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Why can't some people count sheep before bed?

The fact that people have experienced insomnia at alltimes, one of the oldest ways to fall asleep testifies - it is believed that you just need to count sheep, cows, pigs and other animals. But this method can hardly be called effective: back in 2002, researchers from Oxford University came to the conclusion that counting sheep and other animalsContinue Reading


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When and why do people become atheists?

Today, our planet is home to approximately 7.7billion people. Almost 6 billion of them classify themselves as one of the existing religions, which means that 84% of the world population believes in one or another God. And from the point of view of how we Sapiens evolved, this is quite natural. But not reckoning yourself with any of the existing inContinue Reading


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The largest pandemic in human history

You are deeply mistaken if you think thatthe coronavirus that has hit the world is the worst infection that could have happened to humanity in its recent history. In 1918, a flu strain known to the world as the Spanish flu caused a global pandemic that spread like a medieval bubonic plague, killing everything in its path. Although estimates of the exact number of deaths caused by the disease vary, it is believedContinue Reading


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13.77 billion years old galaxy discovered

One of the oldest and most fundamental questionsmankind is the question of how many years our universe has existed. Fortunately, advances in science and technology have allowed researchers to get closer than ever to the origins of the world we know: recently, astronomers from the Paranal Observatory, located high in the Andes in northern Chile, announced new data obtained during the measurement of the relictContinue Reading


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How do gut bacteria affect the severity of COVID-19?

The first case of coronavirus infection wasrecorded in December 2019. Quite a long time has passed since then, during which almost the whole world was quarantined, and scientists managed to develop several vaccines. Every person experiences the disease differently. Some people have it without symptoms, but most have fever, shortness of breath and loss of smell. Unfortunately there isContinue Reading


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How did the largest fish in history look and develop?

According to data for 2010, our planet is inhabited byabout 22,000 fish species. A lot of time has passed since then, so the number of aquatic inhabitants known to science today is clearly much larger. And if extinct species are included in this list, the number of species of fish can number in the hundreds of thousands. Some of the largest fish that have ever lived on ourContinue Reading