Biologists have debunked the myth of the superpower chimpanzees

Biologists have debunked the myth of the superpower chimpanzees The study of individual muscle fibers of chimpanzees was allowed to refute the view of a much larger force of these monkeys compared to man. Individual fibers can develop only slightly more powerful than the human, but the considerable role is played by the ratio of the different types of muscle proteins. The study is published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. It is believed that chimps have much greater muscular strength than a man. Previously, various scientists have tried to figure out how things really are, and found only a small difference. In the new study, biologists from the University of Arizona and their colleagues confirmed these findings by studying the individual fibers of the muscles of various body parts of monkeys. They also studied the structure of muscle fibers of chimpanzees. The major protein part

Experts doubted that “Zvenigorodsky chin” wrote Andrei Rublev

Experts doubted that “Zvenigorodsky chin” wrote Andrei Rublev After researching one of the first masterpieces of old Russian painting — “Zvenigorod” Andrei Rublev — the authorship of Rublev is questioned. These are the results of numerous studies of the surface of the icon which was able to identify and analyze author techniques techniques of applying paint and drawing the original figure and compare them with the recent results of a similar study of the “Holy Trinity” Rublev. The study was conducted by employees of the Tretyakov gallery and the State research Institute of restoration within two years led to the newest and costliest (as stressed by the Director of the Museum Zelfira Tregulova) equipment. As a result of studies made some critical assumptions that while, as emphasized in the Museum, cannot be considered final. Although conducted last week “the Round table” the majority of specialists on ancient art found them

This bacterium, which destroyed the effects of the largest oil spill

This bacterium, which destroyed the effects of the largest oil spill Scientists from the National laboratory behalf of the Lawrence Berkeley have identified all the main Nefterazvedka bacteria, and mechanisms that enabled them to “eat” the various components of crude oil after the Deepwater Horizon. The researchers were able to detect the main party Nefterazvedka process — bacteria Bermanella macondoprimitus. Details can be found in PNAS. “In the laboratory we simulated conditions of an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and were able to understand the mechanisms that help the bacteria to degrade the oil,” — said study author Harry Andersen. The researchers used samples of seawater to the site of the disaster that occurred in 2010. The examination of samples and simulate the conditions of oil spill experts have found the dominant bacterium, tentatively named Bermanella macondoprimitus that previous research team did not notice. Scientists sequenced the genome

VTSIOM told about the main qualities of Russian youth

The most typical characteristics of Russian youth are sociability, neatness and love of the sport. This is evidenced by data survey of the national center for the study of public opinion (VTSIOM), published on the website of the organization. While respondents older than 60 years were more likely to attribute young people the friendliness (59 per cent), helpfulness (56%), unselfishness (47 percent), while the identity of the youth of these characteristics are not determinative. While citizens aged 18-24 years most often characterize themselves as sociable (82%), oriented to material values (72 percent), sport loving (68%) active (62%) and cynical (56 percent). The majority of respondents of all ages say law-abiding young people, a positive attitude to the Russian authorities and the lack of interest in politics. “Intergenerational conflict, characteristic of the 1990s is gone. Today the older generation is better than before, assessing the youth. The young people themselves become

The Kremlin has promised to keep control of the landfill in Balashikha

Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Peskov President Vladimir Putin regularly receives the information from the Moscow authorities about the situation with municipal solid waste (MSW) “Kuchino” in Balashikha. This was reported by press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, reports the correspondent of”.ru” on Tuesday, June 27. “The Governor [of the Moscow region Andrei] sparrows constantly reports to the head of state. In addition, the President in the near future in terms of integrated solutions plans to hold a separate meeting with [the Minister of natural resources Sergei] don, where, in particular, will discuss these issues,” — said Peskov. According to a spokesperson, the theme of landfills in the Moscow region is discussed not the first year. “She just sounded so badly on a straight line, but the Governor, of course, long been engaged in these issues. We all understand that this is a very complex decision that requires a comprehensive

Ten coworking centers will create in the Moscow region

In Moscow ended with a competitive selection process among small and medium enterprises to create coworking centers. The winner was the company “Revork”, reports TV channel “360” on Tuesday, June 27. New coworking centers will appear in Balashikha, Vidnoye, Klin, Kolomna, Naro-Fominsk, Noginsk, Serpukhov, Stupino, Shchelkovo, and Elektrostal. The arrangement of each of them will be allocated 7.5 million rubles. The site has all the required office infrastructure, legal and accounting accompaniment, training programs are popular among entrepreneurs, as they allow to reduce the cost of maintaining a full-fledged office, said the Minister of investment and innovation region Denis Butsaev. Now in Moscow already there are 15 co-working centers with a total area of more than 4.5 thousand square meters. In particular, they are in Dolgoprudny, Korolev, Odintsovo, Khimki and Domodedovo. All the centers are decorated in the same style, their arrangement must meet the uniform requirements, said the TV

When the derailment of a train in the subway of new York affected more than 30 people

When the derailment of a train in the subway of new York affected more than 30 people Moscow. June 27. INTERFAX.RU — At least 34 people were injured in the subway of new York city due to the derailment, said Tuesday the U.S. TV channel Fox News. According to emergency services, threat of life affected no. However, 17 people sent to hospital. In the Transport Department of new York said that this train made an emergency stop, causing the accident. Also corrupted the way and part of the tunnel. New York City subway riders evacuated from disabled train — World News Tonight (@ABCWorldNews) on 27 June 2017 The accident was stopped several trains, of which carried out the evacuation of passengers. Transport office started the investigation of the causes of the accident. “I was leaning against the left door, on the left side of the train, and the

Nationalist Martsinkevich was sentenced to nine years in prison for the attack on drug traffickers

Nationalist Martsinkevich was sentenced to nine years in prison for the attack on drug traffickers MOSCOW, June 27. /TASS/. Babushkinsky court of Moscow has sentenced on Tuesday to nine years in prison for nationalist and leader of the public movement “Restrukt” Maxim Martsinkevich in the case of attacks on traders spice. About it the correspondent of TASS from the courtroom. “Recognize Martsinkevich guilty and sentenced him to nine years in prison of strict regime”, — announced the verdict to the judge. The penalty will be calculated from January 27, 2014. In the near future the court will announce the timing the other nine defendants in the criminal case, participants of movement “Restrukt”. They are accused of committing crimes stipulated by articles 162 (“Robbery”), 167 (“Deliberate destruction or damage of property”), 213 (“Hooliganism”), 161 (“Robbery”), 111 (“Causing of heavy harm to health, including causing death of the person”) the criminal code

Tillerson called the slave trade one of the main problems in the world

Tillerson called the slave trade one of the main problems in the world WASHINGTON, 27 Jun — RIA Novosti, Dmitry Zlatarev. U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson believes the human trafficking is one of the main problems in the modern world, stated in a report published on Tuesday report of the state Department. “The slave trade is one of the most tragic problems related to human rights in the modern world. It destroys families, global markets, undermines the rule of law and contributes to the development of international crime. This threatens public safety and national security,” — said Tillerson in a letter accompanying the report. The report examines the situation on the slave trade in 187 countries from 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017. Given the global nature of the problem, Tillerson stressed the importance of international cooperation for its solution. He promised that the state Department “will continue

Hacker attacks in Russia have not affected the functioning of the website of the Kremlin

© TASS MOSCOW, June 27. /TASS/. New hacker attack on the system of the company in Russia has compromised the computer systems of the presidential Administration of the Russian Federation and the official website of the Kremlin. This was reported by TASS press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov. “(All) is stable”, – he said. Previously to the attack of a new virus-ransomware Petya was subjected to a number of companies such as “Rosneft”, “Bashneft”, Mars, Nivea and Mondelez International (maker of chocolate Alpen Gold). This is stated in the message of the company Group-IB, which deals with the prevention and investigation of cybercrime. Petya virus locks computers and demands a ransom of $300 in bitcoins. Experts Group-IB also found that recently, this virus was used by the Cobalt group with the purpose to hide traces of targeted attacks on financial institutions.