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  • Disproved the myth about the first animal on Earth

    American researchers have found that sponges are the oldest animals on Earth, despite the well-established scientific ideas. Analysis of the genomes of different living beings showed that the first was a ctenophores (Ctenophora). The researchers tested several hypotheses, assessing the degree of relationship between different genes.

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  • Named the five most dangerous volcanoes of the Earth

    Geographer Matthew Blackett from the University of Coventry (UK) named the five most dangerous volcanoes of the Earth: Vesuvius, Nyiragongo, popocatépetl, Krakatau and baekdu. Of their eruption, as shown by the calculations, may lead to the death of thousands of people. It is reported of The Conversation.

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  • In the atmosphere of Mars have found metals

    Space station, MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission) found in the ionosphere of Mars metals (iron, magnesium and sodium), which in the gas shell of the red planet are not distributed as in the case of the Earth. A study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.

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  • Found new useful property of olive oil

    Doctors from the University of Chile together with the foreign colleagues have identified a new useful property of olive oil. Contained hydroxytyrosol reduces the negative effect from eating animal fats. A study published in the journal Lipids in Health and Disease.

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  • Roscosmos began the search for buyers of the RD-180 engines

    The head of Roscosmos Igor Komarov in an interview to NTV channel said that the Corporation is exploring the possibility of export of RD-180 engines in the country, except the United States. He also noted that the United States was unable to start production of the RD-180, despite the fact that for more than 10 years we have a license for their production.

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  • In all versions of Word detected dangerous vulnerability

    The information security specialists of the company FireEye said that all versions discovered Microsoft Word vulnerability "zero day". The problem allows you to load malware onto the victim's computer. To launch an attack, attackers need to send the user a malicious RTF document.

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  • Found the earliest dental fillings

    Italian scientists have discovered ancient human teeth with fillings of bitumen. The researchers believe the finding evidence of the existence of primitive dentistry 13 thousand years ago — during the upper Paleolithic. The bitumen in combination with medicinal plants could be used as an antiseptic.

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  • The relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov came back from space

    The spacecraft "Soyuz MS-02" made a successful landing in Kazakhstan. In addition to the cosmonauts of the crew of the International space station (ISS), returned to the Earth on a particle of the relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov. The spacecraft "Soyuz MS-02" was launched from Baikonur cosmodrome on 19 October 2016.

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  • The iPhone 8 will be replaced the headphone Jack

    Apple built new iPhone Smart Connector, which will allow you to connect various accessories to the smartphone. According to the source, it can be used to connect glasses virtual or augmented reality, earphones and other gadgets. In addition, the connector may be used for wireless charging.

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  • Scientists have predicted natural disasters in Russia

    A group of Russian scientists from the Institute of ecology and evolution Russian Academy of Sciences and Institute of Geophysics developed a climate model that allows to identify the most vulnerable to natural disasters, the regions on the map of the European part of Russia. As the basis for predictions use data from satellites.

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  • The Japanese will bore through the earth's crust through

    A group of scientists from the Japan marine science and technology (JAMSTEC) announced its intention to drill for the first time all of the earth's crust and reach the mantle. The researchers plan to take samples from this geological sheath, which is still inaccessible to direct study.

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  • Station Juno made the giant vortex on Jupiter

    Space station Juno (Jupiter Polar Orbiter) made the giant vortex on Jupiter. The image obtained on March 27, 2017 with the help of scientific instrument JunoCam, when the camera did a close flyby of the gas giant. Then Juno was at a distance of 12.7 thousand kilometers from the planet.

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  • Pluto's atmosphere was cold and uneven

    Scientists from the southwest research Institute in boulder (USA) with colleagues have carried out a detailed analysis of the structure and composition of Pluto's atmosphere. Experts came to four main conclusions about the gas shell of the dwarf planet. Corresponding Preprint of the study is available in edition "Tapes.ru".

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  • Explained the small size of Mars

    Scientists from the University of Utah and Smithsonian astrophysical Observatory (USA) found a possible explanation of the smallness of the size of Mars compared to Venus and Earth. The emergence of a large celestial body within the orbit of the red planet prevented, as the authors suggest, the gravitational influence of Jupiter.

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  • Georgy Grechko was buried at the Alley of cosmonauts in the cemetery Troekurov

    Georgy Grechko was buried at the Alley of cosmonauts at the troyekurovskoye cemetery in Moscow. The funeral ceremony will be held April 11. This was reported by the daughter of the late Olga Mikheeva-Grechko. The astronaut died in the night of 8 April. He was 85 years old. The day before his death reported that he was discharged from the hospital.

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  • The explosive collision of stars showed in the video

    Astrophysicists have discovered traces of a collision between two small protostars in the Orion Cloud. A collision of two heavenly bodies was so powerful that the amount of released energy comparable to that radiated by the Sun for ten million years. The remains began to spread with the speed of 150 kilometers per second.

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