Abbad Farid

This is why the ocean is blue

The sea is not red, nor yellow, nor violet: it is blue. Everyone who has stepped foot on a…

In the Amazon, freshwater dolphins are slowly disappearing

Populations of two species of freshwater dolphins are rapidly declining in the Amazon. These cetaceans are at risk of…

Scientists have identified possible Dead Sea manuscripts thanks to NASA

Fragments of a possible new manuscript of the Dead Sea Scrolls have been identified thanks to a technology specifically…

The Shigir Idol is the oldest wooden sculpture in the world

When Russian gold miners encountered a giant wooden sculpture in 1894 north of Yekaterinburg in the so-called Shigir Moor,…

Rodrigo Koxa certified as the record holder for biggest wave ever surfed

In extreme sport, the world record of the biggest wave ever surfed has just been officially defeated announced Sunday,…

Record level of plastic microparticles found in Arctic pack ice

By melting ice samples taken from the Arctic Ocean glacier, a team of scientists has made an alarming discovery….

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Eating dark chocolate boosts mood, immunity and memory

According to two new studies, dark chocolate with high cocoa content would be excellent for our health. Rich in…

Sitting down for too long is bad for the brain

US researchers have published preliminary studies that show that sitting down for too long can reduce the thickness of…

Monkeys synchronize their brains when working together

A team of five researchers led by Miguel Nicolelis of Duke University has recently published a study showing that…

Carnivorous dinosaurs avoided competing for food resources

The carnivorous dinosaurs avoided competing with each other for their preys and distributed them according to their species, according…

Physical Fitness Old People

The link between physical inactivity and dementia

Researchers want to clarify whether improving physical fitness can halt or slow down the progression of incipient dementia. The prognosis…

Sports Events Cardiac Arrest

Major sporting events can increase the occurrence of heart attack

Major sporting events can increase the occurrence of heart attacks, especially among young men with cardiovascular risk, concludes a…

vaccination cancer

Scientists to test promising cancer treatment on humans

A cancer treatment that stimulates the immune system and which has been successfully tested in mice will soon be…

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In Rwanda, young gorillas have learned to dismantle the traps of poachers

A few days after a poacher’s trap killed a young mountain gorilla in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park in 2012,…

Protein intake cancer

A low-protein diet reduces cancerous tumors

It’s a proven fact that certain diets — such as a meat heavy diet — increase the risks of…

Obesity

Americans are getting more and more obese

Despite awareness campaigns, Americans have continued to get fatter in the past decade, to the point where almost two…