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  • Found a way of detecting extra spatial dimensions

    German scientists have found a way to experimentally detect the existence of extra spatial dimensions. A study published in the Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, briefly about it reports the Institute for gravitational physics, max Planck Society (Germany).

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  • Solved past Europe's largest megalithic circle

    British archaeologists believe that Avebury, Europe's largest megalithic stone circle, about 3.5 thousand years ago was a pad of square shape. This is evidenced by the characteristic marks on the surface of the earth. Archaeologists believe that around this time the area acquired a cult status.

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  • Crawling in the light liquid crystals showed in the video

    Scientists from the Technical University of Eindhoven in the Netherlands and Kent state University in USA have developed a material that can bend under the influence of light and, thus, to move. The video that demonstrates the properties of the polymer, is available at EurekAlert!.

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  • The revised average maximum human lifespan

    Canadian scientists have shown that the average maximum human lifespan at least more than previously thought. To such conclusions experts have come, analyzing the data on life expectancy of people from USA, UK, France and Japan, going back to 1968.

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  • Greenpeace named the most dangerous for the environment gadgets

    The greatest harm nature causes the products of Apple, Samsung and LG, and the smallest products of Dell and HP. These are the results of a study by the international environmental organization Greenpeace, held jointly with the American company iFixit. Experts analyzed more than 40 different gadgets.

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  • Twenty-meter bridge from the web showed in the video

    YouTube channel BBC Earth published a video that shows how spider Caerostris darwini, creates the heavy "bridges" from the web. This species of spider is able to produce a long thread that is picked up by the wind and extends to 20-25 metres. Despite its huge size the web is very durable.

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  • Proven efficacy patches for influenza vaccination

    American scientists have proved the efficacy and safety of soluble patches as a new method of vaccination against influenza. The researchers conducted a clinical trial involving one hundred people aged 18 to 49 years, randomly divided into four groups.

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  • Named a way to create a regenerating heart

    Biologists from Florida state University came to the conclusion that the mechanism of regeneration of the muscular tissue of the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis can be used to restore heart muscle in humans. They found that the main role in this process is played by a certain set of signaling molecules.

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  • In the world University rankings first came 12 universities

    Subject to the Shanghai ranking of universities Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (ARWU) for 2017 for the first time includes 12 universities from Russia. In the first five — Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Tomsk and Novosibirsk state universities, Tomsk Polytechnic University.

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  • Copies of RD-180 engines deployed in Alabama

    The head of the American company Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos decided on the location for construction of a factory on manufacture of engines of the BE-4, which will replace the Russian units of the RD-180. The plant will be built in Alabama. This publication reports the Daily Mail.

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  • First found paired black holes

    For the first time astronomers have discovered two supermassive black holes, one of which revolves around the other. Objects are in elliptical galaxy 0402 379, which is removed at 750 million light years from Earth. A full rotation they are making over 30 thousand years. After a few million years they will merge.

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  • The effectiveness of caffeine for weight loss

    Chinese scientists have proved that caffeine reduces the body weight of mice by suppressing appetite and increasing energy expenditure on metabolism. Experts believe that their findings hold true for humans. A study published in the journal Nature Communications.

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  • The history of the Earth could fit in a short video

    Australian and canadian geologists have studied the dynamics of tectonic plates of the Earth in the period from 1000 to 520 million years ago. Based on the authors maps of the planet's surface edition of The Conversation produced a short video showing the evolution of a planet within a specified period.

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  • Announced price and release date Honor 9

    Honor, a sub-brand of Huawei Corporation, was held the official presentation of the new flagship, which told in detail about the smartphone Honor 9. The smartphone has a 5.15 inch display with Full HD resolution. It is equipped with CPU Kirin 960 and four or six gigabytes of RAM.

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  • The water was two different liquids

    An international group of scientists from Germany, Sweden and Austria found that water at room temperature consists of two fluids of different density and viscosity. When rapidly cooled, they go into two forms of amorphous ice. This is the conclusion of physics came, using the method of x-ray spectroscopy.

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  • Started sales of the iPhone 8

    Blogger Benjamin Gaskin (Benjamin Geskin) started selling plastic iPhone case 8, printed on a 3D printer. The basis of the model were taken images and leaks that Gaskin had previously published on his Twitter page. So, it has a vertical double chamber and a frameless display.

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  • The Center Khrunichev replaced the head

    The head of the Khrunichev Center Andrey Kalinovsky goes to work in the Federal space Agency. In his place will be appointed Alex Morocco, who previously held the position of Deputy Director of the Center for exploitation of ground space infrastructure, the Director and chief designer of KB "Motor".

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  • Found a new danger of sunscreens

    Chemists from Moscow state University have found that, avobenzone is a component of many sunscreens can break down into harmful chemicals when it interacts with chlorinated water and to UV radiation. Toxins can cause disorders of the liver and kidneys and disruption of the nervous system.

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  • Falls on the barn in the Netherlands, the stone was a meteorite

    Experts from the Leiden Museum "Naturalis," found that the stone that falls on the roof of the shed in the Netherlands in January 2017, is the meteorite's age of 4.5 billion years. According to the researchers, the chondrite came from the region between Mars and Jupiter, where many asteroids and their fragments.

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