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As thrown to the ground cigarette affect the environment?

As thrown to the ground cigarette affect the environment?

According to the world health organization, the number of smokers in the world has already reached the billion mark and many of them throw cigarette butts by the trash bins. However, many do not even realize that the mountain of c...

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2019-07-20

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The strongest animal on Earth. Who are they?

The strongest animal on Earth. Who are they?

What animal on the planet? Many may think that it is an elephant or blue whale. They have the large size and weight. But it depends on whether the power animal of its size and weight? How to determine who in the animal world is th...

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2019-07-17

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Females 500 species of fish can quickly turn into males. How and why do they do it?

Females 500 species of fish can quickly turn into males. How and why do they do it?

Almost all of us are convinced that the gender of each living organism is determined during development in the womb and continue throughout life. However, in nature there are about 500 species of fish, which if necessary can chang...

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2019-07-12

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How dangerous is the pack of stray dogs?

How dangerous is the pack of stray dogs?

According to the world society for the protection of animals, in the world there are about 500 million dogs. About 75% of them are wandering about together, they often attack people and animals spreading rabies and other diseases....

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2019-07-05

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Created the world's first controlled by thought, robotic hand

Created the world's first controlled by thought, robotic hand

engineers from the University Carnegie Mellon in collaboration with experts from the University of Minnesota has made a breakthrough in the development of noninvasive methods of management of the robotic device. Using non-invasive...

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2019-06-23

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A new species of cats with muscular and nocturnal

A new species of cats with muscular and nocturnal

Among the inhabitants of the Mediterranean island of Corsica was a popular legend of the predatory cat that hunts at night to steal chickens and sheep and goat milk. For the first time scientists became interested in the stories o...

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2019-06-22

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Genetically modified fungus can kill 99% of malarial mosquitoes

Genetically modified fungus can kill 99% of malarial mosquitoes

Malaria is considered extremely dangerous disease that spreads through mosquito bites, is annually causing the deaths of about 400,000 people. To reduce the population of malarial mosquitoes, the researchers used insecticides, but...

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2019-06-05

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Born first in the history of macaques-rhesus sperm from frozen testicles

Born first in the history of macaques-rhesus sperm from frozen testicles

a Procedure that involves the removal and freezing of immature testicular tissue with the subsequent implantation, led to the first live birth of a healthy monkey. This technique can theoretically help the boys goubernator period,...

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2019-03-24

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Discovered new species of snakes that can attack even without opening his mouth

Discovered new species of snakes that can attack even without opening his mouth

People are already planning to move to other planets, although they have not fully explored their home. from the time researchers discover previously unknown species of animals — for example, recently in the African country of Gui...

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2019-03-19

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Cells use

Cells use "slingshots" for its own acceleration

We don't even realize that even at rest our bodies, many cells are constantly in motion. There are many types of cell migration, but researchers at the University of Michigan found another one that is quite amazing and very differ...

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2019-03-14

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Scientists have renewed the activity of the cells of ancient mammoth

Scientists have renewed the activity of the cells of ancient mammoth

In 2010, on the coast of the Dmitry Laptev Strait in the far East of Russia were found well-preserved body of a mammoth named "Yuki". According to scientists, he died approximately 28,000 years ago, and until today his body was st...

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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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Food of centenarians: why do we need fiber?

Food of centenarians: why do we need fiber?

the eating habits of majority of people has not changed since the 60-ies. We used to — or so we said — eat buckwheat and bread, try to eat less fatty and fried, to blame themselves for extra piece of cake and absorb as much as pos...

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2019-02-28

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Russian scientists close to creating artificial bones

Russian scientists close to creating artificial bones

bone Structure and the work of forming their genes has long been studied in many different scientists, such as biologists, physicists, and even nanotechnology. After reviewing all this, they hope to create the world's first artifi...

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2019-02-27

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NASA recreated the ancient conditions in which could be the first life

NASA recreated the ancient conditions in which could be the first life

More than four billion years ago, Earth was showered with deadly ultraviolet rays, so scientists believe that the first life originated in deep water. What was the cause of its origin is still unknown, but the astrobiologists from...

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2019-02-26

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Zombie mode: scientists have discovered a new state of the bacteria

Zombie mode: scientists have discovered a new state of the bacteria

Despite its seemingly ultimate ease, the bacteria develop very clever coping strategies. For example, they can go to sleep to wait out the danger, or for the sake of his colony. It turned out that in addition to activity and dorma...

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2019-02-25

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Chinese CRISPR-kiddies might have improved the intelligence

Chinese CRISPR-kiddies might have improved the intelligence

a New study shows that a controversial experiment on the editing of genes, with the aims to make children immune to HIV, could also improve their ability to learn and form memories. Genetically altered the brains of two girls born...

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2019-02-24

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Freaky DNA from the eight letters could belong to aliens

Freaky DNA from the eight letters could belong to aliens

Traditional consists of four base pairs A, C, G and T. But the recently established genetic system Packed eight — twice as many as usually found in self-replicating molecules. The new system is called "Hetemaj", and what is most i...

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2019-02-24

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Why do scientists put on a Zebra costume on a normal horse? In the name of science!

Why do scientists put on a Zebra costume on a normal horse? In the name of science!

In 1952, the mathematician Alan Turing proved that spots and stripes on the bodies of zebras, tigers and leopards are due to different speed of propagation of chemical substances in the embryo. However, scientists still can not un...

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2019-02-24

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NASA has made stem cells

NASA has made stem cells "invisible" to the immune system

Scientists from the University of California at San Francisco used a system of gene editing CRISPR-Cas9 to create the first pluripotent stem cells, which are functionally "invisible" to the immune system. This event is biological ...

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2019-02-18

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