This week, we learned …
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A common species of aquatic moss can rapidly absorb arsenic, removing as much as 82% of the toxins within one hour in some tests.
Photograph by Rebecca Hale, National Geographic
Learn how one Google Science Fair winner is working on her own water filtration system.
Illustration courtesy Jet Propulsion Laboratory
How does NASA go looking for life on this watery moon?
In this amphora, the Greek hero Odysseus slits the throat of a Thracian warrior. The Thracians were allies of the Trojans.
Image courtesy The J. Paul Getty Trust. CC-BY-4.0
Who was Odysseus?
For more than a century, classrooms have been designed for white women’s psychological comfort and white men’s protective attitudes. “How might schools be different if they focused on the comfort and safety of boys and girls of color?”, asks this provocative essay.
Photograph by Lynn Johnson, National Geographic
What are the waypoints in a map of your classroom?
The lush jungle of the Mosquitia jungle doesn’t tell the whole story of the climate in Honduras. Intermittent drought has plagued the country for years.
Photograph by Dave Yoder, National Geographic
Who are Central American migrants?
Oscan, a common language in the southern Italian peninsula, was just one of many languages spoken in Ancient Rome.
Illustration by Flappiefh, courtesy Wikipedia. Public domain
How did the spread of Latin influence power in ancient Rome?
Ancestral Puebloans relied on a complex series of roads to provide goods throughout territory in what is now a part of Chaco Culture National Historical Park, New Mexico.
Illustration by Roy Andersen, National Geographic
How does fracking work?
Hippos can also capsize canoes on our Into the Okavango Expedition.