Ep. 78 Giant Pangolins, Dinosaur Footprints, and Space Junk | Twig Science Reporter

On this week’s news update– Rare pangolins are caught on camera– A special set of dinosaur footprints is uncovered– And space junk is speared in a clean-up test. First up– it’s Animal Watch. Last year, scientists set up cameras in the forests and grasslands of Uganda, in Africa. They were hoping to spot a very unusual animal– and […]

Twig Science Reporter Season Four Starts September 12 | Twig Science Reporter

Get ready to share the wonder of science with the new season of Twig Science Reporter! A weekly science news service that will ignite your students’ curiosity. Every week, our short videos bring real-world science right into your classroom. Wow your students with the latest news about space, technology, the environment, and much more! Explore incredible scientific phenomena, […]

Ep. 95 Dying Mangroves and Reading Ancient Scrolls | Twig Science Reporter

On this week’s news update– Unrolling ancient scrolls– Monitoring mangrove forests– And floating away with a high-tech balloon. First up– 1,940 years ago, in AD 79, a volcano called Mount Vesuvius erupted, destroying the Roman towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum. The eruption also damaged a set of scrolls– long sheets of paper-like material that stored written information before […]

Ep. 45 Yucatan Cave, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and Brumation | Twig Science Reporter

On this week’s news update– a discovery on the planet Mars, the world’s longest underwater cave and how alligators survive a cold snap! First up– this is the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, a NASA spacecraft that explores the surface of the planet Mars, and it recently made an exciting discovery! Using a special telescope called HiRISE, it found thick […]

Ep. 52 Bathing Monkeys, Dinosaur Footprints and Robot Fish | Twig Science Reporter

On this week’s news update– Huge dinosaur footprints are discovered, scientists create a robotic fish, and why these monkeys bathe in hot springs. First up, Scientists have been studying huge dinosaur footprints, thought to be 170 million years old! Around 50 fossil footprints were recently discovered on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. The researchers photographed, measured and […]

Ep. 97 Humpback Whales Hunting and NASAs New Spacesuit | Twig Science Reporter

On this week’s news update– New evidence of hunting techniques by humpback whales– NASA unveils a new prototype spacesuit– and a one-thousand-seven-hundred- year-old shipwreck full of Roman supplies! First up– Humpback whales are known for their clever hunting techniques. Some of them have learned how to blow bubbles while swimming in circles around groups of fish. This traps […]

Ep. 100 Cube Robots and Wound-Healing Tape | Twig Science Reporter

On this week’s news update– A message from interstellar space– Sticky tape to help wounds heal– And cube robots that can jump, spin, and climb! First up– 42 years ago, in 1977, a spacecraft named Voyager 2 was launched. Since then, it’s been traveling across our solar system and sending back data– such as these images– to help […]

Ep. 31 Sneezing Dogs, Record-Breaking Astronauts and Hurricanes | Twig Science Reporter

On this week’s news update Hurricanes cause destruction across the Caribbean and the USA. Scientists study some unusual animal behavior And a record-breaking astronaut returns to Earth. First up, Hurricane Irma has been causing destruction across the Caribbean and several states in the USA. It comes as people in the state of Texas are still dealing with the […]

☢ Deux profs de chimie en prison !? ☢ Quelle chimie dans Breaking Bad (2/n) ?

What? 2 chemistry teachers arrested for making meth at university in … Arkansas? ♪ “Breaking Bad” credits ♪ Hello chemists! Okay, today, a little special video. We’ll talk about : news, current events, drugs, organic synthesis. So you may have heard of it on November 15, we have 2 chemistry colleagues who were arrested in an American state, […]

Reducing Indoor Air Pollution With Houseplants – Headline Science

Indoor air pollution in your home or office can cause health issues like dizziness, asthma, or allergies. The most common solution is to install ventilation systems. But researchers may have found a cheaper, simpler option to remove indoor air pollutants: houseplants. Vadoud Niri, the leader of study, explains that buildings can have high levels of so-called volatile organic […]

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