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HIV patient clears the virus without medical treatment for the second time

In 1992 Loreen Willenberg contracted HIV. Since then, the immune system of this 67-year-old San Francisco neighbor has kept the pathogen fully under control for decades without the need for antiretroviral treatment.

Scientists say obesity could be cured by modifying a series of genes

Scientists believe that obesity can be fought by modifying the activity of a series of genes connected to the so-called "hippo pathway," which regulates organ size by moderating cell growth, according to a study published ...

Lifeless places on Earth could facilitate the search of life on Mars

It is believed that, even in the most extreme environments on our planet, microorganisms seem to coexist and thrive everywhere, from the depths of the oceans to the top of Mount Everest. However, in recent ...

Italian chronicler described America 150 years before the arrival of Christopher Columbus

The study of an ancient writing suggests that sailors from the Italian city of Genoa already knew of the existence of America 150 years before the famous discovery of Christopher Columbus.    

Ship sunk 130 years ago discovered in the United States

Due to the prolonged drought in the state of North Dakota (USA), a ship that sank in the Missouri River appeared 130 years ago, reported the North Dakota State Historical Society.   

CHINA CLOSER TO THE FLYING TAXI

Beijing, Sep 27.- Offering an "accessible, safe and fast" service in short distances will be the principle that China will pursue when in 2024 it makes its dream of introducing flying taxis or eVTOLs into ...

Autumn began and impressive astronomical phenomena are to come

Autumn is here. This 2021, the equinox that ends summer and marks the beginning of one of the favorite seasons of many, happened this September 22 at 2:21 p.m. (CDT).

Curious Why don't diet and exercise always work for weight loss?

A team of American scientists from the Institute for Systems Biology has discovered that there is a correlation between a person's ability to lose weight and the genetic characteristics of their gut microbiome, according to a study published on ...

12 kilometers of new passageways are found in the world's largest cave system

The Mammoth Cave (Colossal Cave) cave system, located in the state of Kentucky (USA) and considered the most extensive in the world, is now even more extensive and already contains about 676 kilometers (420 miles) ...

Tree Rings Sheds New Evidence About Massive Solar Blast 

Every day, the Sun emits energy that reaches the Earth. Known as solar storms , these are astronomical events in which the wind from our star reaches the atmosphere at the planet's poles. This phenomenon is ...

Scientific findings reveal that the Arabian desert was full of vegetation

Not even the perennial dunes of the Arabian desert have been there since the beginning of time. Arabia was once green, according to a recent study by the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human ...

The northernmost island on planet Earth possibly disovered

During an expedition to Greenland, researchers from the University of Copenhagen discovered what could be the northernmost island on Earth. This finding extends the territory of Greenland and the Kingdom of Denmark, the university announced on its website on Friday.       

New milestones discovered related to the origin of tetrapods

One of the most important milestones in the evolution of life on our planet was the transition of species from the oceans to the land. This is a question that for years has fascinated scientists and ...

Ten interesting facts about the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

The sixteenth Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will be held from August 24 to September 5 with more than 4,400 athletes from 160 countries. 

Japan's volcano eruption forms a new island

The eruption of the underwater volcano Fukutoku-Okanoba in Japan, which is currently ongoing, formed an island about a kilometer in diameter, the country's Coast Guard reported.   

Peculiar carnivorous plant capable of digesting small animals is discovered

Among the highest peaks in North America, it is difficult to find the nutrients necessary for vegetation to prevail. With less oxygen available and land diminished in sufficient properties, few plant species flourish on the mountain tops. For this ...