March 2020

Health

Mar 27 2020

Suds Up!

Everywhere you go lately, someone reminds you to wash your hands. What difference does it make? Soap and water can’t fight a global pandemic. It can, actually. In fact, handwashing stops COVID-19 in its tracks. The coronavirus can only make you sick if it finds a way...

Health

Mar 20 2020

How to Squash a Pandemic

Actor Tom Hanks has it. A few professional basketball and soccer players caught it. So did Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau, the wife of our prime minister. It’s COVID-19. Three months ago, no one had ever heard of this new coronavirus. Now it’s a global pandemic. The virus...

Science

In this artist's concept of NASA's InSight lander on Mars, layers of the planet's subsurface can be seen below and dust devils can be seen in the background.
Mar 13 2020

Mars Spills Its Secrets

Scientists have questions about Mars. How did the planet develop? What’s it like on the inside? Does it quake? How’s the weather? NASA’s latest Mars mission is looking for the answers. The Mars Insight Lander arrived on the Red Planet 16 months ago. The lander is...

Sports

Mar 06 2020

Chance of a Lifetime

A practice goalie for the Toronto Maple Leafs made his NHL debut February 22. But he didn’t suit up for the Leafs. He helped the Carolina Hurricanes beat them! NHL teams bring two goalies to a game. The backup is dressed and ready to play if the starter leaves the game...