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The moon’s natural resources and how we can exploit them

With the ever growing population on Earth and our unbridled consumption of our resources, we humans might one day…

Americans are getting fatter and shorter

A government report estimates that average weight, waist circumference, and body mass index (BMI) increased among Americans between 1999…

Increasing the level of physical activity improves the mood of bipolar patients

In adults with bipolar disorder, increasing the level of physical activity can boost mood and energy. Bipolarity, which is characterized…

The weird phenomenon of sleep-texting

According to a recent study, nearly 25% of students have already sent text messages in their sleep. Of these,…

Tons of Earth’s atmosphere disappear in space everyday

Did you know that every day, hundreds of tons of Earth’s atmosphere disappear in space? NASA researchers have decided…

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Marijuana reprograms sperm DNA

According to a US study published in the journal Epigenetics, consuming cannabis would alter the genetic profile of sperm. Consuming…

The two chinese hackers charged in the United States targeted Canada in 2016

The two hackers charged in the United States and linked, according to Washington, to the government of Beijing, launched…

Anxiety and depression as bad as smoking and obesity for our health

According to a new US study, the incidence of arthritis, heart disease, stroke would be strongly influenced by a…

Earth’s climate could reverse to how it was millions of years ago

A group of scientists has determined that humanity is reversing a trend of long-term planetary cooling, which goes back…

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How Neanderthal genes affect our brain

Two to four percent of the DNA of today’s Europeans and Asians comes from Neanderthals. Now, researchers…

The deadliest animal in Australia is not what you would expect

Between 2008 and 2017 in Australia, 266 people died as a result of the attack of well-known animals. Were…

China reopens the trade of rhinoceros horns and tiger bones

Particularly sought after in China, some products such as rhinoceros horns and tiger bones have been re-authorized for sale…

A mysterious supernova captured by Kepler in its last days

The Kepler Space Telescope mission ended in October, but the analysis of its latest data continues to…

Excessive exposure to electronic displays would change the brain of children

Children who spend more than two hours a day behind a screen would have their memory and…

Sharp decline of birth rate in the world

According to a recent study, half of the world’s countries are now faced with a collapse of their population…

This newly discovered black acts as galactic fountain

A team of astronomers recently announced the discovery of a supermassive black hole acting as a giant fountain of…