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Scientist think they have found a solution to one of the oldest problems in universe

Scientist think they have found a solution to one of the oldest problems in universe

It’s one of the oldest problems in the universe: Since matter and antimatter annihilate each other on contact, and both forms of matter existed at the moment of the big bang, why is there a universe made primarily of matter rather than nothing at all? Where did all the antimatter go? “The fact that our …

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The above chart shows the time frame of the study (grey line at the top) including the period when participants were receiving either sweeteners or a control (black line pointing down to the six groups). It also shows blood sugar responses (glycemic responses) revealing higher levels in people who got saccharin or sucralose, suggesting they were having trouble absorbing it

Artificial sweeteners should ‘not be assumed to be safe’, scientist warns

Artificial sweeteners used in diet sodas and low-fat desserts should ‘not be assumed safe,’ an Israeli scientist has warned — after his study found they made it harder for cells to absorb sugar and changed the gut microbiome. Researchers led by the Weizmann Institute of Science near Tel Aviv, Israel, and Johns Hopkins University in …

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Prof. Avi Loeb at the Harvard College Observatory, March 1, 2022. (Courtesy of Leslie Kean)

Israeli scientist proves his far-out theory on interstellar meteor is down to earth

Israeli native and Harvard University science professor Avi Loeb’s 60th birthday this past June was marked by both celebration and vindication. For the last three years, Loeb — a prominent but controversial theoretical physicist — and his assistant Amir Siraj have tried to publish a paper about a mysterious, half-meter-sized meteor that crashed off Papua …

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University of Minnesota scientist responds to fraud allegations in Alzheimer's research

University of Minnesota scientist responds to fraud allegations in Alzheimer’s research

A senior University of Minnesota scientist said it is “devastating” that a colleague might have doctored images to prop up research, but she defended the authenticity of her groundbreaking work on the origins of Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Karen Ashe declined to comment about a U investigation into the veracity of studies led by Sylvain Lesné, …

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