Apr 13, 2021

Written by Trisha Mahtani & Illustrated by Ziyan Chen

Bees actually bite plant foliage to cause damage and accelerate blooming of flowers by up to 30 days earlier!

Apr 8, 2021

Written by Hayley McKay & Illustrated by Sally Kyunga Kim

Spring is in the air—birds are chirping, the weather is warming, and as the proverb goes, ‘April showers bring May flowers.’

Apr 6, 2021

Written by Quinn Lui & Illustrated by Winsy Leung

Plenty of heat comes from inside a house: people and pets generate body heat, and appliances like the oven can warm a whole room!

Apr 1, 2021

Written by Samuel Salamun & Illustrated by Peter Hong

Have your parents ever told you not to eat something growing up?

Mar 30, 2021

Written by Aaliyah Mulla & Illustrated by Angela Lin

The phrase “live in the moment” is a favourite inspirational quote and good advice for most of us. But imagine a life that must be lived almost entirely in the present.

Mar 25, 2021

Written by Hayley McKay & Illustrated by Jenny Zhang

It’s 2020 and you can probably guess the breakthrough that claimed the “Breakthrough of the Year” prize: the rapidly developed SARS-CoV-2 vaccines.

Mar 23, 2021

Written by Peter Hong & Illustrated by Angela Lin

We all know the sudden feeling of drowsiness and an urge to strongly exhale. Yawning happens countless times throughout the human lifespan and often doesn’t warrant a second thought.

Mar 18, 2021

Written by Elakkiya Prabaharan & Illustrated by Tammy Lee

What has an infinite perimeter, but a finite area?

Mar 16, 2021

Written by Samuel Salamun & Illustrated by Winsy Leung

Well, your mother might know best, but her mitochondria might not.

Mar 11, 2021

Written by Aaliyah Mulla & Illustrated by Rebecca Michaels-Walker

What do McDonald’s hamburgers and 3D printing have in common?

Mar 8, 2021

Created by Anna Tram, Shanling Lei, Jenny Zhang, Jerrie Feng, Prima Zhao & Amy Zhang

A set of nine bite-sized infographics on women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. Originally created for 2020 International Women’s Day.

Mar 5, 2021

Written by Angie Lo & Illustrated by Jenny Zhang

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to know how historical figures sounded when they spoke?

Mar 4, 2021

Written by Trisha Mahtani & Illustrated by Eugenia Yi

When we look up at the night sky, we see many beautiful twinkling stars. One star in particular, Betelgeuse, is part of the Orion constellation and one of the seven brightest stars we can see at night.

Mar 3, 2021

Written by Angie Lo & Illustrated by Fiona Tung

The giant squid is an incredible creature of great interest for researchers. However, the creature has often managed to stay just out of their reach until now.

Mar 2, 2021

Written by Elakkiya Prahabaran & Illustrated by Anna Tram

Last October, Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work in developing a gene-editing tool called CRISPR-Cas9. This discovery opened up a world of medical possibilities and revolutionized the field of biology!

Feb 25, 2021

Written by Alexandra Nitoiu & Illustrated by Anna Tram

You may only know little, if anything, about the atmosphere, but we have a lot to thank it for. It’s an invisible blanket of air that surrounds Earth, protecting it and allowing for life to exist!

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