Jennifer Cutraro's Articles
- NewsA surprising new study shows that female elephants in the wild might live up to three times longer than those born in zoos.
- NewsDrugs called antidepressants find their way into lakes and streams, affecting the behavior of fish living there in unexpected ways.
- NewsScientists discover fossils of a creature that had both fish and land animal features.
- NewsAn electronic nose sniffs out unique chemicals that plants emit when attacked by pests.
- NewsNew information from space missions suggests the rings surrounding Saturn may be older and have more mass than scientists thought.
- NewsFor preschool boys, being outnumbered by girls at school could be worth the cooties.
- NewsPlanetary scientists say a Pluto-sized object slammed into Mars 4 billion years ago, removing nearly half the planet's crust and flattening its northern hemisphere.
- NewsScience News for Kids reports on a close-up examination of the crystal skulls that inspired the Hollywood blockbuster Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull suggests the artifacts, once thought to be some 500 years old, were made in the 19th or 20th century.
- NewsScientists have identified 23 new compounds that could make better bug sprays than those used today.
- FeatureClimate change affects the timing of flowering, migration and other natural cycles, meaning spring is coming earlier in many parts of the world.