Monthly Archives: April 2018

Hot Springs Lower Stress in Japan’s Popular Bathing Monkeys

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/03/science/japan-monkeys-hot-springs-stress.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fscience&action=click&contentCollection=science&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=8&pgtype=sectionfront This article talks about a group of Japanese Macaques who live in Northern Japan, who are famous for their habit of bathing in hot springs. These macaques’ natural habitat is filled with hot springs that the macaques don’t bath … Continue reading

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Carolina Reaper Caused Thunderclap Headache

Some people may find it amusing to try the hottest pepper in the world. They think it will go well (before eating it you would think a lot of pain would follow, so maybe not a terrific idea…) and they … Continue reading

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Didn’t Get Enough Sleep?

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/humans-primates-sleep-evolution Do you get enough sleep? Most primate animals, such as chimps and baboons, don’t get enough sleep as well. Charles Nunn and David Samson worked together and came to this conclusion. They studied thirty different sleeping patterns including humans. … Continue reading

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It’s The Latest in Conservation Tech. And it wants to suck your Blood.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/09/science/leeches-conservation-biodiversity.html There is a guy named Michael Tessler. He has been examining hundreds of leeches to see their last meal or he’s just observing them. He wants to see if they’re dangerous or not. He has gotten a lot of … Continue reading

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Could Eye drops change the way we see forever?

https://www.dogonews.com/2018/4/5/revolutionary-vision-correcting-eye-drops-could-replace-eyeglasses My article is about this question: Could vision correcting eye drops replace eyeglasses in the future? One third of people need glasses or contacts. A team of ophthalmologists created nanodrops to help correct blurred vision, nearsighted and farsighted sight … Continue reading

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www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/flared-how-planetary-neighbor-may-have-been-fried Did you ever wonder if a plant could sort of be fried? On March 28, 2018, something like that happened. Proxima Centauri let out a stellar flare, a great burst of energy, which faintly took away the idea of … Continue reading

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Dolphins are dying on a beach in Brazil and no one knows why!

https://www.sciencealert.com/dolphins-dying-on-brazil-beach-no-one-knows-why On the Bay of Sepetiba, close to the Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, since the middle of December 2017, dolphin carcasses have been washed up onto the shore! These dolphins have been turning up at about four or five … Continue reading

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Will Humans Ever Colonize Other Planets?

Will Humans Ever Colonize Other Planets? This article is an interview with a futurist named Michio Kaku. He predicts that moving to Mars would be best for the human race, as Earth becomes more polluted and its resources are diminishing. … Continue reading

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Apple Wants To Know Your Heart Rate

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2017/11/30/apple-wants-to-know-your-heart-rate-for-science/?utm_term=.4cff82b7c7ac Apple is trying something new for their company that will start Thursday. Apple will release an app to be used with the Apple Watch. It will monitor heart rate and irregular heart beats. The company is working with Stanford … Continue reading

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