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Identifies the major scientific breakthroughs of 2016

Photo: TJournal Exoplanet like Earth, was among the major scientific discoveries of the year.

Among them was the discovery of exoplanets like Earth.

The experts found the most important scientific discoveries made in 2016, reports the journal Science. Among the main breakthroughs was the detection of gravitational waves by the LIGO collaboration, and also exoplanets like Earth, the star Proxima Centauri.

In addition, among the breakthroughs experts ranked the victory of artificial intelligence over AlphaGo professional go player Lee Segalem. An AI that surpassed human in the game, developed by Google DeepMind.

Next in the ranking is a discovery that confirms that the removal of old cells in mice in middle age prolongs life.

The TOP 5 also included the detection model of the mental state of the apes with which they can learn the desires and intentions of others .

Earlier it was reported that, according to scientists, the brain of a woman during pregnancy changed to two years. This was possible thanks to magnetic resonance imaging.

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