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Boy or Girl? Intersex Awareness Is on the Rise

Boy or Girl? Intersex Awareness Is on the Rise

AP (Apr. 17, 2015) At least 1 in 5,000 U.S. babies are born each year with intersex conditions _ ambiguous genitals because of genetic glitches or hormone problems. Secrecy and surgery are common. But some doctors and activists are trying to change things. (April 17) Video provided by AP
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Selfies in Space: NASA's GoPro out-of-This-World

Selfies in Space: NASA's GoPro out-of-This-World

Reuters - News Video Online (Apr. 14, 2015) GoPro video shot by orbiting U.S. astronaut Terry Virts gives a new, close-up view of two recent spacewalks on the International Space Station. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Video provided by Reuters
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Mountain Lion Found Under Los Angeles Home

Mountain Lion Found Under Los Angeles Home

Reuters - US Online Video (Apr. 14, 2015) A well-known mountain lion has settled in comfortably beneath a Los Angeles home, defying attempts by Animal Services officials to nudge him out and back to his natural habitat. Jillian Kitchener reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Robot Chef Serves Up the Future of Home Cooking

Robot Chef Serves Up the Future of Home Cooking

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Apr. 14, 2015) London-based Moley Robotics demonstrate their 'robot chef' that uses two complex, fully articulated robotic hands to prepare meals with all the flair of a master chef. The precise movements of a human chef preparing a meal are first motion-captured, before being turned into commands that direct the state-of-the-art robotic hands. Joel Flynn reports. Video provided by Reuters
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