Monthly Archives: January 2019

Sleepyheads prefer junk food: A night without sleep changes the brain and how appetizing people find high-calorie foods

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/sleepyheads-prefer-junk-food The article I read was named,  “Sleepyheads prefer junk food.” The article was about how people who don’t get much sleep like sugary foods more than normal foods. In the article, it mentioned how they tested this with grownups. … Continue reading

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Taste good? Senses inform the brain — but don’t tell everyone the same thing

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/taste-good-senses-inform-brain-dont-tell-everyone-same-thing The name of the article is Taste Good? Senses inform the brain-but don’t tell everyone the same thing. The article I read was about how food can taste different to individuals. The article it t mentioned how adults eat … Continue reading

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Why some coastal regions flood more easily than others

https://www.popsci.com/sea-levels-rising-unevenly Scientists know for a fact that the sea levels have risen more in places than some others for over a century. The sea levels have risen up faster along the Mid-Atlantic states, especially near Cape Hatteras and the Chesapeake … Continue reading

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Is climate change fanning megafires?

Is climate change fanning megafires? Climate change has affected the wildfires on the United States of America. California suffers from many wildfires each year. The largest recorded megafire in California happened on July 27, 2018. The fire was made up … Continue reading

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New ways to clean up polluted sources of drinking water

NEW WAYS TO CLEAN POLLUTED DRINKING WATER David Reckhow is an engineer at University Massachusetts Amherst. David has a world class laboratory. That is why many other scientists want to use it. People that want to use his laboratory is … Continue reading

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How do elephants eat cereal? With a pinch

How do elephants eat cereal? With a pinch It’s a bad idea to challenge elephants to a food challenge. Well, here’s why. A full-grown elephant can eat up to 200kg (440 pounds) of greens everyday. An elephant can snap off tree … Continue reading

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Both of NASA’s Voyager spacecraft are now interstellar. Where to next?

NASA’s Voyagers  Are Interstellar. Where are They Headed?   Original article by : National Geographic The twin of the Voyager spacecraft has been traveling for more than 40 years. They are the only spacecrafts to go so far from our … Continue reading

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Gene editing creates mice with no mom

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/gene-editing-creates-mice-without-mom This is a mouse with two fathers, he’ll only survive a few more days. Has anything you’ve ever seen had two biological dads? Well, it’s never been done, until now. Mice were made in a lab with two dads; … Continue reading

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A Day With Fossil Hunters

A day with fossil finders In the canyons of southeast Utah, fossils are waiting to be found through layers of rock, and we’re looking for  them. By we, I mean the fossil finders, A.K.A paleontologists, people who dig for fossils, … Continue reading

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Why can’t bugs be grub?

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/why-cant-bugs-be-grub This article talks all about eating bugs. It describes why people should eat bugs, what kinds of people in the world eat bugs, and why so many people think bugs are so disgusting to eat. In New Hampshire, a … Continue reading

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