scientists develop Corn of the future

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin are developing a variety of corn that can draw nitrogen from the air rather than from the soil. This new corn resulting from natural…

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Doctors Have Placed Humans in Suspended Animation For The First Time, Report Claims

In a spectacular procedure, American surgeons placed a patient who could possibly only have a few minutes to live in a “temporary state of apparent death,” in order to give…

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The origins of some brain tumors in children better understood

Several types of very aggressive and fatal pediatric brain tumors appear during brain development, found oncologists associated with the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center (RI-MUHC). In fact,…

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Alexa, from Amazon, can now express joy or disappointment

The voice of Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa is now able to express enthusiasm or disappointment when she speaks English. Three different intensity levels are proposed for each of these two…

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5G Has Security Breaches That Track Phones

A few months before its formal deployment in Canada, 5G is increasingly scrutinized by the cybersecurity community, which has just discovered 11 new vulnerabilities. These would allow hackers to track…

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Plankton changes radically according to latitude

The diversity and functions of the plankton species that inhabit the different oceans vary radically according to latitude, reveal the most recent analyzes made from the data collected during the…

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Spotify Kids, the new app designed for kids

Spotify announced Tuesday the launch of Spotify Kids, an application for children over three years old so they can listen to their own music.  This online music space allows children…

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Botswana, our ancestral homeland

Mankind is said to have originated in a southern African region of northern Botswana, according to a study by Australian and South African scientists published in Nature. The work done by…

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50 years ago The Internet Was Born

On October 29, 1969, a small research group at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) managed, for the first time, to send a message from one computer to…

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Twitter will no longer accept political ads

In a series of tweets, Twitter’s founder, Jack Dorsey, announced that the platform he created will no longer accept publishing political ads around the world. “We made the decision to…

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