Monthly Archives: April 2017

Plumes From Saturn’s Moon Enceladus Hint That It Could Support Life

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/13/science/saturn-cassini-moon-enceladus.html?action=click&contentCollection=science&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=sectionfront In this article that I researched,  it talks about how there could be life on one of Saturn’s moons, Enceladus. We now can see that there are plumes of gas coming out of this moon. These plumes contain hydrogen. … Continue reading

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Frog Mucus Can Cure The Flu

www.popsci.com/frog-mucus-contains-flu-fighting-molecules For many humans, the flu can sometimes be fatal. But you can relax when there is a substance that is not the snot you are blowing by the buckets. Researchers have found that the molecules in frog mucus have … Continue reading

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April the Giraffe Gives Birth–6 Facts You May Not Know About Giraffes

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/04/april-the-giraffe-facts-endangered-conservation/ Guess what? On an early Saturday morning, April the giraffe gave birth to her new baby. This is good news because giraffes are becoming extinct. For years, people have been killing giraffes just for their tails. Giraffes have also … Continue reading

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A Wild Ferret Rise

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/wild-ferret-rise Wild ferret population has recently accelerated in Wyoming. In the late 1970s, scientists believed wild ferrets would become extinct animals. Now researchers have proved that approximately 200 ferrets are surviving in the wild. The reason ferrets almost went extinct … Continue reading

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Stunning Rare Footage Reveals Elusive Snow Leopards

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/04/snow-leopards-russia-camera-traps-wildlife-conservation/ They have spotted snow leopards in south Siberia. There are approximately 70-90 in Russia which is around 2% of the world population. To pass information to others snow leopards, like if they’re looking for a mate, by scratching, rubbing, … Continue reading

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Wild elephants sleep for only two hours at night

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/wild-elephants-sleep-only-two-hours-night Did you know wild elephants may be the record breakers for the mammals that need the least amount of sleep? Scientists observed these creatures and saw that elephants can get through the night with just two hours of shut-eye.It … Continue reading

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WE FINALLY KNOW WHAT HAPPENED TO (MOST OF) MARS’ MISSING ATMOSPHERE

We finally know what happened to (most of) Mars’ missing atmosphere Four billion years ago, Mars had an atmosphere just like Earth’s. It had drinkable water, and everything needed for survival. What exactly happened has baffled scientists for years. Anything … Continue reading

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Faraway Flash

Want to know more? Click here for the link! On October 14, 2014, astronauts found mysterious x-rays about 11 million light years away from us, part of the constellation Fornax, and every few hours it would get darker and darker until … Continue reading

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Why Koalas Are Suddenly Drinking Extra Water

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/03/koala-bears-water-eucalyptus-leaves-trees-australia/ My article is called, “Why Koalas Are Suddenly Drinking Extra Water,” that I found on National Geographic about why koalas are suddenly drinking so much more water. Koalas live in a continent called Australia. Usually, they just receive their … Continue reading

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Do Seas Make Us Sick? Surfers May Have the Answer

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/03/science/surfers-antibiotic-resistant-bacteria.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fscience&action=click&contentCollection=science&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=5&pgtype=sectionfront Cliff Kapono (Mr. Kapono) is native to Hawaii and knows how to hunt for the best waves to surf on. But today, he is looking for swabs from other surfers. Cliff is a 29 year old biochemist who is … Continue reading

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