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A vaccine for Lassa fever was found only now - 50 years later

A vaccine for Lassa fever was found only now - 50 years later

50 years ago, scientists tried to cope with the deadly Lassa fever and began developing a vaccine. And only today they began to test it in public

The scientific explanation for the strange tricks our body does

The scientific explanation for the strange tricks our body does

All anatomical riddles have an excellent scientific explanation, which remains a secret only for those who have not received medical education. And here are some examples

Yucatan Peninsula is experiencing worst drought in 34 years

Yucatan Peninsula is experiencing worst drought in 34 years

Three years of below average rainfall in Mexico's Yucatan resulted in the peninsula's worst drought since 1986

Found the cause of the strange distribution of iron around the Earth

Found the cause of the strange distribution of iron around the Earth

Scientists have compiled a map of the distribution of heavy metals in outer space surrounding the Earth, and found interesting patterns

Dolphins appeared in the cleared canals of Venice

Dolphins appeared in the cleared canals of Venice

During the quarantine announced in Italy, the waterways of Venice were so cleared that fish were seen in the clear water, and swans swim on the surface of the canals

SARS-CoV-2 virus: important questions that still have no answers

SARS-CoV-2 virus: important questions that still have no answers

Can you get infected twice? How long will the pandemic last? Will the number of victims increase or, on the contrary, decrease?

String theory has been hit hard

String theory has been hit hard

Astronomers have not found hypothetical particles called axions in the heart of a galaxy cluster 200 million light-years away

Spraying sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere to help tackle global warming

Spraying sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere to help tackle global warming

The realistic model confirmed the viability of earlier abstract constructions and even improved the prediction of the results of applying such methods

Chinese probe "Chang'e-4" resumes work on the far side of the moon

Chinese probe "Chang'e-4" resumes work on the far side of the moon

The automatic station and the lunar rover "Yuytu-2" came out of "sleep" on the 16th lunar day and are ready to continue working

Animals are exploring deserted cities

Animals are exploring deserted cities

In the deserted cities and towns of Japan, Italy and Thailand, animals roam the streets and parks, not afraid to be expelled

What is the actual name of the coronavirus (and why it is not called that)

What is the actual name of the coronavirus (and why it is not called that)

In fact, several concepts are mixed here at once, which need to be described in more detail

Small Ice Age Carvings First Found in Indonesia

Small Ice Age Carvings First Found in Indonesia

Archaeologists discover two miniature stone engravings in Indonesia

Published photos of the asteroid, which will fly in April in 7.4 million km from the Earth

Published photos of the asteroid, which will fly in April in 7.4 million km from the Earth

The celestial body is seen on them as a bright point that moves against the background of the stars

In Canada, found the remains of a prehistoric fish with "rudiments" of fingers

In Canada, found the remains of a prehistoric fish with "rudiments" of fingers

Paleontologists consider it the first full-fledged transitional link between fish and amphibians

Why does a person need air and how does the lungs work?

Why does a person need air and how does the lungs work?

Breathing is a very important process, during which oxygen enters the body and carbon dioxide is removed

How extreme weather on Titan was similar to Earth's?

How extreme weather on Titan was similar to Earth's?

This moon of Saturn has methane showers periodically

Why did almost a million king penguins disappear without a trace?

Why did almost a million king penguins disappear without a trace?

Almost a million black and white birds have disappeared without leaving any trace. Once the island of Cauchon in Antarctica was densely populated by penguins, but now it is empty

Found a 400-year-old artifact of the powerful Campbell clan

Found a 400-year-old artifact of the powerful Campbell clan

In Scotland, a rare and considered lost seal was discovered, which confirms the truth of the legends about the great enmity of two powerful clans

Scientists put an end to rumors of coronavirus

Scientists put an end to rumors of coronavirus

New coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, responsible for the outbreak of infectious disease COVID-19, was not created in the laboratory

Scientists have found that cats meow especially for humans

Scientists have found that cats meow especially for humans

It turns out that cats have been successfully training us all this time, researchers say