Two different groups of scientists are looking at the way mice talk to each other, but they are doing this in very different ways. Both sets of scientists are learning amazing new information about mice.
A massive “raft” of very lightweight rocks called pumice is floating across the South Pacific Ocean. The rocks came from an undersea volcano and are expected to wind up in Australia in seven to 12 months.
The LightSail 2 project has used a special “solar sail” to change the path of a small satellite going around the Earth. Bill Nye, the leader of the group behind the project, calls this “sailing on sunbeams.”
Scientists have long wondered why zebras have stripes. A recent study seems to show an unexpected reason – to confuse flies so that it’s hard for them to land.
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