Van Allen radiation belts

Earth is protected against “killer electrons”

Although we don't realize the electronic flows above our heads (and most times actually don't care about) the whole humankind is only able to exist because we are protected by an incredible shield found around...

A gene protects people against one of the major causes of stroke

A recently discovered gene protects some people from cervical artery dissection, a disease which can lead to compression of adjacent nerves and to blood clotting, potentially causing blockage of vessels and brain damage. Researchers from...
Galaxies filamentary growth

There is a cosmic web of galaxies?

Researchers think galaxies evolve in the Universe in thread-like "filaments" in the cosmic web appeared a few billions years after the Big Bang. So, altough it can seem aleatory, the galaxies grew in an...
Ebola viruses

Ebola arrives to the US

The first case of ebola has come to the emergency department of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital and now is isolated and being carefully treated with the most advanced systems in symptom lowering and isolation methods. The...

What’s The Difference Between The Branches Of Anthropoligical Linguistics?

Linguistic anthropology is the interdisciplinary study of how language is influenced by cultural, physical and biological characteristics. Even though animals are believed to use rude sounds, bodily gestures and expressions to communicate, humans have...

Offshore wind farms could tame hurricanes before they reach land, Stanford-led study says

BY BJORN CAREY For the past 24 years, Mark Z. Jacobson, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford, has been developing a complex computer model to study air pollution, energy, weather and climate. A...
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