A record-breaking millipede with a thousand legs has been found in Australia

Milli- means 1,000. Ped or pes means?. So all millipedes must have 1,000 feet. Nope! In fact, none did…Until now! #NSFfunded scientists have discovered the first true millipede – Eumillipes persephone. This helps expand knowledge of the diversity of these important insects. pic.twitter.com/30WOEhuPBW — National Science Foundation (@NSF) December 16, 2021 The millipede, dubbed Eumillipes persephone, was found 60 meters underground in a drilling well in Western Australia. The length of her body is 9.5 centimeters, and the width is 1 millimeter. The invertebrate creature has 330 body segments, antennae, a beak and a cone-shaped head. To count all the tiny legs of the creature, scientists needed a high-resolution image of it and almost an hour of time. It is known that the previous record for the number of limbs belonged to the California species of millipedes Illacme plenipes, which can have 750 legs. It is reported that in recent

Day in History: December 18

International Migrant Day The International Migrant Day is held annually on December 18. It was first celebrated in 2000 at the suggestion of the UN General Assembly. This decision was made due to the fact that in recent years the number of migrants around the world has increased significantly. On this day, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations in many countries hold various actions and seminars explaining the laws on the rights of migrants, disseminate information about the human rights and fundamental freedoms of migrants. Every year on December 18, one can hear calls that the international community should pay more attention to the significant number of migrants who find themselves in a difficult situation, far from home and in need of help and protection. The first public performance of the anthem “God save the Tsar!” Russian Russian national anthem “Prayer of the Russian People”, which is better known in history as

The European Union responded to Russia's proposals on security guarantees

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Russia has restricted entry from another country due to coronavirus

This decision was made due to the deterioration of the epidemiological situation due to the spread of the omicron strain. Rostourism was instructed to inform tour operators about the restriction on the entry of foreigners from Kenya. Rospotrebnadzor and the Ministry of Transport were instructed to organize rapid testing of Russians who arrived from Kenya, for the coronavirus. At the end of November, British scientists identified a new strain of coronavirus “omicron” in South Africa and Botswana. Since then, cases of infection with the new variant have been recorded in at least 63 countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported. The WHO noted that the omicron strain is spreading “extremely rapidly.” The organization added that they expect an increase in the number of hospitalizations and deaths due to the spread of the strain. Against this background, since November 28, Russia has imposed restrictions on entry from South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Zimbabwe,

US court rejects Butina's petition to overturn her earlier sentence

WASHINGTON, 17 & nbsp; December./TASS /. The Federal Court of the American District of Columbia rejected the motion of State Duma Deputy Maria Butina, who was released in & nbsp; 2019 from an & nbsp; American prison, to & nbsp; annul her earlier sentence. & Nbsp; This is stated in & nbsp; judgment of Judge Tanya Chatken, which was published on & nbsp; Friday in the & nbsp; electronic database of the court. She recalled that & nbsp; & laquo; 8 & nbsp; September 2020, Butina filed a petition & lt; & hellip; & gt; about & nbsp; cancellation, change of the sentence. “ As part of this petition, she asks to overturn the conviction, the sentence imposed and & nbsp; the & nbsp; deportation order & nbsp; & nbsp; & mdash; the judge explained. As Chatken noted, “Butina agreed and & nbsp; joined the government’s petition for & nbsp;

General Director of the Almaz-Antey Air Defense Concern: US sanctions will not affect the operation of the enterprise

Read TASS in Yandex.NewsYandex.Zen … Show hidden links Google News MOSCOW, July 17./ITAR- American sanctions will not have a significant impact on the implementation of the plans of the Almaz-Antey Air Defense Concern to develop and create advanced types of air defense missile defense weapons. This was stated by ITAR-TASS by the general director of the concern Yan Novikov. This is how he commented on Washington's imposition of sanctions on Russian defense and raw materials companies, including Almaz-Antey. “US sanctions will not have a significant impact on the full implementation of the plans of the Almaz-Antey Air Defense Concern to develop and create advanced types of weapons Anti-missile defense, “Novikov said. Previously, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who oversees the Russian defense industry, said that the export potential of the industry would not be affected by the sanctions. In addition, according to him, “the Americans can no longer stop the

Defense of Navalny Yankauskas' associate appealed against the decision to extend the house arrest

Read TASS in Yandex.NewsYandex.Zen … Show hidden linksGoogle News MOSCOW, July 17./ITAR- The defense of Konstantin Yankauskas, an associate of the Progress Party leader Aleksey Navalny, appealed against the decision to extend his house arrest. ITAR-TASS was informed by one of Yankauskas' lawyers Sergey Panchenko. Court in Moscow extended house arrest to Navalny's associate Yankauskas The Moscow City Court confirmed the legality of the refusal to nominate Yankauskas for elections to the Moscow City Duma “Today I have filed a complaint about the extension of house arrest for Jankauskas, and I am also filing a complaint with the Moscow City Court presidium about the initial house arrest of my client. In addition, I am sending a corresponding complaint about the selection of this measure of restraint by the court to the European Court of Human Rights, “the lawyer said./p> He added that he had appealed in the Presnensky Court of

A powerful typhoon hit the Philippines (video)

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Asmus complained about the salary in the theater

In her Instagram post, Asmus told about an extremely difficult November: the artist spent almost the whole month in the hospital because of her daughter’s illnesses and ailments. She recommended subscribers to get vaccinated, because getting sick is “very, very painful.” In response to this, one of the users of the social network asked why Asmus does not advise to devote less time to work. “And to maintain your immunity, get enough sleep and not abuse your own health reserves in an attempt to earn all the money in the world, why don’t you advise,” the fan wrote. Asmus partially agreed with the subscriber, but pointed out to her the discrepancy between reality and the fan’s ideas about the life of the “Interns” star. “I advise you, even as. But I will also write that you do not know how everything works in my life, including. So don’t. And it’s

Main events of the week

QR codes The State Duma approved the bill on QR codes in public places in the first reading. The bill, which the government submitted to the State Duma in November, suggests that QR codes will be required to attend mass events, cultural institutions, cafes and shops. The President stated that the situation in the field of combating covid in the country remains tense, the authorities must prepare all systems for the introduction of QR codes. At a meeting on Monday, the Duma Council decided to withdraw from consideration a bill aimed at introducing QR codes on vaccination or the presence of antibodies to coronavirus on long-distance trains and flights. Putin opposed the introduction of restrictions with QR codes for the New Year. Russians with positive PCR tests and antibodies will be issued coronavirus certificates for a year, and without tests, but with antibodies — for six months. The innovation also