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Frightening inscription on cigarette packs enhance the desire to smoke among adolescents

Anti-Smoking posters as well as images and inscriptions on cigarette packs are designed to discourage people’s desire to smoke. However, a number of American experts made a statement that for some teenagers, this kind of negative publicity is having an effect opposite of the desired effect. As evidence, they cited their recent research. photo: Gennady […]

December 18th, 2017 | Posted in science | read More »

The computer beat the best poker players, “earning” two million dollars

Artificial intelligence Libratus, who played poker with some of the best players in the world of Texas hold’em, defeated them and gained $ 1.8 million in chips. The competition itself was a fairly long time, but now scientists at Carnegie-Mellon, involved in the development of AI, told about the principles of their offspring. photo: pixabay.com […]

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In Canada have discovered an ancient bear-sweet tooth

American and canadian paleontologists have discovered the remains of Arctic bear that lived 3.5 million years ago. Analysis of the teeth showed that the ancient animal was suffering from decay. According to scientists, it is with high probability means that in the bear diet was composed of a large number of “sweets”. A frame from […]

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Scientists have proposed a new way to stop the “epidemic of obesity”

A group of American researchers from Johns Hopkins University, said that sweetened carbonated drinks are one of the main reasons for the increasing number of obese people. First soda leads to weight gain by children and adolescents, experts say. As a step to solving the problem, scientists propose to put on this kind of drink […]

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The addiction to selfies is declared a sign of an unhealthy psyche

The idea that man, excessive production of selfies, you may need the assistance of a psychologist, often expressed by skeptics rather as a joke. However, an international group of experts from the UK and India issued a statement that truth in such jokes there. photo: pixabay.com As recognized experts, the study was inspired by the […]

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Were the Americans on the moon

Recently, the author and transmission of known teleobservation Alexei Pushkov, the TVC channel, heard the arguments in favor of the version that the Americans were on the moon, landing a man on the moon no more than a pavilion show. This version of walk on the Internet. photo: ru.wikipedia.org A feature of the Internet is […]

December 15th, 2017 | Posted in science | read More »

The microbiologist described the perfect way to wash hands

Michelle Massaquoi from the University of Oregon, stated that the majority of people, without knowing it, wash their hands properly. Microbiologist spoke about common misconceptions and contentious issues associated with this action, and described a way of getting rid of bacteria on the hands, which, from her point of view, perfect. photo: pixabay.com Microbiologist said […]

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Announced the first test results whether the asteroid Omului “the spaceship of aliens”

Specialists representing the project Breakthrough Listen, spoke about the interim results of the study of the asteroid 1I/Omwamwi, which, as we learned earlier this week, planned to check for alien radio transmitters. So far, the evidence in favor of the assumption that the cosmic body is a spaceship extraterrestrial civilization, could not be found — […]

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Artificial intelligence has found its “twin” Solar system in the constellation of the Dragon

Astrophysics of the American aerospace Agency NASA and the developers of artificial intelligence AI Google announced that the star system Kepler-90 with new technology was able to detect previously unknown eighth planet. Thus, she was more similar to the Solar system than expected so far. photo: pixabay.com The system Kepler-90 is located at a distance […]

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Scientists from Russia found an unusual similarity of proteins and glasses

Experts from a number of Russian educational and scientific organizations, in collaboration with colleagues from the Czech Republic and Germany has found out how is subject to electric conductivity and dielectric permittivity of proteins. As it turned out, in this respect, a number of complex organic substances reminiscent of glasses and other amorphous materials. photo: […]

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