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Science News Archive - April 10, 2011

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Scientists have discovered that some penguins are suffering from a mysterious condition which causes them to lose their feathers.

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Scientists are baffled by the continuing numbers of dead baby bottlenose dolphins washing up on the shore of the Gulf of Mexico.

Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'