The oldest ancestor of spiders found in Canada

Tiny eyes sparkling in the Burgess Shale Rock allowed paleontologist Jean-Bernard Caron and his colleague from the Royal Ontario Museum to discover the oldest known ancestor of modern spiders and…

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McDonald’s will use AI to automatically tweak drive-thru menus

Fast Food giant McDonald’s announced this week that it intends to buy the Apprent business to automate its auto order service. Founded in 2017, this start-up company is developing a…

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Human organs can be stored for three times as long in major breakthrough for transplants

A cooling technique at temperatures below 0°C., but without freezing, makes it possible to triple the viability time of an organ between its removal and its transplantation. The method, tested…

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Save koalas from starvation by changing their diet

Modifying the microbiome of koalas threatened by the disappearance of their natural habitat could save the species, according to Australian researchers. The fluctuating population of koalas at Cape Otway, Victoria,…

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Too much social media hurts girls’ mental health, study finds

The frequent use of social media by adolescent girls can compromise their mental health by reducing their sleep time and time spent on physical activity, and by increasing their exposure…

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