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Artificial Ear Grown on Rat's Back

From artificial eyeballs to limbs, doctors have dreamed up dozens of ways to replace body parts when things go wrong. Full story

Long Before Birds, Dinosaur Brains Wired for Flight

Some nonavian dinosaurs, including carnivorous tyrannosaurs, may have had brains that were hardwired for flight long before even the earliest known birds started flapping their wings, a new study finds. Full story

Buddy Guy pushing for blues on popular radio

Buddy Guy knows that blues music isn't the taste of today's youth, but the Chicago guitar legend wants to show directors at radio stations and aspiring musicians that the classic sound is still alive with his new album, "Rhythm & Blues." Full story

Natalie: We need to crack down on texting and driving

   With reports indicating that the driver in the horrific train crash in Spain was on the phone when the train derailed, the TODAY anchors discuss how we can prevent people from using cellphones while driving. They also chat about other topics making headlines.

Breast-Feeding Rates Continue to Rise, CDC Says

The percentage of babies who are breast-fed in the United States continues to rise, according to new estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Full story

NPR’s Scott Simon tweets mother's battle with cancer

   NBC’s Kevin Tibbles is joined by Scott Simon to discuss why he made his private grieving very public on social media.

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  Joe Biden to Al: ‘Keep door open’ for me at TODAY

After TODAY’s Al Roker invited Vice President Joe Biden to co-host TODAY, Biden responded via tweet, suggesting maybe he and Hillary Clinton can host together.

  A son’s love for his mother, shared on Twitter

As his mother lay dying of cancer, NPR radio host Scott Simon shared intimate memories and reflections in a very public way by tweeting to his followers. NBC’s Kevin Tibbles reports.

  How much is too much to share on social media?

Social media has become the go-to place for people to share their greatest joys and most painful hardships, but how do you know if you’re sharing too much? Psychologist Dr. Jennifer Hartstein and Buzzfeed’s Ryan Broderick share their thoughts.

  Scott Simon shares ‘lesson about grace’ from late mom

NPR radio host Scott Simon has been touching people across the country by tweeting from his mother’s deathbed in a Chicago hospital. He tells NBC’s Kevin Tibbles what has inspired him to share deeply personal moments with over 1 million followers on Twitter.

  Jenna tests the facts behind Twitter’s UberFacts

If you’ve ever wanted to know something about anything, chances are Kris Sanchez has tweeted about it on his Twitter feed UberFacts. Two years and millions of followers later, there’s just something about random information that has people intrigued. TODAY’s Jenna Wolfe reports.

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Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro holds a newspaper as he talks to Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during a meeting in Havana
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro holds a newspaper as he talks to Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during a meeting in Havana

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro holds a newspaper as he talks to Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during a meeting in Havana, in this picture provided by Venezuela's Communications Minister Ernesto Villegas via Twitter on July 27, 2013. REUTERS/Venezuela's Communications Minister Ernesto Ville

Venezuela's President Maduro gives to Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro a paint painted by late President Chavez, during their a meeting in Havana
Venezuela's President Maduro gives to Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro a paint painted by late President Chavez, during their a meeting in Havana

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gives to Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro a paint painted by late president Hugo Chavez, during their a meeting in Havana, in this picture provided by Venezuela's Communications Minister Ernesto Villegas via Twitter on July 27, 2013. REUTERS/Venezuela's Communic