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Infinite Chocolate Bar Trick

Infinite Chocolate Bar Paradox

Have you heard of the saying, “You can’t have your cake and eat it too”? Well, with this infinite chocolate bar paradox experiment, it seems that you CAN have your cake (or chocolate!) and eat it too. This simple illusion is sure to amaze everyone! But is this trick really […]

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Have you heard of the saying, “You can’t have your cake and eat it too”? Well, with this infinite chocolate bar paradox experiment, it seems that you CAN have your cake (or chocolate!) and eat it too. This simple illusion is sure to amaze everyone! But is this trick really

Editing Our DNA to Cure Disease

Editing Our DNA to Cure Disease

Table of Contents What types of diseases are scientists working to cure? Scientists and doctors have been very successful at curing some of the world’s most serious medical conditions. We use vaccines and antibiotics to stop infections in their tracks. We use surgeries to transplant organs and perform life-saving procedures.

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Table of Contents What types of diseases are scientists working to cure? Scientists and doctors have been very successful at curing some of the world’s most serious medical conditions. We use vaccines and antibiotics to stop infections in their tracks. We use surgeries to transplant organs and perform life-saving procedures.

Rocks From Space Tell Us About Other Planets

Rocks From Space

Astronomers have discovered thousands of planets outside our solar system. These are called exoplanets. Recent space rock experiments revealed that some of these planets have water in their atmospheres. This means that some of these distant planets could possibly support life. Image Credit-Carnegie Institution for Science–Conel M. O’D. Alexander Scroll

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Astronomers have discovered thousands of planets outside our solar system. These are called exoplanets. Recent space rock experiments revealed that some of these planets have water in their atmospheres. This means that some of these distant planets could possibly support life. Image Credit-Carnegie Institution for Science–Conel M. O’D. Alexander Scroll

3D-Printed Turtle Eggs Could Help Catch Poachers

3D-Printed Turtle Eggs Could Help Catch Poachers

Along the beaches of Costa Rica, sea turtles love to lay their eggs. But poachers also love to take these eggs and sell them to people who buy these eggs and eat them as food. All seven species of sea turtles are considered threatened. So, researchers thought of ways to

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Along the beaches of Costa Rica, sea turtles love to lay their eggs. But poachers also love to take these eggs and sell them to people who buy these eggs and eat them as food. All seven species of sea turtles are considered threatened. So, researchers thought of ways to

Do Naked Mole-Rats Have Their Own Language?

Naked Mole-Rats

Why did scientists want to learn about naked mole-rats and their language? Naked mole-rats are rodents that live together in underground tunnels dug in the dry and grassy areas of countries like Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia. The animals live in groups called colonies. A colony can have 70–290 individual mole-rats.

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Why did scientists want to learn about naked mole-rats and their language? Naked mole-rats are rodents that live together in underground tunnels dug in the dry and grassy areas of countries like Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia. The animals live in groups called colonies. A colony can have 70–290 individual mole-rats.

How Do Tabby Cats Get Their Stripes?

Cats

Are tabby cats a breed of cat? No! “Tabby” isn’t a breed of cat, but simply describes their coat pattern. The patterns can vary from stripes to whorls to spots to patches. All these variations give a distinct appearance to the cat. However, irrespective of the patterns, all tabby cats

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Are tabby cats a breed of cat? No! “Tabby” isn’t a breed of cat, but simply describes their coat pattern. The patterns can vary from stripes to whorls to spots to patches. All these variations give a distinct appearance to the cat. However, irrespective of the patterns, all tabby cats

Tardigrades, “Little Water Bears”

Water

What are tardigrades? Tardigrades are microscopic aquatic animals that are known because of their highly tolerant nature. Tardigrades were discovered in 1773 by the German zoologist Johann August Ephraim Goeze, who dubbed them “little water bear.” Three years later, Italian biologist Lazzaro Spallanzani named the group “Tardigrada,” or “slow stepper.”

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What are tardigrades? Tardigrades are microscopic aquatic animals that are known because of their highly tolerant nature. Tardigrades were discovered in 1773 by the German zoologist Johann August Ephraim Goeze, who dubbed them “little water bear.” Three years later, Italian biologist Lazzaro Spallanzani named the group “Tardigrada,” or “slow stepper.”

Human Footprints Found in New Mexico

Footprints

When did humans first walk in North America? Archaeologists used to think that humans first walked through the continents of North and South America when the Ice Age began to end. As the snow caps and glaciers melted, humans started migrating from Africa towards Australia, Europe, Asia, and America. Archaeologists

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When did humans first walk in North America? Archaeologists used to think that humans first walked through the continents of North and South America when the Ice Age began to end. As the snow caps and glaciers melted, humans started migrating from Africa towards Australia, Europe, Asia, and America. Archaeologists

The Asteroid That Killed the Dinosaurs May Have Been Lucky for Snakes

Asteroid

There are a million interesting facts about snakes, but in this article, we talk about the origin of these captivating animals. From mighty pythons to massive boa constrictors, from rattlesnakes to vipers, how did they come to slither this Earth?  When does the story begin? A massive asteroid hit the

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There are a million interesting facts about snakes, but in this article, we talk about the origin of these captivating animals. From mighty pythons to massive boa constrictors, from rattlesnakes to vipers, how did they come to slither this Earth?  When does the story begin? A massive asteroid hit the

Volcano Eruption in La Palma, Spain

La Palma is a volcanic ocean island located in the Canary archipelagos in Spain. The Cumbre Vieja or “Old Peak” is an active volcano in the southern part of La Palma. This island is known for its active volcanic activity. Ever since its last eruptions in 1949 and 1971, the

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La Palma is a volcanic ocean island located in the Canary archipelagos in Spain. The Cumbre Vieja or “Old Peak” is an active volcano in the southern part of La Palma. This island is known for its active volcanic activity. Ever since its last eruptions in 1949 and 1971, the

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