Monthly Archives: November 2020

National Zoo’s Adorable Giant Panda Cub Is Two Months Old!

https://www.dogonews.com/2020/10/16/national-zoos-adorable-giant-panda-cub-is-two-months-old On August  21, 2020,  a 21 year old panda gave birth to a little baby panda at the Smithsonian National Zoo.  The little baby panda was helpless; he couldn’t see, hear, or walk. Zookeepers were excited and scared,  because … Continue reading

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“America’s Top Young Scientist” May Have Found A Way To Stop COVID-19

Source: https://www.dogonews.com/2020/10/23/americas-top-young-scientist-may-have-found-a-way-to-stop-covid-19. This month, Anika Chebrolu (age 14) from Frisco Texas, won the 3M Young Scientist Challenge award and was named “America’s Top Young Scientist.”  Her project was called “Combating the Influenza Epidemic.”  She won $25,000, an exclusive mentorship with … Continue reading

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Some beetles can go in and out of frogs

 Science News for Students Most beetles will digest by frogs but some can walk through unharmed. The digestive system of a frog is not as strong as some animals’ so a bug can crawl out. This was a very mind-blowing … Continue reading

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Drug-resistant superbug thriving in hospitals hit hard by COVID-19

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2020/10/drug-resistant-superbug-candida-auris-thriving-hospitals-coronavirus-era/ Doctors are worrying that a dangerous yeast that can colonize a person’s skin, without generating symptoms, is rising because medical centers are overrun. This is a drug-resistant superbug thriving in hospitals hit hard by Covid-19. Over Christmas break, 2015, … Continue reading

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Boulder, Colorado Wakes up to the Threat of Worsening Wildfires

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2020/10/boulder-isnt-ready-to-evacuate-for-wildfires/ This article is about how bad fires are getting in Colorado. One fact is that this year, the largest in state history is called Cameron Peak Fire and has burned down more than 207,000 acres since mid August. The … Continue reading

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What happens if you catch the Flu and COVID-19 at the same time?

What happens if you catch the Flu and COVID-19 at the same time? According to the National Geographic article, some people do not take COVID-19 and the flu seriously. With COVID-19 all over the world and it being flu season, … Continue reading

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Too few Toilets

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/a-dirty-and-growing-problem-too-few-toilets This article is about having too few toilets and how this impacts our world. This also gives a few examples on how to resolve this problem. A fact that supports this is that more than 892 million people don’t … Continue reading

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How many alien civilizations are out there? A new galactic survey holds a clue.

Link to story here Many people have been talking about aliens in space. I personally believe that aliens exist because of the FKP 2040 or something like that where someone from 2040 found out a way to call people and … Continue reading

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How do you measure Everest? It’s complicated by frostbite—and politics.

Link here This article focuses on how Khimlal Gautam measured Mount Everest, the largest mountain in the world, and how it gets complicated. It also talks about the changes the world made and makes over time to Mount Everest. He … Continue reading

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Batteries not included: This Game Boy look-alike doesn’t need them

Batteries not included: This Game Boy look-alike doesn’t need them The name of the article is “Batteries not included: This Gameboy look-alike doesn’t need them”, the source is Science News for Students. This article is about how they made an … Continue reading

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