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Squid can edit their own genes

Squid can edit their own genes

Squid, which many of us love to eat, can be even more extraordinary than previously thought. As it turned out, these creatures from the squad desjatinogih cephalopods have an incredible ability to genetic editing. When setting up ...

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2020-03-29

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How and why snakes have venom?

How and why snakes have venom?

Why do snakes need poison? This seemingly simple question has long been a matter of dispute specialists who study the behavior of these reptiles. Differing among themselves in composition and produced effects snake venoms are not ...

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2020-03-27

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Why are frogs such a strange shape of the skull?

Why are frogs such a strange shape of the skull?

it May seem that all frogs look the same — it's not really pleasant to look at creation with a large head, broad body and long back legs. But actually they are very different from each other structure of the head. For example, the...

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2020-03-26

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Who lives at the top of the highest active volcano in the world?

Who lives at the top of the highest active volcano in the world?

Llullaillaco the highest current a volcano on the planet. It is located on the border of Chile and Argentina and stands at a whopping 6739 meters above sea level. Its snow covered peak lies at extreme altitude, where the oxygen co...

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2020-03-25

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Looked like the ancestor of all modern animals?

Looked like the ancestor of all modern animals?

do you Know what unites the 99% of currently known living beings, including humans? They all have a feature known as bilateral symmetry — their bodies can be divided into left and right sides, which are virtually identical. In add...

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2020-03-24

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The number of worms in raw fish has increased by almost 300 times

The number of worms in raw fish has increased by almost 300 times

Parasitic worms are organisms that are able to penetrate other living beings and to live at their expense. They exist , but recently American scientists were particularly interested in the worms of Anisakis simplex, which are also...

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2020-03-24

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Proven one of the evolutionary theories of Charles Darwin

Proven one of the evolutionary theories of Charles Darwin

From the moment in 1859 Charles Darwin published “the Origin of species by means of natural selection”, was 161 year. And although his fundamental work laid the Foundation , one of the main theses of Darwin has not been proven. Th...

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2020-03-24

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Which animal has the fingers grew earlier than the rest?

Which animal has the fingers grew earlier than the rest?

everyone living on our planet have one thing in common — the presence of fingers on the hands and feet. But these parts of the body necessary for grasping objects and hold the balance, has emerged in animals gradually, in the cour...

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2020-03-24

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From whom came the modern chicken and duck?

From whom came the modern chicken and duck?

each modern animal is a distant ancestor, who lived millions of years ago. For example, amphibians are creatures like frogs came from the so-called elpistostege, who first learned to use them. But the ancestor of modern chickens a...

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2020-03-23

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This animal is able to survive the bites of ten Scorpions

This animal is able to survive the bites of ten Scorpions

Our planet is a dangerous place where you can die from almost anything. For example, in Japan you can , after eating a piece where you can quickly say goodbye to life. And in Brazil everyone is in danger of being bitten by a yello...

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2020-03-18

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Found a place that has not suffered at the hands of man

Found a place that has not suffered at the hands of man

Reading the news about how the oceans have become , you would think that mankind hurt each corner of the planet . However, recently the staff of the National geographic society found the place where the human hand has still not ar...

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2020-03-17

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Length of the smallest dinosaur was only 5 centimeters

Length of the smallest dinosaur was only 5 centimeters

Millions of years ago, our planet was inhabited by dinosaurs, including small, almost defenseless creatures. Recently, an international group of scientists that deals with the study of ancient animals, found the skull of a tiny di...

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2020-03-14

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Why the turtles eat plastic debris?

Why the turtles eat plastic debris?

due to the fact that people irresponsibly throw garbage from the Windows of cars, ships and even their homes, our planet is gradually turning into a landfill waste. In 2019, British scientists announced that the deep ocean has tur...

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2020-03-13

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Can the DNA of a Salamander to help restore the lost limbs of man?

Can the DNA of a Salamander to help restore the lost limbs of man?

Imagine that almost any part of the body can be regenerated. How to change our life? Don't know about you, but my first Association with regeneration connected with Hugh Jackman, but rather with them played the character in “X-Men...

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2020-03-08

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Can Pets be infected with coronavirus?

Can Pets be infected with coronavirus?

Coronavirus — infection that is often transmitted through airborne droplets by analogy with the viruses SARS and influenza. Affecting the lower respiratory tract, the virus causes severe pneumonia, vaccine, which to date doe...

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2020-03-07

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What signs indicate the beginning of the sixth mass extinction of wildlife?

What signs indicate the beginning of the sixth mass extinction of wildlife?

If the situation on our planet today do not seem irritable, it's time to change your point of view. Last year saw the light of several scientific articles on sixth mass extinction of wildlife, than we are . Recently, researchers p...

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2020-03-06

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This animal stays pregnant all my life without interruption

This animal stays pregnant all my life without interruption

On our planet is inhabited by a huge number of animals, which we from time to time telling. For example, in one of our recent articles, we have found some of them, like vampires, prefer . This time we will talk about the unusual i...

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2020-03-03

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Why are there so many cats with white paws?

Why are there so many cats with white paws?

white paw — this is a unique feature of modern cats attracts views, even those of us who do not consider themselves a special pet lovers. Scientists note that this form of coloration is extremely rare in — the elusive ...

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2020-03-03

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Dogs are able to detect prey by their body temperature

Dogs are able to detect prey by their body temperature

Many predatory animals to detect prey use multiple senses. for example , recognize potential victims, not only with eyes, but using a couple of temperature-sensitive pits on the head. Using your cool senses, the snakes can easily ...

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2020-03-02

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In Argentina found the remains of the ancestors of the armadillos the size of a car

In Argentina found the remains of the ancestors of the armadillos the size of a car

Today, walking across the wild expanses of Central and South America, you can find very unusual animals, armadillos. Their bodies are almost completely covered with armor, and can weigh up to 60 pounds. But thousands of years ago ...

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2020-02-28

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