Science, Technology, and Nature Headlines for Kids
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Science & Technology
- Newsround's new RSS feeds - update your feeds
- Newsround's RSS feeds have changed, so you'll need to update your feed reader to keep up to date!
- 24 hour protection for Crane egg
- A round the clock watch has been set up to protect a rare birds egg laid in England.
- Fast pigeon sold for record price
- A Belgian racing pigeon called Bolt is sold to a Chinese businessman for a world record price of 310,000 euros (£260,000; $400,000).
- Why can't penguins fly?
- Researchers think they have solved the puzzle of the flight-less birds.
- New vaccine to protect animals
- British farmers will be the first in Europe to get a new drug to help protect their animals from Schmallenberg disease.
- Amazing animal pics in photo contest
- Newsround takes a look at some of the entries in The National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2013.
- Piglet has been adopted by a cat
- A piglet has been adopted by a cat after its mum rejected him.
- Insect 'swarmageddon' expected in US
- Billions of bugs are expected to emerge from the ground on the east coast of the United States.
- Birds found hidden in suitcases
- Fighting birds from South Asia have been discovered hidden in suitcases at Leeds Bradford Airport.
- Can honeybees detect explosives?
- Researchers in Croatia say that honeybees may have the ability to help detect unexploded landmines in the country.
- Video: Alligator turns up at front door
- An alligator gave a family in America a nasty surprise when it turned up on their doorstep.
- Spring butterflies are arriving late
- The UK's spring butterflies are arriving weeks late because of the weather.
- Puffin numbers fall
- Bad weather this year has meant that the puffin population has dropped - but keeping a check on them is a tricky business.
- Bieber must pay for monkey stay
- Officials in Germany say Justin Bieber owes them thousands of pounds for his monkey's two month stay at a Munich animal shelter.
- Wild Five Coastal - Fishing
- For two months Leah has been travelling all over the UK to bring you the biggest stories from around our coastline, and she begins with a report about fishing.
- Wild Five Coastal - beach pollution
- For the third wild five coastal Leah looks at how rubbish left on the beach is endangering sea life.
- Wild Five Coastal - Seals
- The UK's home to most of Europe's seals, but numbers are dropping and scientists are trying to find out why. Leah's been to the Orkney Islands to investigate.
- Wild Five Coastal - Dolphins
- For two months Leah has been all over the UK to bring you the biggest stories from our coastline. In this report she goes out in search of dolphins.
- Watch Newsround
- Watch the latest update from Newsround, CBBC's news programme for children.
- Video: Campaign to save seabirds
- After reports of thousands of birds being affected by a chemical that was dumped in the sea, charities and school kids begin a campaign to get the practice banned.
- Video: Do big cats play like little cats?
- A cat charity has given big cats in its care cardboard boxes to play with as part of an experiment.
- Pictures: Fantastic nature photo winners
- A selection of the winning photographs from the annual German Nature Photographer of the Year competition
- Steve Backshall answers your questions
- He's arguably got the coolest job in the world - taking on some of the world's deadliest animals. We catch up with Steve Backshall and put some of your questions to him.
- Pictures: Japanese zoo's unusual emergency drill
- Tama Zoo in the Japanese capital, Tokyo, has an unusual way of testing its emergency procedures - by dressing up a member of staff as an escaped animal.
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