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  1. How a new battery revolution will change your lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Christian Science Monitor

    It's probably safe to say that freshman chemistry rarely ranks among college students' most memorable courses. An overcrowded lecture hall teems with 18-year-olds with chins propped on palms.

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  2. Is Stephen Hawking's latest black hole theory full of holes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Stephen Hawking announced Monday that there is hope to be found in the darkness of black holes, triggering headlines. But the Hawking pronouncement is being dismissed by some physicists as merely a capitulation to established string theory - and as needing more detail to be understood.

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  3. New musical 'Waitress' is heading to Broadway this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Christian Science Monitor

    The show with music by singer Sara Bareilles will open officially on Broadway in April. The musical is based on the 2007 Keri Russell movie of the same name.

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  4. Angry eagle attacks UAV: How do drones affect wildlife?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Christian Science Monitor

    An Australian drone operator posted video of an eagle attacking his drone, the latest incident to suggest the need for greater caution when flying UAVs near animals. That was the lesson drone operator Adam Lancaster learned after an angry eagle knocked his unmanned aerial vehicle straight out of the sky.

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  5. William Schulz: The UUSC stands with those in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Christian Science Monitor

    In 1939 Frederick May Eliot, president of the American Unitarian Association, was looking for a volunteer willing to go to Europe to help refugees escape Nazi persecution. He contacted 16 ministers, who all turned him down.

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  6. US jobless claims at 40-year low: Is the labor market getting better?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Initial jobless claims fell last week to a seasonally adjusted 255,000 - the lowest level since 1973. But wages for those who have jobs are still stagnant.

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  7. Iran nuclear deal 101: five big questions answeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    President Obama's top cabinet officials are on Capitol Hill this week, defending the Iran nuclear deal that was announced July 14. The deal, unanimously endorsed by the United Nations Security Council on Monday, has produced a blast wave of criticism from Republicans. Key Senate Democrats are also skeptical.

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  8. Hopping 3-D printed robot has soft exterior, heart of metalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Scientists at Harvard University and UC San Diego have created the first robot with a 3D-printed body that transitions from an outer layer that is soft to the touch into a rigid metal core. Scientists at Harvard University and UC San Diego have created the first robot with a 3D-printed body that transitions from an outer layer that is soft to the touch into a rigid metal core.

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  9. Frog-like 3-D printed robot has soft exterior, heart of metalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Scientists at Harvard University and UC San Diego have created the first robot with a 3D-printed body that transitions from an outer layer that is soft to the touch into a rigid metal core. Scientists at Harvard University and UC San Diego have created the first robot with a 3D-printed body that transitions from an outer layer that is soft to the touch into a rigid metal core.

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  10. 'Infinitely Polar Bear' never comes to terms with the story's dangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    It would have been interesting to see what actor Mark Ruffalo could have done with his part of a man with bipolar disorder if he hadn't been encouraged to be puppyish and sweet. Mark Ruffalo plays Cam, a man with bipolar disorder attempting to care for his two young daughters, in writer-director Maya Forbes's semi-autobiographical "Infinitely Polar Bear."

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  11. As China knocks down Christian crosses, the faithful restore themRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    In Zhejiang Province authorities have knocked down more than 450 crosses from official Protestant churches in an anti-Christian campaign. On June 8 they demolished a large edifice in Yanxie near Wenling.

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  12. As China knocks down Christian crosses, the faithful put them backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    In Zhejiang Province, where evangelical ferment is high, authorities have knocked down more than 450 crosses from official Protestant churches in an anti-Christian campaign. But many parishioners are not accepting the change.

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  13. No more raw food diet? Chimps can cook, and would, if they had toolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Raw slices of white sweet potato may not be haute cuisine, but chimpanzees can quickly learn to cook them, according to a new study. Chimps also show a preference for cooked food and are willing to save the sweet potato chips until they can be cooked.

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  14. Tiny house owners search for an urban roostRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    First came urban chicken coops, then food trucks. The latest trend to test city zoning laws? Tiny houses built on trailer beds.

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  15. The FXB toolkit: Latest weapon in fighting povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    In this photo taken in 2003, FXB founder Albina du Boisrouvray poses with a group of children from an FXBVillage in Jaipur, India. A global development group is releasing a new planning guide - a "tool kit" - that aims to take on extreme poverty, 100 families at a time.

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  16. How I discovered what's in a nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    I am, if one can believe Internet searches, the only Edward Ordman in the world. This is surprising.

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  17. Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev: What were they thinking?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    As the punishment phase in the Boston Marathon bombing trial begins this week, we're expected to hear allegations of brainwashing and accusations of complicity. Soon, we'll have a punishment - execution or life in prison - for convicted bomber Dzhokhar "Jahar" Tsarnaev.

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  18. 'Scientific wonderland' expected as spacecraft approaches PlutoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    A planet redder than Mars? Rivers of liquid neon flowing across the surface? A subsurface ocean? A binary planet in a solar system filled with soloists? But it's not. It's Pluto, or at least inferences or speculations about Pluto astronomers have drawn from their ever-shifting vantage point, currently some 3 billion miles away.

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  19. Opinion: Threat intelligence is the judo move needed to take down hackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    The kit was advertised on Russian forums and it was - and continues to be - updated regularly. The speed at which software exploits spread around the deep Web, giving technically skilled criminals the chance to find ways to use it, didn't give other financial institutions much time to patch the holes in their infrastructure to stay ahead of attackers.

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  20. Prosecution rests in Boston Marathon bombing trial. What's ahead for defense?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted between defense attorneys Miriam Conrad and Judy Clarke during his federal death penalty trial in Boston in this March 5 courtroom sketch. The prosecution finished its case against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev the same way it began nearly two months ago - painting a picture of the devastation and heartache caused by the bombings.

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