Andrei Santov

Physical Activity Health Benefits

Physical activity is not always healthy

Researchers have calculated that men who work in physically demanding occupations have an 18 percent higher risk of dying…

Neural Connections in the Cerebrum

Smart people have fewer neural connections in the cerebrum

An international team of scientists have made a paradoxical sounding discovery: the more intelligent a human being is, the…

Black Holes

Astronomers have discovered the fastest growing black hole ever

A group of astronomers discovered the fastest growing black hole in the Universe known until now, which absorbs a…

Jupiter Europa

Jupiter’s moon Europa has enough ingredients to sustain life

A new analysis of the measurements made by NASA’s Galileo spacecraft more than 20 years ago in the ice…

Crocodiles are sensitive to classical music

The anatomy of the brain of crocodilians does not have much secrets for researchers anymore. Its operation, on the…

Tourism is bad for the climate

Global tourism has long been a trillion-dollar industry, which today is growing faster than world trade. But how much…

Binary star systems

This star stole the hydrogen of its companion, making it explode

In 2001, astronomers observed a supernova in the galaxy NGC 7424 about 40 million light years away from us….

Genetics: the appearance of migraine due to cold adaptation

Susceptibility to migraine results from an adaptation of humans to the harsh climate of the northern hemisphere. Another mischief to…

Moon Exploration

The moon’s magnetic field might be caused by a magma ocean

A new theory has been proposed to explain the intensity of the magnetic field of the Moon more than…

Australia pledges millions of dollars to protect the Great Barrier Reef

Australia has pledged Sunday, April 29, more than 500 million Australian dollar (377 million US dollars) to restore and…

Where are the aliens?

We live in a galaxy populated by hundreds of billions of stars. Earth-type planets are supposed to be in…

Bill Gates to finance the search for a universal flu vaccine

American Billionaire Bill Gates, who has given billions of dollars over the years to fight different diseases, now wants…

Europe launches Sentinel-3B, the Swiss-army knife of satellites

The European Space Agency is expanding its abilities to monitor the Earth by launching a Sentinel-3B satellite on Wednesday…

Is there life on the moon?

The moon, the Earth’s sole natural satellite, is full of mysteries. Orbiting at 385,000 km and barely 1.2 percent…

Long-lost Nazi submarine found off the cost of Denmark

The Nazi submarines used during the Second World War stood out for their speed. According to Gert Normann Andersen,…

Americans waste 150,000 tons of food a day

Americans waste nearly 150,000 tons of food a day, the equivalent of more than 400 grams per person, a…