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  1. Turtle gets new 3D printed jaw: How 3D is changing veterinary careRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Christian Science Monitor

    It can make door stops, clothespins, and other everyday useful items. But, it also is beneficial for animals who have been injured or deformed.

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  2. Scientists discover source of Antarctica's mysterious Blood FallsRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Antarctica's Dry Valleys are the most arid places on Earth, but underneath their icy soils lies a vast and ancient network of salty, liquid water filled with life, a new study finds. The Dry Valleys are almost entirely ice-free, except for a few isolated glaciers.

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  3. California drought: Can Captain Kirk save the West?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    The Canadian actor, best known for his portrayal of Capt. James T. Kirk in the original Star Trek television series, is planning to launch a $30-billion Kickstarter campaign to build an above-ground pipeline delivering water from rainy Seattle to Lake Mead.

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  4. Californians with century-old water rights face restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Farms and other Californians that have been shielded from water reductions because of century-old claims could face new restrictions, the State Water Resources Control Board said Friday. It's another sign of the rising severity of California's drought, now in its fourth consecutive year.

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  5. New data on California drought present sobering picture for residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    The latest data on rain and drought in the Golden State are a shade better than last year at this time. But, given that this past year was nearly the worst on record, "that makes this current news pretty abysmal," says Jay Lund, professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of California, Davis.

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  6. New data on California drought present sobering picture for residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Frank Gehrke of the California Department of Water Resources checks the snow level near Echo Summit, Calif., Tuesday. The snow survey showed the water content of the snow pack to be just 5 percent of normal for this site at this time of year.

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  7. Here's why gas prices are rising againRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    That may seem odd given the plunging prices most Americans have seen over the past half year, but analysts say an uptick in gas prices is normal for this time of year. Refineries undergo routine maintenance in preparation for warmer days ahead, and many refineries across the country are in the middle of an ongoing workers strike.

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  8. Here's why gas prices are rising againRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    A Tesoro refinery in Carson, Calif., where United Steelworkers union members began striking three weeks ago. The refinery is the largest on the West Coast, and at full capacity it operates at 363,000 barrels per day, according to a Tesoro fact sheet.

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  9. These graduates are primed to reduce world hungerRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Twenty-one students from 11 countries and 19 institutions across the continent were the first class to graduate from the African Plant Breeding Academy in Nairobi, Kenya , in December. Now that these students have returned to their respective countries, they are on a mission: to grow more and better plants for their communities.

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  10. Why Amazon is collaborating with US universitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    In a bid to further expand its customer base, the online retail giant has launched an initiative, called Amazon Campus , to sell course materials and other products at a discounted rate to students at select universities. The company has so far struck deals with the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Purdue University , and the University of California-Davis to operate co-branded websites with the three schools and to open distribution centers where students can pick up packages from code-activated lockers.

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  11. Study: 5 trillion-plus pieces of plastic floating in ocean. What can be done?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    More than 5 trillion pieces of plastic, weighing nearly 269,000 tons, are littering the world's oceans, according to a study published Wednesday by the scientific journal PLOS One. The study is the first of its kind to gather data from around the world on floating plastic.

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  12. Study: 5 trillion-plus pieces of plastic floating in ocean. What can be done?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    This file 2008 photo provided by NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center shows debris in Hanauma Bay, Hawaii. A new study estimates nearly 270,000 tons of plastic is floating in the world's oceans.

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  13. Can OPEC but the brakes on falling oil prices?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    These are the moments OPEC exists for: A sharp drop in global oil prices has reduced the amount of money OPEC countries take in by nearly $1 billion a day. The 12-member group's purpose is to coordinate how much oil is produced in order to keep prices high and stable and maximize member countries' revenue while making sure global demand for oil stays strong.

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