Science

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Goldfish can make their own alcohol

In the absence of oxygen, many vertebrates, including humans, die in minutes. But this is not the…

Oumuamua could be a alien spacecraft according to new scientific study

Oumuamua, a cigar-shaped object spotted in 2017 during its crossing of the solar system, could possibly, under conditions… have…

The Kepler mission has ended

NASA recently announced that it has decided to end the mission of the Kepler space telescope, an instrument that…

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…

There are more animal species on Earth than stars in the Milky way galaxy

Our planet is inhabited by nearly 10 million animal species. But what about life forms that are invisible to…

Diets high in sugar are also effective for weight loss

Contrary to popular belief, a new study shows that incorporating good sugars into one’s diet can promote weight loss. Often…

Where did Oumuamua come from?

In October 2017 astronomers experienced a premiere: for the first time, an object clearly originating from another star system…

Bacteria in our gust are producing electricity

A study published in Nature on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 indicates that a bacterium in our gut is capable…

New super-Earth planet discovered in Star Trek related solar system

A team of American astronomers from the University of Florida and Tennessee State University has announced the discovery of…

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…

hurricanes

Hurricanes are moving more and more slowly

The rate at which hurricane are moving has slowed down globally over the last seven decades, especially in coastal…

New ear neurons discovered by Swedish scientists

New subtypes of neurons present in the inner ear have just been identified by a Swedish team. This study,…

Mysterious traces discovered at the bottom of the ocean, 2.5 miles deep

A team of marine biologists from the University of Southampton (UK) announces the discovery, four kilometers below the surface…

The chicken or egg paradox finally solved

Throughout history, human beings have always reflected on their existence to try to understand who we are? Where we…

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…

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…