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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 –…

Autism: researchers have finally discovered how the disease develops

After decades of research, scientists have finally discovered how autism develops at a very early stage, a discovery that…

The brain learns by talking to itself

UNIGE researchers unveil the role played by synaptic feedback systems in the learning processes of the cerebral cortex. A…

A galactic collision set to disrupt the Solar System and the black hole at the center of the Milky Way

A new estimate of the amount of dark matter in the Great Magellanic Cloud suggests that its mass is…

NASA faces controversy over the name Ultima Thule

This is a controversy that NASA did not see coming. The space agency’s probe New Horizons managed on January…

A volcanic plume photographed on Io, the moon of Jupiter

A team of astronomers recently captured new images of a volcanic plume on Io, Jupiter’s moon, during the 17th…

A flesh-eating bacteria is wreaking havoc in Australia

An outbreak of Buruli ulcer, an infectious disease that causes serious injury to the limbs, is spreading in Australia….

American researchers genetically modify a plant to make it purify indoor air

We often mention the ability of indoor plants to purify the air in our homes. While this has not…

Astronomers have found a way to “see” dark matter

Astronomers have found a way to “see” dark matter A team of astrophysicists has just tested an alternative method to…

Our universe is riding on a bubble according to new theory

Researchers have created a new theoretical model to represent the Universe. According to their model, our universe would be…

Plimpton 322, the oldest trigonometric table ever discovered

Australian researchers have worked on what would be the first trigonometric table in history. Found at the beginning of…

The five most important archaeological discoveries of 2018

Throughout the year 2018, archaeologists from all over the world achieved surprising discoveries that were very important and relevant…