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Student invents 3-in-1 hygiene powder

Student invents 3-in-1 hygiene powder

Author: Sid Perkins / Source: Science News for Students Leia Gluckman volunteers at a homeless center. Her experiences inspired her to create a product that tackles several hygiene needs at once. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Homeless people face a lot of challenges....

This material does weird things under pressure

This material does weird things under pressure

Author: Maria Temming / Source: Science News SQUEEZE PLAY This weird new metamaterial achieves the counterintuitive feat of expanding when squeezed. A newly fabricated material does more than just hold up under pressure. Unlike many ordinary objects that...

How these poison frogs avoid poisoning themselves

How these poison frogs avoid poisoning themselves

Author: Laurel Hamers / Source: Science News for Students The potent toxin epibatidine was first discovered in 1974 in the skin of the phantasmal poison frog, shown here. Poison dart frogs tend to advertise their toxic nature with a brightly colored skin....

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