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  • Refuted the basic theory of lunar formation

    American geochemists, conducted the most accurate to date measurement of the content of isotopes in lunar samples, has denied the common theory of the formation of the moon and made a strong evaporation of the planet in the past. A study published in the journal Nature.

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  • Russian scientists have found a cheap alternative to expensive semiconductors

    An international team of researchers, led by Russian scientists from the Moscow state University named after Mikhail Lomonosov, have developed a way to use nanoparticles of silicon instead of expensive semiconductor materials. Devoted to a study published in the journal Physical Review B, briefly reported in a press release from MSU.

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  • Physicians: sport does not die from drinking

    A team of scientists from Britain conducted a study and found out that regular exercising can save you from diseases arising from the abuse of alcohol. This was reported in the edition of the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

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  • Terms of revolution of the magnetic poles of the Earth

    American scientists have determined the frequency of geomagnetic inversions (the change of the magnetic poles) of the Earth. The work of the authors allows to predict the timing of this event in the future. The study is published on the website arXiv.org.

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  • The first ever pandemic plague

    German biologists have discovered that the causative agent in the plague epidemic known as the plague Justiniana, was particularly contagious strain of the bacteria Yersinia pestis. Scientists have identified the DNA of the microorganism from the skeletons of people who lived in the VI century ad, reported in the journal Molecular Biology and Evolution.

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  • Proved the ability of dogs to understand human

    Scientists from the Budapest University in Hungary have shown that dogs are able to recognize the words and intonation of human speech. For these tasks correspond to various areas of the brain — left and right hemisphere, respectively, reported in the journal Science.

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  • Women who drink by night and harder to get pregnant

    Scientists have come to new conclusions about the effect of alcohol on the female body and found that women, every night to drink a glass of wine or more, reduce your chances of getting pregnant. About the same time, doctors under the leadership of Ellen Mikkelsen from Aarhus University said in a paper in the journal BMJ.

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