Science

News stories and reports from the scientific world

Dengue: a successful test in Australia to eradicate the mosquitoes

A promising test for the eradication of female mosquitoes has worked to combat dengue fever, a dangerous viral infection. More…

Human activity is accelerating the rate of extinction of certain species

Human beings have inhabited the planet for hundreds of thousands of years, however, our pollution and exploitation of resources…

Barefoot Children

Being barefoot improves motor skills in children

German researchers have just shown that physical activities performed without shoes improve the balance and jumping abilities of children. What…

The evolutionary process of the brain, from reptiles to homo sapiens

More than 500 million years ago, in the Cambrian, the primitive animals that inhabited the oceans left the aquatic…

Enceladus, Saturn’s icy moon, meets the basic requirements for life

Enceladus, the icy moon of Saturn, meets the basic requirements for life as we know it, according to scientists…

Eating mangoes reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease

Mangoes would be a healthy fruit for the health of the heart and vessels and could be a natural…

Einstein’s theory of relativity proven to work outside the Milky Way

The general theory of relativity, formulated by Albert Einstein more than a century ago, has now been shown to…

Childhood obesity is a risk factor for osteoarthritis in adulthood.

Childhood obesity increases the risk of osteoarthritis of the knee and hip in adulthood, according to a study published…

Solar Waves

Electric charge turns the solar wind into a destructive force

It is thanks to the earth’s magnetic field that life can exist here at all. If that were not…

Synthetic marijuana may cause strokes

Doctors are sounding the alarm following the case of a prisoner with stroke after consuming synthetic cannabis. This is…

The number of massive stars in starburst galaxies baffles astronomers

Galaxies in the early universe as well as near the star formation regions challenge current ideas about the evolution…

How heavy is the Milky Way?

How much mass does the Milky Way have? To answer this question, a team from the University of Arizona…

Oldest animal footprints discovered in China

Animal footprints dating back 541 million years have been discovered in China, making them the oldest on the planet,…

Hurricanes are moving slower

Hurricanes around the world are becoming slower and more static, staying longer on land or sea and dispensing greater…

Researchers have finally discovered how terrestrial bacteria manage survive a trip into space

Despite extensive cleaning operations to remove terrestrial life from space missions, microbial life have nonetheless manage to reach and…

Treatment for colorectal cancer can cost twice as much in the United States as in Canada

Getting treatment for colorectal cancer can cost twice as much in the United States as in Canada, with no…