Monthly Archives: October 2018

Hybrid birds and animals

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/mixed-world-hybrid-animals A hybrid is an animal whose parents are different species, and when they have a child, it is a mix of the two animals’ DNA. Some of the reasons animals hybridise are if the animals land overlap, or if … Continue reading

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Hundreds of Seals are Dying

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/07/science/dead-seals-new-england.html?rref=collection%2Fcolumn%2Ftrilobites This article is about hundreds and hundreds of seals dying on the coast of New England. The seals die from measles and the flu. The species of seals that are dying are the gray seals and harbor seals. In … Continue reading

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What is inside the “rain” from Saturn?

Newfound “rain” falls from Saturn’s Rings! New Discovery from NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft On Saturn, it is raining. Each second, Saturn’s rings rain thousands and thousands of pounds of water ice, organic molecules, and very, very tiny particles into Saturn’s clouds … Continue reading

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Global Warming Issue

I am going to be talking about the global warming that will be coming in 2040. If we do not pollute, this might not happen. There are 91 scientists that found this out. If we want to save our world … Continue reading

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The origin of the word meme

The origin of the word meme The origin of the word “meme” has its roots from the Greek word “mimeme.” That Greek word means something that is animated. The actual word meme was created by a biologist, and in some … Continue reading

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Just a Few Pieces of Plastic Can Kill Sea Turtles

“Hey, there’s a turtle! I got my camera!… Wait, what happened to the turtle?” According to the article, “Just a Few Pieces of Plastic Can Kill Sea Turtles,” more and more, turtles are dying because of people who throw plastic into … Continue reading

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Air Pollution is Shortening Lives Worldwide

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/air-pollution-shortening-lives-worldwide This article explains that a new study, led by J.S. Apte, has found that air pollution causes people to have shorter lives. The article has three main points. First, it tells us that air pollution lowers life spans. Second, … Continue reading

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Rare blue diamonds form deep, deep, deep inside Earth

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/rare-blue-diamonds-form-deep-deep-deep-inside-earth Deep down in the Earth’s mantle, a hot layer between the Earth’s crust and core, diamonds are born. Boron, an element, is part of  a blue diamond’s structure. Boron is a rare material that will go into the diamonds … Continue reading

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Weird new dino looked more like a duck

Weird new dino looked more like a duck. This new animal can walk and swim, but this is not a bird. This animal is an ancient dinosaur. Researchers named this dinosaur, Halszkaraptor escuillie. This dinosaur has a long  neck. Scientists … Continue reading

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Athletes head injuries can provoke surprisingly long-lasting harm

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/athletes-head-injuries-can-provoke-surprisingly-long-lasting-harm Good athletes can hurt their heads when doing any sport. Some athletes might train every single day, but then something wrong might happen and then they have a concussion. Let’s say you’re skiing, you might hit your head with … Continue reading

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