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  • High pesticide exposure found among migrant workers

    High pesticide exposure found among migrant workers

    July 28, 2006

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — It could be a father hugging his children after a day’s work in the tobacco field, or pesticide residue on his clothing washed with family laundry. Maybe it was children playing in...

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  • The promise of stem cell research

    The promise of stem cell research

    July 28, 2006

    Stem cells are relatively undifferentiated cells, that is, they have no specific tissue function. They are capable of self-renewal or of being stimulated to develop into specialized (differentiated) cells. There are two kinds of stem cells:...

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  • Weird fun

    Weird fun

    July 28, 2006

    MovieREVIEWPrairie Home Companion Directed by Robert Altman, written by Garrison Keillor Rated PG-13, 105 min. There’s pleasure on so many levels in Robert Altman’s “Prairie Home Companion,” it’s hard to know where to begin. The movie...

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  • Anti-Flag delivers strong politics

    Anti-Flag delivers strong politics

    July 28, 2006

    CDREVIEWFor Blood and Empire Anti-Flag 2006, RCA I remember when Joe Strummer, the late punk rock icon and member of The Clash, participated in the Boston Marathon. Speaking of the grueling training required for it, he...

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  • The Little Tramp redux

    The Little Tramp redux

    July 28, 2006

    “We have more power because we know more. They’ve given me earplugs for the noise at least.” The speaker of those words is Venezuelan metalworker Miguel Moreno. He had recently attended a showing of Charlie Chaplin’s...

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