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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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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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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narcissists are probably happier than the rest of us: study

Although they may have illusions of grandeur over their own importance and not feel shame and empathy, narcissists are probably happier than most people around them, say Irish psychologists. Often…

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A new cancer immunotherapy strategy developed

A cell therapy that amplifies the immune response of T cells against cancerous tumors was developed by Canadian scientists associated with the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Research Center (HMR) and the Université…

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A gel that repairs heart wounds

A first human protein gel to repair heart attack injuries has been developed by researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI). This gel is composed of recombinant collagen…

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Cannabinoids does not improve mental health: study

Current scientific evidence does not justify the use of medicinal cannabinoids to treat six mental health conditions, a new meta-analysis conducted by Australian researchers concludes. Cannabinoids do not seem to…

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Soil erosion due to human activities dates back 4000 years

Human activity and the opening of the landscape through clearing intensified soil erosion about 4,000 years ago, well before industrialization. This is the conclusion reached by European and Canadian geologists…

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