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Short nights of sleep increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases

A new study has added short nights to the list of risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Insufficient or poor…

China Moon Landing

China’s moon plant did not survive the Moon’s freezing cold

China’s moon plant experiment is dead… literally. The Chinese National Space Administration announced a few days ago…

The same virus could be behind schizophrenia and mononucleosis

US researchers have linked schizophrenia with the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), which is responsible for infectious mononucleosis. Dr. Robert Yolken, professor…

Archeologists have discovered a mysterious seal that is mentioned several times in the Bible

A group of archaeologists, made up of experts from two universities in Israel, recently discovered a very symbolic piece…

Pollution increases the risk of miscarriages

A study evaluated the impact of air pollution on the unborn child. In case of pollution, pregnant women should…

New ebola-like virus discovered in China

This is a rather disturbing news coming from China: researchers have identified a new filovirus called Měnglà, from the…

Overweight Stomach Implant

Researchers have created a stomach implant to fight against obesity

To fight against overweight, American researchers have imagined an implant positioned in the stomach. It stimulates the…

Why fibers are good for you

Eating a lot of dietary fibers increases life expectancy

Eating 25 to 29 grams of dietary fiber per day reduces all-cause mortality by 15 to 30%. That’s a…

The solar system is full of water

Water is usually associated with life. But with life, for the time being, only found on Earth, we sometimes…

Artificial intelligence beats experts at detecting cervical cancers

Artificial intelligence could be much more accurate than humans and traditional tests to detect cervical pre-cancers, according to US…

Netherlands: five new islands created to preserve biodiversity

The Netherlands have found a solution to boost the ecosystem of the Markermeer by building new islands for biodiversity….

Alzheimer's Disease

A hormone released by the muscles during exercise associated with slowing down Alzheimer’s disease

A hormone released by muscles during exercise has been associated with slowing progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

The mysterious void between Mercury and the Sun

The curious void in asteroids and planets between the Sun and Mercury has intrigued astronomers for years. Recent studies…

Cancer-related deaths in the United States decreased by 27 percent in the last 25 years

Advances in diagnosis and prevention, as well as increased efforts to combat smoking, have led to a drop in…

The number of people with dementia has doubled in the last 25 years

Given its evolution, the number of people with dementia could reach 100 million in 2050. But researchers suggest that…

The Big Bang would have created a second universe made of dark matter

According to a recently published study, the Big Bang — the event behind the creation of our universe –…