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The Australopithecines are suspected of polygamy

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New footprints that our ancestors left 3.6 million years ago, tell us not only about how they looked, but, probably, about their family life. Australopithecus is a direct human ancestor and one of the first of our evolutionary relatives, learned standing erect. The Australopithecines lived in East Africa approximately 2.9–3.8 million years ago. In 1978 […]

December 21st, 2016 | Posted in Science | read More »

Pregnancy changes a woman’s brain for two years – scientists

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Photo: Reuters a Pregnant woman With pregnancy decreases the volume of the gray matter of the expectant mother. Magnetic resonance imaging has shown how pregnancy decreases the volume of the gray matter of the expectant mother. Perhaps in this way, the body prepares to meet the needs of the child. The results of the study […]

December 21st, 2016 | Posted in Science | read More »

NASA has shown a unique photo of the milky Way

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NASA The picture shows the radiation of young hot stars, generating a cloud of gas. NASA published on its website a unique picture of the milky Way galaxy, composed from images taken by different space observatories. The picture shows the radiation of young hot stars that generate a cloud of cold gas. It is reported […]

December 20th, 2016 | Posted in Science | read More »

Medical joke for Christmas

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Christmas edition of the medical journal The BMJ says about the recreational opportunities are Pokemon Go on the role of Angelina Jolie in the prevention of cancer and of the British “bad Santa.” Every year the editors of one of the oldest and most prestigious medical journals, The BMJ, or, as it used to be […]

December 20th, 2016 | Posted in Science | read More »

Eat human cells silicon nanowires

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Some cells absorb long silicon nanoparticles by themselves without additional assistance. It is worth to clarify that the “eaten” particles of silicon cells in your metabolism don’t use and just stored inside, so rather to say that they don’t eat silicon, and absorb it. Human cell absorbing silicon nanopoulos. (Photo by Zimmerman et al., Science […]

December 20th, 2016 | Posted in Science | read More »

Night “larks” work faster, and “owls” carefully − scientists

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Photo: AP Scientists have discovered how sleep deprivation affects the “owls” and “larks” Scientists have conducted the first study of the effect of sleep deprivation on people with different chronotype. Night “early birds” faster than night owls, the challenges associated with increased care, but allow for more mistakes. To such conclusion scientists from the Higher […]

December 20th, 2016 | Posted in Science | read More »

Breast cancer metastasis is preparing in advance

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Not having how to settle in the tissues of the breast, cancer already sends its cells to roam the body in search of places for metastases. Cancer begins with the fact that in some on some of the cells “go crazy” and start to share; gradually there is formed a tumor that is growing, and […]

December 19th, 2016 | Posted in Science | read More »

The first Europeans ate the meat raw

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The oldest inhabitants of our part of the world and ate plants and meat, but the hot dishes did not know. The question of when humans learned to use fire for cooking, still remains open. On this score there are different opinions. Some researchers believe that the fire in “cooking” is used by 1.8 million […]

December 19th, 2016 | Posted in Science | read More »

In India began producing edible packages

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Environmentally friendly bags Eco bag Indian company worth about 35% more expensive than plastic. EnviGreen Indian startup has developed a 100% organic packages, consisting of natural starch and vegetable oils, and in appearance and properties similar to plastic. Packages environmentally friendly and even suitable for consumption, writes ecotown with reference to Gearmix. As writes the […]

December 19th, 2016 | Posted in Science | read More »

Found a photo of the “culprit” of Kristallnacht

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Photo of Herschel Grynspan dated 1946 New photo rewrites the story of Herschel Grynspan. In Austria, found a picture of Herschel Grynspan, a Polish Jew who in 1938, killed German diplomat Ernst vom Rath, which served as the formal reason for the events of “Kristallnacht” – pogroms throughout Nazi Germany, writes the Guardian. The found […]

December 18th, 2016 | Posted in Science | read More »