Discoveries

cave fish diabetes

Scientists have discovered a cavefish that could hold a possible cure for diabetes

Scientists have discovered a fish that has very high blood glucose levels , but none of its negative consequences….

9 new osteoarthritis-causing genes have been discovered

In the largest genetic study to date on osteoarthritis, nine new genes for the disease have been discovered by…

Language is a key thinking tool, which is the basis of our unique ability to reason. However, a recent study suggests that this ability to think logically does not really depend on our ability to express ourselves verbally, at least not completely. Babies who are still too young to speak can indeed reason and make rational deductions.

Babies think logically even before they can talk

Language is a key thinking tool, which is the basis of our unique ability to reason. However, a recent…

superconductor discovered

A new superconductor has been discovered

Researchers at the Bordeaux Institute of Condensed Matter Chemistry (CNRS / University of Bordeaux / Bordeaux INP) in France…

COROT-2b

8 new exoplanets have been discovered

A team of European astronomers claims to have discovered eight new exoplanets – hot Jupiters – as part of…

platypus milk

Platypus milk could be used in antibacterial drugs

You might soon have to drink¬†platypus milk to get rid of a¬† bad infection! A group of Australian scientists…

Hogfish can see with their skin

For several years now, biologists have theorized that some fast-changing animals, such as Lachnolaimus maximus, do not just do…

Scientists have found out why our legs get weaker as we age

It’s no secret, our lower limbs get weaker as we age. Though our body overall weakens as we get…

Hubble has discovered a “dead” galaxy in our cosmic neighborhood

A recent study published Monday in Nature reports the discovery of a “relict galaxy” – NGC 1277 – about…

MRI Coma Outcome

Doctors may soon be able to predict coma outcome thanks new imaging technique

Belgian, French and Italian researchers have developed a new medical imaging technique, a quantitative MRI, which would make it…

Thismia neptunis

Strange underground plant re-discovered after more than 150 years

An extraterrestrial-like plant has been rediscovered 150 years after its last sighting. Located in the depths of the Malaysian…

Tattoo Removal

Scientists have the discovered the reason why tattoos last so long

When it comes to tattoos, one thing has always fascinated scientists: how does a tattoo manage to last so…

A new species of tardigrade discovered in a Japanese car park

A team of researchers recently reported the discovery in a Japanese car park of a brand new species of…

spermatozoa

Scientists have discovered a new structure in the tails of human spermatozoa

A team of researchers using electronic cryotomography, which provides a microscopic image in 3D, has recently identified a nano-structure…

Bonobos

Bonobos and chimpanzees share the same language

What if raising your hand to say “hello”, or making a large gesture with the arm to say “go…

Genetic

Cellular activity continues hours after death

There is really life after death! But not as you might imagine. Like a machine whose components would take…