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Neptune-like planet

Neptune-like planet found in “forbidden” zone

A Neptune-like exoplanet has been discovered in an area previously though “forbidden”. The planet is so…

Scientists discover 18 planets of similar size to the Earth that are outside the Solar System

18 planets of similar size to Earth discovered outside the Solar System

A team of German scientists discovered 18 planets the size of Earth beyond the Solar System with…

The oldest fossil fungi discovered in the Canadian Arctic

Several microscopic fungi fossils dating back 900 to 1000 million years have been discovered by an international team of…

Shape of An Electron

The shape of an electron determined for the first time

The electron, an elementary particle that constitutes one the fundamental parts of an atom have been well…

right whale

North Atlantic right whale having a baby boom after long period of decline

The North Atlantic right whale is experience a baby boom. After years of bad news, there…

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This Gold Porsche is too Shiny for the Police

A Gold colored Porsche was deemed too shiny by German Police and declared a danger for other…

Coffee not essential any longer in Switzerland

Coffee is no longer essential in Switzerland. The Swiss government, which has set strategic food reserves for decades to…

chain-melted state

Scientists have created a new state of matter: solid and liquid at the same time

Scientists at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland has created a new state of matter: a state…

The presence of methane confirmed on Mars

The presence of methane in the Martian atmosphere has been confirmed by a new analysis of data from the…

FDA approves drug to treat serious postpartum depression

In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first drug specifically designed…

Eating pasta at night may reduce stress and insomnia

Contrary to popular belief, eating pasta at night is not bad for your health! These starchy foods would reduce…

Newly developed smart needle to safely deliver drugs in sensitive areas

A team of researchers has developed a “smart” needle that can deliver drugs more safely. Some sensitive parts of…

Green tea could help prevent obesity

Researchers have succeeded in reducing obesity through a diet rich in green tea. This discovery could help reduce the…

Canada adopts a new implant to treat opioid addiction

In Canada, people who are addicted to opioids will now be able to get an implant, a…

These “zombie bacteria” escape starvation and antibiotics using never seen before technique

Bacteria facing hostile environments can slow their metabolism to the limits of what would be considered alive. This previously…

He Jiankui

The Chinese scientist who modified babies genetically acted illegally

The Chinese scientist He Jiankui, known worldwide for stating, in November 2018, that he had managed to…