When Mitsubishi (the company that makes the robots), was looking to hire out its Wakamaru robot earlier this year, they had no doubt it would find a job immediately. They were right, not one but ten of its Wakamaru robots were instantly employed by a temporary staffing agency in Japan.
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Mike Taylor, a university student, studying for his Ph.D. (advanced academic degree) in Paleontology ( the study of prehistoric life forms), discovered an entirely new species of dinosaur while conducting research at the Natural History Museum in the United Kingdom.
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Welcome to Explorer Academy – an exciting new fiction series for middle graders from National Geographic’s new imprint, Under the Stars. Adventure, code breaking, cool technology – the seven book series has all the elements kids and educators look for. Many ideas were inspired by real-life National Geographic explorers and each book features a “Truth Behind the Fiction” section that profiles their work. Download the educator guide and email us to win a copy for your class.
When the crew of Shuttle Discovery left for space on Tuesday, October 23rd, they knew that their work at the International Space Station was going to be challenging. However, they could have never anticipated (expected), the unexpected challenge they had to overcome. Read on for Discovery's adventure in Space.