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  • Question Your World: How do burgers impact the environment?

    Production of food, like many daily needs of humans, has a ripple effect on a myriad of other things. Cattle ranches are a food-related industry linked to some pretty big chunks of land, along with the deforestation needed to facilitate their work. Scientists are working on meat alternatives to give consumers less environmentally stressful options. How do burgers impact the environment?

  • Question Your World: Why make the world's biggest plane? 

    Every now and then, scientists work on something so big that it catches a lot of attention for its size alone. That's exactly what today's story is all about. To begin the story, we must start with a really big question. Why make the world's biggest plane?

  • Question Your World: When will communications technology be implanted in humans?

    As science and technology grow, so do the possibilities of how we humans communicate with one another. For example, only two decades ago it was nearly impossible to send a friend a photo of where you were standing, waiting for them, in real time. This leads people to ask a pretty big question though - When will communications technology be implanted in humans?

  • Question Your World: What's the next big transportation upgrade?'

    Billions of people get around every single day using all kinds of transportation. To move the most people at once, we still rely on the conventional trains, planes, and automobiles, but all that could change, thanks to new innovations in the transportation technology industry. Every day researchers and scientists are looking for ways to develop new 21st century options for how we move around. A lot of people working in this field are always asking themselves one big question: What's the next big transportation upgrade?'

  • Question Your World: Can Drones Save Lives?

    There are a lot of concerns over technology taking human jobs, but in many cases, technology can actually help humans be better at their jobs. One quick example is drone technology used for disaster and emergency rescues. This technology has already been used to help find earthquake and hurricane survivors that are trapped or isolated in places that we can’t easily see, but now drones are also being used to save lives at the beach!