China is preparing to land on the far side of the moon

China is preparing to write one of the most important chapters in its history. Three weeks after the successful launch of the Xichang Chinese space base on December 7, the…

A galaxy "ghost" discovered behind the Milky Way

Previously it was invisible and well hidden behind the veil of the Milky Way: Antlia 2 (or Ant 2) is a dwarf galaxy recently discovered by astrophysicists. Very close to…

Antarctica: scientists capture the chilling song of sea ice

It is a buzz, a continuous song, that the human ear does not extend, but that the American seismologists have managed to record. Scientists of the American Geophysical Union, a…

The violence suffered by children leaves scars on their DNA

It was known that beaten up children could suffer psychological damage. We discover that violence today it fits into their genes. This is the rather surprising conclusion of a study…

What is immunotherapy, this new treatment winner of the Nobel Prize?

The Nobel Prize was awarded Monday, October 1 to two immunologists: the American James P. Allison and the Japanese Tasuku Honjo. The duo of researchers has discovered how to activate…

Plastic pollutes the air because ... mosquitoes

Besides polluting our oceans, plastics also pollute our air. Researchers at the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Reading (UK) have discovered that plastic pollution can also spread…

The electronic cigarette doubles the risk of heart attack, the researchers say

While a study conducted by US researchers claimed that vape would increase the risk of cancer, a second study, still American, has shown the electronic cigarette would also double the…

Scientists discover a neuron that would be unique to humans

A new neuron, located in the cerebral cortex, was discovered by researchers from the University of Szeged (Hungary) and the Brain Science Training Institute (USA), according to a newspaper publication…