Monthly Archives: May 2016

Famed Lions Poisoned in Kenya Wildlife Reserve

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/12/151207-lions-marsh-pride-kenya-masai-mara-reserve-big-cat-diary/ A family of lions was poisoned recently. The family was called Marsh Pride and they lived in a Kenya wildlife reserve. They are stars of the long running and very popular BBC series called Big Cat Diary. They even … Continue reading

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When loud becomes dangerous

https://student.societyforscience.org/article/explainer-when-loud-becomes-dangerous Power tools can be  especially loud; for example  lawn mowers and wood chippers, can be very loud. But other  ways of damaging ears are headphones and rock concerts. It’s not normal to walk out of a rock concert and … Continue reading

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Robotic traps can poison feral cats to save rare Australian wildlife

http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/a20586/australia-poison-robots-feral-cats/ Robotic killing machines that detect feral cats and spray their fur with poison have been deployed in the Australian desert. When the poison is on their fur, the cats lick themselves to death. These wildcats are one of the … Continue reading

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Space Race

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/apr/24/runners-high-tim-peake-finishes-london-marathon-in-space On April 24, there will be a marathon and one person will be up in space running in it. His name is Timothy Peake and he will be running on a treadmill with a simulator directing him. Well, he … Continue reading

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A new wolf

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/04/160428-himalayas-wolf-new-species-animals-nepal/ A new type of wolf was found in Nepal, India. This wolf is different from a grey wolf because it has yellow eyes. At first the scientists thought it was a Himalayan wolf, but it wasn’t, so they were … Continue reading

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Inky the Octopus Escapes From A New Zealand Aquarium

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/14/world/asia/inky-octopus-new-zealand-aquarium.html?_r=0 A commonly known octopus in New Zealand named Inky is about the size of a soccer ball. He escaped through a gap in the top of his tank. Now Inky is a regular octopus in the ocean. Octopus trails … Continue reading

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World’s Smallest Porpoise is Almost Extinct

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/05/160516-vaquita-nears-extinction-in-Mexico/ The world’s smallest porpoise is almost extinct. They are called vaquitas and there are only 60 left in the world! The population dropped by 97 in 2014 because of illegal fishing. This is mostly in Mexico. When people are … Continue reading

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Demon in the freezer

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/05/17/opinion/errol-morris-demon-in-the-freezer.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fscience&action=click&contentCollection=science&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=7&pgtype=sectionfront&_r=0&referer=http://www.nytimes.com/section/science?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&region=TopBar&module=HPMiniNav&contentCollection=Science&WT.nav=page People say they have eliminated smallpox. Have they? They say they fully eliminated smallpox by taking the few places where smallpox still existed, small villages, and putting their inhabitants outside the village, starving the smallpox and therefore eliminating it. … Continue reading

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Kepler telescope doubles its count of known exoplanets

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/kepler-telescope-doubles-its-count-known-exoplanets This article is about the Kepler Telescope, and its discoveries. It discovered them 4 years ago, but scientists just proved them to be real today. It discovered (confirmed) 1,284 exoplanets to be added to the Milky Way On May … Continue reading

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SCIENCE SPACE ENVIRONMENTWEIRD SCIENCE SCIENCE MAY 6 2016, 2:12 AM ET SpaceX Lands Falcon 9 Rocket at Sea During Japanese Satellite Launch

http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/spacex-launch-japanese-satellite-try-rocket-landing-n569101 I found my article on NBC News.The title of the article I chose is SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 Rocket. The article I chose is about a rocket ship which launched a Japanese satellite into orbit. SpaceX successfully landed the … Continue reading

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