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Thursday In Depth: April 5, 2012

  • 9:06 a.m.

    The challenges facing young people with cancer

    Being diagnosed with cancer at any age is a terrifying thing, but for young people, a cancer diagnosis can mean falling into a unique treatment limbo. Young adults are often faced with receiving treatment among children in pediatric wards, or with elderly patients in oncology wards.

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  • 10:20 a.m.

    National Geographic photographer on capturing nature's extremities

    National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen has traveled the world capturing the extremes of life. From a face-off with a deadly predator to his attempt to get narwhals on film, Nicklen will discuss his adventures.

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  • 11:06 a.m.

    Could national service help bridge class divide?

    Three years ago, the late U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) sponsored a bill to expand national service jobs. Common connections, understanding and stories have been decreasing as the class divide continues to grow. Can service unite a country and create solutions by bringing people of all classes and backgrounds together?

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The Daily Circuit Blog

  • Op-ed pick: Could Ebola start to spread through the air?

    "The current Ebola virus’s hyper-evolution is unprecedented; there has been more human-to-human transmission in the past four months than most likely occurred in the last 500 to 1,000 years. "
  • 4 easy reads for the weekend

    Humorous academic novels, a thriller and a memoir of the Midwest.
  • The great seat reclining debate of 2014

    "In effect, to increase the number of cabin seats, the space allotted to each passenger must be reduced. However, this reduced comfort remains tolerable for the passengers in as much as the flight lasts only one or a few hours."
  • 5 books to read this weekend

    Head to the library or bookstore to pick up one of these titles.

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