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La culture scientifique est à reconquérir. Franceculture. Comment créer sa propre pseudo-science ? Crispr Makes It Clear: The US Needs a Biology Strategy, and Fast. Biology has emerged as one of the most important technology platforms of the 21st century.

Crispr Makes It Clear: The US Needs a Biology Strategy, and Fast

With the arrival of the gene-editing technology Crispr, biology will soon converge with everyday medicine, big agriculture, and artificial intelligence to influence the future of all life on our planet. Crispr, which allows scientists to edit precise positions on DNA using a bacterial enzyme, is already transforming cancer treatment, preventing the spread of disease, and solving global famine. Its trajectory necessarily involves government agencies and commissions, our elected officials, and the courts—and none of them are prepared for what’s coming.

About. La MDMA, la « drogue de l’amour », fait son retour en Europe. Plus connue quand elle se trouve sous la forme d’ecstasy, cette drogue ne détrône pas le cannabis en termes de consommation en Europe, mais elle talonne la cocaïne.

La MDMA, la « drogue de l’amour », fait son retour en Europe

Listed Authors. Lutétium : montrer que la science est belle. Environnement riche en arsenic, les bactéries peuvent se développer. See Which Health Supplements Aren't Backed By Science. There are a lot of fad diets and articles out there that tell you which commonplace and obscure supplements you should be adding to your diet.

See Which Health Supplements Aren't Backed By Science

But how do you discern the genuine from the bullsh*t? This graph by David McCandless from Information is Beautiful ranks hundreds of health supplements based on the amount of scientific research backing their big claims. The graph only used data from human trials that used a random placebo-control method. Supplements with the strongest evidence backing them are placed at the top. Chemists "Discover" A New Bright Blue Pigment By Accident. Back in 2009, a lab full of chemists stumbled across a new pigment, more or less by sheer chance.

Chemists "Discover" A New Bright Blue Pigment By Accident

After being heralded as “the creation of a near-perfect blue pigment,” this coincidental eureka moment is now being manufactured for artists’ brushes. This burst of blue came about when scientists at Oregon State University (OSU) heated manganese oxide, along with other chemicals, to over 1,200°C (2,000°F). Although the scientists were actually looking at manganese oxide for some of its electronic properties, one of their reactions inadvertently birthed a new pigment: the catchily named “YInMn blue.” The findings of the original study were published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. Pear-Shaped Nuclei Explain Lack Of Antimatter And Make Time-Travel Impossible. In physics sometimes proving the obvious is more complex than proving the difficult.

Pear-Shaped Nuclei Explain Lack Of Antimatter And Make Time-Travel Impossible

The obvious, in this case, is why the universe is made of matter. From your loud neighbor to the furthest galaxy everything is made of matter, but the laws of physics are symmetrical so there should be just as much anti-matter. A Researcher Just Accidentally Developed A Battery That Could Last A Lifetime. Poor battery life is the number one complaint when it comes to smartphones and laptops.

A Researcher Just Accidentally Developed A Battery That Could Last A Lifetime

Monsanto emploie un service entier pour discréditer tout scientifique qui s’oppose à lui. - Les Amis de la Terre. La photo vient d’être prise dans les Landes, près d’une zone sensible de captage des eaux !!

Monsanto emploie un service entier pour discréditer tout scientifique qui s’oppose à lui. - Les Amis de la Terre

Le couvert végétal de l’hiver est arrosé d’herbicide. Lorsque les herbes crèvent, elle prennent cette "belle" couleur rouge. Un employé de Monsanto l’a reconnu : il existe un département entier pour « discréditer » les scientifiques. Mais personne ne le sait. Gare si vous osez publier une étude contre les biotechnologies : Monsanto va vous diffamer, vous discréditer. L’Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS) a récemment classé le glyphosate – qui est présent dans le Roundup, le produit en tête des ventes chez Monsanto - comme cancérigène, une information qui enflamme le débat sur les biotechnologies.

Monsanto exige cela alors qu’une étude contrôlée par des pairs et publiée en mars 2015, dans le très respecté journal « The Lancet for Oncology » présentait des analyses qui prouvaient que le glyphosate était en fait « probablement cancérigène ». Les enjeux sont particulièrement élevés. Une révolution de la physique se prépare-t-elle au CERN ? How to (seriously) read a scientific paper. Adam Ruben’s tongue-in-cheek column about the common difficulties and frustrations of reading a scientific paper broadly resonated among Science Careers readers.

How to (seriously) read a scientific paper

Many of you have come to us asking for more (and more serious) advice on how to make sense of the scientific literature, so we’ve asked a dozen scientists at different career stages and in a broad range of fields to tell us how they do it. Although it is clear that reading scientific papers becomes easier with experience, the stumbling blocks are real, and it is up to each scientist to identify and apply the techniques that work best for them. The responses have been edited for clarity and brevity. Les ondes gravitationnelles détectées un siècle après avoir été prédites. Assainir l’eau polluée avec du charbon et du petit-lait. Le vivant a sa matière noire. Les ordinateurs nuisent gravement à la science, mais il est possible d’y remédier (1) New material steals oxygen from the air. Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have synthesized crystalline materials that can bind and store oxygen in high concentrations. Just one spoon of the substance is enough to absorb all the oxygen in a room.

The stored oxygen can be released again when and where it is needed. We do fine with the 21 per cent oxygen in the air around us. But sometimes we need oxygen in higher concentrations; for example lung patients must carry heavy oxygen tanks, cars using fuel cells need a regulated oxygen supply. Meet The Electric Life Forms That Live On Pure Energy. “STICK an electrode in the ground, pump electrons down it, and they will come: living cells that eat electricity.

Meet The Electric Life Forms That Live On Pure Energy

We have known bacteria to survive on a variety of energy sources, but none as weird as this. Think of Frankenstein’s monster, brought to life by galvanic energy, except these “electric bacteria” are very real and are popping up all over the place. Unlike any other living thing on Earth, electric bacteria use energy in its purest form – naked electricity in the shape of electrons harvested from rocks and metals. We already knew about two types, Shewanella and Geobacter. Now, biologists are showing that they can entice many more out of rocks and marine mud by tempting them with a bit of electrical juice.

That should not come as a complete surprise, says Kenneth Nealson at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. In the process, cells make ATP, a molecule that acts as an energy storage unit for almost all living things. “Life’s clever. Shocking breath “This is huge. Amis chercheurs, vous vous faites arnaquer trois fois (merci Elsevier) Boycottons Santé-Nutrition.org, le site-poubelle qui vit du piratage. Mise à jour importante: à ce jour, deux articles supplémentaires ont été écrits pour lutter contre la désinformation manifeste du webmaster de Santé Nutrition.

Boycottons Santé-Nutrition.org, le site-poubelle qui vit du piratage

Le premier portant sur la chimiothérapie, et le second sur une soit-disant déclaration de Harvard sur les produits laitiers. Ne vous faites pas avoir. Vous êtes de plus en plus d‘internautes à lire et partager les articles publiés par le très récent blog « Santé-Nutrition.org », notamment à travers les réseaux sociaux.

Tandis que la popularité de ce blog explose, avec une fréquentation qui dépasse le million de visites depuis septembre 2014, vous êtes de plus en plus nombreux à nous demander qui est aux commandes de ce blog, quelles sont ses sources et surtout si les informations qu’il diffuse sont fiables. Video Game Violence and Pseudoscience: Bad Science, Fear, and Politics. Article Christopher J. Ferguson. eSkeptic » May. 20, 2015. Food Faiths & Diet Religions a review by Harriet Hall, M.D., the SkepDoc The parade of diet fads is unending; they will continue to proliferate as long as humans have to eat.

They have created a hellish world in which every food component is a potential demon: fat, gluten, carbs, sugar, wheat, salt, etc.