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Time to get organized? Not so fast

Jan 2, 2007
Neatness might not be so virtuous — or profitable — after all. David Freedman talks about his new book on the topic, "A Perfect Mess," with host Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: Books, Jobs

Fat drug delivery

Jan 2, 2007
Researchers at Duke University are testing a new cancer treatment method that involves sending in tiny little fat balloons loaded with drugs. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

New flap over fois gras

Jan 2, 2007
A Spanish company has just won the fois gras industry's top award — without force-feeding the birds. But the French say that doesn't even count as fois gras.

Entertainment lessons of 2006

Dec 29, 2006
American Idol still rules. There are no movie-making rules. And everything's going to get faster in '07. Daily Variety's Mike Speier reviews the year in entertainment.
Posted In: Entertainment

Still golfing in the Northeast

Dec 29, 2006
Unseasonably warm weather is putting the hurt on New England's multi-billion dollar winter recreation industry, but the region's golf courses are basking in it. Curt Nickisch reports.
Posted In: Sports

Cloned food called safe, but is it desirable?

Dec 28, 2006
Food from cloned animals poses no risk, so warning labels aren't justified, according to the FDA. Still, consumers don't seem to have an appetite for it. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

For the love of a green card

Dec 28, 2006
Marriage fraud rings in four states made a good, if illegal, business out of getting U.S. citizens married to immigrants in search of green cards. Ramy Inocencio reports.
Posted In: Crime

Clone chops, anyone? Anyone?

Dec 28, 2006
Today the FDA will recommend that meat and milk from cloned pigs and cows be allowed into the food supply &mdash; <i>without</i> a label indicating the food is cloned. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Health, Science

Medicare Plan D gets more confusing

Dec 28, 2006
As the Medicare drug plan reenrollment deadline fast approaches, a new glitch is causing problems for many seniors. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Book publishing on demand

Dec 28, 2006
A new way to distribute books will be unveiled at a dozen bookstores and libraries across the country in 2007. Think of it as a vending machine for books. Janet Babin reports.

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