A team of Canadian scientists and archaeologists has found the wreckage of a ship that was lost in Canada’s Arctic almost 170 years ago.
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Most scientists agree that dinosaurs became extinct after a huge asteroid (space rock) struck the Earth. Now, an international team of researchers thinks they can show exactly why the asteroid caused dinosaurs died out.
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.
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.
Coal plants in the United States will have to cut their production of carbon dioxide (known as “carbon emissions”) by 30 per cent by the year 2030.
When the carcasses of nine blue whales were spotted in sea ice off the coast of Newfoundland in April, it was an environmental tragedy. Blue whales are endangered all over the world, and only about 240 now live in the western Atlantic Ocean near Canada.
Scientists have uncovered the fossilized bones of what may be the largest dinosaur that ever existed.
Heather Gill-Frerking is a Canadian scientist who loves working with mummies.
Mummies are the preserved bodies of humans and animals.
Gill-Frerking is the director of science and education for the “Mummies of the World” exhibition at the Buffalo Museum of Science.
A new study answers a question people have long asked themselves about the animal kingdom: Why do zebras have stripes?
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According to a new study, a zebra’s stripes most likely help to keep annoying, biting flies off them.
Scientists have thought that might be the reason.
However, they also had other theories: that the stripes provide camouflage to help them hide from enemies; to confuse their enemies; to help them stay cool; or for a social reason such as to attract a mate.
A team of researchers announced March 17 that they have detected light patterns in space that could be relics of the earliest moments of the universe.