Discoveries

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…

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…

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…

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…

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”,…

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…

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…

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,…

3 exoplanets discovered by Japanese astronomers

Based on the radial velocity method, a group of Japanese astronomers have discovered three new exoplanets – gas giants…

Viking treasure with Bluetooth coins discovered

Archaeologists have made a valuable find on the Baltic Sea island of RĂ¼gen. On a field of 400 square…

50-million-year-old fossils discovered in Argentina

An important amount of fossil remains of animals and plants, as old as 50 million years, were found by…

Hyper-salty lakes Discovered buried under Canadian Arctic ice cap

Two lakes discovered in the heart of the Canadian Arctic are found under a layer of ice more than…

Earth’s oceans produce a very slight magnetic field, new study finds

It’s common knowledge that the Earth has a magnetic field. It protects us from outer space particles that could…

Hundreds of ancient viruses discovered

A team of researchers has discovered more than 200 viruses in fish, frogs and other reptiles, some of which…