Newly discovered gene mutation reduces fear and anxiety, and increases social interaction

A genetic mutation recently discovered by Finnish scientists reduces fear and anxiety, and increases social interaction in mice. Geneticist Heikki Tanila and colleagues from the University of Eastern Finland used…

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Hawaiian volcano Kilauea is active

The national park surrounding the Hawaiian volcano Kilauea was closed late Thursday, fearing that the steam that accumulates inside does not end up blowing up the mountain. Such an explosion…

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scientists develop Corn of the future

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin are developing a variety of corn that can draw nitrogen from the air rather than from the soil. This new corn resulting from natural…

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5G Has Security Breaches That Track Phones

A few months before its formal deployment in Canada, 5G is increasingly scrutinized by the cybersecurity community, which has just discovered 11 new vulnerabilities. These would allow hackers to track…

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Spotify Kids, the new app designed for kids

Spotify announced Tuesday the launch of Spotify Kids, an application for children over three years old so they can listen to their own music.  This online music space allows children…

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