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Extinct species queue for resurrection

The return of extinct species to life is no longeris science fiction, even if the technology is not quite ready for it. For the most part, the hype on this topic was raised by the resumption of constant attempts to return woolly mammoths to the earth. And not only. Not so long ago, Harvard geneticist George Church said that his team will be able to submit in two yearsContinue Reading


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Nutrition of long-livers: why do you need fiber?

The eating habits of most of the world's inhabitants are nothave changed since the 60s. We are used to - or so we were told - to eat buckwheat and bread, try to eat less fat and fried, reproach ourselves for an extra piece of cake and consume as much fruit and vegetables as possible. Why? Nobody knows. The very "American diet", which is rapidly creepingContinue Reading


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Can microplastics in soil lead to ecosystem destruction?

Many science fiction workspainted the darkest pictures of the future of human civilization. However, none of the science fiction authors did not foresee a truly terrible and widespread pollution of the planet with microplastic particles. Today, the situation has gotten a little out of control, since we not only breathe with microplastics, but also drink it, making tea. However, the most unpleasant thing in this whole story isContinue Reading


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How does swimming affect brain function?

As you know, water is vital forhuman survival, but not only its use gives us benefits. Swimming is useful not only for the prevention of cardiovascular disease and overall health, but also for brain function. In Greece and Rome, swimming was part of military training, and was also a distinctive factor in the social strata of the population. The Egyptians swimming was partContinue Reading


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What is dangerous for two weeks without physical activity?

Do you think an active lifestyle is enoughare most people on earth? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an adult needs at least 150 minutes of moderately intense exercise per week to maintain good health. However, the results of recent studies have shown that every fourth adult leads an insufficiently active lifestyle. Work at the computer and rare walks according toContinue Reading


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Best wildlife photos of 2019

In order to get amazing pictureswildlife, photographers show incredible restraint and patience. To demonstrate the diversity of living creatures on our planet, photographers observed ant colonies in tropical forests, spent the night in deserts, and monitored the hunt of dangerous predators. For 55 years in a row, photographers around the world have been participating in the "Best Wildlife Photography" competition. In 2019Continue Reading


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Species of plants and animals that should not be touched

There is a huge variety in our worldspecies of plants and animals that I would like to see, and possibly touch them. That is why zoos and greenhouses were built that provide an opportunity to get acquainted with many representatives of flora and fauna. But there are some types of plants and animals that a person should not touch under any circumstances,Continue Reading


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New nanoset improves drug delivery and wound healing

Recently, scientists are increasingly talking aboutthe dangers of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Moreover, if earlier the balance in this struggle was leaning towards pharmacists, now more and more microorganisms have begun to adapt faster. And you need to change not only the approach to creating new types of antibiotics, but also change the principles of drug delivery. One of them mayContinue Reading


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U.S. Army builds a cannon that fires 1,000 miles

The army of any country, regardless ofwhat position it is, is conducting a number of military developments. And sometimes these developments pull on the most real records. For example, the US military creates a cannon with an amazing firing range of more than 1000 nautical miles (which is almost 1900 kilometers). The gun, along with hypersonic weapons, will allow the military to attackContinue Reading


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New blood test reveals lung cancer with high accuracy

Cancer today is second inthe largest cause of death in the world. In 2018, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), 9.6 million people died from cancer. Lung cancer is the most common type of cancer in the world. Every year, it kills the lives of more than two million people. However, in the near future the situation should change for the better - doctors canContinue Reading