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Scientists have called for a global ban on the use of technology of gene editing CRISPR

Scientists have called for a global ban on the use of technology of gene editing CRISPR

last year, Chinese geneticist Hae Cisangkuy, despite the ban in force in the territory of China, had a very, very questionable from the standpoint of morality and ethics on gene editing of human embryonic cells, resulting in the l...

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2019-03-14

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Solar geoengineering is not such a bad idea to fight global warming

Solar geoengineering is not such a bad idea to fight global warming

If mankind wants to avoid the worst consequences of global climate change, we need to stop using fossil fuels and switch to cleaner alternative sources of energy. Progress in this direction already, but it goes very slowly. At the...

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2019-03-13

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Australian neuroscientists were able to predict the people's choice for 11 seconds before making their decisions

Australian neuroscientists were able to predict the people's choice for 11 seconds before making their decisions

Freedom of the will, that is the person's ability to make informed choices regardless of the circumstances, from the point of view of neuroscience might look quite predictable. In the new study, the article which was in the journa...

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2019-03-11

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Archaeologists have found a Mayan temple with thousands of years of artifacts

Archaeologists have found a Mayan temple with thousands of years of artifacts

In 1966, the ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza was found a system of caves. To record the find, the locals called the archaeologist Victor Segovia Pinto. He wrote a report, but excavations did not, and residents simply closed the...

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2019-03-06

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#photo | Found an ancient tool for tattooing

#photo | Found an ancient tool for tattooing

Human remains prove that ancient people started tattooing thousands of years ago. Unfortunately, not every culture leaves traces that can identify drawings are and their purpose. For example, they include Indians who lived in sout...

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2019-03-02

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#Video | the Giant spiders were the cause of death of many animals

#Video | the Giant spiders were the cause of death of many animals

a Huge tarantula's seem horrible and the photos but on the video they were even worse. Edition of National Geographic for the first time in history managed to shoot, as a huge spider attacking a possum and pulls into a secluded pl...

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2019-03-02

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High levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere can deprive a planet of clouds

High levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere can deprive a planet of clouds

According to a new study, researchers from the California Institute of technology, which was published on the website of the institution, and — in the journal Nature Geoscience, our planet could lose stratocumulus sea of clo...

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2019-02-27

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Fossilized spider knows how to Shine eyes even after millions of years

Fossilized spider knows how to Shine eyes even after millions of years

When archaeologists reported the discovery of the remains of any animal, it is usually a question about the fossil bones. However, the researchers also detected the bodies of ancient insects, and often they are inside of amber. Th...

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2019-02-18

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Archaeologists have found the trail of one of the last Neanderthals

Archaeologists have found the trail of one of the last Neanderthals

it is believed that the immediate ancestors of modern humans, the Neanderthals, went extinct about 40 thousand years ago. The last place of their habitat is the island of Gibraltar, where they don't have to fight with modern human...

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2019-02-18

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Trump has set a goal to make America first in the field of artificial intelligence

Trump has set a goal to make America first in the field of artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence could be invented in the United States, but other countries, including Canada and France took major steps to support the development of this technology and benefit from it. And so Donald trump, the US Presi...

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2019-02-12

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Earth may be completely deprived of insects for the next hundred years

Earth may be completely deprived of insects for the next hundred years

the Fauna of insects is shrinking so fast that it can completely disappear in the next century, the report says scientists from Sydney and Quislings universities and the Chinese Academy of agricultural Sciences in Beijing. Having ...

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2019-02-12

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By the end of the 21st century most of the oceans will change color

By the end of the 21st century most of the oceans will change color

climate Change causes significant changes in the state of phytoplankton in the World ocean, and a new study has shown that in coming decades these changes will greatly affect the color of the ocean, enhancing its blue and green re...

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2019-02-07

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Scientists have learned how to determine the sex of cremated people

Scientists have learned how to determine the sex of cremated people

Preserved until the present time the bones of ancient people can tell a lot about their life and customs. Archaeologists can easily identify their gender by measuring the size of the bones in men and women, they are very different...

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2019-02-02

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Scientists: complex life forms were formed due to the tiny predators

Scientists: complex life forms were formed due to the tiny predators

Speaking of Ice age, we immediately think about the massive cold snap that occurred about 110 thousand years ago. However, scientists have a theory that long before the well-known period of our planet is faced with so strong a dec...

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2019-02-01

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A critical moment in the evolution of the Earth: the planet's core is much younger than her

A critical moment in the evolution of the Earth: the planet's core is much younger than her

If you imagine that started life as a gradually growing rock, it is logical to assume that the nucleus is the oldest part of the planet. At the moment it consists of two parts: a solid iron-Nickel core and the hot liquid involved ...

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2019-01-30

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Artificial intelligence in 2019: a Terminator or not?

Artificial intelligence in 2019: a Terminator or not?

There is a funny psychological phenomenon: repeat any word enough times and eventually it will lose all meaning, turning into a wet rag, phonetically nothing. For many of us the phrase "artificial intelligence" has lost its meanin...

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2019-01-30

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Scientists summed up the first results of the longest in the history of a scientific experiment

Scientists summed up the first results of the longest in the history of a scientific experiment

a Group of scientists from the UK (Scotland), Germany, and summed up the first results of the long-term scientific experiment in history. The purpose of the experiment is to study the viability of microbes in isolation for 500 yea...

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2019-01-29

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The strength of titanium, density of water: engineers have created a

The strength of titanium, density of water: engineers have created a "metal wood"

high-performance Golf clubs and aircraft wings are made of titanium, which is stronger than steel and twice as light. These properties depend on the method of stacking the metal atoms, but occasional defects in the production proc...

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2019-01-29

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Scientists have debunked the myth of the relation between solar activity and climate change

Scientists have debunked the myth of the relation between solar activity and climate change

the North Atlantic oscillation (NAO) or periodic large-scale climate changes in the Northern hemisphere of our planet do not depend on solar cycles. To such conclusion came from a team of American and canadian scientists, tried to...

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2019-01-25

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We don't do smart kids with CRISPR. Because I can't

We don't do smart kids with CRISPR. Because I can't

Experts in the field of genetic research suggest that our worst fears about editing genes won't come true, because it's too difficult to implement. You see, one of the main concerns that cause the public method of editing genes is...

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2019-01-22

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