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  1. Surfers And Scientists Team Up To Create The 'Perfect Wave'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | National Public Radio

    Forget Hawaii or Fiji. The spot that's really got surfers talking these days is a secluded pond more than 100 miles from the ocean, in California's Central Valley.

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  2. A Parting Gift - With Legs - For Marin Alsop At The Cabrillo FestivalRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2016 | National Public Radio

    Marin Alsop and John Adams at a performance of Adams' Dr. Atomic at the Cabrillo Festival in 2008. Cabrillo Festival hide caption This summer marks my 25th and final season as music director of the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music in Santa Cruz, Calif.

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  3. 'Clone Sisters' Of Dolly The Sheep Are Healthy, Alive And KickingRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2016 | National Public Radio

    Four sheep cloned from the same genetic material as Dolly roam the paddocks in Nottingham, England. The University of Nottingham hide caption The sheep are just four of 13 clones Sinclair shepherds, but they're the most famous because of their relation to Dolly, the sheep that made headlines two decades ago as the first successfully cloned mammal.

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  4. Millions Of Women Take A Long Walk With A 40-Pound Water CanRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2016 | National Public Radio

    A few years back, while working in Benin, environmental health specialist Jay Graham saw an elderly woman in line at a pump to get water. She looked far too old to carry the water home herself, so he was relieved to see other people helping her - until he realized they were just making sure she had successfully balanced the 40-pound can on her head.

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  5. Using Algorithms To Catch The Sounds Of Endangered FrogsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | National Public Radio

    Scientists in California are turning to big data to help save the red-legged frog, which is listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Gary Kittleson hide caption Scientists in California are turning to big data to help save the red-legged frog, which is listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

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  6. For Some NBA Hopefuls, A Timeout In Basketball's Lesser-Known LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | National Public Radio

    The Canton Charge, in yellow, play against the Idaho Stampede at the NBA D-League Showcase at the Kaiser Permanente Arena in Santa Cruz, Calif., on Jan. 6. Talia Herman for NPR hide caption The Canton Charge, in yellow, play against the Idaho Stampede at the NBA D-League Showcase at the Kaiser Permanente Arena in Santa Cruz, Calif., on Jan. 6. When the NBA draft comes around each year, young basketball players with fresh haircuts, designer suits and big smiles sit in an area as the spectacle unfolds. They're waiting to hear the league's commissioner call their names in front of a national TV audience.

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