You should eat more chili peppers, science says, if you want to lower the risks of cardiovascular diseases and of death in general. Capsaicin is a thorn in science’s foot, as it still does not understand it fully, but just to be sure, have 4 hot peppers a week to prolong your life!
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The three-body problem is more than a scientific conundrum. Its solving may be the key to our understanding of the solar system, black holes, and a multitude of astrophysics issues. Now, researchers applied a statistical solution to it, with exciting results.
Danish scientists found a perfectly preserved piece of ancient chewing gum. Upon analysis, they revealed a complete human genome. It belongs to a young woman nicknamed Lola, who ate duck and liked to kiss a lot.
In their efforts to conserve and save coral populations, scientists breed heat-tolerant corals from different colonies. The process called Assisted Gene Flow may help reefs to become more tolerant to extreme heat stress and bleaching events.
It was the worst of time for Earth 66 million years ago. New study reveals that the Deccan Traps eruptions in west India made Earth a very inhospitable global environment, with acid oceans, warm atmosphere and high levels of mercury contamination. And then the asteroid hit.
In the fight against superbugs, scientists develop more and more novel solutions. The latest is a non-stick coating that can repel any molecule, including antibiotic-resistant bacteria and viruses. This Super Plastic wrap has a broad range of applications, from hospitals to our own kitchens.