Malavath Poorna, 13, has become the youngest girl ever to climb Mount Everest.
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Manu Prakash, a scientist and professor at Stanford University in California, thinks all kids should have a chance to study science.
His new invention – an inexpensive paper microscope called the Foldscope – just might make that possible.
Workers in Canada aren’t taking their vacations. A recent survey said that one-quarter of workers don’t take their full vacation time because they are afraid of having too much work to do when they get back.
We all know that a pig says “oink” and a cow says “moo,” right?
Well, that’s true if you live in North America and you speak English.
But what about in other countries and languages? Do animals say different things?
Beetle fossils found in an ancient lake bed in British Columbia are helping scientists to understand global warming in the past and the present.
Fossilized palm bruchine beetles were discovered at the McAbee fossil site near Cache Creek, B.C., by scientists from Simon Fraser University.
When the federal government asked Canadians recently who they consider to be Canada’s most inspirational heroes, the answer was probably not what Prime Minister Stephen Harper expected.
The trademark for the name “Redskins” used by the Washington Redskins football team, has been cancelled.
J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter books, announced last week that she is giving one million pounds to the Better Together campaign.
Brazil needed to win the first game in the World Cup of Soccer against Croatia last Thursday.
The game was played in Brazil and the team wanted to prove to all Brazilians that hosting the games was worth all the cost and disruption in the country.
It came as a big surprise: Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals were elected on Thursday night with a majority government.
The people who predict how elections will turn out didn’t see that coming.
Until the last days before the election, the odds were that either the Liberals would win a minority government or the PC party, led by Tim Hudak, would win.