For thousands of years, people have been watching the Earth's satellite in the hope of finding out the weather faster than the Ministry of Emergency Situations. The moon really affects the weather and even the climate of our planet, although the reasons why this happens have not yet been studied.
The Compulsory Medical Insurance Fund has calculated how much the state is forced to spend on the treatment of patients with coronavirus infection in Russia. And how much he will spend later.
Three things, once started, are difficult to finish: eating good food; talking to a friend who has returned from a hike and scratching where it itches. Kozma Prutkov, The fruits of reflection.
A year ago, we witnessed a shift in education, when most offline classes were replaced with online classes, and nothing terrible happened. Especially when it came to additional education for high school students and adults. Ten or even five years ago, such a transition would have been painful due to the low bandwidth of the Internet for streaming and the lack of habit of regular consumption of content in this format.
While the data on most storage devices can be read using electrical signals, the new technology encodes them in light. This allows the system to read them by simply checking whether the LED is on or off. Recently, researchers have developed a new device based entirely on perovskite that can do both at the same time.
A powerful radio telescope studying the Milky Way satellite galaxy has discovered thousands of previously unknown sources of radio signals.
The island fox from the island of San Nicolas lives only on the most remote of the eight Channel Islands of California. Since recently, it has been in a low-risk group of extinction.
The global food market is intensively adapting to the post-pandemic era, trying to solve the problems of food waste and labor shortages. Three areas of the foodtech market are becoming the most interesting: vegetable meat, cellular meat (allowed for sale so far only in Singapore) and the production of fermented products. Andrey Zyuzin, Innovation Advisor at EFKO Group, Managing Partner of the Fuel for Growth venture fund, talks about the coolest startups in the direction.
The painting The Last Day of Pompeii in colors shows how scary nature can be. On this day 1942 years ago, the eruption of Vesuvius claimed thousands of lives, and victims of this disaster are still being found.
According to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a restaurant in Michigan was the source of an unusual salmonella outbreak that lasted for more than a decade. As a result of a long investigation, experts determined that it was not the food that infected the visitors of the restaurant, but the restaurant building itself and its employees, who were asymptomatically carrying the bacterium.