A group of second-year college students have discovered hidden writing on a page from a book from the 1500s. The students found the hidden writing using a special camera system they built.
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On Monday, US President Donald Trump's government finally made the first official steps toward accepting President-elect Joe Biden as the next US president. The move will provide resources like money and information to make the change of presidents smoother.
In today's news roundup, Central America struggles to recover from two strong late-season hurricanes, violence rocks Uganda following the arrest of a candidate for president, and the famous Arecibo Observatory will be shut down because of damage.
Last Friday, the Miami Marlins baseball team hired Kim Ng as the team's general manager. She's the first woman chosen as a general manager in Major League Baseball, or any of the major men's pro sports leagues in the US.
On Sunday, the rocket company SpaceX launched four astronauts to the International Space Station. It's NASA's first full flight with a private American space company, and marks a big change in the way that space travel will happen in the future.
Though President-elect Joe Biden won the November 3 election for US president, current President Donald Trump still hasn't admitted that Mr. Biden won. Mr. Trump's position is causing problems that are getting bigger as time goes on.
In late October, scientists in Washington state destroyed the first nest of Asian giant hornets found in the US. Now they're reporting that the nest held nearly 200 queens - insects capable of going out and starting even more nests.
The drug companies Pfizer and BioNTech say the coronavirus vaccine they're developing seems to be 90% successful at preventing people from getting Covid-19. The results aren't final, but the news is much better than many experts expected.
On Sunday, a company called Virgin Hyperloop held the first human test of a hyperloop system - a technology which some people believe will change transportation. In the test, a car carrying two people traveled at high speed through a special tube.
Joe Biden has been elected the 46th president of the United States. Late Saturday morning, Mr. Biden finally won the state of Pennsylvania, giving him enough electoral college votes to win the election for US president.
In today's news roundup, Joe Biden will be the next president of the United States, Ethiopia launches a military attack on its own Tigray state, and Denmark will kill millions of minks to avoid spreading a changed version of the coronavirus.