Elizabeth Ann—an endangered ferret1 is cloned2
Scientists have successfully created a clone of a black-footed ferret by usingDNA from a ferret that died over 30 years ago. They hope it will improve thechances of survival for these endangered ferrets.
科学家们利用一只 30 多年前死亡的雪貂的 DNA，成功克隆了一只黑脚雪貂。他们希望这样能提高这些濒危雪貂的生存几率。
World faces maple syrup3 shortage4
Canada is the worlds largest producer of maple syrup. The changingweather patterns and the increasing need have led to a shortage of maplesyrup. This has caused Canada to release5 almost half of those emergency6reserves7 into the market.
China's artificial8 sun
Chinese scientists created an “artificial sun”which is five times hotter thanthe sun. The scientists want to create a near-endless supply of clean energy.
1. ferret [ ] . 雪貂 2. clone [ ] . & . 克隆
3. maple syrup 枫糖浆 4. shortage [ ] . 短缺
5. release [ ] . 释放 6. emergency [ ] . 应急的