Scientists from the University of Southern California have found a peptide that protects against type 1 diabetes. Researchers at the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology explained the mechanism of SARS-CoV-2 exposure in patients with type 2 diabetes. Scientists at Seoul University have shown that a side effect of diabetes medication is the mitigation of Alzheimer's disease.
Paleontologists have found the fossilized brain of a 310 million-year-old horseshoe crab in the valley of Mason Creek, Illinois. During the excavation of an ancient human site in Dmanisi, Georgia, fragments of a dog's jaw, which are 1.8 million years old, were found. Anthropologists have come to the conclusion that the rock paintings in a cave near Malaga were made by Neanderthals 45 thousand years ago. During the underwater excavations of Heraklion near modern Alexandria, Egypt, fruit baskets were found that are more than 2000 years old.
All lovers of spicy food know what chili peppers are capable of. Moreover, some people love this burning sensation so much that they actively participate in chili eating competitions, where they try even the sharpest species, including the Carolina Reaper. By the way, in 2013 it was included in the Guinness Book of Records as the hottest pepper in the world. But can a craze for such products harm our health?
It turns out that not only people can perceive quantitative information. Previously, it was found that tiny guppy fish, bees, as well as hyenas and dogs react to changes in the number of certain objects. Their skills are approximately at the level of a one-year-old child who will understand that there are fewer candies if mom decides to hide one. But the child will eventually learn to count, and the guppy fish will not. We find out why.
It goes without saying that the sooner you can get information about an impending heart attack or stroke, the better for the patient. The new patch is designed specifically for these purposes and is able to send ultrasonic pulses to the user's body.
If you have a cat, then have you ever wondered why he flies out of the toilet like a bullet and starts spreading everything around. Of course, cats are strange creatures, but this behavior is completely confusing. What is going on in the pet's head?
Scientists from the University of San Francisco have installed a neuroprosthesis that allowed a paralyzed person to dictate whole words to a computer. Engineers from Tel Aviv University have developed an implant that allows you to restore sensitivity in case of nerve damage. Engineers from the University of San Diego have developed an electric current generator powered by human sweat. Scientists from Brown University have developed a system for diagnosing anemia by photography.
Penalty shootouts in football are one of the most unpredictable and dramatic events in sports. Depending on the outcome, it causes deep despair or ecstasy among players and fans, which are reflected on the face and in gestures. Gillian Cook, a lecturer in sports and performative psychology at Liverpool John Moores University (UK), explains why fans cover their faces with their hands at such stressful moments.
Although wrinkles are considered an indicator of age, and cosmetologists promise to help us get rid of them, these wrinkles will not disappear completely. However, the appearance of wrinkles can be slowed down, prevention, which we will tell you about, will help you enjoy smooth and elastic skin for longer.
According to a Russian dermatologist, hair loss can continue for several months after the disease.