Recently, the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) in the UK launched a new, high-tech research ship. The $370-million ship has an important job. It explores the Arctic and conducts scientific experiments to learn more about the environment.
People have a love-hate relationship with coffee pods. Love the convenience, hate the waste.
Coffee pods or capsules are little plastic or aluminum, coffee containers that are used to brew a single cup of coffee.
Last week, politicians and business leaders from around the world met in Switzerland to “improve the state of the world.” The meeting is called The World Economic Forum and it happens once a year.
Canada’s new prime minister, Justin Trudeau, is getting a lot of attention around the world. Do you know why? (kid-friendly news article)
Getting that last drop of glue out of the bottle will soon be easier, thanks to a new lubricant called LiquiGlide.
A lubricant is a substance that reduces friction between two surfaces. LiquiGlide reduces the friction between the walls of a container and the liquid it holds so the contents will slide out more easily.
Many countries are sending aid to Nepal after a serious earthquake took place there on Saturday.
Nepal is located between China and India. One of its best-known features is Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth.
A team of researchers from Purdue University in the United States has found a way to use pesky packing peanuts to make rechargeable batteries.
Some unwelcome visitors from North America have been turning up in the waters off the coast of Great Britain.
North American lobsters have been found in lobster traps in the North Sea, far from their native habitat.
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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.