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9:11 am
Fri October 5, 2012

How Astronomers Measured the Edge of a Black Hole

Originally published on Fri October 5, 2012 10:41 am

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NPR Story
9:11 am
Fri October 5, 2012

What Your Genes Can Tell You About Your Memory

Originally published on Fri October 5, 2012 10:03 am

A recent study conducted at the University of Pennsylvania identified key molecules involved in forming long-term memories. Experts discuss how this is the latest in a growing field of research on how our bodies regulate our genes, and how this process affects our memories.

'It's All Politics': NPR's Weekly News Roundup
9:01 am
Fri October 5, 2012

It's All Politics, Oct. 4, 2012

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Republican Mitt Romney delivers a needed jolt to his campaign at the first presidential debate. Ron Elving and Ken Rudin dissect the memorable moments and look ahead to next week's matchup between Vice President Joe Biden and Romney's running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis.

Join NPR's Ron Elving and Ken Rudin for the latest political news in this week's roundup.

Faith Matters
8:33 am
Fri October 5, 2012

50 Years After Vatican II Transformation Continues

Originally published on Tue October 9, 2012 7:30 am

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I'm Michel Martin, and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Now, it's time for "Faith Matters." That's the part of the program where we talk about matters of faith and spirituality. In a few minutes, we will hear from an American monk who has been tapped to lead one of the most important monasteries in Tibetan Buddhism, and we think you will be interested to hear of his unusual path to his current place.

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Presidential Race
8:33 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Does Jobs Report Mean Things Are Getting Better?

Originally published on Tue October 9, 2012 7:30 am

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This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. Coming up, the sweeping move to modernize the Catholic church known as Vatican II turns 50. We'll talk about that in Faith Matters in just a few minutes.

But, first, it's still all about the economy. The economy is still center stage this election season. This morning's jobs numbers are providing fresh material for the ongoing contest between the candidates and their philosophies and records.

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