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 first forms of life to appear on the surface of the Earth. There are thousands…

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 70 new genetic mutations compared to their parents. Landmarks The human genome is made up…

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 Institute of Artificial Intelligence Research. from New York. The institute’s experts have just published a…

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, satin plastic tea bags used in place of traditional paper bags can contain up to…

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 many years, and most of the research to date on the subject shows that cadets…