Agriculture
Where Have All the Bees Gone?
New Gene Fights Potato Blight
Growing Healthier Tomato Plants
Amphibians
Newts
Bullfrogs
Salamanders
Animals
Young Ants in the Kitchen
Deep Krill
Polly Shouldn't Get a Cracker
Behavior
The chemistry of sleeplessness
The (kids') eyes have it
Nice Chimps
Birds
Albatrosses
Finches
Kookaburras
Chemistry and Materials
Graphene's superstrength
The Incredible Shrunken Kids
Bandages that could bite back
Computers
Hitting the redo button on evolution
Hubble trouble doubled
A Classroom of the Mind
Dinosaurs and Fossils
The Paleontologist and the Three Dinosaurs
Fingerprinting Fossils
Supersight for a Dino King
E Learning Jamaica
E Learning in Jamaica WIN PRIZES and try our Fun Animated Games
Earth
Rodent Rubbish as an Ice-Age Thermometer
What is groundwater
Ancient Heights
Environment
Fishing for Fun Takes Toll
Food Web Woes
A Newspaper's Hidden Cost
Finding the Past
The Puzzle of Ancient Mariners
Little People Cause Big Surprise
Salt and Early Civilization
Fish
Megamouth Sharks
Basking Sharks
Electric Ray
Food and Nutrition
Yummy bugs
A Taste for Cheese
Packing Fat
GSAT English Rules
Problems with Prepositions
Order of Adjectives
Subject and Verb Agreement
GSAT Exam Preparation Jamaica
42,000 students will sit for the GSAT Exam in two weeks
The Annual GSAT Scholarships
GSAT Practice Papers | GSAT Mathematics | Maths
GSAT Exams Jamaica Scholarships
Access denied - Disabled boy aces GSAT
GSAT Practice Papers | GSAT Mathematics | Maths
GSAT Exam Preparation
GSAT Mathematics
GSAT Practice Papers | GSAT Mathematics | Maths
10 Common Mistakes When Preparing for the GSAT Math Test
Prime Time for Cicadas
Human Body
A Long Trek to Asia
From Stem Cell to Any Cell
Kids now getting 'adult' disease
Invertebrates
Centipedes
Mussels
Praying Mantis
Mammals
Goats
Sheep
Chipmunks
Parents
Raise a Lifelong Reader by Reading Aloud
How children learn
Children and Media
Physics
The Pressure of Scuba Diving
Spin, Splat, and Scramble
IceCube Science
Plants
City Trees Beat Country Trees
Flower family knows its roots
Springing forward
Reptiles
Snakes
Garter Snakes
Box Turtles
Space and Astronomy
A Moon's Icy Spray
Phantom Energy and the Big Rip
Rover Makes Splash on Mars
Technology and Engineering
A Micro-Dose of Your Own Medicine
A Satellite of Your Own
Are Propellers Fin-ished?
The Parts of Speech
What is a Verb?
Adjectives and Adverbs
Countable and Uncountable Nouns
Transportation
Flying the Hyper Skies
Reach for the Sky
Troubles with Hubble
Weather
Warmest Year on Record
Weekend Weather Really Is Different
Either Martians or Mars has gas
Add your Article

Welcome to the articles page!

Sleepless at Sea Sleepless at Sea - Sleepless at Sea

Sleepless at Sea

Wouldn't it be great to stay up all night without feeling tired the next day? Orca-whale and dolphin babies and moms are champions of sleeplessness. They stay awake for a month after the babies are born—without showing any ill effects. And they don't eve Read More



White Tip Sharks

The oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus) is a large pelagic shark of tropical and warm temperate seas. It is named after its oceanic habitat (living in deep waters), and the white tips on its fins. Read More

Sun Bear

The Sun bear (Ursus malayanus) is a bear found primarily in the tropical rainforests of Southeast Asia. The Sun bear stands approximately four feet (1.2 m) in length, making it the smallest member in the bear family. Read More

Who vs. Whom

Rule Use the he/him method to decide which word is correct. he = who him = whom Read More

Dancing with Robots

Sprague's Sprockets, a team of two boys and two girls, waited nervously for its turn at the search-and-rescue station as the RoboCup Junior competition got under way. Read More

Seeds of the Future

On an unusual old farm in New York City, workers are stashing away the seeds of the future. In this unlikely place, researchers are putting the seeds from flowering plants and trees in a sleeplike state called suspended animation. Many years from now, ot Read More

Pain Expectations

If you touch your finger to a hot stove, you know it's going to hurt. If you convince yourself beforehand that the pain won't be so bad, though, you might not suffer as much. According to a new study, the part of your brain that reacts to severe pain is Read More

Intruder Alert: Sweeping Space for Dust

If you can't believe how quickly your bedroom becomes dusty, you should get a load of the solar system. A space probe cruising past the sun has found that the solar system is filling up with dust three times faster than it was 6 years ago. Read More

Blue Bear

The Tibetan Blue Bear (Ursus arctos pruinosus) is a subspecies of the Brown Bear (Ursus arctos) found in the eastern Tibetan plateau. It is also known as the Tibetan Brown Bear, or the Horse Bear. In Tibetan it is known as Dom gyamuk. Read More

Lampreys

A lamprey is a jawless fish with a toothed, funnel-like sucking mouth, with which most species bore into fish flesh to suck their blood. In zoology, lampreys are not considered to be true fish because of their different morphology and physiology. Read More

A Dead Star's Dusty Ring

In 5 billion years, the sun will swell into a huge ball that will fry Earth or even swallow it up. Our star's outer layers will then fly off, and its core will shrink into a dense, fading object called a white dwarf. Read More

Arctic Algae Show Climate Change

Tiny creatures in remote lakes are adding to the evidence for global warming. Most scientists agree that the climate is heating up. Studies of environments all over the world show that the warming has wide-ranging effects.A recent study focused on changes Read More

Revenge of the Cowbirds

Cowbirds are famous for their wily ways. These North American birds sneak into the nests of other birds, lay their eggs, and quickly escape before the owners return. They don't do any of the hard work it takes to raise chicks. Read More

Geckos

Geckos are small to moderately large lizards belonging to the family Gekkonidae and found in warm climates throughout the world. Geckos are unique among lizards in their vocalizations, making chirping sounds in social interactions with other geckos. Read More

Teeny Skull Reveals Ancient Ancestor

How did people get here? Some paleontologists are fascinated with tracing our ancestors back to the earliest possible times. A fossil skull in China is the latest clue to the origin of the human species. The fossil comes from the oldest known primate, a Read More

Robots on the Road, Again

Any type of vehicle could enter the contest, but there was one big twist. Drivers were not allowed. Neither were passengers nor remote controls. Vehicles had to drive themselves over rugged terrain and around obstacles, with no help from people. Read More

Barracudas

Barracudas are ray-finned fishes noted for their large size (up to 1.8 m or 6 ft) and frightening appearance. The body is long, fairly compressed, and covered with small, smooth scales. Read More

Turtles

Most turtles can pull their legs, tail, and head into the shell for protection. Turtles are among the most long-lived animals on the planet, and some zoo turtles reaching ages over 150 years. Read More

Hoofed Mammals

Not all mammals walk on paws. Hooves have evolved as a modified toenail for many herbivorous (plant-eating) animals, both common and exotic, providing special protection on rocky, mountainous, or uneven ground. Read More

Unscrambling a Gem of a Mystery

Hidden inside every shiny green emerald is a geographical mystery. Once an emerald is plucked from a mine in its home country and turned into a piece of jewelry, it can be nearly impossible to figure out where the gem came from in the first place. Now, r Read More

Hares

Hares and jackrabbits are leporids belonging to the genus Lepus. Very young hares are called leverets. Hares live solitarily or in pairs. A common type of hare in arctic North America is the Snowshoe Hare. Read More

How are students placed after passing the GSAT exam By Ministry Of Education

The GSAT Placement Mechanism The Ministry recognizes that placement of GSAT students is one of the main areas of concern and anxiety among parents. It is with this in mind that this paper seeks to shed some light on the process of placement. Read More

Squeezing Oil from Old Wells

Oil fuels the lives of most people around the world. We use it to power our cars and planes, heat our homes, and even manufacture shoes, plastic bottles, and other products. Without it, the world would be a very different place. Read More

Miscellaneous Mammals

Mammals are identified by a combination of warm blood, body fur or hair, and glands that produce milk to feed their young; beyond these few common traits, however, mammals are wildly diverse in shape, size, habitat and behavior. Read More

Featured Ads



Melting Snow on Mars

Melting Snow on Mars

The search for life on Mars often starts with a search for water. That's because life as we know it can't exist without the wet stuff. ... Read More

Saving Wetlands

Saving Wetlands

There's water, and there's land. Somewhere in the middle, there are wetlands. Not totally flooded by water, but not completely dry either, these in-between places rank among the richest ecosystems on ... Read More

Hunting by Sucking, Long Ago

Hunting by Sucking, Long Ago

Being eaten alive would be awful, especially if you were gulped down by a weird beast with an extremely long neck. Recently discovered fossils suggest that a prehistoric sea creature with such a snak... Read More

A Long Trek to Asia

A Long Trek to Asia

Today, a plane trip from eastern Africa to China takes less than a day. Tens of thousands of years ago, it would have taken a lot longer to walk those 5,000 miles. ... Read More

Planning for Mars

Planning for Mars

Forget the moon: We’re headed to Mars. That’s one message President Obama delivered on April 15, during a speech about the future of the U.S. space program.... Read More

 Children and Media

Children and Media

Find information about what media milestones to expect from your child and what you can do to further his knowledge of media tools.... Read More

Fighting Off Micro-Invader Epidemics

Fighting Off Micro-Invader Epidemics

Every year when school starts, you hear it in the classroom: a cough here, a snuffle there. Some weeks, more than half your class may be sneezing or hacking away. Colds spread quickly, passing from pe... Read More

Robins

Robins

The American Robin (Turdus migratorius) is a migratory songbird of the thrush family. The American Robin is 25-28 cm (10-11 in) long. It has gray upperparts and head, and orange underparts, usually br... Read More

Power of the Wind

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 ... Read More

Scotiabank Jamaica Foundation Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) Scholarships

Scotiabank Jamaica Foundation Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) Scholarships By Scotiabank Jamaica Foundation

Scotiabank Jamaica Foundation Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) Scholarships... Read More

Asian Elephants

Asian Elephants

The Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus), is one of the three living species of elephant, and the only living species of the genus Elephas. The species is found primarily in large parts of India, Sri Lank... Read More

Box Turtles

Box Turtles

The Box turtle is one of several species of turtles. They are largely characterized by a domed shell, but the two genera are otherwise very different in habitat, behavior and appearance, and, as such,... Read More

Look into My Eyes

Look into My Eyes

If you look deep into a friend's eyes, you may imagine that you can see his or her thoughts and dreams. But more likely, you'll simply see an image of yourself—and whatever lies behind you. Our eyeb... Read More

Hamsters

Hamsters

A hamster is a rodent belonging to subfamily Cricetinae. The subfamily contains about 18 species, classified in six or seven genera. Most have expandable cheek pouches, which reach from their cheeks t... Read More

Forests as a Tsunami Shield

Forests as a Tsunami Shield

It's been a banner year for natural disasters. Tsunamis and hurricanes, in particular, have battered homes, destroyed cities, and taken thousands of lives. Areas along the oceans have been slammed esp... Read More









Designed and Powered by HBJamaica.com™