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The Baltimore Ravens Win The Super Bowl

The Baltimore Ravens won the Super Bowl on Sunday, edging out the San Francisco 49ers.

The Super Bowl is professional football’s biggest and most important game.

Baltimore won 34 to 31.

Going into the Super Bowl, neither team was heavily favoured to win.

However, by half-time the score was 21 to 6 for the Ravens.

At the beginning of the second half there was an interesting play.

Jacoby Jones returned the opening kick-off for a 108-yard touchdown. It is tied for the longest kick-off return ever made.

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Animals News Science

Zebra Dung May Be New Fuel Source

Thanks to zebra dung, cars could one day run on fuel made from old newspapers.

Today, we use mostly oil and gas to run our cars; oil and gas come from fossilized plants and animals. But fossil fuels are expensive, and there aren’t enough of them. Scientists are looking for cheaper and more plentiful fuels.

David Mullin is a biology professor at a university in New Orleans. He and his students are trying to make a fuel from plants. Plant-based fuels are called “biofuels.”

He knew that if he could break down “cellulose,” he could turn it into a fuel that could run vehicles.