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June 23, 2016

Exploring the Deep Sea

An expedition shines a light on the deepest spot in the ocean, the Mariana Trench.

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June 21, 2016

Big Trouble for a Great Ape

The population of Grauer’s gorillas has been falling fast, putting these creatures in danger of extinction.

June 14, 2016

A Ghostly New Creature

Scientists discover a new species of octopod in the deep sea near Hawaii.

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Preserving American History

A curator talks about preserving—and uncovering—political treasures.

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Solar Impulse Test Flight

Scholastic News takes to the skies to check out the first solar-powered plane.

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Sketch a Figure

Scholastic ART magazine demonstrates how to draw human figures.

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Exploring Mars

Scholastic News magazine attempts to uncover the secrets of the Red Planet.