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.
Scientists from Swinburne University of Technology and the University of southern Queensland (Australia) called the eight exoplanets, satellites which life could exist and which are suitable for examination by the spectrograph (Echelle SPectrograph for Rocky Exoplanet and Stable Spectroscopic Observations).
Scientist Salvador Robles-Perez of the Institute of fundamental physics (Madrid, Spain) proposed an explanation for the predominance of matter over antimatter in the Universe. His theory presupposes the existence of the multiverse. Preprint of the study is available in edition "Tapes.ru".
Booster Falcon 9 was launched from air force base Vandenberg (California) Sunday, 25 June at 13:25 local time (23:25 GMT). The first stage of the rocket successfully landed on a floating platform in the Pacific ocean approximately eight minutes after launch.
The preparation of a terrorist act in the subway of Saint Petersburg was carried out using Telegram messenger. This is stated in the statement of the FSB. According to authorities, the terrorists used instant messenger to communicate with foreign supervisors.
The attacker "Zenit" Alexander Kokorin refused to comment on the game the Russian national team at the confederations Cup. Kokorin said that he and other players blue-white-blue was worried for the national team, but to watch the matches live, he failed. For this reason, a player considered discussion is incorrect.
The volume of drug trafficking in the Russian "dark" the Internet exceeds two billion rubles in a month. According to the administrator of an illegal site Russian Anonymous Marketplace (RAMP), in 2016, the drug dealers bought and sold psychoactive substances in the amount of 24 billion rubles