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A chimpanzee hugs her newborn at Burgers' Zoo in Arnhem, Netherlands, in 2010. Over the course of his long career, primatologist Frans de Waal has become convinced that primates and other animals express emotions similar to human emotions. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sex, Empathy, Jealousy: How Emotions And Behavior Of Other Primates Mirror Our Own

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Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump walk on the South Lawn of the White House to board Marine One on their way to the Camp David presidential retreat in Maryland on June 1, 2018. Yuri Gripas/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Marcelo Gleiser, 60, won the 2019 Templeton Prize for his work seeking the common ground between science and spirituality. Eli Burakian/Dartmouth College hide caption

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Dr. Homer Venters, the former head of New York City's correctional health services, says that inmates held in solitary confinement cells, such as the Rikers Island cell shown above, have a higher risk of committing self-harm. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Former Physician At Rikers Island Exposes Health Risks Of Incarceration

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A Parable Of International Development From Dave Eggers

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Not My Job: We Quiz Skateboarding Legend Tony Hawk On Fancy Birds

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In college, Laurie Halse Anderson thought she might become a translator — and in a way, she did. "I translate imagination onto the page," she says. Randy Fontanilla/Penguin Random House hide caption

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20 Years After 'Speak,' Laurie Halse Anderson Tells Her Own Story In 'Shout'

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Mary Kay Place plays Diane in Diane, the debut feature film by director Kent Jones. Courtesy of IFC Films hide caption

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In 'Diane,' An Older Woman Faces Up To Her 'Unlived Life'

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W.S. Merwin found inspiration in his conservation work and in his home on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Jill Greenberg/Courtesy of Copper Canyon Press hide caption

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Poet W.S. Merwin, Who Was Inspired By Conservation, Dies At 91

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Host Ophira Eisenberg chats with comedian Aparna Nancherla on Ask Me Another at the Bell House in Brooklyn, New York. Mike Katzif/NPR hide caption

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Aparna Nancherla: Introvert Goes 'Corporate'

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Eddie Woo: How Can Math Help Us Understand The Complexity Of The Universe?

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Phylecia Jones: How Can We Encourage Girls To Keep Pursuing Math?

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Dan Finkel: How Can Play Help Us Understand Math?

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