Science

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Synthetic marijuana may cause strokes

Doctors are sounding the alarm following the case of a prisoner with stroke after consuming synthetic cannabis. This is…

The number of massive stars in starburst galaxies baffles astronomers

Galaxies in the early universe as well as near the star formation regions challenge current ideas about the evolution…

How heavy is the Milky Way?

How much mass does the Milky Way have? To answer this question, a team from the University of Arizona…

Oldest animal footprints discovered in China

Animal footprints dating back 541 million years have been discovered in China, making them the oldest on the planet,…

Hurricanes are moving slower

Hurricanes around the world are becoming slower and more static, staying longer on land or sea and dispensing greater…

Researchers have finally discovered how terrestrial bacteria manage survive a trip into space

Despite extensive cleaning operations to remove terrestrial life from space missions, microbial life have nonetheless manage to reach and…

Treatment for colorectal cancer can cost twice as much in the United States as in Canada

Getting treatment for colorectal cancer can cost twice as much in the United States as in Canada, with no…

Walking faster increases the chance of living longer

Australian researchers have associated the increase in walking pace with a reduced mortality risk. We know that walking is good…

Long-term use of antidepressants increases the risk of obesity

Over a long period, taking antidepressants may be linked to weight gain. Indeed, according to a study published in the…

Researchers have created a mini neural network

A Japanese team created a mini network of neurons in the laboratory, connecting the cells one by one through…

Trees too have a heartbeat

Trees and their mysteries never cease to amaze. After the “shy” trees that avoid touching each other, the interconnected…

Astronomers have found an ancient interstellar asteroid in our solar system

Only months after the discovery of the first interstellar body outside our galaxy, it turns out that there is…

The immense pressure inside a proton

The pressure inside the particles that make up each atom in the Universe could be greater than the pressure…

Sea snail

Researchers have managed to transfer the memory of a sea snail to another

Scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), have successfully transferred the memory of one sea snail to…

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Cosmic cycles could be affecting the evolution of life on Earth

A team of researchers has recently discovered that new species of plankton have appear and disappeared over a period…

Octopus Squids Aliens

Are octopuses aliens from space?

In a controversial article, some thirty scientists propose that the evolution of the octopus is linked to the insertion…