A behavior-altering parasite moves wolves to the front of the pack

A behavior-altering parasite moves wolves to the front of the pack

Toxoplasma gondii is a ubiquitous protozoan parasite that can infect any warm-blooded species. In laboratory studies of infection with s T. gondii It has been shown to increase dopamine and testosterone levels along with risk-taking behavior in hosts including rodents, chimpanzees and hyenas. And people. But its effects haven’t really been studied in the wild, … Read more

China launches 3 astronauts to new space station

China launches 3 astronauts to new space station

Subscribe to CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — China’s nearly completed space station launched three astronauts on Tuesday, marking the start of the country’s long-term presence in space. It is a major achievement for China’s ambitious space program, which has explored the … Read more

Netflix’s plan prevented “The Glass Onion” from making millions more at the box office

Netflix’s plan prevented “The Glass Onion” from making millions more at the box office

Netflix probably left hundreds of millions of dollars on the table by not keeping Rian Johnson’s “The Glass Onion” in theaters. The sequel to Johnson’s critically acclaimed “Knives Out” opened in nearly 700 theaters, the biggest release of any Netflix original to date, last Wednesday before the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. “The Glass Onion” leaves theaters … Read more

Taking steroids for knee osteoarthritis can make it worse, studies say

Taking steroids for knee osteoarthritis can make it worse, studies say

CNN — Common treatments for arthritis pain may actually make the condition worse, according to two new studies. “Knee osteoarthritis is one of the most chronic, degenerative and progressive conditions, with an estimated incidence of 800,000 patients annually in the US alone,” said lead author of one of the studies, Dr. Upasana Bharadwaj. Osteoarthritis is … Read more

Russian billionaire Vyacheslav Taran died in a helicopter crash

Russian billionaire Vyacheslav Taran died in a helicopter crash

A Russian billionaire has died in a helicopter crash near the French-Italian border, marking the latest sudden death of a figure in the cryptocurrency world. Vyacheslav Taran, 53, founder of Forex Club and president of Libertex Group, was the sole passenger of the helicopter that crashed in Villefranche-sur-Mer this weekend, according to multiple reports. “It … Read more

Billie Eilish is ‘really happy’ about her relationship with Jesse Rutherford

Billie Eilish is ‘really happy’ about her relationship with Jesse Rutherford

CNN — Things are going well for Billie Eilish and her boyfriend Jesse Rutherford. The singer, 20, says she is thrilled to be dating the Neighborhood frontman, 31, despite criticism of their age gap. Eilish told Vanity Fair about their relationship: “It’s really great and I’m really excited and I’m really happy about it.” “I … Read more

The CEO of AMC Networks is leaving after less than three months

The CEO of AMC Networks is leaving after less than three months

New York CNN Business — AMC Networks is looking for a new CEO. After less than three months on the job, Christina Spade has stepped down from the role, the cable network announced Tuesday. AMC said its board is “currently finalizing who it will appoint as a replacement, with an announcement to follow”. “We thank … Read more