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  1. New dinosaur skeleton: Was it the biggest ever?Read the original story

    Friday Sep 5 | Christian Science Monitor

    The skeleton of Dreadnoughtus schrani is seen during an excavation in Argentina in this 2006 picture released on September 3, 2014. Scientists on Thursday announced the discovery in southern Patagonia of remarkably complete and well-preserved fossil remains of the dinosaur, which weighed 65 tons and measured 85 feet long with a neck 37 feet long and a tail 30 feet long.

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  2. Dreadnoughtus dinosaur: 65 tons and was likely still in its youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Christian Science Monitor

    A gargantuan, long-necked dinosaur as big as a two-story house and weighing as much as 12 elephants once stalked a flower-dotted earth some 77 million years ago in what is now Argentina. That's where paleontologists discovered the beast's bones, naming it Dreadnoughtus schrani after steel warships.

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  3. Ancient dinosaur weighed as much as an airliner, ate plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Christian Science Monitor

    Researchers studying the remains of an enormous dinosaur - a creature that was bigger than seven bull elephants - have given it an equally colossal name: Dreadnoughtus, or "fearing nothing." Scientists hope its unusually well-preserved bones will help reveal secrets about some of the largest animals ever to walk the Earth.

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  4. No supermarkets, so 130 community gardens help to feed a cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Christian Science Monitor

    Although Mike Devlin was trained as a lawyer, his love for gardening led him down an unexpected career path.

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  5. Pennsylvania man charged with murder in hospital shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    People watch police near the scene of a shooting at the Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa.

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  6. United Airlines frequent flier program to reward price, not distanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    Travelers check in at the United Airlines ticket counter at Terminal 1 in O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.

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  7. How Tetris got under our cultural skin over the past 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    As Tetris, the iconic tile-matching game, turns 30, culture mavens may want to take note of the many ways the colorful geometric tiles have exited the game and settled deep under our cultural skin in everything from ice-cube molds to lovers' tattoos.

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  8. D-Day remembered: How FDR reacted on June 6, 1944Read the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    US troops wade ashore from a Coast Guard landing craft at Omaha Beach during the Normandy D-Day landings near Vierville sur Mer, France, on June 6, 1944.

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  9. Amy Laura Cahn helps gardens blossom from weed-choked lots in PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    In cities around the United States, people are going back to the land - the vacant land, that is.

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  10. Middle school student discovers sweet new insecticideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    In what started out as a middle school science project, scientists discovered that erythritol, the main ingredient in the artificial sweetener Truvia, is toxic to fruit flies .

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  11. NCAA and college sports: It is time to pay athletes to play?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    A University of Texas tailback scores a touchdown in a game in Austin. Longhorns football brought in $139 million in 2012-13, the most of any college program.

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  12. Scientists baffled by oddball catfishRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    A tiny, subterranean catfish discovered in India's Western Ghats mountain range has a skeleton that seems to defy categorization, say scientists.

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  13. Scientists produce 'wonder material' graphene with kitchen blenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    Graphene, single-atom-thick sheets of pure carbon, is lighter than steel but many times stronger, with better electrical conductivity than copper.

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  14. Tetris gets a giant revival in the skyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    Drexel University professor Frank Lee and his team hacked into the lighting system of a Philadelphia skyscraper to play the world's biggest game of Tetris on the faA ade of the 29-story building.

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  15. Scientists reunite turtle fossils found at least 160 years apartRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    Based on the complete turtle limb bone, paleontologists calculated the animal's overall size to be about 10 feet from tip to tail, making it one of the largest sea turtles ever known.

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  16. Scientists reunite turtle fossils found at least 160 years apartRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    Based on the complete turtle limb bone, paleontologists calculated the animal's overall size to be about 10 feet from tip to tail, making it one of the largest sea turtles ever known.

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