Monthly Archives: October 2014

How a saber-toothed cat is like a can opener

https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/wild-things/how-saber-toothed-cat-can-opener In this article, it shows how a saber tooth tiger would eat it its prey. The saber tooth tiger was not as big as a lion but a lot heavier. Scientists argued over how the tigers ate their food. … Continue reading

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The Clouded Leopard

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/16/opinion/16fri4.html?module=Search&mabReward=relbias%3As%2C%7B%222%22%3A%22RI%3A18%22%7D&_r=0 These wonderful and beautiful cats roam from the rain forests of Indonesia to the Himalayas in Nepal. It is very rare to see one because they hide so deep in these dense forests. Until 2008 the clouded leopard was thought … Continue reading

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A Smaller, Smarter Phone

http://www.timeforkids.com/news/smaller-smarter-phone/172521 Many people are very attached to their phones.  In 2015 it will actually be attached to them. A new watch is coming out by Apple. It sits on your wrist like a normal watch but it can do many … Continue reading

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The Blood Moon

http://www.sciencetimes.com/articles/498/20141006/blood-moon-may-bring-weird-phenomenon-researchers-say-lunar-eclipse.htm For millennia, man has witnessed the power of the moon. Moving the tides and illuminating the night, it has served a cultural icon and often deity, as its powers were worshiped in awe. Contemporary research in lunar astronomy has … Continue reading

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All About Archerfish

http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2014/09/04/animals-archerfish-science-water-physics/ An archerfish is a type of fish that is very smart. They live in the beautiful ocean.  They can see insects from very far away, as far as two feet from a distance.They shoot water out of their mouths … Continue reading

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Zebra Finches Use Camouflage

  https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/wild-things/zebra-finches-use-camouflage Birds make nests in all different shapes and sizes, and out of all different types of materials. Some birds choose to make nests high up on cliffs, and some choose on the ground- each bird has it’s own … Continue reading

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Kepler 186f, the First Earth-like conditions planet capable of making another populated planet

http://www.seti.org/seti-institute/kepler-186f-first-earth-sized-planet-orbiting-in-habitable-zone-of-another-star For the last three decades, the SETI Institute has been participating in a number of scientific questions, “Are we alone?” Kepler 186f is one of five planets that have been detected by NASA’s Kepler space telescope in orbit about … Continue reading

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3-D Printers Are Making Cars!

https://student.societyforscience.org/article/3-d-printers-are-making-cars In Chicago on September 30, a car was printed. A group of people designed a car and then used a 3-D printer to print it out. An arm moves a nozzle from one side to the other depositing metal … Continue reading

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News Brief: U.S. gets its first Ebola case

https://student.societyforscience.org/article/news-brief-us-gets-its-first-ebola-case  On September 30, doctors found the first person with the virus Ebola in the  United States. It was a man who lived in Liberia and flew to Texas. The man felt fine when he left Liberia but his symptoms … Continue reading

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Your Sleeping Brain is Listening

https://student.societyforscience.org/article/your-sleeping-brain-listening Can you believe that when you’re fast asleep, your brain is still working? Scientists have just confirmed this with another study where people were able to still sort words into 2 groups while asleep. The study was done in … Continue reading

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