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Biggest Ever Crab Claw Found From 8 Million Years Ago
By: Miles Kowalewski, Journalist
In a archaeological find, scientists recently excavated the fossilized remains of the largest crab claw ever found, dating back to about 8 million years ago. This amazing discovery puts light on the ancient ocean ecosystems and the weird creatures that inhabited our planet millions of years ago.
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Satellites Set To Stage Fake Solar Eclipse For Studies Of Sun’s Corona
By: Walker McCann, Journalist
 A total solar eclipse on April 8 will be a rare and short opportunity for scientists to observe the Sun's mysterious corona.
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Billion Dollars Are Spent On Ants in Australia
By: Rachel Cao, Journalist
The main reason why the ants are so hard to get rid of is because they can reproduce at insane speeds. A mature queen can lay up to 5000 eggs a day making it practically impossible to eradicate. 
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Researchers Have Finally Found A Way To Save The Northern White Rhinos
By: DoWon Lee, Journalist
Just two northern white rhinos remain on the planet. Both of them are female, named Najin and her daughter Fatu. The last male, Sudan, died in 2018.
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Bitcoin Farms Big Polluters
By: Zouli Alexandratos, Journalist
Bitcoin mines require large energy costs and have high pollution rates. With all of the previous problems and new ones all the time, should Bitcoin still exist?
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An E-Glove Used To Help Scuba Divers Communicate
An E-Glove Used To Help Scuba Divers Communicate
By: Daniel Do, Journalist
Hand gestures are used to relay messages such as, "Shark!" and "I'm okay." To further advance the development of the e-glove, a volunteer held up 16 different hand gestures.
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The Myths of the Ocean
By: Kate Li, Journalist
The ocean covers 71% of this Earth that we live on, yet we've only explored 5% of it. What else lies in the depths of the ocean?
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Japanese Farmers Are Painting Their Cows With Zebra-Like Stripes
By: Gary Taylor, Journalist
The Japanese black is one of the breeds of cow used to make wagyu beef. But, these cows are plagued with a big problem: Blood-sucking flies such as gadflies and cattle flies.
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Solar Power Trees
By: Nathan Brown, Journalist
The solar panels that are like leaves on the solar powered trees get re-charged every day by the sun and that created electricity that is used to kill the bugs. As technology advances, solar powered trees might become more and more similar to real trees and other plants.
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The Horror Of Dementia
By: Anas Abukar, Journalist
It is a disease with no cure, an inescapable dread in which you slowly lose yourself. What I am talking about is dementia.
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History of the Internet
By: Basheir Khalid, Journalist
The internet was first created by the U.S government during the raging Cold War. This was because the computers used to be big and immobile and the only way to transfer information was by moving yours to the other persons site. This eventually led to the creation of ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network), the network which eventually become the internet we know today.
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The Permanent Effect Of Routine On The Human Mind
By: Anas Abukar, Journalist
People sometimes ask, "What is muscle memory?" or, "Why does routine work the way it does?" We hope to answer these questions today in this article.
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Why Blurred Lasers Make For Better 3D Printers
By: Walker McCann, Journalist
This new method – Blurred Tomography – improved 3D-printing optics and drastically reduced printing time. The optics produced were at least equivalent to commercially available optics. They could be printed in half an hour or less.
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Effect Of Blue Light On Sleep
By: Walker McCann, Jounalist
On average, Americans spend 7 hours per day on their electronic devices, which means they’re spending a significant amount of time staring into blue light. Not only that, but nine out of ten Americans say they reach for their electronic devices at least a few times each week right before they go to sleep, which could be a sign that they’re not getting enough sleep.
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Worlds Fastest AI
By: Miles Kowalewski, Journalist
NVIDIA is leading the world's A.I in efficiency and productivity. They have dwarfed the fastest A.I by 30x of the last A.I.
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Cholera
Cholera
By: Leticia Xavier, Journalist
Cholera is a rare disease that is highly contagious. Cholera can be deadly if not treated, but if it is treated there is a high chance of surviving.
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Ischemic Heart Disease
By: Kate Li, Journalist
What is ischemic heart disease? How do you treat it?
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Covid-19 Sensors
By: Kate Li, Journalist
Covid is an inflammatory event. It allows us to predict that people are infected before they even know it.
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2024 Toyota Mirai
2024 Toyota Mirai
By: Christopher Carballo, Journalist
The 2024 Toyota Mirai is known for its amazing durability being a hydro-powered car. The Toyota Mirai has an astounding range. It can go for about 400 miles before needing to be refueled again.
2024 Toyota Prius Prime
2024 Toyota Prius Prime
By: Christopher Carballo, Journalist
The 2024 Toyota Prius Prime, is a car known for its durability and movement. The outside of the 2024 Toyota Prius Prime has a very attractive look compared to all the other cars in the Toyota brand.
2024 Lucid Air
2024 Lucid Air
By: Christopher Carballo, Journalist
Not only can it go this fast in a few seconds, but it can also go on for 400 miles before having to recharge its electrical energy. The Lucid Air has the longest range within all the electrical cars so far.
Why The Cybertruck Is Overpriced
Why The Cybertruck Is Overpriced
By: William Allen, Journalist
One of the primary reasons behind the Cybertruck's overpricing is its ambitious design. The unique design, while eye catching, also presents manufacturing challenges that can drive up production expenses.
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Design For Trucks To Protect From Crashes
By: Walker McCann, Journalist
Chalmers University’s team focused on protecting the cabin of the passenger car in the event of a head on collision. This is not possible with traditional truck designs, so the aim of the research was to change the way trucks and cars interacted during a crash.
2024 Porsche Taycan 4S
2024 Porsche Taycan 4S
By: Christopher Carballo, Journalist
The Porsche Taycan 4S is a full electric car. The inside of the car might be even better than the looks, being one of the most comfortable cars.
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Mercury: The Swift Planet
By: Angel Lobos Lima, Journalist
Did you know that Mercury is the second densest planet in our solar system, being right after Earth? Learn more about planet Mercury and its interesting characteristics.
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If The Earth Was Flat
By: Brandon Tao, Journalist
We have always known that the Earth is a sphere. But what if we were wrong? What if the flat Earth community was right and the Earth was actually flat? Spoiler Alert: Very Bad!
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Different Types Of Planets
By: Brandon Tao, Journalist
The first four planets in our solar system are known as "Terrestrial" planets, while the outer four planets are known as "Gas Giants". As for the possible quadrillions of exoplanets in our universe, it is not as simple as classifying them as "terrestrial" or "gas giant" because some of them are so vastly different to our solar system. Because of this, astronomers produce new scientific terms to sort out the unusual exoplanets they have discovered.
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The Birth Of A Star
By: Sir Pharaoh Carter, Journalist
You may think that stars have existed since the start of the world or that they just randomly appear, but the creation of a star is one of the most complicated processes that you can ever learn about. In a literal sense, stars are very hot balls that are made of gases such as hydrogen and helium that are power by nuclear fusion but these stars don't just appear.
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Why Haven't We Traveled To Mars yet?
By: Rawson Barr, Journalist
For years, the idea of humans traveling to Mars has been a hot topic in the scientific and space communities. However, despite numerous missions to the red planet by NASA and other space organizations, humans have yet to set foot on its surface. So, what are the reasons for this delay, and why haven't we made it to Mars yet?
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How SpaceX Transformed The Rocket
By: Andrei Daquioag, Journalist
On March 14th, 2002, Elon Musk founded SpaceX with the hope of revolutionizing spaceflight and making commercial spaceflight more accessible. Initially, SpaceX was struggling. Their first flight of the Falcon 1, in March of 2006, had failed, and subsequent launches failed to reach orbit. The company was on the brink of bankruptcy, but fortunately, SpaceX received grant of $1 billion from NASA. On May 25th, 2012, the SpaceX Dragon capsule docked with the ISS, resulting in shipping contracts for SpaceX, and jumpstarting SpaceX's development for a reusable rocket.
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What Is A Solar Eclipse?
By: Rawson Barr, Journalist
A solar eclipse is one of the most fascinating astronomical events that occurs when the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun, blocking some or all of the Sun's light from reaching the Earth's surface.
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The First Rockets Ever Built
By: Brandon Tao, Journalist
Some of The first rockets ever built date back as far as ancient China. Not built to venture out into space, but to be used as a weapon of war, ever since then they've been used as a weapon of mass destruction, until now. How did it turn from a weapon of war, to a vehicle of space exploration that we know today?
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China Plans to Develop a Railgun Used to Launch Hypersonic Planes Into Space
China Plans to Develop a Railgun Used to Launch Hypersonic Planes Into Space
By: Daniel Do, Journalist
The space planes will allegedly be bigger than a Boeing 747, over 129 feet long. he railgun will essentially be a giant electromagnetic launch that will be expected to accelerate a hypersonic aircraft to Mach  1.6, nearly twice the speed of sound.
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What If The Earth Stopped Rotating?
By: Rawson Barr, journalist
Imagine a world where the Earth stopped rotating. In this scenario, the Earth would stop turning on its axis, meaning that the day and night cycle would come to a halt. This would have a profound impact on the planet and all of its inhabitants.
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The Sound of the Magnetosphere
By: Audrey Bang, Journalist
Earth is the only known habitable planet in our complex universe. The Earth is located in a spot called, "The Habitable Zone", which is the spot in our Solar System that is the most optimal spot for survival.
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Dark dunes on Titan could be made from comets.
By: William Bohoney, Journalist
The vast dunes on Titan seem to have been formed by comets striking the moon. The proposed scenario could explain the presence of similar material observed on other worlds, said Bottke.
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Chinas New Stealth Drone
China's New Stealth Drone
By: DoWon Lee, Journalist
China's CH-7 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) redefines modern warfare. With its structural capability along with a 15 kilometer air ceiling, the drone is scheduled to finish this year.
The AI Death Calculator
The AI Death Calculator
By: DoWon Lee, Journalist
Using sequences of life-events to predict human lives, this calculator can also predict job, income, and other information about people. This calculator may seem fake, but with recent studies and tests, this AI calculator can really be a predictor of the future.
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Starlink, what it is and how it works.
By: Salar Nasimov, Journalist
The primary goal of Starlink is to provide satellite internet connectivity to underserved areas of the planet, as well as provide competitively priced service to urban areas. The project aims to improve upon the delay traditionally associated with satellite internet, making it a viable alternative to cable or fiber connections.
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Japan's New Wooden Satellite
By: Salar Nasimov, Journalist
The idea behind the wooden satellite is simple yet genius. Wood doesn't block electromagnetic waves or the Earth's magnetic field. Therefore, devices within the satellite could work without the need for additional sensors or antennas, potentially reducing the amount of metal needed.
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Optimus Gen 2
By: Vaibhav Saravanan, Journalist
Optimus Gen 2 is latest and improved robot in the Tesla's Optimus project. This robot is one of the many examples of how technology is improving rapidly and how its being used in many different ways.
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Drones In Combat
By: Ben Wandow, Journalist
Drones, also known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles (UCAVs) when armed, have become a major force in modern warfare. They offer a range of advantages over traditional manned aircraft including, lower cost, reduced risk, increase flexibility, and persistent surveillance.
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What is Neuralink?
By: Avi Dhanjal, Journalist
To truly understand what this is we need to ask the question, what is Neuralink and how does it work? Simply put, Neuralink is a brain chip designed by Elon Musk.
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Robotic Dog Explores Cold War Testing Sites
By: Ryan Lien, Journalist
On September 8th, 2023, BBC News published an article on how Spot the Dog, is now investigating Cold War testing sites for the National Trust organization. Before I can tell you about the testing sites, you are probably wondering. Who is Spot?
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How to Tell if a Website is Safe
By: Juan Carlos, Journalist
In order to trust a website, it is important to follow certain steps. First, you should check the domain name of the website.
The New NYPD Police Robots
The New NYPD Police Robots
By: Will Cicale, Journalist

On Friday, September 22nd, the New York Police Department had a press conference in a subway station in Manhattan.  There, they revealed that...

How AI will change our world forever
How AI will change our world forever
By: Joseph Park, Journalist
AI might be scary but many people don't know it's wonders.
All About The Raspberry Pi
All About The Raspberry Pi
By: Jiaxiang Xie
Raspberry Pi devices are versatile, affordable, and backed by a great community. They allow you to make a wide range of projects, from retro gaming to home automation, making them a popular choice for tech enthusiasts and hobbyists(Like me).
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Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Different Types Of Artificial Intelligence
By: Jiaxiang Xie, Journalist
When you think about Artificial Intelligence, Chat-GPT or Alexa probably comes to mind, but AI can be much more than that. From simple if-else AIs, to AI's that can understand emotions, there's not just one singular type of AI that classifies them all. There are four different types of AI, and all four will be covered in this article. 
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What is an FPGA?
By: Tyler Cline, Journalist
An FPGA is an integrated circuit made out of a semiconductor, where the user can reconfigure the logic multiple times after manufacturing to meet their requirements. This property makes them very different from application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) because ASICs can only do the specific task they were designed for.
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The Rise of Infinite Craft
By: Marek Solow, Journalist
Neal.fun has once again come out with a popular game taking the Internet by storm, Infinite Craft.
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Naqi Neural Earbuds
By: Jimy Ordonez, Journalist
When David Segal's friend Keith broke his neck and pelvic bone, he became quadriplegic (paralyzed in all four limbs) Keith's life was changed dramatically, from going to running and eating his breakfast to getting fed his breakfast and being pushed in a wheelchair.
Law Firms Use AI To Justify Fees
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Law Firms Use AI To Justify Fees
By: Nathan Brown, Journalist
AI can customize the legal advice and recommendations for each client by looking into their legal history. AI has brought an improvement within law firms by increasing the capacities of the law firms, making it easier to access their services, reshaping the way the legal work is done, and providing more cost-efficient services.
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How Hearing Aids Work
By: Nylah Nasim, Journalist
So how do these hearing devices work? Are they like speakers? Well, not quite.
Artificial Intelligence: In Depth
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Artificial Intelligence: In Depth
By: Kate Li, Journalist
Take a brief trip through the amazing world of artificial intelligence! Believe it or not, AI is a part of all our lives.
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Top 10 most useful Linux commands
By: Jiaxiang Xie, Journalist
Commands are really useful when using any Linux based Operating System like Raspberry Pi OS, especially as a maker. Of course, there are hundreds of other individual commands that can be altered, changed, and added onto. This guide will introduce you to the wonderful world of Linux commands.
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The History Behind The Unbreakable Machine: Enigma
By: Rachel Cao, Journalist
They discovered that at this pace it would take them 20 million years to decode Enigma. Cracking this code was a silent victory for the Allies, saving 14 million lives and two years of war.
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Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Sora AI
By: Joseph Park, Journalist
Sora AI is an AI developed by Open AI, and was created in February of 2024. It is a text to video AI that can generate videos that are up to one minute long.  Sora is one of the most advanced AI for our time.
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The reality of AI gaining consciousness risks and benefits
By: Rachel Cao, Journalist
In the largest survey of researchers recorded 70% of researchers believed in taking immediate action. So the real question is: is putting the entire human race at jeopardy a risk your willing to take?
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Artificial Intelligence in Cybersecurity
By: Christian Jeon, Journalist
In the rapidly evolving world of technology, artificial intelligence has emerged as a game-changing force, and no area is this more evident than in the realm of cybersecurity.
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