Science News Today – Announcing Headlines in Rhyme #science #today #research #headline #poetry

I look for science news each day:science inspired poetry Kate Rauner
Donating blood that just may kill someone.
And though to donate is quite kind,
Not for everyone, I find.
Having babies just could
maybe change
a mother’s system
for all time.
One
Two
Three
Relaxing with a fishing pole:
You may not be the apex predator.
A fish could have the final word,
In a weird way that occurred.
Paramedics save a life by
pulling out a
Dover sole.
Four
Five
Six
A horror story from our kin:
I hardly think that I can read this one.
Infanticide may not be rare,
Among the male chimps that dare.
Hiding in the bush
may be
the only way
to win.
There’s something
New
Each
Day.
A silly app was worth the price:
A wrist computer may have saved his life.
His resting heart rate showed distress,
A sign of pulmonary stress.
Sent him out for help instead
of trying hard to find
an educated guess.
There’s something
New
Each
Day.
A little research doesn’t aid:
To prove the worth of magic mushrooms.
You’d like to think the sadness fades,
But this one doesn’t make the grade.
Now we have hypotheses
to carry on
For more decades.
There’s something
New
Each
Day.
Can the depths of Earth effect the sky:
Volcanoes may have doomed an ancient land.
Though flecks of aerosols are small,
A cloud could change the rainfall.
When floods were good
a drought could
destroy the crops
supporting urban sprawl.
There’s something
New
Each
Day.
by Kate Rauner
Could a random list of articles fit into a single poem? Maybe – with inspiration from The Beatles. Here’s the list, though I need help with my poem’s cadence.

blood-transfusions
fish
chimpanzee
saved-man
magic-mushrooms
volcanoes

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