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Asiatic Bears

The Asiatic Black bear (Ursus thibetanus or Selenarctos thibetanus), also known as the Tibetan black bear, the Himalayan black bear, or the moon bear, is a medium sized, sharp-clawed, black-coloured bear with a distinctive white or cream "V" marking. Read More



Arctic Melt

Earth's North and South Poles are famous for being cold and icy. Normally, ice builds in Arctic waters around the North Pole each winter and shrinks during the summer. But for many years, the amount of ice left by the end of summer has been declining Read More

The Science Fair Circuit

For some kids, entering science fairs is like eating cookies. It's hard to stop at just one. The research is interesting, these students say. The competitions are exciting, and you can win prizes. Best of all, joining the science fair circuit is a great Read More

Roundworms

Roundworms are triploblastic protostomes with a complete digestive system. Roundworms have no circulatory or respiratory systems so they use diffusion to breathe and for circulation of substances around their body. Read More

Rover Makes Splash on Mars

A robot on Mars has just turned up the best evidence yet that liquid water once flowed on the Red Planet. Because water is thought to be necessary for life, the discovery should help researchers pinpoint places where living things might have been. Read More

Stone Tablet May Solve Maya Mystery

For decades, "Site Q" has been a mystery city. Archaeologists suspected that this Maya settlement existed more than 1,400 years ago, but there was little evidence to link it with certainty to any known ruins. Read More

Whale Watch

It doesn't matter how seasick people may feel. When a whale appears, nothing else matters, says whale researcher Steve Palumbi. "Everyone—from 5 to 95 years old—rushes to the side of the boat." Read More

Salmon

Salmon is the common name for several species of fish of the family Salmonidae. Several other fish in the family are called trout. Salmon live in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, as well as the Great Lakes and other land locked lakes. Read More

Miniature Schnauzers

The Miniature Schnauzer is a breed of small dog of the Schnauzer type that originated in Germany in the mid-to-late 19th century. Read More

Moose

Alces alces, called the moose in North America and the elk in Europe is the largest member of the deer family Cervidae, distinguished from other members of Cervidae by the form of the palmate antlers of its males. Read More

The newest superheavy in town

Scientists around the world are on a quest to find all the elements possible in the universe. Everything is made of elements, so understanding elements is a way of understanding all the matter around us. Some of these elements, hydrogen or oxygen for exam Read More

Settling the Americas

The world was a very different place tens of thousands of years ago. People didn't yet inhabit many regions that are crowded today. Read More

Living in the Desert

When you're hot and thirsty, you're likely to drink a glass of cold water or head for a shady spot to cool down. What you surely don't do is shrink your liver to a fraction of its original size. But that's just what a type of gazelle does to beat the des Read More

The metal detector in your mouth

When you taste lemons, you know it because they’re sour. Sugar tastes sweet. Salt tastes, well…salty. Tastes buds on the surface of your tongue help you identify food that you’ve put into your mouth. Until recently, scientists believed there were only a f Read More

Spin, Splat, and Scramble

Having fun? Take a break and give this some thought: Science can help you play better. Read More

Preparing for the GSAT Exam

To do well on the GSAT exam you must first learn the material, and then review it before the test. These are techniques to better understand your material: Learning 1. Take good notes in your class lectures and textbooks. Read More

Gliders in the Family

Watching monkeys at the zoo can be fascinating because the animals' actions are so similar to those of people. Along with gorillas, orangutans, lemurs, and others, monkeys belong to a group of mammals called primates. People are primates, too. Now, scien Read More

Acid Snails

Factories, cars, and other machines spit out lots of a gas called carbon dioxide. Carbon dioxide (CO2) is known as a greenhouse gas because it traps heat in the atmosphere. More and more of the gas has been accumulating in the air in recent years. Read More

Trout

Trout is the common name given to a number of species of freshwater fish belonging to the salmon family, Salmonidae. Trout are usually found in cool, clear streams and lakes, and are distributed naturally throughout the world. Read More

Nature's Medicines

You would probably never think to slap a stingray on a scraped knee. Eighteen-year-old Ben Powell, however, has found compounds on a stingray's skin that may help fight infections. 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

Pitbulls

The Pit bull is not a specific breed of dog, but rather a term used to describe several breeds of dogs with similar physical characteristics. Read More

A Change in Leaf Color

Every autumn, traffic creeps along New England's roads as visitors look everywhere but at the road. These tourists flock to the region as soon as leaves begin to change color from a summery green to spectacular shades of red, orange, yellow... 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

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Crustaceans

Crustaceans

Picture your last seafood meal, and you're probably seeing a crustacean. Crustaceans are mostly water-dwelling invertebrates (no spine), characterized by a jointed body and limbs, and a hard outer she... Read More

Traces of Ancient Campfires

Traces of Ancient Campfires

Our prehistoric ancestors probably realized the importance of fire long ago. New research suggests that inhabitants of an area near a lake in what's now northern Israel may have built fires in hearths... Read More

Bald Eagles Forever

Bald Eagles Forever

Trouble for bald eagles and other birds began when farmers began to use a chemical called DDT, which protected crops from insects but also killed birds and made the shells of their eggs dangerously th... Read More

A Tongue and a Half

A Tongue and a Half

If there were a prize for animal rudeness, a small South American bat would surely be in the running. The creature doesn't just stick out its tongue. It shoots it way, way out. In fact, its tongue is ... Read More

Giant snakes invading North America

Giant snakes invading North America

There may be a strange, slithering invasion coming from the South. Big snakes like anacondas, boa constrictors and pythons now live in the wilds of southern Florida. Although not originally native to ... Read More

Hubble trouble doubled

Hubble trouble doubled

If you’re already concerned about the ailing Hubble Space Telescope, the drama continues. On September 27, technical difficulties shut down the telescope, and it stopped sending information to Earth.... Read More

Raccoons

Raccoons

Raccoons are mammals in the genus Procyon of the Procyonidae family. Raccoons are unusual for their thumbs, which (though not opposable) enable them to open many closed containers and doors.... Read More

Glimpses of a Legendary Woodpecker

Glimpses of a Legendary Woodpecker

An amazing sighting has thrilled birdwatchers, scientists, and environmentalists around the world: The ivory-billed woodpecker is alive. Long feared extinct, the legendary bird has recently been spott... Read More

New Elephant-Shrew

New Elephant-Shrew

Feb. 6, 2008 The world is full of quirky creatures, and the elephant-shrew is a perfect example. These furry, long-nosed animals resemble a mix between miniature antelopes, anteaters, and rodents, say... Read More

Plant Gas

Plant Gas

You may have never heard of methane, but there's a lot of it out there. Cows emit the gas, which is produced by bacteria in their stomachs. Methane also wafts up from the wet soils in swamps and rice ... Read More

Sugary Survival Skill

Sugary Survival Skill

Dehydration dooms most animals. Humans, for example, die if their bodies lose about 12 percent of their water. But some tough little critters can get through long periods of drought. One bug survives ... Read More

Frogs and Toads

Frogs and Toads

Frogs and toads are species of tailless amphibians, with short, squad front legs and muscular hind legs adapted for hopping or leaping. Their life cycle includes a "tadpole" phase, in which ... Read More

Expert report highlights the importance to parents of reading to children!

Expert report highlights the importance to parents of reading to children! By MATT H

Experts claim that reading to children is important for various reasons. While most parents realise this is true, how many actually understand why parent-and-child reading is so widely encouraged? Wha... Read More

GSAT Scholarship

GSAT Scholarship By Petrojam Limited

Petrojam Limited has over the past three years awarded two scholarships to the top performing boy and girl in the GSAT examination from Greenwich All Age School.... Read More

Macaws

Macaws

Macaws are large colorful New World parrots, classified into six of the many Psittacidae genera: Ara, Anodorhynchus, Cyanopsitta, Propyrrhura, Orthopsittaca, and Diopsittaca. They are the largest bird... Read More









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