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The genetic modification of human embryos

genetic modificationBritish scientists have filed a request to the Government for genetic modification of human embryos. This happened just a few months after the scientific world learned of similar experiments in China, caused a storm of protests. Experiments are going to spend in Francis Crick Institute in London. They last about two weeks and the embryos cannot be brought to the condition of the fetus. Egg and sperm to donate a pair of experiments in which a surplus after they have undergone in vitriol fertilization.

The ultimate goal of researchers – to solve the problem of miscarriages. By modifying human embryos, they want to identify the genes most active force in the early days of fetal life, when the embryo forms a cell – the foundation of the future placenta.Genes are switched on and off using a tool Crispr-Cas9.The knowledge Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 17, 2015 in Human, Science

 

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Treasures of the Ancient World

 Ancient WorldPeople never left the desire to find ancient treasures. While many have devoted their entire lives searching for gold, but did not find him, others came upon ancient treasures by accident. Many of these stories have a happy ending, and the priceless gold treasures are now in museums, while others say that the people profane and rob graves, engaged in trade of antiquities black market. Here we look at the ten most spectacular golden treasures of the ancient world.

Treasure on the sea bed. Florida, United States

The fleet of twenty ships left the port of Havana in Cuba on his way to Spain, September 4, 1622. These ships carried the wealth of the empire, the soldiers were on board, passengers and slaves. The next day when the court entered the Straits of Florida, the hurricane began. Eight ships were sunk. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 16, 2015 in Historical

 

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Sierra Nevada Mountains are losing snow

Mountains are losing snowMountain system of the Sierra Nevada, stretching along the US state of California, is experiencing hard times. According to new calculations of scientists, who rebuilt history of changes of the mountain range, today snow is most scarce in the last 500 years. The lowest rate fell on April 1, 2015.

When we measured the snow pack on April 1, the index of its abundance was only 5% on average in 1930 – says the study’s lead author Valerie True (Valerie Trout) from the University of Arizona. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 14, 2015 in Nature

 

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Under the ice shell of Enceladus splashing vast ocean

Enceladus splashing vast oceanNew data from the spacecraft Cassini, suggests that the geologically active moon of Saturn – Enceladus – there is a continuous ocean beneath the icy crust, according to NASA. These findings researchers have analyzed the behavior of the motion of Enceladus around Saturn.

The existence of indirect evidence ocean geysers ejecting water vapor, ice particles and simple organic molecules, which Cassini discovered near the South Pole of the satellite. According to scientists, it can be assumed that the source of the geysers is a huge ocean of liquid water. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 12, 2015 in Galaxy

 

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Burst dam In Japan and flooding the town Joso

Joso townIn the Japanese city of Joso completely flooded due to the dam on the River Kinugawa, are working to rescue about 200 people. Rescuers publish horrific pictures which show floating house and clinging to their residents. About 100 people are on the roof of a local supermarket, the first floor of a two-storey building flooded.

¬†Another 80 people awaiting rescue on the second floor of the nursing home. It flooded the first floor. Earlier it was reported about your visits to the rescue of the 80 residents who do not have time to evacuate and waiting for help on the balconies of their houses. Self-defense Forces by this time rescued 39 people. Rescuers evacuating people by helicopter, since all the roads of the city are flooded and the rough is not for you closer to home by boat. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 10, 2015 in Nature

 

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Scientists were able to stop aging

stop agingA team of scientists from the University of California in the United States discovered a protein that can prolong a person’s life. The study lasted nine long years. During this time, researchers from San Francisco set up an experiment not only in mice but also in humans. The trial was attended by nearly 1.9 thousand people aged 40 to 85 years. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 6, 2015 in Human, Science

 

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Somewhere there is a double

doubleEmbry and Jennifer are not relatives, but they are extremely similar. The two women in the photo never met before and are confident that they are not relatives. But they look exactly the same. Thanks to the site of twins Twin Strangers, 23-year-old from the Embry of Fayetteville, North Carolina, came to meet with the 33-year-old Jennifer in Spring Texas. Both women read about the founder of the site Niamh Gini, which first met her first, and then the second clone, and interested in, and whether they somewhere in his double. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 5, 2015 in Human

 

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The world’s oldest Holy Quran could be written to the Prophet Muhammad

Oldest Holy KoranBritish scientists have suggested that the fragments of the world’s oldest-known historian of the holy Quran, which were discovered in July 2015 in the library of the University of Birmingham, may be recognized as the founder of Islam over the Prophet Muhammad.

Carbon dating carried out by specialists from Oxford University, suggests that the fragments were created in the period from 568 by 645 AD. At the same time the first known Muslim community was established at Medina ¬†in 622 AD. These figures are proof of the fact that, apparently, Muhammad and his early followers used the already existing text, rewriting it under political and theological situation – says Keith Small of the Bodleian Library at Oxford. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 3, 2015 in Historical

 

Who is killing UFO?

UFOThose interested in the subject of UFO and the fate of the famous UFO may have noticed that these scientists difficult and often tragic fate: many researchers of the UFO problem, work on it in the second half of the twentieth century., Died under mysterious circumstances, perhaps, were killed. Such a conclusion was a pretty bold amateur astronomer, a former US government consultant Timothy Good. He stated this at an international conference in Amsterdam dedicated to the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.

Actually, it’s not just about the UFO hunters, but also for researchers, was fond of searching for extraterrestrial life, scientists involved in space research. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 1, 2015 in UFO

 

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