Monthly Archives: October 2019

COSMIC WEB 

Researchers have caught the first glimpse of filaments that connect galaxies together. Theories evolved and scientists started using technology to test them. They thought that gas flows around filaments, creating intersections with each other and forming a web. A group … Continue reading

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Can we build a tower to the stars?

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/blog/technically-fiction/can-we-build-space-elevator-tall-tower-or-giant-rope Ah space, a vast void of stars, plaints, and much more. But have you ever thought of building from Earth to the stars? You might think this is an amazing and great idea. But behold, this is sadly not … Continue reading

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Mystery disease is killing Caribbean corals

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/mystery-disease-killing-caribbean-corals I read a news article about a disease that is killing Caribbean corals. I found this news in Science News for Students. The article mainly explained how disease kills corals and how it forms. Last January, when divers were … Continue reading

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Wild Robots Improve World

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/cool-jobs-wide-world-robots In the future, robots will help a lot more than they do now (which is a lot). For instance, Howie Choset’s “SnakeBots” might be able to find people in destroyed buildings or perform complex or delicate surgeries, such as … Continue reading

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What Whales and Dolphins Left Behind for Life in the Ocean

What Whales and Dolphins Left Behind for Life in the Ocean A long time ago, early ancestors of whales and dolphins started a new life in the ocean. Did you know whales and other sea mammals go without fresh oxygen … Continue reading

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Gecko Feet 

:https//www.sciencenews.org/article/50-years-ago-scientists-thought-they-knew-why-geckos-had-sticky-feet Geckos feet can stick to anything; ever wonder why?  They can climb on smooth surfaces, like glass, leaves, and trees. Fifty years ago, scientists noticed that Geckos have microscopic suction cups on the bottom of their feet to provide … Continue reading

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This deadly mushroom can literally shrink your brain–and it’s probably more widespread than we thought 

https://www.popsci.com/mushroom-poison-fire-coral-deadly-brain-australia/ The very deadly mushroom, Podostroma cornu-damae (also known as Poison Fire Coral fungus), is more widespread than anyone knew. It was thought to only be in Japan and Korea, but soon after it was also found in Java and … Continue reading

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Social media doesn’t by itself make  teens unhappy or anxious.

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/social-media-doesnt-make-teens-unhappy-anxious-cyberbullying The Source: Science News For Students Social media on its own is not what makes teens sad or worried. Cyberbullying is a reason that teens are unhappy and worried. Too little sleep can make teens sad and anxious. Not … Continue reading

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The New Discovery

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/10/new-iron-dragon-pterosaur-found-australia/ One day in the fall of 2017, Bob Elliott discovered something crazy. Peeking through the branches was a pterosaur, a flying reptile which is a very rare animal that humans thought died out 94 million years ago. The closest … Continue reading

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 CAN DOCTORS TREAT THE EARTH BY REDUCINGSINGLE USE PLASTIC IN HOSPITALS?

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/10/can-medical-care-exist-without-plastic/  Doctors can treat many diseases, but can they cure one of Earth’s greatest threats: using too much single use plastic? About 25% of all the trash from hospitals is plastic. A lot of plastic ends up in the ocean, … Continue reading

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