Sunday, November 19, 2017

Scientists warned about the accident due to experiments with GMOs

The alleged tests of the gene drive method are of concern to genetic scientists. They believe that this can be a threat to the biological diversity on the planet. According to the portal Gizmodo, researchers warn that humanity is not ready for this technology either...

Sea cucumber will help to defeat cancer

A research team from the Far Eastern Federal University, together with colleagues from Switzerland and Germany, discovered that the eel-eating eel-skinned cucumeria, which belongs to the class of sea cucumbers, contains a substance capable of killing tumor cells. Scientific researcher of the Pacific Institute of...

A cup of coffee a week reduces the risk of stroke

Coffee lovers can celebrate - the results of the next study show that only one cup of coffee a week helps reduce the risk of stroke and heart failure. During the study, the authors observed for 27 years 2750 participants. The scientists collected data on...

Sleep helps the skin regenerate: scientists

Physical and emotional stress, as well as poor nutrition, weaken the immune system. In previously published scientific articles, scientists suggested that dietary supplements - vitamins and amino acids - reduce the level of inflammation and reduce the recovery time after surgical interventions. Researchers from the...

Bacteria know how to touch

Bacteria do not have a nervous system in the form in which we represent it, however, according to the data obtained in a recent study, they still know how to feel. It turns out that microorganisms react not only to chemical, but also to...

Vitamin D protects children from diabetes

Over the past few years, scientists have not been able to come to a consensus on whether the amount of vitamin D in the body affects the risk of type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease in which the human immune system attacks insulin-producing cells. Genetic...

Gene that slows down aging found

A research team from Northwestern University has discovered a gene whose mutation can slow the aging process. The authors, led by Douglas Vaughan, studied the Amish community living in Indiana. They drew attention to the gene SERPINE1, a mutation in which is associated with a...

Scientists have grown rats with a human mini-brain

Researchers from the Allen Institute for Brain Science conducted an experiment to grow a human mini-brain in the body of rats and mice. Christof Koch (Christof Koch) and his colleagues worked out a technique for creating such organelles from stem cells. Mini-brain is a miniature...

First successful human head transplant carried out in China

The well-known Italian surgeon Sergio Canavero announced the first successful experience of transplanting a person's head. This is reported by The Telegraph. The operation was conducted on a corpse in China and lasted 18 hours. In particular, during the procedure it was possible to restore the...

Scientists have identified an unexpected danger of salt

A group of scientists from Germany, the United States and Belgium learned that the abuse of table salt can damage the intestinal microflora of mammals, and subsequently lead to various diseases. The article about the research is published on the website of the journal Nature. Researchers...

Scientists named one more terrible consequence of smoking

Israeli scientists came to the conclusion that people who at the age of adolescence smoked are more likely to become addicted to alcohol in adulthood. A study of scientists at the University of Tel Aviv showed that the culprit of this connection is not the...

In China, the robot passed the exam for a doctor

In China, the artificial intelligence iFlyTek Smart Doctor Assistant, an analog of the IBM Watson system passed the exam for medical students, gaining almost 100 points more than necessary. Regular students need to score 360 ​​points to be admitted to patients, according to the website...

Bill Gates will donate $ 100 million to research Alzheimer’s disease

In the near future, the entrepreneur will send $ 50 million to the Dementia Discovery Fund, which funds studies of brain pathologies. The other half of the sum the billionaire intends to transfer to start-ups, engaged in the search for methods of treatment of...

Scientists developed a cure for autism

The first tests on animals have already shown: instant improvements appear from the first reception. Neurobiologists from the Scripps Research Institute have developed a unique drug for the treatment of severe forms of brain damage, reports EurekAlert! The first tests of the drug NitroSynapsin on rodents...

How financial problems affect your health

Strongest stress can cause financial problems for people, and even before the heart attack near. According to scientists from the European Society of Cardiology, the risk of this disease increases in this case by 13 times. At the annual congress of the South African Heart...

The most powerful natural antibiotic of 2 ingredients!

This natural antibiotic has a powerful anti-inflammatory effect, kills bacteria and any infections. The advantage is that unlike synthetic antibiotics, this does not cause any side effects to the intestines and digestive system, which means that it is absolutely safe. Turmeric contains active compounds with...

Human brain chips will become available as much as smartphones: expert

Future technology of human brain chip implants can become a reality in 15 years, according to expert Brian Johnson, Daily Mail reports. Brian, who develops the chips, says modern technology will allow people to erase memories, and will be as popular as smart phones soon. In...

Depression can be the cause of anorexia and obesity

A low level of "good mood" substance - allopregnanolone - is associated with excess weight and anorexia nervosa in women. This conclusion was drawn by scientists from the University of Illinois in Chicago. The results of their research are published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology. The development...

Alcohol provokes several types of cancer at once: scientists

American scientists came to the conclusion that alcohol can provoke several types of cancer at once. As reported on the portal of the American Society of Oncology, it is not essential, whether people use wine, beer or stronger versions of alcohol. In fact, any alcohol-containing...

Europe needs to save its bees: scientists

European scientists believe that saving bees from the realities of modern agriculture is one of the main tasks of the EU. Scientists from year to year demand to stop speculation on the benefits of agriculture and make a bet on saving insects, despite any losses....

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