Articles and researches

February 7, 2020

Meet the pangolin, an adorable endangered creature | MNN

Pangolins are burrowing mammals that look like scaly anteaters, and they’re being illegally traded at an alarming scale, despite increased protections. These creatures, of which there […]
February 7, 2020

Meet the newest dog breed of Westminster | MNN

A new breed will be vying for top honors at this year’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. For the first time, the Azawakh will be one […]
February 7, 2020

San Francisco library boasts a green roof and LEED Gold status

When Hacker Architects redesigned a historic, 1969 branch library in the southeastern Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco in 2013, the firm wanted to make sure that […]
February 7, 2020

Shipping container retreat in Brazil is inspired by tiny homes

Airbnb now has another incredible tiny home retreat to add to its unique lodgings on offer. Located on a stunning prairie landscape in Brazil’s Cambará do […]
February 7, 2020

World’s largest honey bee makes rare hallucinogenic honey | MNN

High in the Himalayas, large bees are busy making unusual honey. In fact, these are the largest honeybees on Earth — called Himalayan giant honeybees — […]
February 7, 2020

This stellar fight caused a beautiful cosmic rainbow | MNN

A few hundred years ago, two stars were involved in a winner-take-all confrontation. One star grew so big that it engulfed the other, resulting in a […]
February 7, 2020

Light pollution, habitat loss and pesticides push fireflies toward extinction

There are more than 2,000 species of fireflies, and scientists are sounding the alarm that some of these species are on the brink of extinction. Research […]
February 7, 2020

Sustainable agriculture cleans up rivers in Cuba

New scientific findings reveal that Cuba’s rivers are in better health than the Mississippi River. The research was a joint effort between Cuba and the United […]