Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Stephen Hawking predicted “infernal heat” on Earth

Famous British physicist Stephen Hawking said that global warming can create "infernal" living conditions on Earth. The scientist described this in the second episode of his video project "Favorite places." According to Hawking, if we do not deal with the problem of global warming and...

Scientists have explained the high life expectancy of women

A group of researchers from Germany and Denmark came to the conclusion that women live longer than men due to biological characteristics. This is stated in an article published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, reports Phys.org. Scientists have concluded that...

Russia and China agreed on cooperation in space

The governments of Russia and China signed an agreement on the exploration of outer space, the protection of technology and the creation of launch vehicles and ground-based space infrastructure. This document is published on the official portal of legal information. The document was ratified by...

Astronomers explored 900 planets and came to the conclusion that the solar system is unique

The scientific team led by Weiss Lauren ( Lauren Weiss ) from the University of Montreal conducted a large-scale study of planetary systems and found interesting patterns in the size and location of other worlds. Curiously, the solar system does not fit into them. The...

Not just a dream: scientists unraveled the riddle of the action of anesthesia on the brain

Despite the widespread use of general anesthetics, specialists still do not know exactly how they work. The reason why researchers completely do not understand the mechanism of their impact is that they do not know how the human mind works. A new work by scientists...

Earth would turn into hell, warns Stephen Hawking

The blue planet is likely to suffer the same fate as Venus. The climatic conditions will then be unfit for the existence of human life, estimates the famous British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking. Climate change is driving humanity towards extinction and global warming is threatening to...

US student finds a way to fight cancer

The cure for cancer, the scourge of the 21st century, may be simpler than we think. In any case, this is what an American schoolboy has proved during his experiments as part of a school science exhibition So, green tea would be able to fight...

Coping with cancer: 10 foods resolved to defeat a possible tumor

Horror stories surround more and more substances and products that can potentially cause cancer, but on the other hand, there are also multiple foods that can prevent or contain the growth of cancer cells. Are the products on the list on your table? Charcuterie, red meat,...

Viruses that help the immune system defeat cancer

Using viruses to destroy cancer cells is an old idea, but an international team of researchers has presented data likely to turn a new page in the fight against tumors. Some viruses "in collaboration" with the immune system will be able to defeat cancer, say...

Astronomers re-caught the “alien radio signal” from a distant galaxy

Astronomers from the Breakthrough Listen project for the first time recorded several repetitions of the mysterious radio signal FRB 121102, the source of which is supposedly in the galaxy three billion light years from the Earth, the press service of the fund Breakthrough Initiative. "We...

Astronomers: “alien radio signals” generate “dead” stars

Mysterious radio-frequency flashes, "alien radio signals," are most likely generated by magnetars or other types of neutron stars whose radiation passes through the powerful magnetic fields of black holes, astronomers state in an article published in the journal Nature. "These signals give rise to an...

Apple will give parents more control over the smartphones of children

Apple responded to the demands of investors who had previously expressed concerns about the impact of iPhones on children's health, and agreed to add more opportunities for parental control to the iOS operating system. "Apple has always cared about children, and we are working hard...

Experts: most people charge the smartphone wrongly

How can I, but how can I charge the phone? And how to do it correctly, so that the battery does not lose capacity with time? Such issues are of concern to all owners of smartphones without exception - after all, with an insufficiently...

A virus is found that attacks brain cancer and invokes the immune system

The use of harmless for human viruses to help in the treatment of serious diseases can be called a promising medical technology. For example, adeno-associated viruses are used in gene therapy, which can insert their genome into the host genome. But in the treatment...

Italian scientists have discovered a new cause of earthquakes

The previously unknown presence of magma in the southern part of the Apennine Range was discovered by specialists from the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology of Italy and the University of Perugia. A new igneous source capable of throwing out gas can be the...

Water and clay forced the rover to linger at the stone “Cumberland”

The unusually large amount of water and clay in the "Cumberland" stone, drilled by the Curiosity rover, will force it to stay at the site of the current parking for 2-2.5 weeks, during which the rover will examine the course of the Martian creek...

NASA discovered a frozen underground “sea” on Mars

The MRO probe instruments helped scientists to measure the amount of water ice on Mars hidden beneath the soil on one of the planet's plains, whose cumulative mass was comparable to the amount of water in the Great Lake, the largest freshwater body of...

In Mars, NASA found structures similar in shape to fossils

The NASA rover discovered on the surface of Mars unusual microscopic structures, similar in shape to petrified microbes or microscopic worm tunnels, reports Space.com. "These structures have extremely small dimensions - their width is only 1-2 millimeters, and the length is about 5 millimeters." We...

Scientists told about the loss of taste among smokers

British scientists came to the conclusion that smoking people do not fully feel the taste of food. The study results lead publication Daily Mail. According to Dr. Suresh Bagga, smoking suppresses taste buds and reduces appetite. Also, tobacco speeds up the metabolism of a person, which often makes...

Sleep less than 8 hours at night leads to more anxiety and frustration: study

People who sleep less than eight hours a night are more likely to be frustrated and anxious, according to a new study. The study, conducted by researchers at Binghamton University in New York and published in ScienceDirect recently, compared the time and duration of sleep...