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  • Found the source of the latest alien signal

    An unusual signal, which, as previously thought, comes from the red dwarf Ross 128 and may be associated with extraterrestrial civilizations, has a terrestrial origin. "The signal is likely generated by one or more satellites," said Professor Abel Mendez from the University of Puerto Rico.

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  • Uncover the secret of the appearance of grandmothers

    A group of mathematicians explained the emergence of the grandmothers. According to the theory called "grandmother hypothesis" that menopause is explained by the need to help the younger generation to raise children that increases the chances of further transmission of their genes. However, this theory does not explain when it came grandmother.

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  • Named a way to live seven years longer

    American and German scientists showed that people who do not smoke and are not obese, and moderately drink alcohol, live on average seven years longer than others. A study published in the journal Health Affairs, and briefly about it reports the max Planck Society (Germany).

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  • Space truck "Progress MS-05" sank in the Pacific ocean

    Fragments of the space cargo ship "Progress MS-05", not burned in the atmosphere, fell on Friday, July 21, in non-navigational area of the Pacific ocean on the "spaceship graveyard". From ISS the spacecraft ottimali 20:46 GMT 20 Jul, 23:58 GMT its main engine was running on braking.

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  • The main ways to avoid dementia

    An international team of scientists have named the main ways to prevent the elderly dementia (acquired dementia). Experts suggest to pay attention to education, physical activity, blood pressure and hearing. The related report published in the journal The Lancet.

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  • Elon musk was allowed to drill a tunnel between new York and Washington

    Company Ilona Mask for drilling The tunnel Boring Company received verbal approval from the government for the construction of the tunnel. According to him, the tunnel will connect the centers of cities. In addition, in each of the cities will be a dozen entrances and exits. Work on the tunnel will run parallel to the project in Los Angeles.

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  • Hydraulic press dispelled the myth of indestructibility Nokia 3310

    The owner of the YouTube channel, Hydraulic Press Channel compared the strength of the new and old versions of Nokia 3310 with a hydraulic press. He secured mobile devices on different halves of the press, to compare which of them will suffer. In the result, both machines were badly damaged.

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  • Recorded the fastest object on Earth

    A group of scientists from the Jewish Institute in Jerusalem (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) for the first time removed the funnel inside superconductors, which move at a speed of more than 72 thousand kilometers per hour. It is faster than any existing object on the Earth, says the article in the journal Nature Communications.

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  • HIV showed in the video

    American molecular biologists presented a computer simulation that shows the interaction of the capsid (outer protein shell) of HIV with the environment. In the video, available on the website at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, shows incoming and outgoing from the third-party shell ions.

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  • Co-founder of Apple justify the high price of the iPhone

    Co-founder of Apple Steve Wozniak during a speech at a technology conference in Guangdong, China said that the high price of the iPhone is justified by the high quality of the smartphone. He also expressed admiration for Chinese products: "They are intelligently designed, look beautiful and have a low price."

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  • Musk was scared for super-heavy rocket, the Falcon Heavy

    American businessman Elon Musk believes that the first launch of super-heavy carrier rocket Falcon Heavy with a high probability will fail. "There's a lot of things can go wrong," — said the head of SpaceX, during a speech at the NASA conference on prospects for research aboard the ISS.

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  • The main agriculture of Siberia future

    Russian scientists Hope Chebakova and Parfenova Elena Institute of forest named after Vladimir Sukachev (Krasnoyarsk), Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of science called agriculture, which may become popular in the region during the second half of the XXI century. About it the correspondent "Tapes.ru".

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  • Disclosed the timing of the onset of the global fires in Siberia

    Russian scientists from the forest Institute named after Vladimir Sukachev (Krasnoyarsk), Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences believe that the second half of the XXI century will begin the colonization of Siberia deciduous forests, this process will be accompanied by large-scale fires. About it the correspondent "Tapes.ru".

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  • "The most ancient smiley" found in Turkey

    Archaeologists during excavations in the province of Gaziantep in southern Turkey found 4,000-year-old pitcher. On the vessel, according to The Independent, painted "ancient smiley." "Sure, there [depicted] smiling face," said governing excavations, Dr. Nicolo Marchetti. He said that other traces of painting on the jar is not.

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  • Published archival records of the NASA

    NASA has published on YouTube a video archive flight research center Armstrong (Armstrong Flight Research Center — AFRC). Currently hosting 300 of the rollers placed about the centre with various tests. Up to this point all the video was available on the website of the research center.

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  • Robot Fedor learned how to do the splits

    Russian robot-Android Fedor became the first in the world a robot that could do the splits. The creators of Fyodor noted that such outstanding skills necessary to overcome challenging obstacles. In addition, he is the world's only robot that can look up and down, raising and lowering the head.

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  • Declassified canceled the game "the Witcher"

    The staff of gaming publication GamePressure received a copy of the cancelled game, CD Projekt RED on the universe of "the Witcher". The developers decided to create one after was cancelled the ordered port of the game Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance. At the time of Foundation number of staff did not exceed 20 people.

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