Science

News stories and reports from the scientific world

Prehistoric Birds

The first birds were too heavy to incubate their own eggs

Currently, most birds incubate their eggs by sitting on them. In this way they maintain a constant temperature for…

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Canadian company working on Artificial Intelligence Capable of diagnosing cancer

A Canadian company is working on developing an artificial intelligence to detect signs of cancer in patients. According to…

Molecule Magnet

Scientists have developed a new air-resistant molecule magnet

Researchers from the Rennes Institute of Chemical Sciences (CNRS / University of Rennes / ENSC Rennes / INSA Rennes)…

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Two weeks before his death, Stephen Hawking predicted the end of the universe

The famous British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking was working on a theory to explain the intricacies of our universe, notably…

Novichok Nerve Agents

What is a Novichok agent? Russia’s go-to poison to eliminate enemies

On March 12, in a speech to the House of Commons, Theresa May ruled that “it is very likely…

Bennu Asteroid

Bennu, the asteroid that will wipe out humanity

Earth is in great danger. An asteroid, the size of the Empire state building, could collide with our home…

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Humans and Denisovans did it… twice!

Modern humans coexisted and mated not only with Neanderthals, but with another archaic human species, the mysterious Denisovans. The…

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…

Solar Waves

The most impressive solar storms in history

The greatest solar storm that affected the Earth occurred on September 1, 1859. Astronomer Richard Carrington had his observatory…

Infertility

Virtual laboratory rats could replace live animals

Rats, mice, rabbits and other animals have long played a critical role in evaluating the safety and effectiveness of…

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Stephen Hawking’s longevity remains a mystery for science

Stephen Hawking, who died on March 14, 2018, was suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis since he was 21 years…

speed-of-light

Can humans travel faster than the speed of light

It’s the dream of scientists and astronomers; the ability to travel at or faster than the speed of light….

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Women are more empathic than men

Empathy, the ability to understand and pay attention to the feelings of others, is mainly the product of our…

sugar

Excessive sugar consumption in adolescence increases the risk of depression in adulthood

Adolescence is a critical time for the developing brain. Neuroscientists at the University of Bordeaux have shown that an…

Female Brain

Female brains reach peak maturity before male brains

How does the brain change throughout our lives? Are there differences in the development and aging of the brain…

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Stress might be contagious, reveals new study

A recent study published in Nature Neuroscience suggests that stress transmitted by others can actually change another person’s brain…