Jan. 11, 2019, 10:50 a.m.On this week’s news update: bad news for monarch butterflies in California, an unusual orangutan goes home, and a robot musician makes its debut!
Dec. 18, 2018, 11 a.m.On this week’s news update: a spotlight on climate change. A global climate change conference, El Niño weather system predicted, and innovation in air travel.
Nov. 23, 2018, 11:16 a.m.On this week’s news update: a chemical sponge that might solve the problem of oil spills, the tropical islands that are protecting coral by banning sunscreen, and interactive, electronic tattoos.
Nov. 2, 2018, 11:03 a.m.On this week's news update: a mission to explore Mercury, using nature's designs to improve the world, and why do giraffes have spots?
Oct. 5, 2018, 2:08 p.m.On this week’s news update: the fallout from Hurricane Florence, the satellite that measures sea levels, and the artistic inventor who engineered a flying car!
Sept. 14, 2018, 11:10 a.m.On this week’s news update: a ban on cats to protect wild birds, a spacecraft springs a leak, and scientists discover that goats prefer smiley faces!
June 20, 2018, 2:04 p.m.Endangered animals don’t always look beautiful, but that doesn’t mean they don’t need our help. Let’s look at some unusual ones! Earlier this year, an animal conservation programme known as EDGE of Existence added a long list of endangered reptiles to its website. There are quite a few programmes dedicated to helping endangered animals, but EDGE of Existence is slightly different. The progra...
May 9, 2018, 3:33 p.m.Most animals go to the toilet every day. Have you ever wondered what happens when they hibernate? What’s the longest time that you’ve gone without going to the bathroom? Probably no more than a few hours, right? Well, meet the wood frog. This little animal can go for more than half a year without peeing. It does this when it goes into hibernation. Hibernation is a bit like a deep sleep th...
April 25, 2018, 3:14 p.m.Last month, we remembered physicist Professor Stephen Hawking, who passed away in March 2018. Here, we look at some of his work.
March 20, 2018, 11:56 a.m.A study has found that a type of African ant takes care of its wounded soldiers after battle.