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Sunday

Although matzo sold in supermarkets is typically square, the round matzo is believed to be the earliest form of this unleavened bread that is eaten during the Passover holiday as a symbol of both suffering and freedom. Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP via Getty Images

Tuesday

Hamidullah Hussaini, 29, taught math to two of the young women killed in a suicide bombing at the Kaaj learning center: Marzia and Hajar. He says they were the best students in his class, and their love of learning inspired him. Pierre Kattar/NPR hide caption

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Pierre Kattar/NPR

Sunday

Scientists use a microscope to see if the genetic modification is spreading. Immature modified mosquitoes glow red with yellow eyes when illuminated with a laser. Pierre Kattar for NPR hide caption

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Pierre Kattar for NPR

Saturday