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These killer whales exhale sickening germs

These killer whales exhale sickening germs

Author: Sharon Oosthoek / Source: Science News for Students killer whales People usually try to give killer whales their space. Getting close to one’s blowhole is especially risky. But Canadian and America scientists got that close — and for a good reason....

How a dolphin eats an octopus without dying

How a dolphin eats an octopus without dying

Author: Sarah Zielinski / Source: Science News Eating octopus can be dangerous. Some dolphins in Australia, though, have figured out how to do this safely — by shaking or tossing their prey over and over until it goes limp and the sucker-covered arms are...

How a dolphin eats an octopus without dying

How a dolphin eats an octopus without dying

Author: Sarah Zielinski / Source: Science News Eating octopus can be dangerous. Some dolphins in Australia, though, have figured out how to do this safely — by shaking or tossing their prey over and over until it goes limp and the sucker-covered arms are...

Cool Jobs: Doing real science in virtual worlds

Cool Jobs: Doing real science in virtual worlds

Author: Lindsey Konkel / Source: Science News for Students virtual reality Strap on a virtual reality headset and you’ll enter a different world. Without leaving your house, you can fly a spaceship through a make-believe galaxy. You can play pool with...

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