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Polar vortex responsible for Texas deep freeze, warm Arctic temperatures
2021-03-11 11:27 A “polar vortex” was responsible for the freezing conditions in the US state of Texas last month, UN weather experts said on Tuesday, before warning of a worrying increase in global carbon dioxide levels. Spokesperson Clare Nullis from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) told journalists during a regular bri...
At the Large Hadron Collider, a charming and strange baryon was discovered
2021-03-09 14:07 Scientists of the international CMS ( Compact Muon Solenoid) collaboration at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, which includes researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, the National Research Nuclear University "MEPhI" and the Physics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, announced the discovery of a new res...
How does climate change affect the migration routes and nesting sites of peregrine falcons
2021-03-06 13:49 A team of researchers from the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, China and Russia, including scientists from the Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, studied the populations of peregrine falcons in Northern Eurasia using satellite transmitters, genetic analysis and serious mathematical...
Paleontologists have suggested that the hypothesis about the way of movement of the ancestors of mammals is incorrect
2021-03-04 18:34 American scientists analyzed and compared the vertebrae of mammals, their extinct relatives and modern reptiles — and came to the conclusion that the synapsids moved quite differently from lizards. Synapsids — the ancestors of mammals-had characteristics that are inherent in reptiles. For example, their limbs were spread out to the side...
International competition of research works «From creativity to innovations»
2021-03-03 18:25 We invite you to take part in the international competition of research works dedicated to World Creativity and Innovation Day (UN) «From creativity to innovations» (hereinafter – the competition). The competition is organized and conducted by the educational center "Alive mind" (hereinafter referred to as...
Yemen pledging conference: Severity of suffering ‘impossible to overstate’ says Guterres
2021-03-02 12:33 The international response to Monday’s High-Level Pledging Event on Yemen has been described as “disappointing” by the UN chief, announcing that pledges totalled less than last year’s humanitarian response, and a billion dollars less than the figure raised in 2019.     Despite that, millions of Yem...
The role of lipoproteins in the development of cardiovascular diseases
2021-02-26 21:34 Russian scientists from RUDN and the Institute of Biomedical Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences have summarized new scientific data to review the role of high-density lipoproteins in the human body. "Historically, high levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) have been associated with low blood cholesterol, which protects against hea...
Springhares Glow Orange and Red under Ultraviolet Light
2021-02-24 18:04 Springhares are nocturnal mammals in the rodent family Pedetidae, which includes only two living species. Both species are endemic to Africa: the springhare (Pedetes capensis) lives in southern Africa; and the East African springhare (Pedetes surdaster) inhabits portions of Kenya and Tanzania. These creatures are noc...