Kid-Friendly Feature Stories
Making tiny complex controlled shapes
A new study in the May 17 issue of Science reveals how to make minerals assemble themselves into complex but controlled architectures.
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American Association for the Advancement of Science
The universe is a cool place!
The universe is a pretty cool place. If you hopped on a tour bus for a complete tour of the cosmos, it would take you past a number of "hot" attractions, like the sun, monster black holes and billions of shining stars. But mostly, space is incredibly cold. Like the object in this picture, it might look like a ribbon of hot fire stretching through space, but this is actually a cold cloud of gas and dust, just -250 °C!
News for and About Kids
Bird's playlist could signal mental strengths and weaknesses
Having the biggest playlist doesn't make a male songbird the brainiest of the bunch, a new study shows.
National Institutes of Health
Allosaurus fed more like a falcon than a crocodile, new study finds
The mighty T. rex may have thrashed its massive head from side to side to dismember prey, but a new study shows that its smaller cousin Allosaurus was a more dexterous hunter and tugged at prey more like a modern-day falcon.
National Science Foundation, Ohio University