Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Arctic ice melted faster

The rate of melting of Arctic ice has increased and in recent years they have been breaking records of the last 1,5 thousand years. Such information was disseminated on Wednesday, December 13, by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. "There is no indication that the...

Scientists: The quality of food affect the mood

"MedicalXpress" published the results of research scientists from the University of Binghamton, America, emphasizes the impact of food on the psychological state of people of different ages. People from different countries responded to an online questionnaire describing their eating habits , foods and mental state. After...

Birth of an island may provide evidence of life on Mars

Three years have elapsed since the creation of a new island in the South Pacific kingdom of Tonga, located between the two oldest islands in the 176-island archipelago. The US space agency NASA has begun studying the island to see where life can be found...

The best anti-insomnia

Researchers from Australia have conducted a series of scientific studies on substances that help overcome insomnia and intervene in a state of calm in preparation for sleep. Healthista has published a list of useful products and herbs that help people overcome the insomnia of Rick...

Giant Chinese observatory discovers 3 new neutron stars

As the world's largest x-ray observatory, the Chinese FAST observatory has discovered three new neutron stars, reports Xinhua news agency, quoting astronomical laboratory government. "I think such discoveries will happen in the future regularly," said Zhang Ju Singh, deputy director of the laboratory branch in...

Scientists have uncovered the secrets of the psyche of the longest-lived people on Earth

Italian researchers have discovered unusual common features of the psyche in the most elderly residents of Italy, living in a "hotbed of longevity" in the south, whose study can help uncover the secrets of their longevity, according to an article published in the journal...

Scientists will check whether the asteroid “Oumuamua” is an alien ship

The project of Russian businessman Yuri Milner Breakthrough Listen to search for intelligent extraterrestrial life in the universe on Wednesday will begin to explore the asteroid "Oumuamua", according to the website of the program Breakthrough Initiative. Scientists are going to find out if the asteroid...

Scientists recreated the most terrible sound of all time

American scientists recreated the sound of "roar" tyrannosaur and called it the most terrible ever heard, reports The Telegraph. Naturalist Chris Pickem and professor of vertebrate paleontology at the University of Texas at Austin Julia Clarke reproduced the "voice" of an ancient predator to test...

Trump plans to send US back to the moon: White House

The White House said President Donald Trump would sign an order to send Americans back to the moon and eventually to Mars. White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said Trump would sign "the first order on space policy" that directs NASA to "launch an innovative program...

China launched the first communication satellite for Algeria

China launched the first Algerian communications satellite Alcomsat-1. As the Xinhua news agency reported , the launch was made at 00:40 on Monday Beijing time from the Xichang cosmodrome in Sichuan province (South-Western China). Launch of the satellite was the first project of cooperation between...

Unnatural selection: humanity is stupid because of genetics

Scientists are sounding the alarm: the average index of the intelligence factor among the world's population is gradually and steadily declining. In their view, this frightening trend is associated with the dangerous effects of chemicals in the environment on the human body. To such conclusions...

The causes of memory fading are named

Dr. Christopher Walsh of Harvard University (USA) in the material of the journal Science said that in recent years a new debate has revived among scientists about what the process of aging and death of people and animals is. There is a version that this...

German intelligence reveals secret Chinese accounts

The German intelligence service has published details of social contacts accounts, which he said were "interfaces" opened by the Chinese intelligence service to collect personal information about German officials and politicians. The agency took the unusual step of announcing the names of individuals' pages, which...

Dramatic images of dying polar bear shock over one million people on the web

The images of a hungry and dying polar bear moved no less than 1.1 million people on the web. This video, posted by photographer Paul Nicklen, reopens the debate internationally on the issue of global warming. Thousands of Internet users around the world could not...

What would happen if the sun went out at once?

Cold, darkness ... If the sun disappears like a light that is extinguished, what fate would wait for the inhabitants of our planet? Are we all going to die in a few seconds after the disaster? Do not get in trouble, the answers to these...

Diabetes medication may be used to treat cancer

Canadian scientists have conducted a new study on a specific type of diabetes medication and have identified the possibility of using it to treat cancer patients. The magazine "PLOS ONE" published the results of Canadian specialists on Metformin, used in the treatment of type 2...

Hormonal contraceptives increase the risk of breast cancer by 38% — scientists

Hormonal contraceptives increase the risk of developing breast cancer, scientists have found. The data were published in The New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have collected data on almost two million Danish women from 15 to 25 years from 1995...

UFO, hostile forces… A small Russian village “terrorized” by extraterrestrials

A UFO "parked" in a Russian village, not far from Moscow, seems a surreal fact. But what is he doing in this rural world? In fact, it is a monument erected by the inhabitants to immortalize their "rendez-vous" with extraterrestrials. Er ... Real "little...

Astronomers have found the oldest supermassive black hole

Astronomers have discovered the oldest supermassive black hole - it appeared only 690 million years after the Big Bang, and its mass is 800 million solar masses. The discovery is reported in the journal Nature. It is believed that the formation of supermassive black holes with...

MORE FROM VOP

MORE FROM WEB