Daily Archives: Jun 27, 2022

Impact of waste on environment and human health

For a long time, the waste that humans generate has been harmful to our environment. Humans produce far too much garbage and are incapable...

Viruses survive in fresh water by ‘ hitchhiking ‘ on plastic, according to a new study.

 Researchers discovered that dangerous viruses can survive in fresh water for up to three days by hitchhiking on plastic.Human enteric, or intestinal, viruses can...

The octopus and human brains have the same “jumping genes.”

 A new study has discovered an important molecular analogy that could explain these invertebrates' remarkable intelligence.The octopus is a remarkable organism with an extremely...

Researchers Discover Brain Waves Related to Social Behavior

 Tohoku University and the University of Tokyo researchers discovered electrical wave patterns in the brain associated with social behavior in mice. They also discovered...

Intensive farming may actually reduce the risk of pandemics.

 Scientists assess the evidence that intensive livestock farming causes pandemics and discover that intensive farming may actually reduce the risk of future pandemics when...

A new analysis of more than 4,000 ancient and contemporary human genomes

A new study of over 4,000 ancient and modern human genomes reveals how common such "founder events" were throughout human history. A founder event...

Body odor: People “click” more when their body odor matches.

 Body odor similarity predicted whether two strangers would hit it off with same-sex friends who reported strong connections when they first met.T-shirts with each...

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Cacao consumption was widespread among Maya people, not simply the aristocracy.

Who had access to the plant, which was revered, is revealed through ancient ceramics. This...

Hearing aids could also be used with false teeth.

Traditional hearing aids rely on the bone to transfer sound, but jawbones do the same.

The Nord Stream gas pipelines from Russia to Europe have mysterious leaks.

Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2, key gas pipelines connecting Russia and Europe, have both developed large leaks within hours of...

Fish fossils from the past show how bizarre our vertebrate ancestors were.

Chinese discoveries from over 440 million years ago include some of the earliest jawed vertebrates.