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In the laboratory created the first embryo rhinos. They will help to rescue the almost extinct species

In the laboratory created the first embryo rhinos. They will help to rescue the almost extinct species

In March, died last male Northern white Rhino, leaving only two females of this subspecies. Not having any way to reproduce naturally, the rhinos went to the edge of extinction back to back. But some scientists want to be involved...

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2018-07-07

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Because of them, many animals began to live at night

Because of them, many animals began to live at night

as people increasingly invade and destroy the habitats of wild animals, these animals come to the conclusion that the best way to survive is to pack up and move and go to the night lifestyle. This was the conclusion of a new study...

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2018-06-15

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Bees know what is zero

Bees know what is zero

Zero is a very difficult concept to understand. A quantitative measure of things — whether it's bunches of bananas, human society or wooden building blocks — essential for our existence. But "nothing" i...

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2018-06-09

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Found the first ancestor of snakes and lizards that lived 240 million years ago

Found the first ancestor of snakes and lizards that lived 240 million years ago

Scientists have discovered the oldest fossil, which is believed to be the earliest known ancestor of snakes and lizards. Fossil species Megachirella wachtleri was back in 2003 in the mountain range of the Dolomites in Italy. Howev...

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2018-06-06

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As the communication with the dog affects the human body

As the communication with the dog affects the human body

people just have dogs in their homes and get amazing pleasure from talking and walking with them. This should have an explanation from a scientific point of view, and it is not complicated. It gave Meg Olmert, author of «Made...

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2018-06-05

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We make up only 0.01 percent of the mass of all living things, but still manage to destroy everything around

We make up only 0.01 percent of the mass of all living things, but still manage to destroy everything around

compared to the rest mass of all life on Earth for humanity have nothing at all. But despite this "insignificance", the mark left by humankind on this planet, truly devastating for the rest. One of the main goals of biology as a s...

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2018-05-22

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Giraffes again surprised biologists

Giraffes again surprised biologists

There is a perception that the groups into which animals are going to increase, when there appears a predator, because a large group reduces the risk for the individual animal to be killed and because "more eyes" will be able to k...

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2018-05-20

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It turns out that people killed all the large mammals (and are not going to stop)

It turns out that people killed all the large mammals (and are not going to stop)

Ever wondered why land animals today so small? Fossils showed us that many dinosaurs were huge and massive beasts, and over millions of years they became only more. And modern mammals, on the contrary, very small. Elephants — big,...

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2018-04-20

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Cloning Pets is gaining momentum. Will of the people?

Cloning Pets is gaining momentum. Will of the people?

When Barbara Streisand told Variety magazine that cloned their dog for $ 50 000, many for the first time found out that the copy of Pets and other animals — it's real. Yes, you read that right: you can pay for the cloning of dogs,...

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2018-04-16

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Korean scientists were able to remotely control the rodents

Korean scientists were able to remotely control the rodents

Remote control for living organisms has recently been a lot of fiction. And if insect scientists still somehow cope, here to control mammal experts were much more difficult. But, as reports edition of Nature Neuroscience, the grou...

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2018-04-02

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Died last male Northern white Rhino

Died last male Northern white Rhino

the Last male of Northern white Rhino (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) died in Kenya on March 19. This species was once widely distributed throughout the African continent, but closer to the middle of the XX century the population nu...

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2018-03-20

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Platypus will help scientists to create new antibiotics

Platypus will help scientists to create new antibiotics

Platypus himself, unwittingly, became a direct participant in the breakthrough discovery that made scientists from the Australian State Association of scientific and applied research. It turned out that the milk of this animal con...

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2018-03-16

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It seems that dogs can

It seems that dogs can "see" with their powerful noses

Dogs have a remarkable sense of smell, but scientists have long could not understand, whether our smaller brothers to associate the fragrance or smell with the physical object. A new study says it is likely, however, that dogs for...

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2018-03-09

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Starfish can see in the dark (and not only)

Starfish can see in the dark (and not only)

If you're lucky and once you are on the ocean, you will see sea stars. They come in all sizes and colors, but have you ever wondered how it megalopae or multi-armed creature manages to live in the oceans, remaining so different fr...

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2018-02-20

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Organs for transplantation will grow... in sheep

Organs for transplantation will grow... in sheep

without a doubt, one of the most serious diseases are those that so strongly affect the human organs that become unable to perform its function. Then you have to resort to transplantation. However, not every transplanted organ wil...

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2018-02-20

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Can genetics to make animals smarter?

Can genetics to make animals smarter?

advances in neural implants and genetic engineering suggest that in the near future we will be able to enhance human intelligence. For example. If we succeed, if we should take the brothers with you? The improvement of the human b...

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2018-01-23

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Electric eel has inspired scientists to create a biological energy source

Electric eel has inspired scientists to create a biological energy source

For several decades scientists are looking for a way to create the most safe and biologically friendly way to supply energy to electrical devices implanted in the human body. Think to yourself: well, who wants to put in your body ...

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2017-12-15

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#photo | the works of the finalists of the photography contest Wildlife Photography Comedy 2017

#photo | the works of the finalists of the photography contest Wildlife Photography Comedy 2017

Periodically, we are telling and showing you pictures related to science or the wonderful world of nature from which scientists often draw inspiration. Today we would like to lift our readers up using hilarious pictures of animals...

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2017-12-01

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Scientists have discovered why elephants don't get cancer

Scientists have discovered why elephants don't get cancer

Elephants and other large animals are rarely sick . This gave scientists the idea that they possess some protective mechanism that protects them from this disease. That's just what the mechanism was not clear until recently. A new...

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2017-11-13

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Problem drinkers: what's it like to be a vampire?

Problem drinkers: what's it like to be a vampire?

Jennifer Zaspel can't explain why you decided to poke your thumb into the vial mol. I just want to. It catches moths in the July night in the far East in Russia and caught calyptra (Calyptra), with brown curls on the wings, resemb...

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2017-10-31

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