This Week’s Picks

Worth its Weight in Dimes

A vintage scale that has stood in front of a Los Angeles store for 30 years has a personality of its own. (LAT)
Cultures and languages are lost as residents of the Amazon Basin move to cities looking for jobs.
Was PLX4032 a miracle cure for terminally ill melanoma patients? A 3-part series on the hopes and frustrations of clinical drug trials. (NYT)
You're 20-something, a grownup. You've got no job. Your dreams are derailed. It's like someone hit the pause button. So what do you do now? (The Tennessean)

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