Discoveries

Tuberculosis

Researchers have found a genetic mutation that increases the risk of developing tuberculosis

A large part of the population carries a genetic mutation that increases the risk of developing tuberculosis.

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Jurassic-era flying dinosaur discovered in England

A team of palaeontologists from the University of Portsmouth recently announced the discovery of the fossilized remains of an…

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A group of miners have discovered the remains of an unknown dinosaur species

When a group of miners found an opal (mineral) in a deserted area of ‚Äč‚ÄčAustralia, they never imagined that…

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Researchers have discovered a new class of antibodies capable of stopping HIV

An antibody called “Immunoglobulin M (IgM)” has been shown to be effective in preventing HIV infection after mucosal exposure…

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A link between testosterone and luxury

A Franco-American research team has just shown that, in men, higher testosterone levels would be linked to a pronounced…

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Canadian researchers have discovered 11 genes responsible for 99% of metastases

Canadian researchers have discovered the existence of 11 genes responsible for the spread of cancer. A major discovery that…

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Psychedelic drugs could be used to treat depression

Researchers have found that psychedelic substances such as LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide), DOM (2,5-dimethoxy-4-methylamphetamine) and DMT (dimethyltryptamine) induce an…

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Three new species of giant virus discovered

Definitely, giant viruses are everywhere! French researchers have announced that they have discovered three new giant pandoraviruses in different…

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The genes behind the size of our brains

Three or four million years ago, the ancestors of humans developed genes that allowed the human cerebral cortex to…

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This is why the human brain is so big

The evolution of larger brains over the past three million years is the basis for man’s ability to solve…

Neural Connections in the Cerebrum

Smart people have fewer neural connections in the cerebrum

An international team of scientists have made a paradoxical sounding discovery: the more intelligent a human being is, the…

New Baldness Treatment

This molecule could finally cure baldness

British researchers have discovered that a medicine against osteoporosis promotes hair growth. This could allow the production of a…

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Newly discovered beetle species named after Leonardo Dicaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio achieved recognition within his profession with an Oscar for the best actor in 2015 for “The Revenant”,…

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30 genetic mutations related to depression discovered

Thirty new genetic variants of depression have just been discovered. This brings to 44 the number of genetic risk…

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This is why kids can run all day without getting tired

One study shows that children are metabolically comparable to well-trained adult endurance athletes and are therefore less fatigued during…

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Long-lost Nazi submarine found off the cost of Denmark

The Nazi submarines used during the Second World War stood out for their speed. According to Gert Normann Andersen,…