 3:31</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>Transcript<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:<p>And with much of the nation is in the …

From the archive, 6 January 1958: Debate rages over official language in India

Bombay, January 5<p>The anti-Hindi agitation in the South is going full swing. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, which believes the South is oppressed by the North, has taken up the cudgels on behalf of English.<p>The Madras demonstrations which ended in riots were held in protest against Mr Nehru's …

Revolutionary WaterWheel Helps Women Transport Water More Efficiently in India

Water, hygiene, and transportation are constant challenges for developing nations like India, and women often shoulder the burden of collecting water …

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