West Coast algae to tackle flatulence in cattle

Researchers in cattle farming at Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC, are turning to West Coast algae to tackle cattle methane production and combat climate change. Studies in Australia and California…

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NASA has found sugar in meteorites

Meteorites that crashed on Earth billions of years ago contain sugars, researchers say, supporting the idea that asteroids can contain some of the ingredients for life. An international team of…

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Monkeys outperform humans when it comes to cognitive flexibility

When it comes to exploring new options for solving a problem, Capuchin and Rhesus monkeys show more cognitive flexibility than humans, say US scientists. Explanations. Humans live in complex environments…

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Weight management apps cause concern

In a world where diets and weight loss programs are easily accessible online or through apps, healthcare professionals are worried about these solutions that tackle a problem of great complexity,…

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The “mechanics” of how bacteria divide explained in new study

Before a bacterium divides, there is an accumulation of mechanical stress in the cell wall, at the very place where it will separate, found Swiss scientists. Bacteria are among the…

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We are all mutants, but some more than others

All babies are born with genetic mutations different from those of their parents, but some have more than others, show the work of American geneticists. At birth, newborns typically have…

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The hypothetical ninth planet could be a black hole

It is possible that the planet hiding in the confines of our solar system is not one: American astrophysicists put forward the idea that it could be a very small…

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Facial recognition must be regulated, experts say

The use of facial recognition raises many ethical questions and there is urgent need to legislate to frame it to protect the public, say researchers at the AI ​​Now Institute…

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Tea bags pour billions of microplastics per cup

The satin plastic tea bags of some high-end teas pour billions of microplastic particles per cup, according to a study released Wednesday. According to the McGill University study in Montreal,…

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kids with older brothers learn language slower: study

Children with older brothers have, on average, a somewhat slower linguistic development, found French scientists associated with the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). Children’s language has been studied for…

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