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World Book blogs are carefully crafted by our team of editors to present the latest news, science discoveries, current events and other topics of interests for young readers to inspire curiosity and a love of learning.

Mapping the Milky Way

by | Friday, September 23, 2016 |

The Milky Way Galaxy is our home, but we know surprisingly little about it. Last week, on September...

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A Giraffe by Any Other Name

by | Thursday, September 22, 2016 |

Extensive sampling of giraffe populations from previously recognized giraffe subspecies, under the...

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Saving California’s Island Fox

by | Friday, September 9, 2016 |

Once teetering on the brink of extinction, the rare island fox of California’s Channel Islands has...

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Star Trek Turns 50

by | Thursday, September 8, 2016 |

Fifty years ago today, on Sept. 8, 1966, the science-fiction televisionprogram “Star Trek” first...

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