Наука и техника

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  • Created indestructible elastic drone

    A group of scientists from the Federal Polytechnic school of Lausanne in Switzerland have created an elastic drone. Due to its design it is able without damage to withstand a direct collision with the wall and falling from a great height. When you create a drone experts tried to create a sufficiently rigid and resistant konstruktsiyu

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  • Blacks were prone to obesity

    An international group of researchers led by experts from the National institutes of health, USA for the first time identified a gene responsible for the tendency to excess weight in the indigenous Africans and African Americans. One percent of the black population of Africa is a carrier of the allele contributing to obesity.

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  • NASA showed the "nest" hypergiants

    NASA published the star cluster Westerlund 1, remote from the Earth at a distance 15 thousand light years. The cluster consists of hypergiants — rare in the milky Way stars enormous mass and size. The photograph was obtained using the space telescope "Hubble".

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  • Grown in the bioreactor intestine infected with Salmonella

    Scientists from Arizona state University and Space center the Lyndon B. Johnson first raised organoid bowel — 3D culture of cells, which is the biological model of this body. With the help of it the researchers examined the spread of Salmonella within tissues.

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  • Scientists have determined the origin of leukemia

    An international team of geneticists has identified the origin of leukemia. Fossilized animal remains have been found traces of deltaretrovirus who were in the blood of bats and caused a disease similar to cancer. A study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy.

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  • NASA showed images of potentially habitable alien system

    NASA first showed pictures of the TRAPPIST system 1, which consists of at least seven exoplanets the size of Earth, three of which may be suitable for life. In the animation provided by the Agency, it is possible to see changes in the light matrix of size 11 by 11 pixels belonging to the chamber of the Kepler telescope.

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  • The number of black holes in the milky Way

    Scientists from the University of California, Irvine (USA) estimated the number of black holes in the milky Way. To such conclusions the authors came, using the observed ratio between the mass of a Galaxy and the stellar metallicity. Preprint of the study is available in edition "Tapes.ru".

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  • Explained the origin of the ringed centaur

    Astronomers from Argentina and Spain presented the most likely scenarios for the formation of a ring system around the centaur (10199) Chariklo. Hypotheses include tidal destruction of the moon a celestial body and the interactions of the hypothetical companion with the third object. Preprint of the study is available in edition "Tapes.ru".

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  • Named the secret of the human life-span

    Scientists from Pojarskogo University of science and technology in South Korea have discovered a molecular mechanism that prevents the rapid aging of a living organism. With the help of it cells get rid of defective RNA molecules that prolongs life. Such systems, according to researchers, there are humans.

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  • NASA found the lost eight years ago the probe

    Scientists at the jet propulsion Laboratory of NASA has discovered two unmanned spacecraft. One of them was the Indian space probe Chandrayaan-1 and the relationship was lost in August 2009. To determine the location of the spacecraft on the orbit of the moon used a new ground radar.

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  • Near Saturn photographed "space dumpling"

    NASA space probe Cassini has taken pictures of one of Saturn's moons that has an unusual shape. The media compared the pan with the "frozen ravioli the size of new York", while netizens called it cosmic dumpling. Shooting the moon was held March 7 with a distance of more than 24 thousand kilometers.

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  • The cause of sudden death of young people

    An international group of scientists from Canada, South Africa and Italy have identified a gene that contributes to sudden death among young people, especially athletes. Mutations in the DNA, which encodes a membrane protein N-cadherin, cause arrhythmogenic dysplasia of the right ventricle.

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  • Proved the presence of Snow white companion

    Hungarian, American, German, and Spanish astronomers presented new evidence in favor of the presence of the third largest dwarf planet in the Solar system (225088) 2007OR10 satellite. This celestial body is informally called snow white, because it is considered covered with water ice.

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  • Shows a previously unknown video of the funeral of Stalin

    American historian Douglas Smith has presented a previously unknown video of the funeral of former Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. The video was shot by the former military attache of the USA in the USSR Martin Manhoff. Recording along with photos taken in the period between 1952 and 1954 in Moscow, the scientist found in the house of a diplomat.

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  • The optimal time for sunbathing

    Spanish scientists have identified the optimal time and duration of sunbathing required to meet synthesized under the action of radiation daily requirement of vitamin D. a study published in the journal Science of the Total Environment.

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  • NASA has proved that it is possible to grow potatoes on Mars

    A group of experts from the International centre of potato (International Potato Center) in collaboration with scientists from NASA announced the successful completion of experiments on growing potatoes in conditions close to the Martian. About the beginning of the experiment was announced in February 2016.

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  • Jacket Ryazan schoolboy exploded smartphone

    A student at the Ryazan region got burned because of the exploding smartphone. As told in the regional Ministry of internal Affairs, the incident occurred on 7 March. At the time of the explosion, the gadget was in the pocket of the jacket of the boy. The child was hospitalized in Ryazhskiy the hospital, where he received the necessary assistance. Phone sent for examination.

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