Science News Archive - April 10, 2011


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


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
  • 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.'