Monthly Archives: June 2017

What killed the dinosaurs?

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/dinosaurs-extinction-asteroid-eruptions-doom Well, a lot of things led up to death for dinosaurs, but lets just talk about one right now. A meteor hit the earth  along with eruptions; those events were horrible, there is worse. The biggest explosion of all … Continue reading

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This Is Our Best Look Yet at a Tyrannosaur Face

This Is Our Best Look Yet at a Tyrannosaur Face This picture was crafted from a 75 million year old fossil! The fossil belongs to a newly described species called Daspletosaurus horneri. They roamed in what is now known as … Continue reading

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Why You  Shouldn’t Walk on Escalators

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/04/us/escalators-standing-or-walking.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fscience&action=click&contentCollection=science&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=21&pgtype=sectionfront Researchers agree you shouldn’t walk on escalators. It is just safer to stand. Paul Wiedefeld a general manger of the Washington D.C Metro, said that walking on the escalator could damage it. The escalator company said it was incorrect. … Continue reading

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A Remote Pacific Island Awash in Tons of Trash

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/16/world/australia/henderson-island-plastic-debris-south-pacific.html Henderson Island is most likely one of the most clean places on Earth: it’s an uninhabited south pacific island so distant that the closest settlement is 120 miles away on a different island. But sadly this island’s beaches are … Continue reading

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Our Part of the Milky Way Is Four Times Bigger Than We Thought

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/09/milky-way-local-arm-four-times-bigger-than-expected/ I’m here to tell you what we found out about our Milky Way. We thought the Milky Way was 20,000 light years long, but the Milky Way is 4 times that amount,80,000 light years. There are scientists trying to … Continue reading

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Math Champion Wins With Answer About Pecking Chicks

This article is about how a boy, named Luke Robitaille, wins a math competition and becomes famous just because he answered this math question in about less than a second. Luke is a homeschooled boy. If he wins, he will … Continue reading

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Flu fighter found in frog slime?

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/flu-fighter-found-frog-slime This article immediately captured my attention. I didn’t think there was possibly another way to fight the flu, at least not frog slime. So this article is obviously about how frog slime can fight the flu. Did you ever … Continue reading

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How Naked Mole Rats Can Survive Without Oxygen for 18 Minutes

http://www.livescience.com/58765-naked-mole-rats-survive-without-oxygen.html Scientists have recently found out that a naked mole rat can survive fifteen minutes without oxygen. If you compare it to a mouse, the mouse would only survive one minute. Even though the naked mole rat’s heart rate and … Continue reading

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Does Food Actually Smell Better to Sleepyheads?

  https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/food-smells-better-sleepyheads Does food really smell better to you when you are tired? A new study finds when you get too little sleep, it seems to increase the brain’s sensitivity to smells of food. This suggests “sleep – deprived people … Continue reading

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All the Trees Will Die, and So Will You

Wired.com: https://www.wired.com/2017/05/trees-will-die-will/ A Polyphagous Shot Hole borer, a type of miniscule beetle about a tenth of an inch in length, burrows into trees and makes tunnels throughout the tree and lays eggs. It leaves trails of fungi to feed the … Continue reading

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