Andrei Santov

Killer Whale

Male orca kills baby to mate with his mother

In British Columbia, Canada, scientists have observed for the first time how a male orca drowned a young of…

Climate Change Flood

Extreme weather events in sharp rise according to a report

There were four times more floods in 2016 than in 1980. Extreme weather events have been more frequent over…

Bennu Asteroid

Bennu, the asteroid that will wipe out humanity

Earth is in great danger. An asteroid, the size of the Empire state building, could collide with our home…

processed food

Ultra-processed foods increase cancer risk by 10% according to a French study

A 10% increase in the risk of developing cancer has been linked with the consumption of “ultra-processed” foods according…

Swarm Technologies accused by the FCC of launching satellites without authorization

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of the United States has accused the start-up Swarm Technologies, a communications company run…

speed-of-light

Can humans travel faster than the speed of light

It’s the dream of scientists and astronomers; the ability to travel at or faster than the speed of light….

Magnesium-foods-rich

Low levels of magnesium hinders vitamin D’s ineffectiveness

We all know it; vitamin D is essential for our good health. But there is a condition for vitamin…

ion thruster

New type of ion thruster could prolong the life of satellites

The European Space Agency is testing a prototype thruster capable of using the molecules of the residual atmosphere, 125…

Tattoo Removal

Scientists have the discovered the reason why tattoos last so long

When it comes to tattoos, one thing has always fascinated scientists: how does a tattoo manage to last so…

An unprecedented chemical cycle may have produced the first molecules of life on Earth

Chemists have highlighted a chemical cycle that relies on simple compounds and could have produced molecules that are essential…

Bird Chick 128 Million Years Old

A 127-million-year-old bird fossil has been discovered

On the famous Las Hoyas site in Spain, a team of paleontologists discovered the fossil of a 127 million-year-old…

Bonobos

Bonobos and chimpanzees share the same language

What if raising your hand to say “hello”, or making a large gesture with the arm to say “go…

Atacama desert

The Atacama desert looks a lot like Mars

The Atacama Desert in Chile is one of the driest places on the planet. An environment surprisingly similar to…

Physicists have created a new state of matter

A team of physicists announces having created a new exotic state of matter, known as Rydberg’s polarons. This state…

Bitcoin

Europe is considering to regulate crypto-currencies

The European Commission is currently considering whether to legislate to regulate trade using virtual currencies such as Bitcoin, its…

Mars Odyssey

Mars’ two moons, Phobos and Deimos, photographed by NASA’s Mars Odyssey

The Mars Odyssey spacecraft photographed Mars’ two…