biodiversity Archive

science news Febaruary 10

Science News Update: February 10

Science News for the Science Classroom  This week’s update brings us news on new species of whale, deep-water cold-loving corals, and the threats to penguin populations. Several of these articles are from our recent Facebook …
science news

Science News Update: November 2nd

In our latest science news update we ricochet from the deepness of space to the microscopic world of viruses. Also, an update on some of the recent posts on RicochetScience and a few picks from …
October 6 Science News

Science News Update: October 5th

    In our science news update for this week we take a look at hydrogen bonds, water on Mars, and the Ice Age movies. Plus a new section on updating the textbook and a …
monarch butterfly

Science News Update: July 29, 2013

In this update of science news, we picked a few of the more popular articles from our Facebook page, then added a selection chosen by our interns. This week’s update has a strong focus on …
Science in the News: Week of March 27th

Science in the News: Week of March 27th

Our breakdown of interesting articles this week includes epigenetics and corn, new proteins to fight Down syndrome, good news from the conservation front, and how to use the immune system to fight cancer. Immune System …

BioPics: Mergansers on Lake Tahoe

Also known as “Saw-Bills” or “Fish Ducks” in the United States,and as Goosanders in Asia and Europe, the mergansers are a large species of duck common to rivers, lakes, and marshlands. In recent years, the …

Birdwing Grasshoppers in Belize

It is estimated that the rainforest houses over 50% of the biodiversity on Earth.  Scientists believe that there are millions of species still to be found in the rainforests.  Countries like Costa Rica have a …