Our tongue can also detect odors (and how that could help fight obesity)

Our tongue can also detect odors (and how that could help fight obesity)

The sense of taste and smell work together. We all know that the tongue is a muscle, but, apparently, it is much more powerful than we thought. A new study argues that in addition to allowing us to taste the flavors, the tongue also has sensors that allow us to detect...

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12 innovations to end the waste of food during Ramadan

12 innovations to end the waste of food during Ramadan

There are strategies to reduce the amount of food that we waste. Almost a third of the food produced in the world is wasted or disposed of in the garbage. That means that, on average, each of the inhabitants of the Earth wastes 177 kilos of food per year. This alarming figure...

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The 10 most insecure passwords in the world

The 10 most insecure passwords in the world

Do you know what is the most insecure password in the world? Easy: “123456”. Some, very clever, make it harder for hackers and use the key “123456789”. With this, the only thing they achieve is to have the second most insecure password in the world. These two passwords are part of the blacklist published...

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Attack in Sri Lanka: Anders Holch Povlsen, the Danish billionaire who lost 3 of his 4 children in the attacks and other victims of the attacks

Attack in Sri Lanka: Anders Holch Povlsen, the Danish billionaire who lost 3 of his 4 children in the attacks and other victims of the attacks

Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen was with his family Sunday in Sri Lanka during the bombings that killed at least 290 people. Three of his four children are among the deadly victims. Holch Povlsen, 46, traveled with his wife Anne and their children to the Asian country for the Easter holidays...

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7 emotions that we felt as human beings but they no longer exist

7 emotions that we felt as human beings but they no longer exist

In the past, emotions were more often associated with certain times or places. We tend to think that emotions are fixed and universal. However, these vary from country to country (think for example of the word schadenfreude, which only exists in German and describes the illicit enjoyment of another’s bad fortune) and...

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The first living mini-frame printed in 3D and made with human tissue and glasses (and why they see it as “the medicine of the future”)

The first living mini-frame printed in 3D and made with human tissue and glasses (and why they see it as “the medicine of the future”)

A team of researchers created a living heart using human tissue and a 3D printer for the first time. “The heart is complete, it is alive and pulsing , and it was made with cells and biomaterials of the patient himself,” explained Tal Dvir, the director of the research. The advance, published...

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A new phase of matter: Solid and Liquid at the same time

A new phase of matter: Solid and Liquid at the same time

Solid, liquid or gas. These are the three states in which atoms typically exist in physical matter. Until now. Researchers from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, discovered that some elements, such as potassium, can, when subjected to extreme conditions, simultaneously assume the properties of solid and liquid states . According to the scientists, the...

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World’s Largest Plane took its first flight: Stratolaunch

World’s Largest Plane took its first flight: Stratolaunch

This Saturday a metallic mass flew over the Mojave desert in California, United States. This is the Stratolaunch, an aircraft with six turbines, two fuselages, landing gear with a total of 28 tires and a wingspan greater than that of a football field. Copyright of the STRATOLAUNCH SYSTEMS image Image caption The plane flew over...

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4 living bees in a woman’s eye

4 living bees in a woman’s eye

A team of Taiwanese doctors found four small sweaty bees living inside a woman’s eye, the first time something like this happens on the island. Dr. Hong Chi Ting, of the University Hospital of Fooyin, told that he was “in shock ” when he saw the insects, which measured four millimeters. The patient,...

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The dangers of injecting vitamin cocktails

The dangers of injecting vitamin cocktails

Last March, a 51-year-old woman in Hunan, China, almost died after mixing 20 different fruits to create a cocktail that was administered intravenously. The woman thought that vitamins from fresh fruit would benefit her health. But she had fever and itching, and was taken to intensive therapy on the verge of sepsis...

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