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Dog and cat saliva may cause deadly infections in humans

The bacterium Capnocytophaga canimorsus, transmissible by saliva of dogs and cats, can be the source of serious or lethal…

Proxima Centauri b, the exoplanet closest to the Earth might be habitable

Astrophysicist Anthony Del Genio and his colleagues at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies in the United States conducted…

NASA to launch ICESat-2 Satellite on Saturday to study Earth’s melting ice

The US space agency NASA plans to launch on Saturday its most advanced laser ever placed in orbit, the…

Probiotics may not be as beneficial as previously thought

According to a recent study, after the administration of an antibiotic, probiotics would not have the expected beneficial effect…

The early solar system

Study of ancient asteroids reveals the Solar System’s tumultuous past

A reorganization of the outer planets of the Solar System would have taken place during the early stages of…

SI units, Kilogram, Kelvin, Mole and Ampere, soon to be redefined

As of November, the kilogram and three other units of measure (Kelvin, Mole and Ampere) will change definition. But…

A species of sharks long thought to be carnivorous reclassified as omnivorous

The shark’s exceptional hunter attributes are imbued in the collective imagination. But, as we all know, in any family,…

The world has two years left to stop the consequences of climate change, says UN Secretary-general

The world has two years to act against climate change or face “disastrous consequences,” warned the UN Secretary-general on…

This bacterium is spreading to hospitals around the world

Researchers have identified white staphylococcus variants that are resistant to antibiotics. They are able to infect the weakest patients…

This animal can live 10,000 years

The idea of longevity has for long fascinated mankind. What if we could live a few hundred years? Wouldn’t…

A city older than the Pyramid of Giza discovered in Egypt

A group of French archaeologists made another surprising discovery in Egypt; they discovered remains of one of the oldest…

Elon Musk thinks we live in a simulation

Invited to a recent podcast by comedian and YouTuber Joe Rogan, published this Friday, billionaire Tesla CEO Elon Musk…

Roman era gold discovered in Italy

This treasure dating from the fifth century, discovered during excavations in the old Cressoni theater, Como, could be worth…

Exoplanet twice the size of Earth recently discovered

A team of international researchers, made up of scientists from Canada, the United States and Germany, reported that based…

Early puberty increases the risk of drug addiction in boys

According to a recent study, early puberty increases the risk of addiction to alcohol and drugs, especially among young…

300 turtles found dead in Mexican waters

Mexican environmental authorities have found 300 golfina turtles, a species threatened with extinction, floating dead in Mexican Pacific waters,…