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Scientists dug up car-sized turtle fossil

The largest turtle ever known.

Fathers aid development of larger brains

Does a larger brain imply greater intelligence? This is a key question for those studying brain evolution. The bigger an animal's brain, the greater its...

Negative emotions can reduce our capacity to trust

Negativity is a tendency to be downbeat, disagreeable, and skeptical. It's a pessimistic attitude that always expects the worst. Undoubtedly negative emotions affect how...

Illuminating the dark matter with gravitational waves

Using Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA), a team of astronomers at the University of Zurich have observed gravitational waves emitted by black holes. These shock...

Nouns slow down our speech

When we talk, we unknowingly articulate a few words more gradually than others, and some of the time we make a brief pause or...

0.5 Percent of the population suffer from severe psychological trauma, found scientists

Trauma-related disorders were beforehand grouped under one single finding – post-traumatic stress disorder. Presently, an UZH psychopathologist has appeared out of the blue how...

Redesigning an Adenovirus for Cancer Therapy

Infections have their own hereditary material and can taint human cells in a certain way. They will then duplicate as coordinated by their own...