SCIENCE Scientists think they have the answer to what Charles Darwin called an “abominable mystery”: How flowers evolved and spread to become the dominant plants on Earth. (BBC) Get this […]
Kelly Blais challenged her 8th-grade science students to design a bird adapted to a specific biome, considering environmental pressures that could threaten the bird’s survival.
ENVIRONMENT They’re more venomous, more aggressive, and “Holy crap. I have never, in my entire career as an ant researcher, seen *anything* like this.” (The Atlantic) What are fire ants? […]
SCIENCE Can something as simple as a treated net change the way mosquitoes actually behave? The answer may be yes. (NOVA Next) Learn more about the science of mosquito nets […]
February 27 is International Polar Bear Day! Every year, this day draws attention to the challenges faced by polar bears and other animals in a warming Arctic. What better time […]