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  • From Mass Effect: Andromeda removed the "dead eyes"

    Stage Bioware has released update 1.05 for Mass Effect: Andromeda, which corrects some problems of the game. One of these problems was the animation of the characters, which sparked a wave of criticism from gamers. It is noted that compared to the release version of the game the developers managed to fix the "dead eyes" of the characters.

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  • Google has released its own vodka

    Polish Studio Redkroft together with the Warsaw division of Google has released its own vodka in a gift box. The idea of this gift is that the building, which houses the headquarters of the company formerly belonged to the Koneser vodka factory. It is noted that the packaging is assembled by hand from cardboard.

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  • High-speed robot Stingray showed in the video

    Scientists from Zhejiang University have created a robot Stingray with a soft body that is able to swim faster than other similar devices. He is able to overcome three centimeters per second and can operate continuously for three hours. The Stingray body is made of silicone with a pocket for the battery, and the fins of the hydrogel.

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  • Astronomers have found a second Venus

    An international team of astronomers found an exoplanet similar to Venus. She removed from the Earth at 219 light-years and revolves around low-temperature stars Kepler-1649, which is five times less than the Sun. The amount of light falling on a surface exceeds that of the Earth 2.3 times.

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  • Named BAFTA best game of the year

    Artificial British Academy (BAFTA) ceremony of the British Academy Games Awards announced the best games of 2016. The best game of the year by the jury was the exclusive PlayStation 4 "Uncharted 4: way of the thief." Shooter Overwatch was the best multiplayer game of last year.

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  • Ceres was discovered disappearing atmosphere

    American and Spanish scientists have discovered that the atmosphere of Ceres periodically appears and disappears. The formation of a thin gas shell of the dwarf planet is determined by two factors, each of which is directly connected with the Sun. A study published in the journal Astrophysical Journal Letters.

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  • Explained inability to fall asleep early

    American and Turkish geneticists have discovered one of the possible reasons that some people prefer to sleep later and don't like waking early. For shift time to the sleep of the responsible mutation in the CRY1 gene associated with regulation of circadian rhythms. A study published in the journal Cell.

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  • Calculated the caloric value of human flesh

    Archaeologist James Cole of the University of Brighton (UK) has estimated the calorie content of a person. For example, a healthy male over 18 years of age weighing approximately 66 pounds the nutritional value of more than 143 thousand calories. A study published in the journal Scientific Reports.

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  • Proven turning the Arctic ocean into the Atlantic

    Scientists from the USA, Russia, Canada, Poland, Germany and Norway showed that over time the Arctic ocean will be similar to the Atlantic. This is facilitated, as the authors note, a record high rate of decline in area of sea ice in summer in the first reservoir.

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  • Named the date of the battle of the giant manned robots

    Melee battle giant manned robots owned by American and Japanese companies, will be held in August 2017. Will fight MK.III created by MegaBots Inc., and Kuratas — Suidobashi Heavy Industry development. The crash tests showed that the fight can be deadly to humans.

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  • We found a dead twin of the milky way

    An international team of astronomers has discovered a dead galaxy with ZF-COSMOS-20115, which age is comparable with the Milky way. Scientists believe that the cause of "premature aging" are the extremely high rate of star birth. For a hundred million years the galaxy has exhausted its "fuel".

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  • Galaxy S8 was stronger than the iPhone 7

    The author of YouTube-channel TechRax has conducted a crash test of the new Samsung compare its durability with the iPhone 7. The video shows what happens to smart phones when dropped on concrete from a height of 1.5 meters. After landing on the edge of both the phones has not received significant damage.

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  • The cause of the mysterious weather phenomena of the past

    Japanese scientists explained the nature of atmospheric phenomena that occurred over the territory of medieval China and Japan in the X-XIII centuries. The reason was powerful geomagnetic storm resulting from strong solar flares. Similar phenomena at the present time would have led to interruptions in the supply of electricity.

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  • Russia entered the four countries, deaths from Smoking

    An international team of scientists has identified the most smokers and non-smokers in the world. More than one in 10 deaths worldwide (i.e., about 6.4 million deaths) caused by the dependence on nicotine. Half of them are four countries — China, India, USA and Russia.

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  • American heavy rocket New Glenn was cheaper than the Russian "Angara"

    The creation of a heavy rocket New Glenn will cost $ 2.5 billion, less than the cost of similar works on creation of the Russian carrier "Angara". About the success of the private company Blue Origin at the 33rd space Symposium in Colorado springs (United States) was told by her head Jeff Bezos.

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  • System TRAPPIST-1 called uninhabitable

    Astronomers from the Observatory of Cocoa came to the conclusion that the system of TRAPPIST-1 may be uninhabitable. They explain this by the fact that the star, which revolves around seven exoplanets be a powerful emission of plasma. In such circumstances, the atmosphere of celestial bodies cannot be in stable condition.

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  • The cause of acne

    American scientists have named the main reason for the development of inflammatory skin diseases, particularly acne. To such conclusions experts have come, analyzing the microflora of the surface of the faces of 72 persons, 38 of whom had acne. About the authors reported at the annual conference of the Microbiological society.

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  • Found life-prolonging fats

    American geneticists have found that the consumption of annelids supplements containing monounsaturated fatty acids, particularly oleic and palmitoleic acid, increases the lifespan of nematodes. A study published in the journal Nature.

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  • Fit used rocket SpaceX showed in the video

    Company SpaceX published on Wednesday, April 5, on his page in Instagram video with the landing of a Falcon 9 rocket with a used first stage. The launch and landing took place on 30 March. Heavy carrier rocket with a multi-purpose telecommunications satellite SES-10 was launched from Cape Canaveral.

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