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Bacteria in our gust are producing electricity

A study published in Nature on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 indicates that a bacterium in our gut is capable…

New super-Earth planet discovered in Star Trek related solar system

A team of American astronomers from the University of Florida and Tennessee State University has announced the discovery of…

Researchers have developed a cancer vaccine that is 100% effective in mice

A team of researchers announces the development of a new vaccine that can cure melanoma in mice, stimulating the…

Dog and cat saliva may cause deadly infections in humans

The bacterium Capnocytophaga canimorsus, transmissible by saliva of dogs and cats, can be the source of serious or lethal…

Proxima Centauri b, the exoplanet closest to the Earth might be habitable

Astrophysicist Anthony Del Genio and his colleagues at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies in the United States conducted…

NASA to launch ICESat-2 Satellite on Saturday to study Earth’s melting ice

The US space agency NASA plans to launch on Saturday its most advanced laser ever placed in orbit, the…

Probiotics may not be as beneficial as previously thought

According to a recent study, after the administration of an antibiotic, probiotics would not have the expected beneficial effect…

The early solar system

Study of ancient asteroids reveals the Solar System’s tumultuous past

A reorganization of the outer planets of the Solar System would have taken place during the early stages of…

SI units, Kilogram, Kelvin, Mole and Ampere, soon to be redefined

As of November, the kilogram and three other units of measure (Kelvin, Mole and Ampere) will change definition. But…

A species of sharks long thought to be carnivorous reclassified as omnivorous

The shark’s exceptional hunter attributes are imbued in the collective imagination. But, as we all know, in any family,…

The world has two years left to stop the consequences of climate change, says UN Secretary-general

The world has two years to act against climate change or face “disastrous consequences,” warned the UN Secretary-general on…

This bacterium is spreading to hospitals around the world

Researchers have identified white staphylococcus variants that are resistant to antibiotics. They are able to infect the weakest patients…

This animal can live 10,000 years

The idea of longevity has for long fascinated mankind. What if we could live a few hundred years? Wouldn’t…

A city older than the Pyramid of Giza discovered in Egypt

A group of French archaeologists made another surprising discovery in Egypt; they discovered remains of one of the oldest…

Elon Musk thinks we live in a simulation

Invited to a recent podcast by comedian and YouTuber Joe Rogan, published this Friday, billionaire Tesla CEO Elon Musk…

Roman era gold discovered in Italy

This treasure dating from the fifth century, discovered during excavations in the old Cressoni theater, Como, could be worth…