FIDO is a high-tech vest designed for dogs that help people. It allows them to do things like dial 911, or use a synthesized voice to tell people their owner needs assistance.

The 2021 girl scout cookie season will have a new addition called Toast-Yay! This toast-shaped cookie is full of French toast flavor.

Scientists scrambling to find a cure forCOVID-19 may have some help from 14-year-old Anika Chebrolu. She was named the winner of the 3M Young Scientist Challenge for her research that could lead to a cure for the coronavirus.

Dogs are being trained to sniff out COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. So far, dogs seem to be quite good at detecting the illness, but it’s not clear yet how useful these skills will be.

Scientists at Meiji University in Japan have come up with something they call a “taste display”. The device can create the taste of any chosen flavor when it is pressed against the tongue.

Scientists at MIT have developed a method using artificial intelligence (AI) to know if someone has Covid-19 by listening to their cough, even if they don't have symptoms.

Scientists have discovered a tiny chameleon from Madagascar. The chameleon is so small that it could easily sit on your fingertip. Only two have ever been spotted. It may be the world’s smallest reptile

The cameraman zooms in on the anxious elephant, who paces back and forth. However, the pachyderm's demeanor instantly calms down upon hearing a soothing ballad from Disney's Cinderella by none other than American singer and actress Cher. The now viral video was the culmination of the pop singer and animal activist's quest to save Kaavan - "The world's loneliest elephant."

Today, the universe is 10 times warmer than it was 10 billion years ago. Back then, the average temperature of deep space was around 200,000 Celsius (360,000 Fahrenheit). Now its roughly 2 million C (3.6 million F). Scientists are searching for the reason and what it really means.

NASA’s Perseverance rover landed safely on Mars. The rover will search for possible life on mars and also pave the way for humans to live on the planet.

Before astronauts land on Mars, scientists must know everything they can about it However, the rocky terrain makes it difficult to explore using bulky machines. New Robotic Dogs can help out.

Located in California's Sierra Nevada mountains, Yosemite National Park is famous for its giant, ancient sequoia trees and impressive rock formations. However, during a brief two-week-period, the 1,500-foot-tall waterfall frequently transforms into a spectacular natural Firefall.

67 million years ago, two well known dinosaurs, Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus rex, were discovered in a well preserved fossil buried together side by side in a single grave. Archeologists may now know how it happened.

Take a sip of lemonade and you taste an explosion of flavor. The sweetness of the sugar and the sourness of the lemons burst on your tongue. But the tongue does not taste all by itself. It needs the brain to take chemical signals from food and turn them into what we sense as sweet and sour. Scientists didn't quite understand how taste got mapped in the brain. Until now...

Celebrated annually on February 14th, Valentine's Day is one of the few holidays that is enjoyed almost everywhere. In the United States we exchange greeting cards and give candy, flowers, gifts, and special meals. However, not all countries celebrate it the same way.

On January 20th, 2021, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. became America's 46th President just moments after Kamala D. Harris took her oath of office and became the first woman vice president.

Joe Biden has won the 2020 election and will become the next US President, replacing Donald Trump.

Most teenagers are still trying to find their passion and purpose in life. However, not Gitanjali Rao. The 15-year-old sophomore at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Douglas County, Colorado, has been coming up with innovative solutions to world wide problems since she was ten. It is, therefore, not surprising that the youngster was selected from 5,000 equally impressive nominees ages 8 to 16 for TIME Magazines first-ever "Kid of the Year."

Imagine if the swishing threads inside your jeans pocket could charge your cell phone. Picture sensors that don't need batteries because they make their own power. Both and more may soon be possible, thanks to new piezoelectric materials and devices.

Matthew Walzer, who was born with cerebral palsy, had a tough time lacing his shoes. After realizing there were probably millions of others facing a similar challenge, he reached out to his favorite shoe company, Nike, for help. This all lead to the creation of "GoFlyEase" the world's first fully hands-free sneaker.

On December 14, the first Americans got a vaccine designed to protect them from COVID-19. Health-care workers were put at the head of the line to get these shots. So were older adults living in care facilities. What about kids under age 16? They won't be getting the shots. At least not yet. However, plenty of doctors are anxious to see that change.

Members of the US House of Representatives voted (232-197) to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time in four years. Trump was charged with "incitement of insurrection" against the United States government on January 6, 2021. Read about the reason and what might happen next.

Sadly, bits and pieces of plastic are turning up all over, including in the snow on Mount Everest! Researchers found plastic in snow scooped from a spot 8,440 meters (27,690 feet) high, near Everest's summit.
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