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First stars in the Universe

After 12 billion years travelling across the Universe, we can see the light of...

Astronomers are closing in on a signal that has been travelling across the Universe for 12 billion years, bringing them nearer to understanding the life and death of the...
Eli Stavitski

What if carbon dioxide could be turned to pure liquid fuel?

An electrolyzer that uses renewable electricity could produce pure liquid fuels from carbon dioxide in an efficient and environmentally friendly way, researchers report. In its latest prototype, the catalytic reactor...
Lucy ancestor

How was the face of the early human ancestors?

Researchers have discovered a “remarkably complete” cranium of a 3.8-million-year-old early human ancestor. Working for the past 15 years at the Woranso-Mille paleontological site in the Afar region of Ethiopia,...
Space debris

U.N. warns space debris threatens our communications

One of the largest human landfills is above our heads and is invisible to the naked eye. Six decades of space races have left thousands of tons of scrap metal...
When environmental temperatures drop to uncomfortable and even dangerous levels, receptor proteins within the sensory nerves in the skin perceive the change, and they relay that information to the brain. This is true for organisms from humans all the way down to the tiny, millimeter-long worms that researchers study in Xu’s lab: the model system Caenorhabditis elegans.

How humans (as all animals) actually sense cold

A newly identified receptor protein lets animals, from worms to humans, sense cold temperatures, researchers report. “Clearly, nerves in the skin can sense cold, but no one has been able...
Microglia and Alzheimer plaques

Mouse brains don’t form Alzheimer’s plaques at all when microglia is removed

A new way to forestall Alzheimer’s disease in a laboratory setting could one day help in devising targeted drugs that prevent it. Researchers found that when they removed brain immune...
Campi Flegrei

Can help this technology to recognise where a volcano will erupt?

Most of the times you see the eruption of a volcano on TV or the internet, the magma shoots right out of its top. However, it is not so...
Four legged robot

Cockroaches are the best model for moving robots

A cleverly simple method to assess and improve locomotion in robots gets its inspiration from the superb scurrying skills of cockroaches. Normally, understanding how insects’ or robots’ moving parts...

Podcasts and reading stimulate the same cognitive and emotional parts of the brain

Listening to a book likely stimulates the same cognitive and emotional parts of the brain as reading it, new research shows. Neuroscientists created interactive maps that can predict where different...
Dead Sea snow-salt

Team cracks mystery of Dead Sea summer ‘snow’

New research may solve the mystery behind the the Dead Sea’s salt crystal “snowfall.” It’s summertime at the Dead Sea, and for locals and visitors enjoying the large saltwater lake...
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Farmville, the legendary Facebook game, will disappear along with Flash Player at the end...

December 31, 2020 is the date marked on the calendar by Adobe to end Flash Player. Thus an era ends, an era of the...
Rocket League

Rocket League, after moving to free-to-play, sets a record of more than one million...

Since its arrival, Rocket League has stepped up to the plate. Having been a free title at PS Plus during its debut month helped...
Ring Always Home Cam

Ring Always Home Cam, an autonomous drone that flies over the home

In the last hours Amazon has introduced a series of devices for the home like the new Amazon Echo and Echo Dot, Amazon Echo...
Among Us

Among Us 2 is cancelled: its creators will focus on improving the original game...

Born in 2018 as a low-budget indie project, the multiplayer game of betrayal and deception has jumped to fame this summer to become the...
Crash Bandicoot 4

Crash Bandicoot 4 brings us its launch trailer with the rhythm of The Chemical...

It's not long before Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time comes to stores. The most charismatic marsupial in history returns with a new installment...
Bethseda logo

Microsoft buys Bethesda, owner of The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Wolfenstein, Doom, Dishonored and Quake

Microsoft has just announced one of the most important movements in the history of the video game industry: the purchase of ZeniMax Media, parent...
Playstation 5 logo

PlayStation 5 will be backwards compatible with “99%” of PlayStation 4 games

In a statement to the Washington Post, Sony Interactive Entertainment President and CEO Jim Ryan explained that this was the percentage of backwards compatible...

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