on July 14. The southern coast of Oahu (Hawaii) was subjected to Nashestvie strange creatures from the sea, which even sand crabs hastened to take refuge in shelters.
«The first time I see such!», — said Bruce Kwan, walked along the beach.
«They are really strange, look like little berries that you want to eat,» — reported Sonia lake, also vacationing on the beach.
«Them here, perhaps, millions», — added Scott Paddock.
Upon closer examination, the entire coastline is dotted with tiny purple creatures.
«It looks Read more [...]
on July 16. The fishery began checking the mass death of fish in the river Usmani near Voronezh, said «Interfax» on Monday, representative Vernadskogo Department of fisheries.
According to the interlocutor of Agency, preliminary analysis of the water on the oxygen content in the river showed that its level is three times lower than that needed for the life of the fish.
«Currently, the presence of toxic substances in the river is not fixed. Most likely, with increasing temperature the oxygen level in the river began to decline. Due to the lack of oxygen the fish began to die», — Read more [...]
Babies as young as six months are able to make predictions based on the probability that, according to the authors of a recent study, the higher level of thinking than was previously thought. If the children are as young as seven months show different expressions of the human face, then they, as adults, the longest look at a frightening face, which, according to scientists, shows early signs of the data associated with the emotions.Any parent knows that copying the behavior of the child, including clapping their hands, gives him pleasure. Imidzhingovaya technology confirmed that this kind of Read more [...]
01/08/2013 Specialists of the Institute of Medical and Biological Problems, Russian Academy of Sciences will hold about 80 biological experiments in space during the project "Bion-M» 1 in the spring of 2013, the director of the institute, Igor Ushakov. Tentative launch date of the experiment "Bion-M" 1 - April 15-25, 2013.A feature of this experiment, compared to previous launches "Bion", will be that scientific data will be placed not only in the satellite, but also on its outer side, which will in part to test the hypothesis of panspermia, ie entry of life on Earth Read more [...]
on June 29. Although this rain and not for the first time in India, red rain in some areas, Kannur, state of Keral on Thursday created a small panic and curiosity among the local residents. A strange phenomenon occurred about 6:50 a.m. and lasted 15 minutes. People in kilometer area Edachery in Puzhati panchayath (Panchayat - India Council, standing at the head of the caste, temple organizations, agricultural cooperatives, etc., - primed) panicked when their backyards acquired blood-red color after the rain.
The President of the block panchayats in Kannur, Saju M (Shaija M), collected a sample Read more [...]
Tomsk scientists is important to bring these bees, that they "were not evil to endure the harsh conditions of Siberia good to forage harvested not only for the beekeeper, but also for myself."
Small innovative company LLC "ApiMaster" created at the Tomsk State University (TSU), will bee breeding winter-hardy, adapted to harsh conditions of Siberia, RIA Novosti reported at the university on Thursday.
The university noted that the project in the region will be able to revive beekeeping. According to scientists, the Tomsk region - a successful area for honey: honey timber is Read more [...]
A phenomenon previously unknown in nature and do not even predicted theoretically discovered by Russian scientists. Opening, already recognized sensational promises a revolution in pharmacology and medicine. It turns out that drugs can be effective in very low doses. That means you can create effective drugs used, such as leukemia. 'Be significant transformation of our understanding of the nature"The researchers say. This was explained in a scientific report on the meeting of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences, head of the research team, Academician Alexander Konovalov. Read more [...]
12/11/2012 The birth of the living descendants of reptiles appeared about 280 million years ago, long before the dinosaurs.
As established paleontologists, one of the first live-bearing animals in the stories was Mesosaurus
- Marine reptile, lived in the early Permian in South America and South Africa, at that time was a part of the supercontinent Pangaea.
Perhaps in the first million years of evolution mezozavry were simply not able to produce eggs with a hard shell, suggested Dr. Graciela Piñeiro of the University of the Republic of Uruguay. "After the recent discovery of embryos mezozavrov Read more [...]
As reported by the electronic version of the British newspaper the Sun, according to the scientist, the game increases a number of qualities that people often use in everyday life.
According to Griffiths, "the process of the game has a number of positive effects: education, increased self-esteem, improve coordination. There is no evidence that video games, if done for them a moderate amount of time, have a negative effect on the person. " "I have three kids and they all spend part of their time in front of a TV playing games - said the scientist. - I think that if they did their Read more [...]
on August 12. More than 30 people in the different States of Sudan have been victims of floods due to heavy rains, said on Sunday the Minister of internal Affairs of Sudan Ibrahim Hamed.
«The heavy rains that caused flooding in different States of Sudan, caused the deaths of 32 people and injured 35 people, has led to the loss of more than 35 thousand heads of livestock, and the complete destruction of houses 4722», — he said.
According to him, on the river Atbara washed in 15 villages. As the Minister said, the government is preparing to declare a state of emergency in Read more [...]
Created in Lavochkin (Khimki, Moscow Region) space complex for astrophysical research "Spectrum-M" ("Millimetron") may help scientists in the search for extraterrestrial life, said a valid academic advisor Academy of Engineering Sciences Yuri Zaitsev."The next Russian astrophysical experiment just can reveal extraterrestrial civilization. This project" Millimetron. "Above it are already working, launch is planned for 2018," - said Yu.Zaytsev "Interfax-AVN."
Observatory will explore deep space in the millimeter, submillimeter and infrared parts of Read more [...]
By the Earth approaching asteroid collision which will be equivalent to thousands of atomic bomb explosion. The excitement at the end of the world has not yet subsided, as the world threatened by a new attack. After ten years of our planet at a dangerous distance closer asteroid Apophis-weighing more than 99,942 million tons.
According to the professor of the Russian State Hydrometeorological University Valery Malinin to Earth approaching asteroid collision which will be equivalent to thousands of atomic bomb explosion. Ten years later he gets close to the planet. "But a lot of the time, Read more [...]
on July 17. The main source of water in the city was threatened by the cracks of unknown origin, which, according to residents, increasing every day.
«The rift in the earth can deprive Fort Stockton main source of water, — said Paul wetherbee of The Middle Pecos Ground Water District (company management and protection of groundwater in the area - short). — In addition, there are important lines in this part of the country»
The Wetherby notes that cracks began to appear a few weeks ago.
The faults extend for several kilometers and in some places reach 450 Read more [...]
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield told at the pre-press conference at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, that the most interesting for a scientific experiment on the International Space Station (ISS) is a medical experiment "hospital in a box" to study the properties of human blood in microgravity.
Hadfield with Roscosmos cosmonaut Roman Romanenko and NASA astronaut Thomas Mashbernom on Wednesday, December 19, will travel to the ISS as part of a new expedition. The launch of "Soyuz-FG" with manned spacecraft "Soyuz TMA-07M" is scheduled for 16.12 MSK medium with the first Read more [...]
on August 14. Residents of Novosibirsk complain on the Internet at shocks, similar to an earthquake, in which swinging of the house.
One of the residents told RIA Novosti that on Tuesday morning he felt a little push, which, as it seemed to him, shook his house, located in the centre of Novosibirsk.
«This morning the house was slightly scatolo. Long branch home ferns swayed», — told the woman that lives on the top floor of 10-storey building. According to her, on Monday she heard a noise similar to explosions at a military testing ground.
Patient of a hospital, also located Read more [...]
8 August. Thousands of fish have died in the lake Nigen in the city of Srinagar, which, apparently, was due to the abrupt change in weather conditions over the past 48 hours, said official sources last night. Dead fish covered the surface of the lake, where there are luxury houseboat for foreign tourists. Residents living around the lake, they say that they have never seen such a phenomenon before.
The press-Secretary of the Department of fisheries said that the fish kill occurred, likely due to a reduction in the amount of oxygen in the water and the sharp fluctuations in temperature in the Read more [...]
NASA astronomers have presented a new view of the earth, with the recently launched satellite they were able to show with unprecedented clarity, looks like a planet in the dark. Besides the "glow" of cities, extra sensitive equipment also captured the lights of the ships that sail the river at night, torches and oil and gas fields, noted on the site NASA. Satellite Suomi NPP, equipped with a super-sensitive radiometer VIIRS, was launched last year. To make the frame of each of the land and all the islands, the satellite orbit the Earth took 312 times. Pictures taken in cloudless Read more [...]
NASA reported on the rover Curiosity. As announced agency specialists, the Martian soil samples taken for analysis rover, have rather complex chemical composition: they contain water, sulfur and chlorine.
Employees of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory had yesterday's press conference in San Francisco, dedicated to Mars research. "Curiosity, using a variety of tools for the analysis of the Martian soil, found a large number of different chemicals in small concentrations. Among them - a substance containing water, sulfur and chlorine," - said the scientists at NASA.
Curiosity took Read more [...]
on August 16. Kemerovo weather forecasters believe that struck on Tuesday night at southern Kuzbass large hail was difficult to predict, and it's not talking about the incompetence of the employees of the service, said on Thursday, RIA Novosti head of the Department of hydrometeorological services industries Kemerovo meteorologist Raisa electrification buzunova.
«To predict it (hail) is quite difficult in the mountains. Here played the role exactly the ridges of Mountain Shoria. Mountain side — it is always a mountain side. Shed rain or Shine. Engage or not engage (cyclone). Here Read more [...]