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Parcoursup : quand les très bons élèves mènent la danse, les classes prépas peinent à se remplir

C'est l'envers du décor des lycéens angoissés qui attendent des réponses positives sur Parcoursup. Dans le "haut de tableau", les meilleurs élèves …

Parcoursup

Bee Saving Paper "works like an energy drink for bees"

Urban development and industrialization hasn’t been great for bees — they have to fly longer distances, which has played a role in their declines, …

Ecology

To my daughter's stepmom: I never wanted you here, but thank you

To my daughter’s stepmom:<p>I never wanted you here. You simply were never part of the plan. Growing up and dreaming of my family I never included you. The plan was for my family to include me, daddy and our children, not you.<p>I doubt you ever wanted me in your life. I doubt you planned to mother a …

Parenting

Nine facts about how long we live

<b>Women outlive men in 195 countries and in Russia they do so by 11 years. Ethiopians are living 19 years longer than in 1990 and people in the countries with the highest life expectancy live a staggering 34 years longer than those with the lowest.</b><p>These are just some of the findings from the BBC's …

Geography

The Battery Revolution is About to Begin

For quite some time now scientists have been searching for a decent alternative to the current lithium-ion batteries that are used so often today. A …

Oil demand (and prices) set to drop dramatically as new technologies take hold

Since the dramatic and unprecedented advances in production and manufacturing of the Industrial Revolution from the late 1700s to the early 1900s, …

Oil & Gas Industry

U.S. Climate Scientists Flee For France To ‘Make Our Planet Great Again’

Some of America's top researchers will move to France to continue their research.<p>Fourteen climate researchers, including six from U.S. universities, have been selected for French President Emmanuel Macron’s “Make Our Planet Great Again” initiative. The scientists applied to move to France to carry …

Amazing plant pods can grow more lettuce in a 10×10 room than a farm can grow on 1/2 acre

Do you live in a tiny apartment and want to grow your own food? Aggressively Organic has an answer. The Indiana-based company offers Micro Growth …

‘Nerves of steel’: She calmly landed the Southwest flight, just as you’d expect of a former fighter pilot

The pilot’s voice was calm yet focused as her plane descended with 149 people on board.<p>“Southwest 1380, we’re single engine,” said Capt. Tammie Jo Shults, a former fighter pilot with the U.S. Navy. “We have part of the aircraft missing, so we’re going to need to slow down a bit.” She asked for …

San Antonio

How the virus behind ‘kissing disease’ may increase your risk for autoimmune diseases like lupus

When John Harley lost a friend to lupus while in medical school, he vowed to get to the bottom of the disease, a chronic autoimmune disorder that …

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

New Zealand bans new offshore oil exploration to tackle climate change

New Zealand's oil and gas industry is a sizeable part of the country's economy, but it'll be stopping all new offshore exploration to address climate …

There's Evidence Humans Didn't Actually See Blue Until Modern Times

This is very odd.<p>Human vision is incredible - most of us are capable of seeing around 1 million colours, and yet we still don't really know if all of …

We Finally Know How Birds Can See Earth's Magnetic Field

Earth’s magnetic field plays a vital role in everything from animal migration to protecting the Earth from the Sun’s harsh solar wind. Now, a recent study finally sheds light on how some birds visually see Earth’s magnetic field. Birds use Earth’s magnetic field as sort of a heads-up display to …

Earth Science

Humans Used to Sleep in Two Shifts, And Maybe We Should Do It Again

It's all about timing.<p>Around a third of the population have trouble sleeping, including difficulties maintaining sleep throughout the night.<p>While …

Aryan migration: Everything you need to know about the new study on Indian genetics

The study says some sort of migration did indeed take place into India and that the Indus Valley civilisation is key to all South Asian populations.<p>A …

Neanderthals Knew Something About Health Care That America Has Forgotten

Over 40,000 years ago a Neanderthal male — let’s call him Neanderthal Joe — between the ages of 25 and 40 suffered from a myriad of health issues in …

MAPFRE leads the Volvo Ocean Race fleet to start epic Southern Ocean leg

<b>The Volvo Ocean Race fleet left Auckland for Itajaí, Brazil on Sunday following a spectacular start to Leg 7 from the City of Sails...</b><p>It was a …

Nuclear fusion on brink of being realised, say MIT scientists

The dream of nuclear fusion is on the brink of being realised, according to a major new US initiative that says it will put fusion power on the grid within 15 years.<p>The project, a collaboration between scientists at MIT and a private company, will take a radically different approach to other …

Physics

Here's What Japan's Legendary Samurai Really Looked Like

"Society convulsed, opposing clans fought, masterless samurai rebelled against an unrelenting modernization, all in just 20 years."<p><i>The history and lore surrounding Japan's samurai warriors is as fascinating as it is complex. Aside</i> <i>from representations in cinema, very few actual photographs depicting</i> …

Buddhist Group Admits to 'Abhorrent Sexual Behavior' by Teachers

One of the West's largest Buddhist organizations admitted its teachers have sexually abused students, saying it failed in some instances to properly …

21 Corgi Posts That You Should Send To Your Best Friend Immediately

"A corgi leading a conga line of pugs on an adventure."

Two become one: two raven lineages merge in 'speciation reversal'

Speciation, where one species diverges into two, is a well-known concept in the theory of evolution. But a new study based on almost 20 years of research has revealed that “speciation reversal”, the merging of two previously distinct lineages, may also play an important role.<p>Scientists have …

Evolution

Ancient cave paintings turn out to be by Neanderthals, not modern humans

A new analysis shows ancient cave paintings were too old to have been painted by modern humans<p>A new discovery that Neanderthals were painting cave walls more than 64,000 years ago has anthropologists rethinking the history of art. Found deep in Spanish caves, the rock art was once thought to be the …

On the adulteration of Japan's oldest religion

Primitive Shinto is one of the loveliest religions in the world. It’s beautiful in its simplicity — defenseless too, as it proved, against the …

The Japanese words for “space” could change your view of the world

When you are the first person to arrive in a meeting room, do you think of it as being empty or full?<p>If you were raised in the West, a meeting room is made for people to meet. Therefore, if there are no people in that room, then of course it must be empty. As philosopher Henk Oosterling remarks, in …

Japan

A Monk’s Guide to a Clean House and Mind review – Buddhist housekeeping

‘A monk’s day begins with cleaning,” says Shoukei Matsumoto, a Buddhist monk at the Komyoji Temple in Kamiyacho, Tokyo. “We do it to eliminate the gloom in our hearts.” This slim guide, elegantly translated by Ian Samhammer and peppered with delightful illustrations by Kikue Tamura, shows how to …

Cleaning

How social stress makes your brain vulnerable to depression

Social stress can trigger changes in the brain that open the door to depression. Experiments in human brains and mice suggest that experiences such …

Record number of Irish passports issued as Brexit vote spurs demand

The number of Irish passports issued has hit record levels since the Brexit vote, with applications from Britain and Northern Ireland continuing to rise, the Irish government has announced.<p>More than 160,000 Irish passports were issued to people in Northern Ireland and Britain in 2017. At the same …

Ireland