Is This The End of The Internet As We Know It?

Is This The End of The Internet As We Know It?

By IndyKids Staff On December 14, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), voted to roll back Obama-era rules concerning net neutrality.  Net neutrality is the idea that all data on the internet must be treated equally.  It’s also known as the “open...

Recycling for a Bot-ter World

By AUDREN HEDGES DUROY, age 10 Team Mindstorm Wizards build a robot out of sensors, motors and legos that helped reduce their school’s paper waste. From left to right: Nathan Miller, Coach Thomas Miller, Kate Miller, Thomas Weis, Becky Miller, Marie Weis and...

3D Printers Can Print Bacterial Colonies

By BRYANNA SANTOS, age 10 Photo: Michael Coghlan 3D printers can be used to print bacterial breeding colonies. These bacterial colonies help scientists understand how infections that are resistant to antibiotics spread. Scientists also aim to use embryonic stem cells,...

Lifting the Ban on Cell Phones in NYC Schools

By EMILY MARTINEZ, age 11 Students waiting outside of a cell phone storage truck. Before the ban was lifted, a student could spend hundreds of dollars a year to store their phone during the school day in trucks like this one. PHOTO: Matt Green/Flickr On January 7,...

New Technology Could Reveal Writing on Ancient Scrolls

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 12 PHOTO: Eleanor Hedges-Duroy In AD 79, Mount Vesuvius erupted, covering Herculaneum, Italy, in hot gases and lava. In 1752, workers uncovered one house, which likely belonged to Julius Caesar’s father-in-law, containing a library...