Large families and strong social ties help primates live longer. This is found researchers from Exeter University in the 21 years studied about a thousand rhesus monkeys in Puerto Rico. The result, according to experts, is applicable to humans. Press release research published on the website Phys.org.
As a measure of the number of social relationships in primates, biologists have taken a number of relatives of the individual. It turned out that each family member decreased the probability of an animal dying in the next year of 2.3 percent.
This relationship, however, was not found in elderly females. Scientists believe that the reason for this are differences in the behavior of the old generation of young apes and monkeys. So, the animals tend to be aggressive, to occupy a place in the group, and wish that other members of the team took care of them, for example, helped to get rid of parasites. Macaque-rhesus elderly were more selective in social relations, which reduced their number, despite having a large family.
Scientists believe that the results of the study will help to know how the ancient people coexist with each other, and does it affect their quality of life. Because social ties are conducive to longevity, evolution could thus contribute to the development of primitive societies.
The Agency on intellectual property of Uzbekistan published on its website a list of games "not recommended for importation, reproduction (manufacturing), sale, rental" in the country. The document presents 38 games, including a non-existent Left 4 Dead 3.
Indian space research organization at the beginning of June 2017 will test the most powerful rocket GSLV MK-III (LVM3 — Launch Vehicle Mark-3) designed for manned flights. The carrier created exclusively from components designed and manufactured in the country.
The construction of a launch pad for rockets "Angara" at the Baikonur East will cost 58 billion rubles and will be completed in 2023. This is stated in the report of the Deputy Minister of defence of the Russian Federation Timur Ivanov. Earlier, a source TASS reported that the Russian space Agency has abandoned the manned space launch from the East in 2022.
74-year-old American Gail McCrae (Gale McCray) was famous for the fact that every day coming out to picket with a poster "trump. This guy does everything wrong." Periodically McCrae publishes Facebook photos from daily events, which he usually is smiling and always holds the same poster.
Foreign Minister Sameh shoukry assured that his country is ready to accept Russian tourists. Cairo believes that the return of holidaymakers from Russia to the Arab Republic is not obstructed. According to Shukri, the safety of local airports is being strengthened abroad for this purpose is purchased the latest equipment.
In the center of Moscow, on Tverskaya street opened flagship store of the brand H&M. In turn, the opening lined up more than 1 000 people. Half of the revenues of the store during the first days of sales goes to the save the children Fund and on the implementation of programmes on inclusive education.