Pesticides can have long-term impact on bumblebee learning

The soft sound of bees buzzing among flowers signals warm weather throughout the world. But in…

Scientists Say: Quasar

Quasar (noun, “KWAY-sar”) This word describes the distant and superbright center of some galaxies. Galaxies, like our…

Did rain put the Kilauea volcano’s lava-making into overdrive?

Heavy rains can trigger Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano to spout streams of lava. That’s the assessment of…

Minecraft’s big bees don’t exist, but giant insects once did

Big bees buzz in Minecraft. In our world, blocky bees might starve and be stuck on…

Science offers recipes for homemade coronavirus masks

More and more people are wearing homemade masks at supermarkets, hardware stores, workplaces and more. The goal is…

Loss of taste and smell may be top indicators of COVID-19

Losing the ability to smell and taste may be some of the clearest signs that someone…

Micro-barbs could make shots less painful

No one likes getting shots. “They’re painful,” says engineer Howon Lee at Rutgers University in Piscataway,…

Let’s learn about earthquakes

Earthquakes occur where two tectonic plates meet. These tectonic plates, which make up the Earth’s crust,…

Climb like a slo-mo Spiderman using this super suction robot

A new robot helps people scale walls like a slow-motion Spiderman. It can even ascend bumpy…

A rainforest once grew near the South Pole

Once upon a time, a rainforest grew near the bottom of the world. To find remnants…