Science and Technology 2023, February

A mysterious bioenergy field exists around people

A mysterious bioenergy field exists around people

Biochemist John Norman of the University of Maryland has found evidence of a bioenergy field around humans. Spiritual circles have been talking about such a field for thousands of years and this scientific study confirms that this is indeed the case

Scientists have found out why people turn to dark forces and how they divide the world into "good" and "evil"

Scientists have found out why people turn to dark forces and how they divide the world into "good" and "evil"

Canadian scientists decided to find out why the motives of good and evil mythical creatures in all mythologies of the world are so similar to each other and to understand how people themselves see good and evil in everyday life

The look of a humanoid robot made a man change his mind

The look of a humanoid robot made a man change his mind

This should be taken into account when designing such robots in the future, scientists say

The amazing gait of tardigrades: scientists never cease to be amazed

The amazing gait of tardigrades: scientists never cease to be amazed

Tardigrades are known to be champions of survival in the most extreme conditions. They can survive in a nuclear reactor and even in outer space, wear armor made of DNA strands and are capable of falling into suspended animation

The oldest plant with roots 400 million years old

The oldest plant with roots 400 million years old

Scientists have figured out the evolution of the first roots in terrestrial plants thanks to a fossil found in Scotland. Researchers from the UK and Austria have created a 3D reconstruction of a Devonian plant based only on its eyes

Genes can respond to encoded information in light signals

Genes can respond to encoded information in light signals

A new study from North Carolina State University shows that genes are capable of identifying and responding to encoded information in light signals, as well as filtering out some signals completely

Scientists have identified the genetic differences between humans and other mammals

Scientists have identified the genetic differences between humans and other mammals

American biologists have found that in zones of accelerated development - parts of the human genome that are significantly different from similar segments in the genome of other mammals - are concentrated mainly genes that determine the evolutionary development of the brain

The change in the height of the Earth's surface is associated with the accelerated evolution of species

The change in the height of the Earth's surface is associated with the accelerated evolution of species

Scientists have found that raising the soil has contributed to the evolution of species over the past three million years. Moreover, where the surface of the Earth has risen more, new species are developing at an accelerated pace

New details have been discovered leading to the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle

New details have been discovered leading to the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle

Biologist Burnett finds plane wreckage that could shed light on Flight 19 disaster

Physicists have proposed a theory of the origin of dark matter from Fermi balls

Physicists have proposed a theory of the origin of dark matter from Fermi balls

According to a new theory proposed by South Korean theoretical physicists, dark matter was born from Fermi balls, quantum "bags" of subatomic particles that were packed in dense "pockets" during the origin of the universe

How the heart makes the brain shut down and makes us dumber

How the heart makes the brain shut down and makes us dumber

When we are nervous, angry, anxious, or worried, our breathing and heart rate increase. At the same time, we become more absent-minded, for example, we can give incorrect answers to questions, drive the necessary turn and recklessly perform an action that

The phenomenon of the "soul leaving the body" at the time of death was explained

The phenomenon of the "soul leaving the body" at the time of death was explained

So-called out-of-body experiences (OBEs) are quite common. According to experts, approximately 10% of people encounter it at least once in their life

No graphics cards needed: what's new in the Ryzen 5000G hybrid

No graphics cards needed: what's new in the Ryzen 5000G hybrid

Built-in graphics have long evolved to full-fledged entry-level discrete solutions to meet the growing demand in the corporate and hobbyist industries

Genetics can determine a person's social circle

Genetics can determine a person's social circle

Sometimes we meet people who immediately become interesting to us or those who cause negative emotions in us. Canadian journalist and writer Malcolm Gladwell, author of the bestselling book Blink, explored this phenomenon in his work

British scientists have found the most ancient ancestor of the coronavirus

British scientists have found the most ancient ancestor of the coronavirus

The oldest predecessor of the SARS-CoV-1 and SARS-CoV-2 coronaviruses, which caused the outbreak of SARS in 2002-2004 and COVID-19, respectively, existed 21 thousand years ago

Road bitumen and its characteristic advantages

Road bitumen and its characteristic advantages

Different materials are used in road construction, but bitumen plays a key role. It is an organic substance, which is obtained artificially or naturally, consists of carbon, hydrogen

The cause of the largest catastrophe in the history of the Earth is named

The cause of the largest catastrophe in the history of the Earth is named

Researchers from China, the Netherlands and Norway have named the cause of the Permian extinction - the most catastrophic in the history of the Earth - a sharp rise in temperatures due to the volcanoes of the Siberian Trap province of large volumes of carbon dioxide

Physicists have found hints of the existence of the "neighbor" of the Higgs boson

Physicists have found hints of the existence of the "neighbor" of the Higgs boson

The existence of this particle is indicated by the traces of decays of yet unopened heavy bosons, which can be several times heavier than the Higgs boson

Americans will develop a swarm of robot workers to build a lunar base

Americans will develop a swarm of robot workers to build a lunar base

Engineers at the University of Arizona received a grant from NASA to develop advanced ways to extract natural resources in space. This announcement was published on the university website

Paleontologists have restored the appearance of the Carnotaurus

Paleontologists have restored the appearance of the Carnotaurus

Belgian and Australian paleontologists conducted a scientific experiment, during which they found out that the most bizarre carnivore dinosaur was covered with scaly skin. This conclusion was made for the first time in the history of archeology

Traces of caries found in primates that lived 54 million years ago

Traces of caries found in primates that lived 54 million years ago

This is the oldest evidence of caries in mammals to date

How to choose the right screen for your projector

How to choose the right screen for your projector

Projectors are indispensable equipment for holding presentations and business meetings, presenting a new product, and promoting promotions in stores. They are also often used as a home theater

Is a person's gender determined by the brain?

Is a person's gender determined by the brain?

What does science say about the potential differences between women and men?

A gap in the theory of evolution. The mystery of the origin of angiosperms that baffled Darwin

A gap in the theory of evolution. The mystery of the origin of angiosperms that baffled Darwin

Ancient Greek myths say that Achilles, despite all his courage and strength, had a fatal weakness - the heel. Today we learn about the "Achilles heel" of the theory of evolution by Charles Darwin

"Nuclear strike against mosquitoes": how will radiation help fight malaria?

"Nuclear strike against mosquitoes": how will radiation help fight malaria?

In China, they found a way to destroy mosquitoes using radiation

Russian oncologists forced the human brain to function outside the body

Russian oncologists forced the human brain to function outside the body

Malignant brain tumors are aggressive cancers. As a rule, he is diagnosed late, he is difficult to treat. The pathway to chemotherapy is blocked by the blood-brain barrier, which protects against infections

Scientists have recreated the alien world of Titan on Earth

Scientists have recreated the alien world of Titan on Earth

Atmospheric conditions on Saturn's moon have been replicated in tiny glass cylinders here on Earth

Scientists have found out what oxygenated the ancient Earth

Scientists have found out what oxygenated the ancient Earth

American scientists announced that volcanic eruptions on ancient Earth are associated with an increase in the amount of oxygen in the air

We don't need cows anymore. Now microbes produce milk

We don't need cows anymore. Now microbes produce milk

Soon it will be possible to do without cows for milk production, scientists say. Such a product will theoretically be more useful and suitable for everyone, without exception. Moreover, several companies have recently announced the production of a plant

Greenland expedition discovered "the northernmost island in the world"

Greenland expedition discovered "the northernmost island in the world"

Last month, scientists set foot on a tiny island off the coast of Greenland, which they say is the northernmost landfall in the world and was discovered as a result of pack ice shear

Testing of a magnetic levitation train began in Russia

Testing of a magnetic levitation train began in Russia

We are talking about running trials of a monorail transport system - a train moving using magnetic levitation technology (MAGLEV). Manufactured by the developer of "Yars" and "Bulava"

Russia has learned to project QR codes from space to Earth

Russia has learned to project QR codes from space to Earth

The new technology can be used both for advertising and for mass notification of people

Unique footage from the bottom of the Mariana Trench: the inhabitants of the depths

Unique footage from the bottom of the Mariana Trench: the inhabitants of the depths

In 2016, the SuBastian underwater drone collected new videos of black smokers from the bottom of the Mariana Trench - hydrothermal vents that fuel life at a depth of several thousand meters

Geologists have modeled crustal deformation in response to thinning glaciers

Geologists have modeled crustal deformation in response to thinning glaciers

Scientists have calculated the speed of glacioisostatic movements of the earth's crust, which occurred as a result of the degradation of the Earth's ice sheet in the 21st century, taking into account the horizontal component of movements for regions remote from glaciers for the first time

Tyrannosaurs had cousins ​​living on the East Coast of North America

Tyrannosaurs had cousins ​​living on the East Coast of North America

They were not inferior in size to the famous T. rex

10 catastrophic consequences of stopping the planet

10 catastrophic consequences of stopping the planet

At some point, we somehow learn that the Earth rotates on its axis. It is thanks to this that we have day and night, a stable atmosphere and many other benefits

Scientists have recorded how wild boars rescued their relatives by opening the trap doors

Scientists have recorded how wild boars rescued their relatives by opening the trap doors

Scientists set up a trap cage in order to catch wild boars and set motion cameras. They ended up capturing a wild boar lifting a wooden log to open the cage and free the other two boars caught in it - the first

Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on our perception of other disasters

Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on our perception of other disasters

Psychologist Stephen Taylor was at a socially distanced meeting with relatives and their friends last week when the conversation turned to chaos in Afghanistan. Someone mentioned the sickening footage of desperate Afghans clinging to American

Special hallucinations: a rare condition in which patients see tiny clowns, gnomes, and demons

Special hallucinations: a rare condition in which patients see tiny clowns, gnomes, and demons

In 1909, the French psychiatrist Raoul Leroy experienced a strange psychic phenomenon. He saw many people - colorful, friendly and different from each other

What happened to Atlantis and what will happen to us?

What happened to Atlantis and what will happen to us?

All thinking people know or suspect that human civilization is currently facing grave danger. Global climate change, actually occurring at the moment Sixth extinction of species and many other catastrophic