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Marian Diamond est la première scientifique à avoir pu disséquer le cerveau d'Einstein. Elle est la pionnière des neurosciences. © Berkeley University

What does science owe to Marian Diamond, the woman who dissected Einstein’s brain?

Marian Diamond is a name that few people know today. However, her contribution is not the least: she is the first to demonstrate the existence of neuroplasticity, the ability of the brain to change its morphology according to experiences and the environment. She is also the first person to examine Albert Einstein’s brain after his …

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“For a long time we thought of dyslexics as people with difficulties” (Guillemette Faure, author of a book on dyslexia)

(ETX Daily Up) – What do Leonardo da Vinci, Steven Spielberg and Franck Gastambide have in common? All three suffer from dyslexia. Known to affect spelling and reading, this language disorder finds credibility in the workplace. The Anglo-Saxons speak of the “gift of dyslexia”. However, dyslexics have long been viewed as troubled people. So how …

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Stars are more massive than previously thought – news from astronomy and astrophysics

A team of astrophysicists from the University of Copenhagen has made an important finding regarding the populations of stars beyond the Milky Way. The result could change our understanding of a wide range of astronomical phenomena, including how black holes form, supernovae and why galaxies die. For as long as humans have been studying the …

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Vue d'artiste d'une jeune Dénisovienne. © Maayan Harel

Denisova-Zahn shows they had more territory than previously thought

Could Denisova Man, whose remains previously came from Siberia and Tibet, also have had a presence much further south? The discovery of a tooth from a young Denisova seems to indicate that the species has also been found in Southeast Asia in vastly different climates and where it may have encountered other human species. You …

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