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9 parts of the human body become unnecessary in the course of evolution

9 parts of the human body become unnecessary in the course of evolution

Some parts of our body do not perform any function in our body. The whole point of evolution, which made them "extra". For example, the Appendix is an important part of the body, however, some studies argue that this vestigial cec...

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2019-01-18

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The Nobel laureate lost premiums due to racist remarks

The Nobel laureate lost premiums due to racist remarks

In 1962, American biologist James Watson won the Nobel prize in physiology or medicine for the discovery of the structure of the molecule . In my entire career of 90-year-old scientist had to give a lot of scandalous interviews in...

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2019-01-14

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Climate change will turn all sea turtles into females

Climate change will turn all sea turtles into females

the sex of sea turtles depends on the temperature of the sand at the place of instillation of eggs. If the sand was warm, the eggs will hatch female, and if the cold male. This relationship seems very interesting, however, scienti...

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2018-12-27

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Is it possible to transfer data directly into the brain?

Is it possible to transfer data directly into the brain?

All of our senses are formed in the brain. Regardless of the kind of incoming information, whether the music sounds, any smells or visual images, they are essentially — it's only the signals transmitted and deciphered by spe...

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2018-12-25

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And yet, you have the adult brain new nerve cells?

And yet, you have the adult brain new nerve cells?

Just a generation ago had the impression that once a person reaches adulthood, the brain ceases to produce new nerve cells — that is, they do not regenerate if lost. Twenty years ago, scientists have challenged this grim prospect ...

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2018-12-22

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Nezabudka: scientists have precisely determined the mechanism of memory in plants

Nezabudka: scientists have precisely determined the mechanism of memory in plants

do you Remember the plants? Biologists from the Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham have discovered a mechanism that allows flowering plants to sense and "remember" changes in the environment. The study, published in Nature ...

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2018-12-22

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In amber found the tail of the decoy unknown birds

In amber found the tail of the decoy unknown birds

Thanks to the amber, scientists are discovering a lot about the living organisms that existed millions of years ago. The remains of organisms inside amber are called — these are the chunks of fossil resin has been found by paleont...

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2018-12-17

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A ten-year study allowed us to calculate the mass of the underground ecosystem of the Earth

A ten-year study allowed us to calculate the mass of the underground ecosystem of the Earth

full of life, but a new study suggests that the bulk of this life inhabits is not where you would think. In a large-scale project, which lasted a decade, scientists conduct a census of the largest and at the same time less explor...

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2018-12-11

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Discovered new types of bacteria that feed on greenhouse gases

Discovered new types of bacteria that feed on greenhouse gases

American scientists from the University of Texas at Austin found at the bottom of the Gulf of California colonies of bacteria, which can help us in the fight against sea pollution and increasing levels of greenhouse gases in the a...

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2018-11-30

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The ISS was found bacteria, which are not afraid of antibiotics

The ISS was found bacteria, which are not afraid of antibiotics

the Human body is replete with a variety of bacteria — they cannot be completely rid of, even using the most powerful methods of sterilization. Consequently, bacteria will to live even in the most clean and actively protected area...

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2018-11-26

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Found a part of the brain that make people unique creatures

Found a part of the brain that make people unique creatures

According to American theoretical physicist Michio Kaku, the human brain is the most complex object in the Universe. Based on this statement, it is not surprising that scientists constantly find out something new. For example, an ...

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2018-11-23

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Biologists have created the most advanced artificial cells

Biologists have created the most advanced artificial cells

Modern science is far enough advanced in the creation of various artificial organs and this is not news. And how do you artificial cells that can perform many of the functions of their living counterparts, but non-biological mecha...

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2018-11-21

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"Bacteria schrödinger": a miracle of quantum biology?

the Quantum world is very strange. In theory and in practice, to a certain extent, the principles of the quantum world require that the particle could be in two places at once — this is a paradoxical phenomenon known as a superpos...

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2018-11-08

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Cells found super elastic properties

Cells found super elastic properties

a Group of scientists from Spain, France, Germany and Singapore discovered that some cells under certain conditions can exhibit super elastic properties. In a paper published in the journal Nature, the group describes the study of...

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2018-11-01

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Video: scientists have discovered world's largest concentration of octopuses

Video: scientists have discovered world's largest concentration of octopuses

it is Known that octopuses are mostly solitary lifestyle. Scientists rarely meet their accumulation, but in the beginning of 2018 was greatly surprised to find a group of hundreds of octopuses on the ledge Dorado off the coast of ...

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2018-10-31

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The researchers grew neural network from human stem cells

The researchers grew neural network from human stem cells

the study of the nervous system of higher animals — an extremely difficult task. Especially if we are talking about the study of the human brain. To obtain the desired material is obtained . Recently, however, neuroscientist...

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2018-10-21

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Scientists develop most detailed 3D model of the human body

Scientists develop most detailed 3D model of the human body

Scientists from around the world are trying to create the most detailed history map of the human body. Ideally, the completed 3D model is to show how tissues and organs function and interact with each other at the cellular level. ...

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2018-09-27

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Scientists first identified the human bone stem cells

Scientists first identified the human bone stem cells

tissue regeneration of bones and joints injuries, and treatment of osteoporosis may become more quick and simple process, thanks to the team at Stanford University discovered a new type of human stem cells, which deliver cells bon...

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2018-09-22

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In plants there is an analogue of the nervous system

In plants there is an analogue of the nervous system

an International group of scientists during experiment have found that plants use signaling molecules, similar to those that exist in the nervous system of animals. Using these molecules the leaves of the plant can give each other...

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2018-09-14

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Hydrogels have learned complex movements

Hydrogels have learned complex movements

Living organisms expand and shrink soft tissue to implement complex three-dimensional movements and functions, but the repetition of these movements created in the laboratory materials has proven difficult. Scientist from the Univ...

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2018-09-14

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