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Octopus Squids Aliens

Are octopuses aliens from space?

In a controversial article, some thirty scientists propose that the evolution of the octopus is linked to the insertion…

Periodontitis increases the risk of cancer

People with periodontal disease, smokers and non-smokers have a higher risk of cancer. Periodontitis increases the risk of cancer, according…

Strange jellyfish found at 3,000-feet depth off the cost of Mexico

Studying marine creatures that live in the dark depths of the ocean is quite difficult, but thanks to the…

Yoga is good for mental health

A thousand-year-old discipline, yoga has both physical and psychological benefits. According to several studies, the practice of yoga would…

Humans have a sort of 360° vision, says new research

You may remember this middle school teacher who seemed to have eyes in the back of the head, capable…

1 gram of plutonium lost by the Idaho State University

An American university has lost 1 gram of plutonium. The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission proposes to impose a fine…

Stress and illness accelerate the arrival of white hair

After a long illness or chronic stress, the hair loses its natural color and becomes gray or white. This…

The moon indeed affects our sleep, research finds

The idea that the Moon influences the dreaming process of human beings has been held for a long time….

Genetics: the appearance of migraine due to cold adaptation

Susceptibility to migraine results from an adaptation of humans to the harsh climate of the northern hemisphere. Another mischief to…

Does the water on Earth come asteroids?

The formation of impact craters has been simulated in the laboratory since the 1960s with the Ames Research Center….

Higher body fat makes women look more dominant

Much is written on our faces, our countenance reflects features such as physical strength and size, hormone levels and…

Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking’s last theory has been published

The latest scientific theory on the origin of the Universe, developed by British physicist Stephen Hawking before his death…

Massive human sacrifice site discovered in Peru

The remains of 140 children sacrificed in the 15th century during a mass ritual were exhumed in America, in…

How to measure altitude on a planet that has no water?

On Earth, the height of the relief is measured in relation to the level of the sea. But how…

Drug-eating bacteria could be the key to solving the problem of antimicrobial resistance

Antibiotic resistance is a global threat to health. But some bacteria are not content to resist them: they actually…

Gamma-ray lasers could soon be a reality

The development of a gamma ray laser is a very old challenge for scientists. Just as ordinary lasers produce…