The number of endangered species in Canada is growing. Five new animal species and five types of plants were declared endangered in November by a committee of wildlife experts.
There are some pretty famous clocks in the world: London’s Big Ben, and the clock on the Peace Tower in Ottawa, to name just two.
But the most watched clock in the world may be NASA’s launch clock.
A woolly mammoth carcass that was frozen in ice for 40,000 years may make it possible for scientists to bring the extinct species back to life.
The mammoth was found embedded in ice on a remote island off northern Russia in May 2013.
It’s been snowing in Buffalo, New York.
And snowing. And snowing. And snowing and snowing and snowing and snowing.
Blosom the cow has many good qualities. She’s sweet. She’s kind and she is very friendly.
But she also has a claim to fame that no other cow has.
Blosom is officially the world’s tallest cow.
She stands 190 centimetres or six feet, four inches tall “from the hoof to the withers,” according to her official certificate.
The Philae spacecraft that landed on a comet last week has gone to sleep. But the good news is that scientists are hopeful that we haven’t heard the last messages from the spacecraft.
A small robot that looks and acts like a baby penguin is helping researchers study penguins in a more natural way.
When scientists study any animals in the wild, it usually means a human has to get close to them to gather information. But people make animals nervous, so when human researchers are around, the animals don’t act the way they normally would.
Scientists recently landed a spacecraft on the icy surface of a comet that was travelling 130,000 kilometres an hour.
Now, we’re getting information, photos and sounds from the comet that just might tell us something about our own origins.
Scuba divers and environmentalists are arguing over whether an old ship should be sunk to make an artificial reef off the coast of British Columbia.
An artificial reef is created when a large man-made object is deliberately sunk so it can become a home for marine plants and animals.
Six people are about to find out what it would be like to live on Mars – without ever leaving the Earth.
Three men and three women will spend eight months