Michelangelo's marble in the Medici Chapel looked dull, so the restoration team decided to resort to the help of microbes. Special bacteria cleaned the age-old dirt, giving the statues a pleasant, updated look.
A new understanding of the complex architecture of the lobster's lower abdomen has provided engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a model of a new rigid and elastic hydrogel. The material mimics the spiral structure of the creature's natural armor, which gives it greater strength and tear resistance.
Researchers at the University of Adelphi stumbled upon the remains of the IV – VII centuries. with traces of very complex surgical operations for that time.
The fire in the world-famous cathedral began in the evening of April 15. The damage inflicted on them is not yet completely clear, but some results can already be summed up.
On September 10, 2008, the launch of the Large Hadron Collider was officially announced at CERN. How did the idea of this grandiose project come about and what does modern physics owe to it?