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Scientists Seek to Make Waiting in Line More Bearable

The average American spends two to three years of his or her life waiting in line. NPR's Tony Cox talks to MIT professor Richard Larson, one of a small group of scientists whose job it is to make the lines in our lives seem shorter.

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Tony Cox has built a distinguished career in broadcast journalism that spans three decades in television and radio.
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