Scientists have confirmed that reducing salt intake reduces the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and strokes.
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.
Scientists from the University Clinic of Dusseldorf have grown an artificial brain from human skin cells, in which optical cups were formed. Biologists at the University of Cambridge taught cuttlefish a simple language and tested their episodic memory. Scientists from the University of New York have shown that an interested conversation can slow down the development of Alzheimer's disease.
A Serbian hermit who lived in a small mountain cave for more than 20 years found out about the pandemic and decided to take action.
Today, the feeling of hunger is easy to satisfy with a simple touch of the smartphone screen. You don't even need to talk to anyone on the phone — you chose, paid, received. It is especially convenient during illness when you can't physically get to your favorite restaurant. But it turns out that delivery services are not as cute helpers as it might seem. They manipulate our desires, forcing us to eat fast food, and even pollute the planet with packaging.
Scientists have studied how bacteria get into concrete and how their environment changes over time — in the future they can be used to track or even eliminate defects in buildings.
We live among thousands of species of bacteria. Usually our interaction with them does not cause any harm, but if certain microorganisms get into our food or water, they can harm the human body.
Molochia is a variety of plants in the jute family. It is also called Korchorus, Jewish mallow, Jute mallow or Nalta. According to legend, a dish made from this plant cured a sick Egyptian ruler in the 10th century. However, over time, molochia was banned throughout the country because of the aphrodisiac effect it had on women.
Roskachestvo told about the rules for choosing a delicious melon, the features indicating its ripeness, as well as the best time to buy it. And, of course, the use!
Small lizards — African geckos — are widely distributed in the Western Hemisphere, including in America. However, historically, this species originated in south-east Africa — in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and other nearby areas. So how did it happen that geckos were able to cross the Atlantic Ocean and settle on a new continent?