science news in ultra-brief

The scientific news of February 14, 2020 is:

  • Discovered by telescopes in 2014, has become the oldest and most distant celestial body ever visited by a human object.
  • During its brief passage over the asteroid Arrokhot, the New Horizons probe recorded thousands of images and a certain amount of data.
  • Three studies reveal more information about this asteroid.
  • French researchers have observed the brains of the survivors of the Paris attacks in 2015.
  • They demonstrate that patients in a state of suffering suffer from a dysfunction of the brain networks that control memory.
  • This control function would therefore be central in adapting to trauma, that is to say resilience.
  • Since 2010, the Solar Dynamics Observatory probe has aimed its three instruments towards the.
  • Since then, it has delivered hundreds of hours of images of our star.
  • SDO has in particular helped to shed light on the mechanisms that lead to solar flares.
  • Changing sexual partners often could have an impact on health in the long term and potentially increase the risk of cancer.
  • Among women, those who reported having 10 or more partners had a 91% higher risk of developing cancer than those who had only 0 or 1.
  • Among men, those who reported having ten or more partners were 69% more likely to have cancer than those who had only 0 or 1.
  • Previous studies have traced the presence of the great white in the Mediterranean to 450,000 years.
  • Its DNA reveals a whole different story: it has actually been 3.2 million years since this shark crossed the gates of the Strait of Gibraltar and settled there.
  • In this study, scientists are alerting to the threats to this species.

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