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Why on the ISS sent twenty mice?

Why on the ISS sent twenty mice?

Yesterday the SpaceX Falcon 9 Cape Canaveral. Where? To the International space station, of course. This time the rocket was Packed with the most interesting cargo — a cure for cancer, algae, robot-assistant, and… mouse. Twe...

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2018-06-30

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Greatest mysteries: what is consciousness?

Greatest mysteries: what is consciousness?

What is consciousness? Yes, actually, everything. This melody stuck in my head, the sweetness of chocolates, throbbing pain from a toothache, wild love, knowing that all the feelings ever fade. The origin and nature of these exper...

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2018-06-27

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The cure for cancer, seaweed and mouse: what else will be sent to the ISS in future missions?

The cure for cancer, seaweed and mouse: what else will be sent to the ISS in future missions?

If there is no hyphenation, June 28, the spacecraft company SpaceX Dragon goes to the ISS with new supplies for the members of the station crew, new equipment and new scientific experiments. For SpaceX, this launch will be the 12t...

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2018-06-19

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Scientists began searching for DNA

Scientists began searching for DNA "Loch ness monster"

tales of giant creature that hides in the murky waters of Loch ness, telling more than 1500 years. Every year scientists are firmly decide to put an end to them, revealing the riddle, but can not catch the monster by the tail — li...

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2018-06-19

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The average IQ of Europeans has declined since the 1970-ies

The average IQ of Europeans has declined since the 1970-ies

a Group of researchers from the Center for economic research, Ragnar Frisch in Norway found that performance IQ tests slowly decreased over the last several decades. In a paper published in PNAS, burnt Bratsberg and OLE Rogeberg d...

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2018-06-17

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Scientists have turned the male mouse in the female, using

Scientists have turned the male mouse in the female, using "junk" DNA

Despite the rapid development of medicine, many things about the human body we still don't know. For example, of biology course it is known that the two X chromosomes in the genome of the embryo will bring the girl, while one X an...

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2018-06-15

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Microsoft goes under water

Microsoft goes under water

One of the main problems facing computer data centers and associated with the provision of efficient cooling. High temperature reduces the efficiency of the computer systems. However, the use of conventional approaches to the orga...

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2018-06-07

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Yogi was right: proper breathing enlightens the mind

Yogi was right: proper breathing enlightens the mind

Yogis and Buddhists have long claimed that meditation and the ancient practice associated with breathing, such as pranayama, strengthen our ability to focus on tasks. A new study conducted by researchers at Trinity College in Dubl...

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2018-05-15

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China is building a

China is building a "rain factory" the size of three of Spain

Artificial rain — that will help China to moisten the area at three in Spain. Anyway that's the latest draft of China's manipulation of the weather. The system will include a burner of solid fuel, drones, planes, artillery and a n...

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2018-04-29

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Google offers to talk books

Google offers to talk books

don't simply make a search query and get results, and to seek advice about the experience of human civilization users can thanks to a new experiment search giant Google, famous for not only mobile operating system Android, but pro...

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2018-04-16

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NASA for the first time check, such as human spermatozoa behave in space

NASA for the first time check, such as human spermatozoa behave in space

the crew of the International space station will soon begin not only quite interesting but also very important from the perspective of space colonization experiment. Truck Dragon private aerospace company, SpaceX has delivered to ...

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2018-04-12

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On the ISS sent a prototype of a cleaner space debris

On the ISS sent a prototype of a cleaner space debris

the spacecraft company SpaceX Dragon, launched into earth orbit April 2, with 2.6 tons of cargo for the crew of the International space station, among other things, carries with it one very interesting spacecraft – space garbage c...

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2018-04-04

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Nicotinamide ribozid can become the

Nicotinamide ribozid can become the "anti-aging pill"

Scientists have long suspected that calorie restriction can eliminate the physiological signs of aging. Research on fruit flies, round worms, rodents and even humans EN masse have shown that reducing consumed calories by about a t...

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2018-04-01

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Chinese space station will fall to the Ground April 1

Chinese space station will fall to the Ground April 1

the First Chinese orbital station automatic "Tiangong-1" will descend from orbit and fall to Earth in the period from 31 March to 4 April, 2018. According to representatives of the Chinese space Agency, the fall is uncontrolled, a...

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2018-03-28

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Run 2.0 solar sails into orbit this summer

Run 2.0 solar sails into orbit this summer

the American non-profit organization Planetary Society, working on projects in the areas of astronomy, planetary science and space exploration, is going to spend this summer testing LightSail 2 – a new version of the solar sail, w...

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2018-03-25

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Russian miners will turn off their farms in the

Russian miners will turn off their farms in the "Earth Hour"

the Annual event «Earth Hour» is an initiative of the world wildlife Fund. The aim of the campaign — to draw attention to the problems of our planet. During the campaign, WWF calls on all concerned to turn off thei...

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2018-03-24

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Russian scientists have taught a neural network to doubt the correctness of their decisions

Russian scientists have taught a neural network to doubt the correctness of their decisions

Scientists from Saratov state technical University named after Y. A. Gagarin (Saratov state technical University) together with their foreign colleagues created neural network can doubt at the moment of decision-making — wri...

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2018-03-23

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Some people hear colors and taste the sounds to taste. How do they do it?

Some people hear colors and taste the sounds to taste. How do they do it?

Synesthesia is a rare neurological condition in which senses are mixed and begin to feel for others. One woman synesthet says that "the name Katerina tastes like chocolate cake". These people call pain by its name, hear colors, se...

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2018-03-12

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Chinese developers have taught the AI to speak in a human voice

Chinese developers have taught the AI to speak in a human voice

Chinese Experts lab of Baidu Research, which is owned by the biggest search giant of China, has created an algorithm AI Deep Voice, is able to convert text to speech. Similar projects that existed prior to that, faced with the pro...

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2018-03-09

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Physicists have found a way to see the

Physicists have found a way to see the "smile" of quantum gravity

In 1935, when quantum mechanics and General theory of relativity was very young, not very well known Soviet physicist Matvei Bronstein, aged 28 years, made the first detailed study on the harmonization of these two theories in a q...

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2018-03-09

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