Superpowers “sea nomads” explained by genetics

Superpowers “sea nomads” explained by genetics Scientists have found the genes that allow Asian people Bajo to hold his breath for an incredible five minutes and even longer. When a person is immersed in water with head in the body for a few seconds, there is a change of coping with the lack of oxygen: the heart slows, the blood vessels in the periphery constrict to maintain blood flow to vital organs, the spleen releases strategic reserve of oxygen-rich red blood cells. It briefly prolongs the time we can spend under water, not choking. This week, scientists from Denmark published an article in which describe the genetic adaptations discovered at one of the peoples of South-East Asia; these devices help the representatives of this nation to be under water longer than most people. These people are called “sea nomads” (Sea Nomads). They practically live in the sea — the floating

Hackers broke into the website of Ministry of Ukraine and demanded the cryptocurrency

Hackers broke into the website of Ministry of Ukraine and demanded the cryptocurrency Unknown hackers broke into the website of the Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine. This is evidenced by the home page of the website. Hackers have specified that all files have been encrypted and to decrypt them only with the help of their program. As ransom hackers demand of 0.1 bitcoin ($920). Hackers gave to the Ministry ten hours to pay ransom. The representative of the Ministry confirmed to Reuters that the site was subjected to hacking. According to her, the websites of state energy companies are operating normally. In June, the virus had infected NotPetya many Ukrainian companies, including “Zaporozhyeoblenergo”, “Dniproenergo”, the Ukrainian mobile operators Kyivstar, LifeCell and “Ukrtelecom”, as well as Privat.

“We’re all gonna die!” Mutant rats and real cases of mass panic

“We’re all gonna die!” Mutant rats and real cases of mass panic Modern man prone to panic, no less than its historical predecessors. The reason to start hysteria and chaos can be anything. In 2005, when due to a power failure in Moscow for a few hours was a power outage in half of the districts of the capital, Moscow region and Tula, Kaluga and Ryazan regions, the residents deprived of their sources of information began to grow panic. The suburbs have spread fantastic rumors: that the explosion of some nuclear power plant destroyed half of the capital is soon expected fallout, and need to stock up on food, water, iodine and red wine. The sellers just a few hours has sold all his goods, including the absolute “illiquid”. When electricity returned to the house, the madness stopped. But this case is clear evidence that modern man is prone to

Shoigu: the US is pushing the world to the arms race

Shoigu: the US is pushing the world to the arms race The Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu, speaking at the Ministerial meeting of the SCO countries in Beijing, said that the United States is pushing countries to the arms race. According to the Minister, currently the world is in a state of transition to a multipolar system, which manifests itself in increased competition for leadership in that region and around the world. “In these circumstances, the United States wants to preserve the role of the hegemon in international Affairs, will employ any means, including military, pushing the country to a new arms race — said Mr. Shoigu (quoted by TASS).— This is confirmed in the new American doctrinal documents in the sphere of national security and defence, the desire to revise the most important international agreements, including UN resolutions and the basic principles of the world trade organization.”

The media has accused the Pentagon of deliberately understating the capabilities of Russian air defense

The media has accused the Pentagon of deliberately understating the capabilities of Russian air defense The Pentagon deliberately casts doubt on the effectiveness of air defense systems of Russian production, thus, perhaps, trying to protect Turkey from the purchase of Russian s-400, writes the National Interest. The newspaper reminds the statement of the official representative of the Pentagon, The white that all issued by the United States, Britain and France on the night of 14 April through Syria missiles has achieved its objectives. Thus, American defense Ministry denied the statements of Russia that the Syrian air defense able to shoot down most of the missiles. White also noted that Russia-manufactured air defense system was ineffective. 16фотографий16фотографий16фотографий Her statement was supported by the representative of the joint chiefs of staff U.S. army Lieutenant General Kenneth McKenzie, noting that the Russian air defense was active at the time of the missile strike,

The Committee in the Federation Council supported the bill on the response to US sanctions

The Committee in the Federation Council supported the bill on the response to US sanctions MOSCOW, 24 APR — RIA Novosti. The Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation supported the concept of the bill on response to US sanctions with some reservations, to be at the disposal of RIA Novosti the opinion of the Committee on the bill. A bill to sanctions the U.S. and other countries were submitted to the Duma on April 13. The document gives the government the right by decision of the President to enter 16 different responses, including to prohibit or restrict the import of agricultural, alcohol and tobacco products, drugs from certain countries prohibit or restrict the export from Russia of rare earth metals, to suspend cooperation on the nuclear, aircraft, and rocket engines. “The Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation and state building supported the concept of the draft Federal law on the

The Russian foreign Ministry: presence of the anti-missile “umbrella” gives US the illusion of impunity

The building of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation © Valery sharifulin/TASS MOSCOW, April 24. /TASS/. The presence of anti-missile “umbrella” gives US the illusion of impunity and leads to the dangerous steps. This is stated in the commentary of the Russian foreign Ministry in connection with the publication of a U.S. state Department report on the observance of agreements and obligations in the field of arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament.

Slutsky: Russia may return to the subject of repayment of the contribution at the Council of Europe resolution of the crisis with PACE

MOSCOW, April 24. /TASS/. Russia may return to the subject of repayment of its dues to the Council of Europe (COE) in the case of a resolution of the crisis with its parliamentary Assembly. About this TASS said Tuesday the head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky, commenting on the statement of COE Secretary General thorbjørn Jagland.

The monkey is finally deprived of the rights to a selfie

The monkey is finally deprived of the rights to a selfie Moscow. April 24. INTERFAX.RU — the Ninth circuit U.S. court of appeals rejected the claim of the organization “people for the ethical treatment of animals” (PETA) to the photographer David Slater, whose camera the monkey took a selfie on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. “We came to the conclusion that this monkey — like all animals, not as human beings — has no legal status within the framework of copyright law”, — quotes the Huffington Post the court’s position. Earlier in September 2017, it was reported that Slater reached a settlement agreement with PETA and after two years of litigation, protect their rights of authorship photos, which made the monkey, but must sacrifice a quarter of incomes in favor of the monkeys. However, the Ninth circuit court of appeals, the United States decided to bring the lawsuit to the

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