Author Archives: Regina DiStefano

Scientists Find the Secret to Colossal Bubbles

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/scientists-find-secret-colossal-soap-bubbles According to the article, “Scientists Find the Secret to Colossal Bubbles,” by Stephen Ornes from Science News for Students, polymers have been identified as the secret ingredient needed to make enormous bubbles. Bubbles can get really big from polymers … Continue reading

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Air Pollution Intensifies a Teen’s Feelings of Stress 

Found in Science News for Students https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/air-pollution-intensifies-teens-feeling-stress This article is about how teens who breathe polluted air respond most strongly to stress. When teens breathe polluted air, it can cause immune disorders like heart disease or lung cancer. The polluted … Continue reading

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It had the biggest antlers ever found. Were they weapons?

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/15/science/giant-antlers-deer.html There was a deer named Megaloceros giganteus. It was huge. Deers antlers were about 12 feet wide and 5 ft high! Lots of deer use their antlers to protect their territory. Paleontologists were arguing about whether  the impressive head … Continue reading

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The color of body fat might affect how trim people are

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/body-fat-color-white-brown-beige-health-hibernation-energy Scientists have discovered that humans have two different kinds of fat.  Body fat is an important part of living things. Scientists thought that people had one kind of fat, called white fat, that stores extra calories. Fifty years ago, … Continue reading

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Huge New “Shark toothed’’ Dinosaur Found in Thailand

carcharodontosaurus— Huge new ‘shark toothed’ dinosaur found in Thailand According to this article, tens of millions of years before T. rex was the number one apex predator, there was a different species of dinosaur that roamed; the allosouroids. Within the … Continue reading

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Bali fights for its beautiful beaches by rethinking waste, plastic trash

bali-fights-for-its-beautiful-beaches-by-rethinking-waste-plastic-trash The beautiful beaches of Bali are being destroyed because of plastic waste. This needs to stop because plastic is bad for the environment. This is happening because the trash isn’t managed very well in Indonesia. Indonesia’s poorly managed plastic … Continue reading

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Science Designed a Drug for Just One Patient. Her Name Is Mila

The name of my article is, “Science Designed a Drug for Just One Patient. Her Name Is Mila.” I found this article in The New York Times on 10/10/19. Mila is a little girl who has Batten disease. Batten disease … Continue reading

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This device uses the cold night sky to generate electricity

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/device-uses-cold-night-sky-generate-electricity This device talks about how you make a device that gains power by the midnight sky. This device works as long as one side is cooler than the other. The way to do this is to install insulation to … Continue reading

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Air pollution intensifies a teen’s feeling of stress

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/air-pollution-intensifies-teens-feeling-stress The air we breathe is very important. A recent study shows that air pollution can affect a teen’s health, especially those with anxiety or depression. Teens who live in non polluted areas are known to have less stress than … Continue reading

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New seismic phenomenon discovered, named stormquakes 

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/10/new-seismic-phenomenon-discovered-named-stormquakes/ This article is about how scientists discovered stormquakes. (Stormquakes are when there is a hurricane that affects the sea bottom where land shifts, and that causes an earthquake; a tornado happens and it shifts the ocean which shifts the … Continue reading

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