Eddy Shan

Chaotic accretion observed for the first time as supermassive black hole gulps down huge amount of matter

A team of astronomers reports having observed a gigantic mass of matter, swallowed directly by a black hole at…

One in twenty deaths alcohol

One in twenty deaths in the world caused by alcohol

Alcohol kills an estimated 3 million people worldwide each year, representing one in twenty deaths, the World Health Organization…

Snailfish species discovered in Atacama trench

Transparent, without scales or ridges… three new species of snailfish have been identified in the great depths of the…

Exoplanet

Astronomers have developed new procedures to identify exoplanets faster

About 80 percent of all exoplanets known today were discovered using the transit method. The latter is based on…

Genetic Mutations in Children

Genetic diseases could be cured before birth

For the first time, researchers have successfully used gene therapy to cure a genetic disease present in mice, paving…

Scientists discover in China the fossil of a new species never seen before

An international team of scientists has discovered in China the fossil of a mysterious marine animal of the Cambrian…

Child Poverty in Canada

17% of children live in poverty in Canada

More than 17% of children live in poverty in Canada, of whom over 37% are from the First Nations,…

2018 GE3 Asteroid

A small asteroid has crashed in South Africa

A small asteroid between three to five meters (10 to 16 feet) in diameter that was detected from the…

sleep disorder

Sleep disorders are more common after a stroke

It was already known that sleep disorders could promote the occurrence of a stroke. However, according to a new…

The keto diet reduces the risk of loss of sight following glaucoma

A study in mice found that the high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet would reduce the risk of loss of sight…

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Improves Physical Recovery After Stroke

According to a study published in the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, a transcranial magnetic stimulation technique…

Ebola is making a comeback

The Ebola virus strikes again in Africa. An outbreak has been detected in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 17…

2018 GE3 Asteroid

Scientists have discovered an asteroid that could reveal the origin of the Solar System

A European scientific team has discovered a rare asteroid beyond Neptune, in the Kuiper belt, and experts believe that…

Solar Waves

Gigantic whirls discovered on the sun

German researchers have discovered huge, vortex-shaped waves on the sun. As the team led by Laurent Gizon of the…

Japan is designing a reusable rocket à la SpaceX

The Japanese Agency for Aerospace Exploration (JAXA) will develop a reusable spacecraft, capable of putting loads in orbit and…

The smallest spacecraft in the world enters the Guinness World Records

When we talk about spacecraft we imagine huge machines like those of NASA or SpaceX. However, on February 3,…