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Is Avocado Fruit or Vegetable?

Is Avocado Fruit or Vegetable?

Many people every day have the question of whether the avocado is a fruit or a vegetable. Undoubtedly, it is common to not know the answer to this question.

Did you know that the largest urban map in the world is almost two thousand years old?

Did you know that the largest urban map in the world is almost two thousand years old?

The Forma Urbis Romae was a map of the capital of the Roman Empire, engraved between AD 203 and 211, on marble slabs mounted inside the Forum of Peace in Rome.

Myths and truths about the Tsetse fly and sleeping sickness

Myths and truths about the Tsetse fly and sleeping sickness

The tsetse fly, despite being known as the “sleep fly,” does not promote restful dreams (unless you consider death Eternal Sleep).

TV: A silent evil that could lead to asthma

TV: A silent evil that could lead to asthma

It has been suggested that, depending on the lifestyle we lead, it may increase the probability of suffering from asthma. The problem is that there is very diverse data about it.

Did you know that ants are capable of using tools?

Did you know that ants are capable of using tools?

We knew that some species of ants can use tools, particularly to collect liquid food; however, these new data allow us to be surprised at the remarkable tool use displayed by black fire ants.

Aenigmachanna gollum what fish is it?

Aenigmachanna gollum what fish is it?

Aenigmachanna gollum belongs to an ancient family of fish, called dragon snakeheads, which retain their primitive characteristics. Scientists have named it after the dark character in JRR Tolkien’s epic saga The Lord of the Rings.

Showers: Showers of bacteria

Showers: Showers of bacteria

When you turn on the shower, and a nice hot water scatters out of its faucet. Looks like we’re cleaning up. And yes, that is true. But it is no less true that there are many things that are rushing over our body in addition to that apparently clean water.

Eyewitness to how the Great Pyramid was built

Eyewitness to how the Great Pyramid was built

We have an answer in the form of 4,600-year-old bound papyrus scrolls, the oldest papyri ever found. They are the diary of one of the managers who helped build the Great Pyramid. The only eyewitness account of the construction.

The scientist who burned a diamond with the Sun

The scientist who burned a diamond with the Sun

Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier (1743-1794) was the creator of modern chemistry for his studies on the oxidation of bodies, the phenomenon of animal respiration, the analysis of air, the law of conservation of mass or Lomonosov-law. Lavoisier, the caloric theory, combustion, and his studies on photosynthesis.

The largest terrestrial mammal in the world

The largest terrestrial mammal in the world

The adult African savannah elephant (Loxodonta africana) typically measures between 3 and 3.7 meters at the withers and has a mass between 4 and 7 tons.