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Ticks

Tick is the common name for the small arachnids that, along with mites, constitute the order Acarina. Ticks are external parasites which live off the blood of mammals, birds, and occasionally reptiles and amphibians. Read More



Toy Challenge

You probably have a favorite game that you just can't wait to play. Your friends might have their own ideas about what's fun and what's not. Have you ever thought about joining forces and creating a game that everyone would love? Read More

Bears

Bears are among the largest carnivores, characterized by stocky bodies, short tails, long, square snouts, and round ears. North American bears are common to wooded areas, where streams can provide an opportunity to fish year round. Read More

Life under Ice

Deep below a thick slab of floating ice off Antarctica, an astounding community of creatures has surprised scientists who had expected to find nothing there. In December 2003, researchers drilled a hole through the Amery ice shelf in Antarctica. They pic Read More

Alien Invasions

Around the world, plants, animals, fungi, and other life forms are moving into places where they don't belong. These raids can mean major headaches for both wildlife and people. Read More

Baboons Listen for Who's Tops

You're probably pretty good at recognizing people's voices and responding in a suitable way. If you hear anger in a parent's voice, for instance, you might cool it for a while. When you hear your teacher walking down the hall toward the classroom, it's pr Read More

Moss Echoes of Hunting

If you go by what you see in cartoons or vampire movies, you might think that bats are big, scary, blood-sucking creatures that come out only at night.Certainly, many bats are active at night and asleep during the day. They have sharp teeth. A few species Read More

Rodent Rubbish as an Ice-Age Thermometer

If you want to know the temperature outside, you look at a thermometer. If you want to know what temperatures were like thousands of years ago, you have to be more creative. In the area around the Grand Canyon, two researchers from Arizona have been piec Read More

Dino Babies

Some dinosaurs needed babysitters, too Scientists have recently analyzed the oldest dinosaur eggs ever discovered with embryos still inside. The study suggests that the dinos couldn't take care of themselves when they first hatched, say the researchers, Read More

An Icy Blob of Fluff

The collision between a projectile, launched from the spacecraft Deep Impact, and Comet Tempel 1 on July 4th was pretty exciting. But the excitement didn't end there. Read More

Writing on eggshells

From graffiti to wallpaper to the geometric shapes used to decorate buildings, people have been making designs out of patterns for a long time. Designs can be just for looks, or they can be used to communicate a message. Read More

Graphene's superstrength

Big technology comes in tiny packages. New cell phones, music players and personal computers get smaller every year, which means these electronics require even smaller components on the inside. Engineers are looking for creative ways to build these compon Read More

Newts

Newts are small, usually bright-coloured semiaquatic salamanders of North America, Europe and North Asia, distinguished from other salamanders by the lack of rib or costal grooves along the sides of the body. Read More

Where Have All the Bees Gone?

Entomologists—scientists who study insects—have a real mystery on their hands. All across the country, honeybees are leaving their hives and never returning. It doesn't take long before a hive is nearly empty. Researchers call this phenomenon colony-coll Read More

Words of the Distant Past

Some people just won't shut up. That's probably been true for a long time—maybe even hundreds of thousands of years. Computer reconstructions of ancient skulls show that our ancestors had ears built like ours as far back as 350,000 years ago. Read More

Missing Tigers in India

In India, where about half of the planet's remaining 7,000 wild tigers live, tigers face a number of threats, especially from a growing human population. More than a billion people live in India today, and development is rapidly expanding. Read More

Big Woman of the Distant Past

If you want to know how tall you'll be, take a look at your adult relatives Read More

Shrimps

True shrimp are small, swimming crustaceans classified in the infraorder Caridea, found widely around the world in both fresh and salt water. A number of more or less unrelated crustaceans also have the word "shrimp" in their common names. Read More

Blotchy Face, Big-Time Wasp

"Winners never cheat, and cheaters never win." You may have heard people say this. Some wasps seem to live by the same motto. A new study shows that if female paper wasps pretend to be something they're not, their peers get angry. Read More

Krill

Krill are small, shrimp-like ocean crustaceans. These pink, translucent animals congregate in large, dense masses called "swarms" or "clouds," that turn areas of the ocean's surface pink. Read More

The two faces of Mars

When you look up at the night sky, it's hard to imagine the violent, chaotic place the solar system was billions of years ago. It looks quiet and peaceful now, but when the solar system first took shape, asteroids and other objects regularly slammed Read More

Turkeys

A turkey is either one of two species of large birds in the genus Meleagris. Turkeys are birds classed in the gamebird order with fan-shaped tails and wattled necks. As with many galliform species, the female is smaller than the male. Read More

Power of the Wind

On a breezy day, you can feel the wind in your hair, on your face, against your body. It tickles, pushes, or slams into you, depending on how hard it's blowing. When it's windy, you can fly a kite or go sailing. Read More

Crawfish

Crayfish, sometimes called crawfish, or crawdads are freshwater crustaceans resembling small lobsters, to which they are closely related. They are found in bodies of fresh water that do not freeze to the bottom, and which have shelter against harm. Read More

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Condors

Condors

Condors are birds in the vulture family, and are among the largest flying land birds in the Western Hemisphere. Although they are primarily scavengers, feeding on carrion, Condors are in the same fami... Read More

Gooey Secrets of Mussel Power

Gooey Secrets of Mussel Power

Where do mussels get their muscle? Waves can crash over them, but mussels keep holding tight to shoreline rocks. These tough little mollusks can even cling to the underside of a ship to hitch a ride a... Read More

Little Brown Bats

Little Brown Bats

The Little Brown bat (sometimes called Little Brown myotis) (Myotis lucifugus) is one of the most common bats of North America, a species of the genus Myotis (mouse-eared bats), found throughout the w... Read More

Tossing Out a Black Hole Life Preserver

Tossing Out a Black Hole Life Preserver

It's a good thing we can't get anywhere near a black hole. If it were possible, the consequences would not be pretty. A black hole is a point in space where gravity is so intense that not even light c... Read More

Cheetah

Cheetah

The Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) is an atypical member of the cat family (Felidae) that hunts by speed rather than by stealth or pack tactics. It is the fastest of all land animals and can reach speeds ... Read More

The Down Side of Keeping Clean

The Down Side of Keeping Clean

Wash your hands. Brush your teeth. Scrub the toilet. Do the dishes. Being clean is supposed to keep us healthy by destroying bacteria that make us sick. ... Read More

Ancient Critter Caught Shedding Its Skin

Ancient Critter Caught Shedding Its Skin

Few people would want to ditch their skin, but some creatures have been doing it for hundreds of millions of years. An ancient fossil supplies the evidence for such skin shedding. Skin shedding, or mo... Read More

Are Propellers Fin-ished?

Are Propellers Fin-ished?

If you've ever been to an aquarium or a zoo, you've probably admired the feisty penguins. They can squiggle through water faster than 10 miles per hour, turn on a dime, and leap onto shore, all in one... Read More

Black Bear

Black Bear

The American black bear (Ursus americanus), also known as the cinnamon bear, is the most common bear species native to North America.... Read More

Galaxies far, far, far away

Galaxies far, far, far away

How old are the objects you can see in the sky? The brightest star in the night sky, Sirius, is believed to be about 200-300 million years old. The Sun and Moon are much older—about 4.5 billion years ... Read More

Problems with Prepositions

Problems with Prepositions

You may end a sentence with a preposition. Just do not use extra prepositions when the meaning is clear without them. Correct: That is something I cannot agree with. That is something with which I ca... Read More

2014 GSAT Results for Jamaican Kids

2014 GSAT Results for Jamaican Kids By Teach It To Kids.org

The nearly 40-thousand pupils who sat the Grade Six Achievement Test are to know their grades today. According to the Ministry of Education schools should start releasing the grades today June 19, 201... Read More

Pipefish power from mom

Pipefish power from mom

Broad-nosed pipefish are curious little creatures. They’re close cousins of seahorses, and they look like straws with eyes. They’re tiny and narrow, and their slender bodies mean they can easily hide ... Read More

Aquatic Animals

Aquatic Animals

When you think of aquatic mammals, do you think of a whale or an otter? In truth, there are a number of mammals who rely on water for hunting and fishing, as well as those who spend their entire lives... Read More

Burst Busters

Burst Busters

Explosions on Earth are a pretty big deal. In outer space, though, things are blowing up all the time. Two new studies show that a particularly powerful type of explosion is 10 times as common, but no... Read More









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