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April 17, 2014 | NPR · Scientists and food activists are launching a campaign to promote seeds that can be freely shared, rather than protected through patents and licenses. They call it the Open Source Seed Initiative.
 
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · A typical UPS truck now has hundreds of sensors on it. That's changing the way UPS drivers work — and it foreshadows changes coming for workers throughout the economy.
 
April 17, 2014 | NPR · Brazil is the spiritual home of soccer and a world powerhouse in the sport. It's woven into the Brazilian psyche. Wins and losses have had repercussions in other realms — including politics.
 

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April 16, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian tanks arrived in the city of Kramatorsk Wednesday morning. By the time they rolled out of the city, they were flying Russian flags. People in Kramatorsk tell the story of what happened.
 
April 16, 2014 | NPR · NATO has announced a strengthening of its forces near the alliance's eastern border. Gen. George Joulwan, the former NATO supreme allied commander for Europe, discusses the plan.
 
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April 16, 2014 | NPR · A 325 million-year-old fossil find shows that the gill structures of modern sharks are actually quite different from their ancient ancestors.
 

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April 12, 2014 | NPR · As pro-Russia demonstrators continue their tense standoff in Eastern Ukraine, police are conspicuously absent from city streets.
 

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April 13, 2014 | NPR · As the anniversary of last year's marathon bombing approaches, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Carrie Johnson about the investigation and legal wrangling yet to come.
 

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Apr 15, 2014 — Many parents probably hope their teens will never share explicit cellphone messages or photos. But some researchers and parents now say sexting might just be a normal part of teen development.
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Apr 8, 2014 — Health officials are on edge after outbreaks of measles and whooping cough. Colorado lawmakers want to make it tougher for parents to opt out of immunizing their children. A panel of parents weigh in.
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Apr 1, 2014 — Some museums have a reputation for being boring, expensive and not kid friendly. But finding the right museum and planning a family trip there might be easier than you think.
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Mar 25, 2014 — A video described as a dad hitting his 13-year-old daughter has gone viral, sparking a heated debate. Tell Me More's parenting panel discusses whether using physical punishment is ever appropriate.
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Mar 18, 2014Tell Me More learns different ways parents can integrate science and tech into their families from math professor Rachel Levy, her daughter Mimi Kome, and educational technologist Iman Saint Jean.
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Mar 11, 2014 — Many people know Jo Frost as the strict childcare expert on the ABC show Supernanny. Now she's back with a new book titled Jo Frost's Toddler Rules: Your Five-Step Guide to Shaping Proper Behavior.
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Mar 4, 2014 — Teachers and parents are wondering how early is too early to focus on academics in school. This week's parenting panel looks how the classroom is changing for young children.
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Feb 25, 2014 — New mothers usually take at least some time off after delivering a baby, but dads are less likely to take leave. Advocates are pushing more dads to take paternity leave, and employers to offer it.
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Feb 18, 2014 — American athletes are grabbing medals and stardom in Sochi. But parents also put in plenty of blood, sweat and tears, helping their children go for gold. For more on raising Olympic athletes, host Michel Martin speaks with two parents who have been there: Debbie Phelps and Calvin Hill.
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Feb 11, 2014 — Pop star Ke$ha says she's postponing her tour to get treatment for an eating disorder. Many parents worry that pop culture has been sending the wrong messages to kids about their bodies for years. Host Michel Martin hears from pediatrician Dr. Leslie Walker and mom of three, Leslie Morgan Steiner, who suffered from an eating disorder as a teenager.
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