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Codfish

Cod is the common name for the genus Gadus of fish, belonging to the family Gadidae, and is also used in the common name of a variety of other fishes. Cod is a popular food fish with a mild flavor, low fat content, and a dense white flesh that flakes Read More



Baboons

The baboons are some of the largest non-hominid members of the primate order; only the mandrill and the drill are larger. The word "baboon" comes from "babouin", the name given to them by the French naturalist Buffon. 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

Boxers

Boxers are a breed of stocky, medium-sized, short-haired dog with a smooth fawn or brindled coat and square-jawed muzzle. Boxers have very strong jaws and a powerful bite. Read More

Mockingbirds

Mockingbirds are a group of New World passerine birds best known for the habit of some species of mimicking the songs of other birds, often loudly and in rapid succession. There are 17 species in four genera. Read More

Shrinking Glaciers

I'd rather sit in a hot tub than play in the snow. I like my drinking water without ice cubes. I think winter storms are wonderful, as long as I'm sitting inside next to a warm fire. In other words, I've never been a big fan of ice. Until, that is, I went Read More

Cacophony Acoustics

You're in the middle of a bustling school lunchroom. Some girls are yelling behind you. Right beside you, a boy is singing along with his iPod. Other kids are playing a rowdy game in the corner. Meanwhile, you are trying to talk to your friend across the Read More

The hottest soup in New York

This winter has been a season of breaking records. Last month, athletes at the winter Olympic games in Vancouver broke sports records. A few weeks before that, record-breaking amounts of snow fell on the eastern and southern United States. And on February Read More

Island Extinctions

People arrived in Australia about 50,000 years ago. Soon after, many of the island's large mammals disappeared, new evidence suggests.Among the animals that went extinct were several species of kangaroos and wombats and some other creatures. Read More

Sturgeons

Sturgeon (Acipenser) is a genus of freshwater fish, which includes twenty known species from European, Asiatic and North American rivers. They spend a large part of the year in the sea, but periodically migrate to large rivers to deposit their spawn. Read More

A Living Fossil

Imagine going to the museum to see fossils of animals that scientists thought had become extinct millions of years ago. Then, imagine walking outside and seeing one of this family of animals scurrying around in your backyard. That would be a pretty exciti Read More

The Incredible Shrunken Kids

The smallest kids on Earth are much smaller than you or your baby brother or sister. They're smaller than a flea. They're even smaller than the hairs on a flea's leg. These tiny tykes are so small, in fact, that 20 billion billion of them can fit into a j Read More

Asteroid Lost and Found

Everybody loses things: Socks in the laundry. Sunglasses. Phone numbers written on little scraps of paper. You may have even lost your homework once or twice. But can you imagine losing an entire asteroid? 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

Recipe for Health

Everybody wants to be healthy, but today's world is full of roadblocks. You know you should eat broccoli, for example, but it's a lot easier to buy French fries (and they taste better). You know you should exercise, but your friends are playing games Read More

Tuna

Tuna, sometimes called tunafish, are several species of ocean-dwelling fish in the family Scombridae, mostly in the genus Thunnus. Tuna is an important commercial fish. Read More

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

Project Music

Music can make or break a party. It can also improve your health, your driving, and your math and physics skills, according to some of the projects at this year's Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). Read More

If Only Bones Could Speak

Language is one trait that separates people from other animals. Words give us the power to communicate complicated ideas, and this skill has taken us far. Read More

Bull Sharks

Bull sharks are common in warm, shallow waters along coasts throughout the world. They are known for their particularly unpredictable behavior, as they often travel up rivers and can pose a large threat to those who venture in to the water there. Read More

The Buzz about Caffeine

You're drinking lots of cola at a party, when suddenly it hits: You! Are! Hyper! You jump around. You talk too fast. You laugh so hard that soda squirts out of your nose. Later, you can't fall asleep, and the next day, you're tired and feel awful. Sound f Read More

The Colorful World of Synesthesia

The number ď6Ē is a bright shade of pink. Listening to a cello smells like chocolate. And eating a slice of pizza creates a tickling sensation on the back of your neck. If you have experiences like this, you may be one of the special people with an unusu Read More

Copybees

Baby brothers and sisters aren't the only copycats in town. Bumblebees imitate each other, too. In one study, researchers at Queen Mary University of London put a "demonstrator" bee on a fake flower of a particular color while other bees watched. Afterwa Read More

Sounds and Silence

People often visit parks to find a sense of peace and solitude they can't get at home. Animals use sounds to communicate with one another. Read More

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Mother-of-Pearl on Ice

Mother-of-Pearl on Ice

Pearls are some of the more beautiful examples of nature's strength. The gemstones grow inside oysters, and they are remarkably sturdy and tough. Now, scientists have found a way to copy what oysters... Read More

Poor Devils

Poor Devils

The real Tasmanian devil doesn't look much like the familiar snarling and whirling cartoon character known as Taz, but it's every bit as fierce. When European settlers arrived on the Australian islan... Read More

Got Milk? How?

Got Milk? How?

We put it in cereal. We drink it with cookies. And we eat tons of foods that are made from it, including yogurt, cheese and even some crackers, breads and granola bars. For most of us, milk is a stapl... Read More

Living in the Desert

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 ... Read More

A Spider's Silky Strength

A Spider's Silky Strength

Legend has it that a Chinese princess discovered silk while drinking tea under a mulberry tree. A silkworm cocoon fell into her cup, and when she grabbed the bundle, it unwound into a single strand of... Read More

Fish needs see-through head

Fish needs see-through head

The fish in the picture is alive and youíre looking inside its head. Really. Itís not a medical freak. Just a kind of fish with a naturally see-through forehead. A new species, you might think. But n... Read More

One ring around them all

One ring around them all

Astronomers recently found another ring around the planet Saturn ó and itís the biggest one yet. This newly discovered ring stretches about 15 million miles across, which makes a loop big enough to fi... Read More

Electric Backpack

Electric Backpack

Scientists from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Mass., have invented a backpack that makes electricity from energy produced while its... Read More

Teeny Skull Reveals Ancient Ancestor

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 speci... Read More

Chicken Eggs as Drug Factories

Chicken Eggs as Drug Factories

Medicine comes in lots of different packages. Painkillers in a tablet can make your headache go away. Antibiotic cream from a tube can prevent your cuts from becoming infected. But can medicine come p... Read More

Rodents

Rodents

Found across almost the entire globe, rodents have learned to thrive in deserts, grasslands, and especially around human settlements, where some species (like mice and rats) have become common pests. ... Read More

Supersight for a Dino King

Supersight for a Dino King

The movie Jurassic Park has a scary scene in which a Tyrannosaurus rex growls right into the faces of two characters. One person tells the other not to worry because T. rex can't see things that don't... Read More

Black Hole Journey

Black Hole Journey

There are all sorts of holes: big ones and little ones, deep ones and shallow ones. There are swimming holes and buttonholes, cheese holes and bullet holes. Then, there are black holes. ... Read More

Lives of a Mole Rat

Lives of a Mole Rat

Some animals are easy to love. Mole rats don't fit into this category. With their huge teeth, squinty eyes, piglike noses, and, in some cases, wrinkled, nearly hairless bodies, mole rats aren't exact... Read More

Salamanders and Newts

Salamanders and Newts

Salamanders and newts are amphibians with long, slender bodies, short legs, and long tails. Although they resemble lizards, they are true amphibians, and have soft, moist skin that, for many species, ... Read More









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