It sounds paradoxical, but the early gray hair in men is far from signs of premature aging, and the index of good health men. Results of studies have shown a link between hair color and general condition of the body. This conclusion is predictable, since all the organs and systems of the human body works as a whole system, being connected with each other. Between synthesis pheomelanin which makes hair red and brown shades and eumelanin, which gives brown and black hair, and the rate of destruction of the cells, that is, the aging process, there is a direct relationship. Pheomelanin synthesis Read more [...]
Scientists claim that overweight is not a reason for suffering. In total, it appears, have the advantage over skinny.
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Knowingly born proverb "A good man should be a lot." Observant people have long noticed that fat people tend soul of the company. Funny, cheerful, kind. Now these character traits and genetic tests confirmed.
- Fat men less likely than thin persons, longing and melancholy, - says study leader Professor David Mair from McMaster University (Canada).
He and his colleagues analyzed 17,200 DNA samples taken from study participants from Read more [...]
According to the chief logistics center the Russian Antarctic Expedition (RAE) Vyacheslav Martyanova, relict of the ice of Lake Vostok in Antarctica may have very special physical properties that differ from those of ordinary ice. However, to confirm or refute this hypothesis was not until May 2013, when the samples are delivered to the laboratory on the mainland.
In early January, the members of the expedition to drill wells in Lake Vostok. New ice scientists reached at a depth of 3383 meters, and at a depth of 3406 meters they managed to get the first core of clear lake ice reports "RIA Read more [...]
Russian experts on Thursday during a drill in Antarctica have learned from the first sample well clear of ice formed from water relict Lake Vostok, the press service of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute of Roshydromet (AARI)."At a depth of 3406 meters on January 10 received the first core of clear lake ice, 2 meters long, inside which there is a vertical channel filled with a white bubbly ice," - said in a statement, RIA "Novosti".According to the newspaper view, in February last year, Russian scientists were the first to get to the waters of Lake Vostok, which have Read more [...]
European scientists have found that there is indeed a pigeon milk. And it is not candy, but a real. According to the latest data, it can be found in a number of birds, flamingos, pigeons, parrots, crossbills, some species of penguins. It bears little resemblance to the usual liquid milk, the consistency it seems, rather, to cottage cheese. Formed in the crop and that they feed their young birds. And the pigeons both parents can give the milk mixing thymus liquid with particles of food. But in ancient times, did not know about. According to legend, it was such a bird of paradise milk to nurse Read more [...]
Unique confections for athletes, enriched with all necessary microelements, vitamins, as well as elements that burn fat have been created by teachers Luhansk National University named after Taras Shevchenko.
Three species of special sweets "Energy Sports", "Impulse" and "Drive" improve performance and endurance athletes, promote mental alertness.
"The candy contains certain functional compositions that affect the body athletes. Depending on the type of sport that involved a man, he can choose the appropriate type of candy that contains exactly those components Read more [...]
Researchers at Harvard University in the poll 19 thousand people have discovered the phenomenon of the so-called end of the historical illusion, the essence of which is that a person absolutely can not imagine themselves in old age. This phenomenon is the reason that a person mistakenly perceives himself as a "finished product."
The survey showed that each of the respondents in returning back time can easily see how it has changed. At the same time, when he looks to the future, it does not opportunity to see and imagine what it will be, reports Raut.
This finding helps to explain why Read more [...]
Research specialist at the University of Southampton found that memories can literally warm person. Suddenly gripped nostalgia can make a person feel physically warmer. The scientists decided to find out how nostalgic affect such physical human response as the perception of heat and cold. The study took place in several stages. To begin experts asked volunteers for a month to record spontaneously occurring memories and nostalgic feelings. It turned out that the memories were rolling more and last longer in cool days. Vote: If you like to spend your free time Maynkraft, you need to download Read more [...]
In the long-term dispute fishermen with animal welfare advocates of the pain first cause fish, scientists have intervened. According to the research team of scientists from the University of Wyoming, led by Professor James Rose, published in the journal Fish and Fisheries, the fish do not feel pain.Her reaction when she jerks the hook, is, according to the researchers, not a reaction to pain, and unconscious reaction. The thing is that the brain does not have the abilities of fish needed to feel the pain.Despite the fact that the fish have nociceptors (pain receptors) that people send signals Read more [...]
U.S. researchers are convinced that all living organisms on the planet there is a direct relationship between the amount of food consumed and the duration of life. The question of human life worries many scientists. American experts have conducted experiments on laboratory rats and flies fruit flies, whose genes are 60% identical to human. The authors of the study say that the diet of rats in reducing by 40% the animals live 30% longer. In human terms this is 20 years of age. The same result in the observation of the flies: the use of diet and certain medications scientists have managed to Read more [...]
Experts of the British Society of Mechanical Engineers found that 30 to 50 percent of the products grown and produced food in the world no one eats. In the U.S. and Europe, half of the food thrown away after purchase.
According to a report made no sense excess food produced from a combination of factors: a strict control over the sale of expired products, poor harvesting and wasteful consumers.
The authors call such a tragic situation and say that a planet with a population at the end of the century is projected to grow by three billion worth thinking about strategy a reasonable diet.
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Paradoxically, the fact: Swiss scientists have refuted the widespread notion that the cough is sure to be treated with antibiotics. It turns out that this class of drugs useless for most types of cough.
Patients with cough or bronchitis often prescribed antibiotics, with all the research in this area did not give a clear answer about the effectiveness of the algorithm. And, Swiss scientists took to prove (or disprove) this axiom, which 2000 study participants, who complained of cough, give or antibiotic amoxicillin, or an inactive placebo.
The result was that Amoxicillin no more effective than Read more [...]
Theorists have long proved that for the preservation of forest trees should be cut down periodically. Of course, the cutting should be continuous but selective and only concern of the trees of a certain age, size and quality. Ability to implement this scientific principles explored specialists of the Institute of Forest. Sukachev SB RAS for example, spruce-fir forests.
Since 1979, scientists working in the forestry Bolshemurtinsky Krasnoyarsk Territory. At four sites covering about 5 acres, where timber was quite high, about 400 m3
per hectare, applied different variants of selective logging: Read more [...]
British scientists have refuted the popular belief that classical music promotes safe driving in a car. It turned out, on the contrary, reduces attention and reaction times. The plot of the TV program "Morning of Russia" will tell what works were blacklisted.
Physicists from the U.S. and the UK have found a way to verify whether we live in the real world or in a virtual reality created by our distant descendants. Professor of Physics at the University of Washington, Martin Savage with his graduate student Zor Davoudi and Silas Bean of the University of New Hampshire found a way to test the hypothesis that our universe is a vast computer model.
The researchers started from the existing computer simulation of processes occurring in the world of elementary particles. The basis of these methods is a method by which a computer processes the four-dimensional Read more [...]
According to what the scientists of the Siberian State University of Telecommunications and Information Administration, the ants are able to add and subtract simple numbers. This is the conclusion the researchers came after years of observing insects.
Vice-Rector of the University, Boris Ryabko explained experiment with which archaeologists discovered extraordinary abilities of ants. Organizing long labyrinth as a comb with 30 "teeth," the researchers were left between some "teeth" pieces of cotton wool soaked in water, among others - fleece with syrup. After that Read more [...]
U.S. scientists calculated the age at which aging begins cheloveka.Po experts, old age comes to a person when the brain begins to decrease production of myelin. It is known that the myelin sheath covering the nerve cells of neurons, protecting them from harmful influences. Stopping production of myelin causes a weakening of motor and cognitive functions. We also know that a defeat myelin leads to such terrible diseases as multiple sclerosis.
In studies of scientists involved volunteers aged 23-80 years, according to Glob-news.ru. Subjects to perform certain movements, and scientists compared Read more [...]
Maya, who became most famous in recent days in connection with the end of the world, they would never have predicted quite accurately predict the real astronomical phenomenon for many centuries before the attack, the researchers say.A new book entitled "Astronomy in the Maya Codices" (American Philosophical Society, 2011) which was awarded Osterbrock Book Award as the best book on the history of astronomy at the American Astronomical Society on Monday, January 7, details the impressive series of observations made by astronomers Maya before the start of the 16th century.The team of anthropologists, Read more [...]
In the "Bulletin of Experimental Medicine", which releases official Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, published a very mixed results of studies at the Institute of Physiology named Anokhin. The article that caused such a mixed reaction among scientists, called "non-contact transmission of information acquired from the deceased to give birth to the subject. An experimental study in rats. "
First, scientists have been standard practice in the pool Morris - a very common experience, when rats were immersed in a pool of muddy water, where is the area that the mouse is blind, Read more [...]
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