Technology

How the solar cycle affects our day to day

Changes in solar activity created periods of drought and even the time known as the Little Ice Age, which affected Europe around the 17th century.

An armored shark is our oldest jawed ancestor

Nearly 440-million-year-old fish fossils found in China represent some of the earliest jawed vertebrates.

Can life exist based on silicon?

They said in the science fiction movie Star Trek that we are units of carbon. But is it possible that there is another chemical element capable of substituting it? What is the framework of the molecules of life?

Where did the black plague come from?

One of the worst pandemics in history was the one that devastated Europe during the Middle Ages: the plague. It was so terrible that much of the European population perished. And no one knows where it came from.

Subzero Physics: Superconductivity, Superfluidity, and Superatoms

Superconductivity, superfluidity, and the appearance of superatoms are three properties of matter that appear when it cools to temperatures close to absolute zero.

The unbearable geological slowness

Supercontinents, the Himalayas, the Icelandic Thingvellir, the time taken by most geological processes is far in excess of several human lifetimes.

They build a wireless and battery-free underwater camera that is powered by sound

MIT researchers have developed a wireless underwater camera that works without batteries. The device converts sound into electrical energy.

They discover a strange armored worm that lived 518 million years ago

Named Wufengella, this animal had tufts of pointed bristles that emerged from a conspicuous fleshy body.

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From Mussolini to Giorgia Meloni, Italy elects far-right prime minister

Giorgia Meloni confirmed her advantage in the presidential elections in Italy, a country that for the first time since World War II will be governed by the extreme right.

Ultimatum: Meghan Markle threatened Prince Harry to call it quits

Because of romance. Prince Harry should make the relationship public, Meghan Markle demanded, otherwise it would be over, now reveals the book "Courtiers: The Hidden Power Behind the Crown".

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Martín: "The mistake in choosing the tire has condemned us"

Jorge Martín managed to climb to third place on the podium in Japan, a position that could have been better had it not been for a poor choice of rear tire.

Using decomposing human remains as compost will be legal from 2027

Everywhere? No. California just legalized this practice. It will be applicable within five years and each person will be able to decide if they want to do it or not.