Getting Wild With… The American Bumblebee!

Getting Wild With… The American Bumblebee!

By Charlotte Osoria, age 9 Did you know there are over 255 species of bumblebee around the world, 49 of which live in North America? One such species is the American bumblebee.  Photo by Pauline HornFollow, available on Flickr Bumblebees play an important role in...
Tuskless Elephants Are Evolving to Evade Poachers

Tuskless Elephants Are Evolving to Evade Poachers

By Mona Delgado, age 10 and IndyKids staff By Mona Delgado, age 10 and IndyKids staff Researchers at Princeton University have discovered that many African elephants are evolving to not have their signature look: tusks. During the Mozambique Civil War, from 1977 to...
Henrietta Lacks Receives Posthumous Award

Henrietta Lacks Receives Posthumous Award

By Sloan Becker, age 10 Statue of Henrietta Lacks at Royal Fort House, Bristol. Photo by WikiMedia Commons Henrietta Lacks received a posthumous award from the World Health Organization (WHO) in October 2021 finally acknowledging her legacy and large contribution to...
Line 3 Pipeline Causes Controversy

Line 3 Pipeline Causes Controversy

A protest bus outside Minn. Public Utilities Commission hearing on Enbridge’s Line 3 in downtown St. Paul, Minn., 2018. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons By Dayanara Hernandez, age 16 Enbridge, a Canadian pipeline corporation, has recently faced an increase in...