Koko, a gorilla who learned to speak with signs and made the world look at animals in a different way, has died. She was 46 years old when she died.
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As a girl, Laura Murray was given a small bottle of dust. Now, almost 50 years later, she's taking NASA to court to keep that bottle - the dust came from the moon.
Scientists in Australia have shown that bees seem to understand the idea of zero. Up until now only a few animals with larger brains have shown this skill.
For hundreds of years, people have told stories about a "Loch Ness Monster". Now, a group of scientists have come up with a way to prove whether the monster exists or not.
Scientists in California say they have moved memories between two sea snails. The experiment gives new ideas about how memories are saved.
The US Environmental Protection Agency was created to protect health and the environment in the US. Now the EPA and its leader are facing problems.
Scientists have discovered that the clouds covering the planet Uranus smell like rotten eggs. The scientists found this out by studying sunlight bouncing off of the clouds.
In 2016, scientists found a tiny life form that could "eat" plastic. Now other scientists have figured out a way to make that bacteria eat plastic even faster.
Stephen Hawking, one of the most famous scientists since Albert Einstein, died on Wednesday. Hawking was known for his ideas about black holes, his books, and for working even though he could not move his body.
Archeology is the study of the past by looking for things left by people who lived long ago. These things are called "remains" or "artifacts", and can include old bones, coins, tools, and buildings.