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Bureau of foreign scientific and technical information. May 2018 №5 “Doctors’ Affairs” in the domestic history (long and not very) In ancient times, doctors in Russia were mainly engaged in medicine men. The zhnahar craft combined elements of folk medicine with magic and witchcraft. Bureau of Scientific and Technical Information. May 2018 №5 The development of small space vehicles is one of the fastest growing areas of modern satellite engineering.

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Zinc will help alcohol-afflicted HIV-positive residents of St. Petersburg

The addition of compounds of this metal to food reduces mortality in this group of the population, and calls to drink less do not have a noticeable effect on the behavior of such people. Employees of the First St. Petersburg State Medical University named after academician I.P. Pavlova together with colleagues from the United States conducted a clinical trial of the effect of zinc gluconate on the mortality and general…

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Migraine is a legacy of the ancient Europeans

The first Briton probably already suffered from migraine. History Museum If you have a migraine, then most likely you are a descendant of the first Europeans. Migraine helped ancient people after migrating from Africa 50,000 years ago to overcome the cold and adapt to European weather. This conclusion can be drawn from studies conducted by scientists from the Max Planck Institute in Germany. According to scientists, the outcome of Homo…

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Physicists have learned to move nodes along the DNA molecule

A. R. Klotz et al. / Physical Review Letters, 2018 American biophysicists have learned to control the movement of nodes along a single DNA molecule using a stretching polymer electric field. If the parameters of the molecule’s stretching are properly selected, it is possible to move the node along a molecule several micrometers long in about a minute, scientists write Physical Review Letters. Almost all long polymer molecules, including DNA…

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In Hawaii lava flows along the roads

Residents of the Hawaiian Islands managed to shoot and put on the Internet a rare footage: on the Big Island Kilauea volcano, and now the roads and forests on the island are literally lava. In Hawaii lava flows along the roads On the largest island of the Hawaiian archipelago, the Kilauea volcano erupts; on Thursday, the inhabitants of the island felt a five-point earthquake, after which a pink cloud of…

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At the source of the creation of all civilizations of the Indians of America stood 250 Siberians

The conjecture that the real founding fathers of America are natives of modern Russia, so excited the minds of scientists that immediately after the fall of the Iron Curtain, the Americans organized an anthropological expedition to Siberia Of course, Columbus is wrongly called the pioneer of America. Long before him, this part of the world was discovered by people who represented the peoples living today on the territory of Russia….

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Scientists have found a connection between starvation and aging cells

© Fotolia / evgenyatamanenko MOSCOW, May 4 – RIA Novosti. Biologists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that fasting improves the regenerative capacity of intestinal stem cells, the MedicalXpress portal reports. Scientists have proved the relationship between fasting and hair growth Scientists conducted an experiment involving mice: rodents were not fed for 24 hours, after which scientists extracted stem cells of the intestine and raised them in an artificial…

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Scientists: fasting for 24 hours slows down aging

pixabay.com Fasting during the day can slow the aging of intestinal stem cells. To such conclusions came the scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Biologists conducted a series of experiments in mice, which "starved" 24 hours. After that, the scientists studied intestinal cells, which were grown as a three-dimensional cell culture. It turned out that the cells began to break down fatty acids instead of glucose to produce energy….

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4 books about the digital afterlife

Books Knowledge Bank What to read about digital immortality unsplash.com PostNauka continues to talk about modern technologies and their impact on our life in the “Knowledge Bank” project, prepared jointly with the Corporate University of Sberbank. Since the beginning of 2010, experts in the field of communication theory, sociologists, philosophers and developers of human-machine interfaces have actively engaged in discussions about the afterlife of man. Of course, representatives of social…

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The age of will can not be seen, or Why a person does not control his behavior

© RIA Novosti Illustration. Alina Polyanina, Depositphotos / Milous MOSCOW, May 1 – RIA Novosti, Alfiya Enikeeva. In the last few years, the notion of the human brain has changed dramatically. Scientists have proved that the center of rational thinking and self-control is in the frontal lobe of the cortex, and hormones control mood and behavior. RIA Novosti understands whether people are capable of conscious decisions or their actions –…

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