The “mechanics” of how bacteria divide explained in new study

Before a bacterium divides, there is an accumulation of mechanical stress in the cell wall, at the very place where it will separate, found Swiss scientists. Bacteria are among the…

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We are all mutants, but some more than others

All babies are born with genetic mutations different from those of their parents, but some have more than others, show the work of American geneticists. At birth, newborns typically have…

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Facial recognition must be regulated, experts say

The use of facial recognition raises many ethical questions and there is urgent need to legislate to frame it to protect the public, say researchers at the AI ​​Now Institute…

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Tea bags pour billions of microplastics per cup

The satin plastic tea bags of some high-end teas pour billions of microplastic particles per cup, according to a study released Wednesday. According to the McGill University study in Montreal,…

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kids with older brothers learn language slower: study

Children with older brothers have, on average, a somewhat slower linguistic development, found French scientists associated with the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). Children’s language has been studied for…

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Here’s how to find out if you are affected by the hacking of WhatsApp

Facebook announced Monday that its encrypted email application WhatsApp had been infected with spyware . Here’s how to detect if your device is touched. Which devices are targeted? The attack, allegedly carried out…

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