SCIENCE AND LIFE

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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