Elephant-detecting cameras

March 24, 2021, 1:47 p.m.

This month on Newsdesk: Elephant-detecting cameras, drones deliver medicines, and Fiji’s coral reefs recover!

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A biofuel-powered rocket

Feb. 24, 2021, 1:02 p.m.

This month on Newsdesk: A biofuel-powered rocket, vertical farms grow fresh veg, and clothes made from wood!

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Planes break the speed of sound

Jan. 28, 2021, 5:01 p.m.

Modern planes can reach extremely high speeds. The American pilot Chuck Yeager helped pave the way for high-speed planes.

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Great white sharks get tracked by drones

Dec. 17, 2020, 1:22 p.m.

This month on Newsdesk: Great white sharks get tracked by drones, tyre microplastics get recycled and a huge seed bank stores billions of seeds. Great white sharks get tracked by drones The beaches of southern California are very popular with swimmers and surfers, but beachgoers have to share the waters with some sharp toothed locals – great white sharks! Although the sharks are rarely...

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3-D printed moon buildings

Nov. 18, 2020, 12:10 p.m.

Astronauts will soon be heading back to the Moon, and this time, NASA plan to construct permanent buildings on the lunar surface.

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A growing threat to coral reefs

May 20, 2020, 9:24 a.m.

The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is the world’s largest coral reef. Scientists are now warning that high temperatures have led to widespread coral bleaching.

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A surprising new use for an old mattress

April 2, 2020, 3:34 p.m.

Residents at Zaatari Refugee Camp have teamed up with scientists to grow plants in the foam from old mattresses.

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Scientists fight a virus outbreak

Feb. 27, 2020, 3:05 p.m.

Scientists are studying an outbreak of a virus called a coronavirus.

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Volcanic lightning in the Philippines

Jan. 18, 2020, 9:28 a.m.

An erupting volcano in the Philippines led to a spectacular natural phenomenon: volcanic lightning.

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Bears on the Moon?!

Oct. 22, 2019, 1:17 p.m.

Did you know there are bears on the Moon?! No, not the kind of bear you’re thinking of! These are “water bears”, microscopic animals whose scientific name is “tardigrades”.

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