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  • A recent scientific study has introduced the idea of music for cats' enjoyment. Housecats might get annoyed by music made for humans, but music that's made up of sounds tailor-made for their enjoyment might be a different story. Scientists at the University of Wisconsin and University of Maryland...
  • Carnegie Institution After more than ten years in space and flybys of three different planets in our solar system, NASA's MESSENGER (MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging) spacecraft will reach the end of its mission. Launched in 2004, the MESSENGER mission was created to...
  • Redwoods National Park | Michael Schweppe via Flickr National Park Week , an annual event in the United States, begins this weekend on April 18! To celebrate, the National Park Service is offering free admission for guests to all national parks during opening weekend, April 18-19. If you live near...
  • The pangolin | David Blygott via Flickr Pangolins (order Manis ) are a group of species of mammal found in tropical Asia and Africa. They're instantly recognizable by their spiky scales, unusually long tongues, and ability to spray like skunks. Unfortunately, they are critically endangered due to...
  • The Name a Crater on Mercury Competition is closed and the submissions are in! According to Bob Hirshon, Program Director at AAAS, the MESSENGER Education and Public Outreach team received over 3500 entries from 110 countries around the world. (MESSENGER is the NASA Discovery mission to conduct the...
  • Scenes from a 2014 session of Science in the Summer, in Washington, D.C. | AAAS This summer, a free educational program that has brought hands-on science fun to thousands of children will expand from four locations on the East Coast to an additional 12 sites nationwide. The national expansion of...
  • Scientists who study behavior have long been interested in the differences between men and women. What are the differences in behavior between men and women? Why do these differences occur? Are they learned or innate? While many people have preconceived ideas about how people of different genders...
  • This Women's History Month, celebrate women in science through reading! Science Books & Films has even compiled a reading list for the occasion. Below, take a look at science books written by or about women with the accompanying Science NetLinks teaching resources. Famed animal scientist Temple...