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The Quest for Blue

I love the color blue! It’s not found as often naturally as I’d like. Someone’s probably written a doctoral thesis on the topic, but it seems that evolution favors other colors.

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Mice with Infrared Vision…will humans be next?

Our world is full of beautiful colors, so it’s easy to forget that the spectrum of light visible to humans is a teeny sliver of what’s out there in the universe. But wouldn’t it be fantastic to see in the dark? Scientists have done that, with mice!

New Species: Tarantula!

This is the world’s newest tarantula species! She was found in the forests of Malaysia. (Birupes simoroxigorum)New species are so amazing. To think that they may have been here all this time and we’ve only just found them? Even though my sister is cringing about a spider post, (she has one of those vacuum devices

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Book Recommendation : MG Series : Chronicle of The Dark Star

The Last Day on Mars, first in the series, Chronicle of The Dark Star, by Kevin Emerson is a smart, cleverly written sci fi, perfect for middle grade readers who love mystery, adventure, science, and space. I love that this is a series, so you won’t need to worry about what to read next!

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Why Does Glue Stick?

Why does glue stick? Or Sue against Glue After staring at the ugly wallpaper in our all-purpose study/computer room for too long to admit, I decided it had to come down. The stuff, however, was stuck and I mean stuck. It became Sue against Glue. Clearly, I needed an ally.

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The Magic of Invisibility

I’ve heard people ask, ‘would you rather fly or be invisible?’ I think both! But invisibility may be closer than we think! Researchers are working on exactly that. They’ve had success on a small scale.

Susan Berk Koch
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