Environment

Say "goodbye" cool summer

By 2050, the coolest summer in the tropics and parts of the northern hemisphere will be even hotter than the most scorching summer mid-20th century if global warming continues at full speed, according to a new analysis.

Microbial flora revealed the secret of the tomb of Egyptian pharaoh

The tomb of King Tutankhamun, elaborately painted walls are covered with dark brown spots that mar the face of the goddess Hathor, the silver-coated baboons and in fact, the entire surface.

In the Nubian mummies found traces of modern diseases

"Modern" disease may put an end to the ancient Nubian culture, the study of more than 200 mummies.

Greenpeace called Barbie doll forest vandal

Greenpeace on Wednesday accused the U.S.company "Mattel", the manufacturer of Barbie dolls in promoting the mindless destruction of carbon-rich forests of Indonesia, as well as protection of animals species put at risk - Sumatran tigers.

In the periodic table, two new elements

June 1, 2011 The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry officially recognized two new elements of the periodic table.

In the Egyptian mummies found traces of air pollution

Ancient Egyptians may have been affected by contaminated air - these are the results of the study confirm the presence of certain particles in the lungs of 15 mummies, including noblemen and priests.

The mystery of the ancient and pristine rivers are violated

Pristine state of unpolluted waterways may be in the past, according to a scientific study published this week in the journal "Geophysical Research Letters".

Your name affects the judgment of others about you

Alexander will get high marks in the classroom, but Amber - no. That, at least, argue their peers. These are the results of a new small study of values encoded in the names of people.

Nanotehnologchesky filter will turn sea water into fresh water

In the latest issue of the journal "Physics World" Dzheyzon Reese (Jason Reese), Professor of Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics at the University of Stretchklayd, described the role that carbon nanotubes (CNT), might play in the process of desalination of water, providing a possible solution to the general population of world, requiring more and more with fresh drinking water.

Archaeologists have found the skeleton of the Mona Lisa?

Archaeologists involved in the search for the remains of Leonardo da Vinci discovered the skeleton, which is alleged to belong to the mysterious woman.

The satellites have found perish Egyptian pyramids

In a new documentary, broadcast channel BBC BBC, space archaeologist Parkak Sarah (Sarah Parcak) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham shared her latest discovery in the relatively new and unfamiliar field of space archeology.

Amazing pictures of the ash cloud Icelandic volcano Grimsvotn

Striking new photos taken at a distance of no more than half a mile (1 kilometer) from the newly awakened volcano in Iceland, represent a huge thick cloud of ash from time to time pierces his lightning bolts.

Violation of the rules makes a person more powerful in the eyes of others

When people have power, they have to play a role.Conquer people smile less, interrupt others during a conversation and speak louder.

Switzerland against nuclear power

Protests against nuclear energy is expressed in many parts of the world.

In Brazil, the destruction of the Amazon forest has reached a critical moment

According to new data from Space Research Institute of Brazil degree Amazonian deforestation of forests has increased almost six-fold.

Dead human skin helps to clear the air

Dead cells were discharged your skin every day, going to the layer of dust that accumulates in your home. But the contaminating material really helps clean the air in the room, according to a new study.

Icebergs ocean supply vital elements

As you know, the rivers bring with them into the oceans important nutrients, but there is not no river pouring out of the icy continent of Antarctica in the Southern Ocean that surrounds it.

Mysterious rock artistry found near the Nile

The archaeological team found in the desert in northern Sudan Bayuda dozen new art drawings. Some of them were carved more than 5,000 years ago and represent actions that scientists can not explain.

Friday the 13th and a few ridiculous superstitions

We humans are full of different prejudices, believing that Friday the 13th is a bad day, and found the coin can bring good luck.

More than a billion tons of food goes to waste each year

About a third of all food produced in the world every year - approximately 1.3 billion tons - is lost, spoil or go to waste. On Wednesday informed the representatives of the Department of Food and Agriculture (FAO) of the United Nations (UN).

Neanderthals became extinct much earlier than originally thought

According to the new report, published recently in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the updated method of radiocarbon dating revealed that the Neanderthals became extinct much earlier than originally thought.

People are depressed are able to make better decisions

Depression seems to be not such a negative phenomenon, as the results of a recent study. People with depressive disorders exhibit the best ability to make decisions and cope better with the challenges than healthy people.

3 cherished desire or what they want teens

If it were possible to fulfill any three wishes, only 14 percent of teens will make come true the possibility of more than three wishes or have fantastic abilities.

President Obama watched the death of Bin Laden video to the White House

U.S. President Barack Obama watched on the TV to see how was shot and killed Osama bin Laden. With the help of video cameras mounted on a helmet military navy United States, the leader of the free world saw the terror leader was shot in the left eye.

The royal wedding broke all records for number of views on the Internet

The royal wedding in the UK has broken all records for the number to display the live broadcast on Friday.

Traces of the largest spider found in China

Fossils of the world’s largest spider that lived during the time of the dinosaurs, and as it turned out, was the victim of volcanic ash that has recently been discovered by scientists.

Created a car that runs on whiskey

Mickey Nilsson, a 62-year-old resident of Bardstouna in Kentucky, has successfully transformed its old junk, a car that runs on the most popular whiskey Kentucky Bourbon.

Thousands of people in Japan were against nuclear power

The protest march was held in Tokyo on Sunday, thousands of people demanding an end to nuclear power in Japan and switch to alternative energy sources following the accident at the nuclear power plant, which occurred as a result of earthquakes and tsunami on March 11..

Easter holidays all over Europe met prayers for rain

In the Netherlands have banned this year’s fires in nature, and smoking in the open air during the Easter holidays, while Switzerland predicts the worst drought in Europe in this century.

657 new islands were opened all over the world

In the world of events occur, which many of us have not even heard of.

Vanilla - the most favorite and the most demanded product in the world

Vanilla is one of the two most favorite aromatic products all over the world, and the demand for it is increasing every year.

The natural disaster in Japan threatens U.S. shores heavy pollution

A powerful earthquake followed by a ferocious tsunami that rocked Japan on March 11, destroyed entire villages and towns, making their buildings to rubble.

Academics from Dundee recreated the face of a Viking woman

Academics of the University of Dundee, Scotland, have helped to recreate the face of a Viking woman whose skeleton was recovered during archaeological excavations in York, in England, more than 30 years ago.

Europe threatened with extinction

At a meeting of the European Geosciences Union (EGU), which took place last week, the principal investigator Uortel Rinas (Rinus Wortel) from the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, presented the alarming information.

How to protect fruits and vegetables from fungal spoilage?

Storage of fruits and vegetables in ozone-enriched environments reduces their exposure to the fungus, which is the reason that they begin to deteriorate.

Scientists have allowed the age-old debate on perception

Scientists said on Sunday that they were able to solve the mystery of human perception, on which scientists and philosophers have been here 323 years - ever since, as an Irish politician formulated it in his letter to John Locke.

Georgian pensioner left without internet all over Georgia and Armenia

In Georgia, on Friday was arrested 75-year-old woman, who without help cut the internet cable, disconnecting from the global network of the whole Georgia and Armenia.

How many people the words with deeds, or that you will not make money

At that people are able to go in real life? April 4 at the annual meeting of the cognitive neuroscience community, raised the issue of moral dilemmas.

Ancient writing found confirmation in Europe

In the study, the results of which will be published this month in the Protocols of the Archaeological Society, archaeologist Michael Kosmopoulos (Michael Cosmopoulos) from the University of St.

Origami - the ancient art in the service of scientific progress

Origami - the ancient Japanese art of folding the figures - is remarkable for its simplicity and versatility.


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