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When Major League Baseball started including Negro League statistics into its calculations, baseball great Josh Gibson came out on top.
June 9, 2024
German cockroaches evolved to live in human homes. Scientists now think they know how.
June 6, 2024
A new plant in Iceland is designed to address climate change by sucking carbon out of the atmosphere.
June 2, 2024
For several days in May, an aurora borealis decorated the night sky over much of the Northern Hemisphere.
May 30, 2024
Dr. Catherine Wu is working on vaccines that could treat many forms of cancer.
May 22, 2024
Archaeologists found a 12-sided object dating back to ancient Rome. They don’t know what it was used for.
May 20, 2024

Major League Baseball’s new rules are designed to make baseball more exciting to watch.

04.11.23

Scientists believe there might be life on planets that don’t rotate, or spin.

04.07.23

Chloe Ricketts is the youngest person ever to sign with the National Women’s Soccer League.

04.04.23

For decades, space suits were designed with men in mind. But now NASA is introducing new space suits that will fit people of many different sizes.

03.31.23

TikTok is limiting the amount of time kids and teens can use the video-sharing app.

03.28.23

A group of students did a space experiment and learned something NASA didn’t even know.

03.24.23

Crystalyne Curley is the first female Speaker of the Navajo Nation Council.

03.21.23

Many people work five days a week. But studies show that a four-day workweek might be good for workers and companies.

03.17.23

In ancient times, the Maya people built a network of roads that would have allowed them to trade and communicate over long distances.

03.14.23

Eighth graders used engineering to help people who are facing challenges.

03.10.23

Writer, photographer, and filmmaker Benjamin Mack-Jackson’s images of Ukraine tell the story of a war.

03.07.23

In celebration of Women’s History Month, here’s the story of an all-female battalion that played a vital role in World War II.

03.03.23

Amina Luqman-Dawson’s award-winning novel takes readers to a real-life place where people made a home after escaping enslavement.

02.28.23

Companies are releasing search engines powered by artificial intelligence. But how well do these search engines work?

02.24.23

Scientists built a robot that can go from solid to liquid to solid again.

02.17.23

Michael Platt isn’t just a talented baker. He’s also on a mission to fight inequality.

02.14.23

A bronze sword that experts thought was fairly new is actually very old.

02.10.23

A new study shows that cats do listen to people…sometimes.
02.07.23
A small number of people love to use an old way of communicating called Morse Code.

02.03.23

Here’s the story of the man who worked to make sure the experiences and achievements of Black Americans would be celebrated.

01.31.23

Archaeologists are studying objects from a famous shipwreck in the hopes of finding out what happened.

01.27.23

Scientists have identified a planet that has many of the characteristics needed to support life. What do they know so far?

01.24.23

LeBron James is about to become the highest scorer in NBA history!

01.20.23

Dr. Martin Luther King’s daughter, Dr. Bernice King, is carrying on her father’s work.

01.13.23

Scientists were able to get more energy out of a nuclear fusion reaction than they put in. They say this is a milestone in the search for clean energy.

01.10.23

What is it like to live in a place that’s dark all winter—even during the day?

01.06.23

Amazon says it’s working to combat a serious problem: Some of the products sold on its site are fake.

12.13.22

Ninth grader Leanne Fan won the 2022 3M Young Scientist Challenge for inventing headphones that can treat ear infections.

12.06.22

Eighteen-year-old Christopher Slayton used a video game to recreate the whole universe.

12.01.22

A museum in Massachusetts has returned some of the objects in its collection to their rightful owners—members of the Lakota Sioux.

11.29.22

More and more schools are banning cell phones. Should school be a phone-free zone?

11.18.22

Bella Rasmussen is the first female high school football player in her state to score two touchdowns in a varsity game.

11.15.22

In a village in India, people take a 90-minute break from their screens every night—for a good reason.

11.11.22

November 8 is Election Day in the United States. Here’s what midterm elections are all about.

11.08.22

A new U.S. quarter honors Anna May Wong, the first Asian American movie star.

11.04.22

The prime minister of the United Kingdom resigned after just 45 days in office. Will the new prime minister be successful?

11.01.22

A robot called Cassie set a speed record after running on two feet. Why is that a big deal?

10.28.22

A fire swept through the island of Rapa Nui, damaging the island’s famous ancient statues.

10.25.22

“Best by” dates on food labels are contributing to a big problem: Food waste.

10.21.22

Scientists believe they know the origin of Saturn’s famous rings.

10.18.22

Aaron Judge and Albert Pujols brought baseball fans to their feet this past season with home run after home run.

10.14.22

NASA says a collision between a spacecraft and an asteroid went according to plan.

10.11.22

October 10 is Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the United States. 

10.04.22

The Merriam-Webster dictionary added some new—and somewhat surprising—words to its pages.

09.30.22

The owner of Patagonia, an outdoor clothing company, is giving away the entire company.

09.27.22

Sonia Sotomayor, whose parents were from Puerto Rico, is the first Hispanic justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.

09.23.22

President Joe Biden has announced that millions of people who borrowed money to go to college will have their debt reduced.

09.20.22

Queen Elizabeth has died after a long and eventful reign.

09.16.22

Nervous delegates, arguments, and a heat wave. These were just a few of the things the Founders dealt with as they wrote the United States Constitution.

09.13.22

Sixteen-year-old Sophie Araque-Liu is the winner of the 2022 Doodle for Google contest!

09.09.22

The Tasmanian tiger has been extinct since the 1930s. But a team of scientists is working to bring it back

09.02.22

Soon, we may be able to wear smart clothing—shirts and pants that use technology to help our bodies work better.

08.30.22

Scientists have discovered a type of meat-eating plant that lives underground.

08.26.22

The U.S. Congress recently passed the biggest climate law in the nation’s history.

08.23.22

Basketball legend Bill Russell, who led the Boston Celtics to eight straight championships, has died.

08.16.22

Experts say that when teens have to be up for school early in the morning, they often don’t get enough sleep.

08.09.22

Extreme heat is affecting many parts of the world—even places where summers are not usually very hot.

08.02.22

The first images taken by the James Webb Space Telescope have been released, and they don’t disappoint!

07.26.22

July 19 is the anniversary of the first day of the Seneca Falls Convention, a two-day meeting where attendees spoke out for women’s rights.

07.19.22

Instagram is testing a form of technology that’s designed to tell which users are younger than 18.

07.12.22

Kelsie Whitmore is the highest ranked female baseball player in decades.

06.28.22

Elizabeth Bonker found her voice, and she wants to help others do the same.
06.21.22
A giant ancient shark called megalodon may have faced some serious competition for food.

06.14.22

Tired of messy mealtimes, a group of students invented tape that prevents burritos, tacos, and other foods from busting apart.

06.07.22

Scientists have been able to grow plants in soil from the Moon!

06.03.22

U.S. women’s soccer players will now be paid the same amount as the men’s players.

05.27.22

A 12-year-old woodworker from England found a creative way to help children in Ukraine.

05.24.22

Scientists expect that the James Webb Space Telescope will allow them to see space like never before.

05.20.22

Scientists have made a reconstruction of a woman who lived in what’s now Sweden 4,000 years ago.

05.19.22

Jacky Hunt-Broersma ran 104 marathons in 104 days, breaking a record.

05.13.22

A man who lost the power to speak can now use a computer to communicate.

05.10.22

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Two teens are working to make sure Asian American voices are heard.

05.06.22

Scientists think the first “cartoons” may have been created 15,000 years ago.

05.03.22

Scientists say fish can actually do math!

04.29.22

An easy-to-build box can help in the fight against COVID-19.

04.26.22

Just in time for Earth Day, world leaders are taking on the plastic problem.

04.22.22

Companies claim their devices make people and objects invisible.

04.19.22

Olivia Rodrigo won cheers and trophies at the 2022 Grammy Awards.

04.15.22

The United States Senate has voted to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to the nation’s highest court.

04.12.22

Scientists discovered something very interesting about the way orangutans communicate.

04.08.22

Two college students are using their web skills to help Ukrainian refugees.

04.05.22

On March 31, 1989, a UFO was spotted in the sky over London, England.

04.01.22

For more than 100 years, a ship called the Endurance was hidden under the icy waters near Antarctica.

03.29.22