Your Signature Will Change the Tragic Fate of 30 Million Dogs Slaughtered and Consumed Every Year
14 Мая 2018 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
On 18th April 2018, house representative Jeff Denham introduced an amendment to ban dog and cat meat consumption in the farm bill, which is renewed every five years. The amendment has been approved by the House Committee on Agriculture, the Senate and ...
Летающие Авианосцы: Военные Дирижабли Прошлого
11 Мая 2018 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
В 20-е годы ХХ века исполинская махина жесткого дирижабля олицетворяла научно-технический прогресс. Казалось, именно эти аппараты определят облик грядущего столетия. Но отведенное им время было недолгим, и о воздухоплавательных гигантах размером с «Тит...
Artificial Photosynthesis
05 Мая 2018 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
Everyone knows the role of photosynthesis in absorbing carbon dioxide (CO2). While there isn’t any doubt that plants are doing their job, there’s simply just too much CO2for the plants to absorb and “fix.” Plus a main enzyme involved in the p...
Leather is not a Meat Byproduct
05 Мая 2018 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
We all know what leather is, but how often do we stop to think about where it actually comes from — or, more importantly, who?You only have to mention fur and the most people will rave about how cr...
Zinc and not vitamin C !
13 Февраля 2018 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
Research suggests that neither vitamin C or orange juice will help beat that cold. Nevertheless, sales of the beverage are rising for the first time in half a decade — and people think it may have to do with this year's terrible flu season. If you're l...
Человек - медоед
13 Февраля 2018 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
Жил-был Адриан Картон ди Виарт. Родился он в 1880 году в Бельгии, в аристократической семье. Чуть ли не с самого рождения он проявил ху@вый характер: был вспыльчивым до бешенства, несдержанным, и все споры предпочитал разрешать, у@бав противника без пр...
A Step Forward to Eternal Engines ?
03 Декабря 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
Researchers say they have discovered an unusual property of graphene that means it could be a "clean and limitless" source of energy in the future. The scientists from the University of Arkansas studied the movement of graphene, the so-called "miracle ...
Is 'Organic' Food Better for You ?
12 Ноября 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
You are what you eat, or so the adage goes. It is this idea that has helped the organic food industry has grown into a multi-billion dollar a year industry, as people want to better not only themselves but also the environment by eating organic product...
Salt Water Rice
25 Октября 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
Chinese scientists have developed a strain of super-tough "sea rice” that farmers can grow in salty water, set to spark a rice revolution that could help feed over 200 million people.  The rice was developed by the godfather of rice, Y...
Ion Thruster
16 Октября 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
Ionic Propulsion from NASA   NASA’s new X3 thruster, which is being developed by researchers at the University of Michigan in collaboration with the agency and the US Air Force, has broken records in recent test. It’s hoped that the technology co...
Jackfruit
15 Октября 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
On the outside, this giant fruit resembles something out of the Jurassic era and emits a sweet yet putrid stench. But don't be fooled: The fruit, known as a jackfruit, is being hailed as a "miracle" crop that could save millions from starvation. And th...
Negative Mass
30 Апреля 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
Fluids are weird, no matter the context. They never behave like they’re supposed to, the naughty things – and scientists apparently quite like creating newer and quirkier versions of them all the time. To wit, the latest member of the ...
Ayahuasca
24 Апреля 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
It is arguably the most powerful hallucinogen on the planet, and until recently had been written off by lawmakers and academics as a dangerous narcotic, fit neither for consumption nor scientific investigation. Yet indigenous Amazonian communities have...
Control Animals With Your Thoughts
30 Марта 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
TURTLES AND YOUR THOUGHTS   A team of researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)have developed technology that allows them to control the movement of turtles using human thought.       Cr...
Lab Meat
29 Марта 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 1
GOING MEATLESS   The concept of lab-grown meat isn’t new, and several companies are hoping to perfect the process. Memphis Meats is developing a way to create meat without slaughtering animals, Tyson Foods has launched a ...
Guide to Physics & Math
27 Марта 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
Physics and Mathematics are extremely important subjects. Actually, that’s a bit of an understatement.   Physics and Mathematics allow us to peer out into the cosmos and understand the inner workings of the universe. At once, they show ...
Из Наруто в Боруто
23 Марта 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
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Aging Reversed
23 Марта 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
MEET ELIZABETH PARRISH The CEO of Bioviva USA Inc, Elizabeth Parrish, claims to be the first human in world history to have successfully reversed the effects of natural aging—thanks to experimental gene therapy provided by her company.   P...
The International Flag of Planet Earth
21 Марта 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
PROPOSAL BY OSKAR PERNEFELDT  INTRO Current expeditions in outer space use different national flags depending on which country is funding the voyage. The space travelers, however, are more than just...
glowfrog
21 Марта 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
  THE FLUORESCENT POLKA-DOT TREE FROG. TABOADA ET AL. 2017 A tiny frog has been hiding a flashy secret. Researchers have discovered that an amphibian from the Amazon is the world’s first known fluorescent frog. Glow...
New State of Matter
21 Марта 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
In school, we are taught that solid, liquid, and gas are the basic states of matter. What is often skipped is that they're not the only ones, and nature has a lot more variety than what we can experience in our everyday life.   When pressure and t...
The Fifth Element
21 Марта 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
FORCES OF NATURE   To date, there are four conventionally known fundamental forces that hold the universe together—gravity, electromagnetism, and the strong and weak nuclear forces. But a closer look at previous studies conducted by Hungaria...
New Five-Particle System
21 Марта 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
A UNIQUE FIND   The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the latest addition to CERN’s accelerator complex, is the most powerful particle accelerator ever built. It features a 27 kilometer (16 mile) ring made of superconducting magnets and acce...
Pear - Shaped Nucleus
21 Марта 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
PEAR-SHAPED   A new form of atomic nuclei has been confirmed by scientists in a recent study published in the journal Physical Review Letters. The pear-shaped, asymmetrical nuclei, first observed in 2013 by researchers from CERN in the isotop...
If You Do That, You're a Pig
03 Марта 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
While the dye that changes color after you pee in a pool might be a myth told to children to shame them from doing so, there are other ways to keep track of people diddling in the deep end. Researchers have tested public swimming pools in Can...
Groundbreaking Research Suggests that a Treatment for Autism May Come in the Form of a Probiotic
26 Февраля 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
Groundbreaking research suggests that a treatment for autism may come in the form of a probiotic.  Stress can send your stomach into a painful tailspin, causing cramps, spasms and grumbling. But trouble in the gut can also affect the brain.&nbs...
Feline Student
25 Февраля 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
Bubba the orange tabby cat has become a local celebrity, and now his story is going viral on the internet. What Bubba does every day is unbelievably amazing!   Bubba the cat lives in California just minutes from the local schools. &nb...
Data Manipulation in VR
25 Февраля 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
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Dragon Blood Elixir Could Destroy Antibiotic Resistance
24 Февраля 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
Antibiotic resistance is one of the most pressing problems of our times. Traditional antimicrobial drugs aren’t working the way they used to, and the rise of “superbugs” could bring about the post-antibiotic age, where easily treatabl...
Woolly Mammoth Resurrection
18 Февраля 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
BACK FROM THE DEAD CRISPR/Cas9 has allowed for some pretty significant developments. Researchers have used the technique to cure sickle cell disease, fight famine, and even cut out cancer. Now, the gene editing tool could&...
New AI Can Write and Rewrite Its Own Code to Increase Its Intelligence
18 Февраля 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
LEARNING FROM LESS DATA   The old adage that practice makes perfect applies to machines as well, as many of today’s artificially intelligent devices rely on repetition to learn. Deep-learning algorithms ar...
Таракан в Голове
06 Февраля 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
Have you been having headaches recently? It’s probably nothing – maybe a bit of stress, or you could just be dehydrated. If you’re incredibly unlucky, though, it might be a cockroach that’s exploring the caverns inside your head.   As has been hor...
How Lighting Affects Circadian Rhythm
06 Февраля 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
In the modern environment of street lights, work woes, and glaring phone screens, it's no surprise more and more of us are getting less and less sleep. But according to new research, spending a weekend in the great outdoors could be the perfect remedy....
Misophonia Has a Genuine Neurological Basis
06 Февраля 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
Does the sound of whistling enrage you? How about the noise of someone eating? It now seems likely that those people who get infuriated by certain sounds might not just be being fussy, but actually have brains hardwired to produce an excessive emo...
Aethiocarenus burmanicus
29 Января 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
Nearly a million species of insects, living and extinct, have been scientifically described. These have been placed in thousands of genera, but were grouped into just 31 orders. Now, that number is 32 with the discovery of two 100-million-yea...
Time Crystals
28 Января 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
  Scientists have developed "time crystals", and while the name sounds like something from Doctor Who, they are very real, although they have nothing to do with time travel.   In the same way that a regular crystal has a structure ...
Breakthrough : Metallic Hydrogen !
27 Января 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
For nearly 100 years, scientists have dreamed of turning the lightest of all the elements, hydrogen, into a metal. Now, in a stunning act of modern-day alchemy, scientists at Harvard University have finally succeeded in creating a tiny amount of what i...
The 800 year old Nokia duck
23 Января 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
At first admired and applauded, then mocked and finally forgotten. A year ago around the turn of the year 2105/16, the Internet phenomenon of an „800-year-old alien mobile phone“ reached its peak. Today it is clear – it is a clay tab...
Conspiracists ahoy !
23 Января 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has just put over 12 million pages of declassified documents online for your viewing pleasure. The mass of documents, news clippings, letters, and reports cover a whole host of bizarre and fascinating subjects spa...
Nanoman
14 Января 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
  Awww. Look at it. It’s so cute.   This is apparently the world’s smallest snowman, a tiny 2.7 microns (0.0027 millimeters) high. It was made by scientists at the Western University’s Nanofabrication Facility in Ontario, C...
Hello from Asgard
14 Января 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
If you were in northern Ontario last night, you might have seen a spectacular sight.   Woken up by his young son crying, Timothy Elzinga peered through the curtains of his house to see pillars of light dancing around in the shadows above. “We...
#DoesItFart
12 Января 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
You may not have heard of Nick Caruso, a PhD student at the University of Alabama, but he has a very important question to ask you. It’s a conundrum that has crossed everyone’s mind at some point, but few have been brave enough to actually say it ...
Astronomers Think A Rare And Explosive 'Red Nova' Will Light Up The Night Sky In 5 Years
07 Января 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
Every once in awhile, the stars actually do align — then merge, catastrophically explode, and spray their guts all over space. Or at least that's the suspected trigger of rare "red novas," so-named for their characteristic red color. One of the best-st...
Japanese people are so smart, they have brains growing instead of cancer
07 Января 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
Doctors in Japan were left stunned recently after discovering a tiny brain growing inside a tumor in the ovary of a 16-year-old girl.   The tumor itself was only noticed when doctors were removing the girl’s appendix. She had not s...
How doggies watch TV
06 Января 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
Dog owners often notice their pets watching televisions, computer screens and tablets. But what is going on in their pooch’s head? Indeed, by tracking their vision using similar methods used on humans, research has found that domestic d...
Those daily fitness posters
03 Января 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
Be honest with me here: You have one or even multiple friends, who always post their gym activity to Facebook. Or maybe that person is you.   "Ran 15 miles before work! Yeah" can be motivating to read in the morning, or incredibly annoying, depend...
Phantom memory
02 Января 2017 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
A major spanner has been thrown into the works of the leading theory on memory, after researchers discovered that the brain is capable of “silently” storing information, creating ghost-like memories that have no neural signature.  ...
Anti-matter looks like regular matter
22 Декабря 2016 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
  The ALPHA Experiment Image: Maximilien Brice/CERN   Scientists learned something crazy about antimatter this morning: it turns out, as far as we can tell, it looks like an exact mirror image of regular matter. But okay, what does t...
Masturbation has bad effects on your health
22 Декабря 2016 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
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Боруто стартует в апреле
18 Декабря 2016 | Опубликовано в Общие | Комментарии: 0
Официально объявлено, что новое аниме под названием «Боруто. Новое поколение Наруто» стартует в апреле 2017 года. Создатель Наруто и Боруто Масаси Кисимото 17 декабря 2016 года на мероприятии Jump Festa заявил: «Я планирую сделат...
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