Scientists have figured out what is different about the brains of centenarians

Scientists have figured out what is different about the brains of centenarians The scientists sliced the brain of centenarians and found out what its owners are different from other people. The discovery of specific neurons will help to understand the secrets of longevity and causes of neurodegenerative diseases. The phenomenon of longevity has long been of interest to scientists from different countries, trying to identify common features in people living to a ripe old age. And recently the American scientists have apparently been able to shed some light on the issue that unites elderly people who manage to maintain good physical and mental shape even at the age of 80 years. “Not so long ago we believed that the only way for us to grow old and otahiti — said Emily Rogalski from northwestern University, USA, speaking on Sunday at a conference of the American Association for the advancement of

Venezuela has launched its cryptocurrency “Petro” in circulation

Venezuela has launched its cryptocurrency “Petro” in circulation MEXICO city, 20 Feb — RIA Novosti. Venezuela has started the implementation of its cryptocurrency “Petro”. As reported by President Nicolas Maduro in his Twitter, the currency started midnight (7am GMT). For the first time Maduro has announced plans to create its own crypto currency in the beginning of December 2017. According to him, the use of new technology will help to overcome financial blockade of the country. The initial cost of the Venezuelan cryptocurrency will be $ 60 for a “Petro”, during the pre-bidding will be implemented to 38.4 million Petro, announced late officials. HelpBitcoin baccani, cryptocurrency Where it comes from, how it works and whether or not to invest in it? Answer the main questions concerning the most progressive and discussing, but also the most mysterious financial instrument of our time. Read more

Without Belarus: Kiev praised the idea of sending Belarusian troops in Ukraine

Without Belarus: Kiev praised the idea of sending Belarusian troops in Ukraine MOSCOW, 20 Feb — RIA Novosti. Belarus cannot participate in the UN peacekeeping mission in the Donbass because of membership in the organization of collective security Treaty (CSTO), said Deputy foreign Minister of Ukraine Olena zerkal. Offer Minsk Previously the foreign Ministry of Belarus said that Minsk is ready to discuss deployment of a peacekeeping contingent in the conflict zone. According to the head of the Belarusian diplomacy, Uladzimir Makei, the matter was discussed with the special representative of the US state Department in Ukraine with Kurt Volker on the sidelines of the Munich security conference. The diplomat also noted that Belarus is ready to participate in this process in any format if this is acceptable to all involved parties. Mackay stressed that the Russian and Ukrainian sides need to compromise for convergence on the introduction of peacekeepers

The President of Kazakhstan approved the new Kazakh alphabet based on the Latin alphabet

The President of Kazakhstan approved the new Kazakh alphabet based on the Latin alphabet ALMA-ATA. 20 Feb — RIA Novosti. The President of Kazakhstan signed a decree approving a new version of the alphabet of the Kazakh language based on the Latin alphabet, according to the press service of the head of state. In October 2017 Nazarbayev signed the decree on the gradual translation of the alphabet of the Kazakh language to Latin script by 2025. At the same time was adopted the alphabet of the Kazakh language to the Latin alphabet of 32 letters. But it was widely used apostrophes, which, according to many experts and ordinary citizens, impede the reading and writing. Approved by the President of the new alphabet also contains 32 letters, it reduced the number of apostrophes and introduced digraphs (sh, ch). Until 1920-ies of the Kazakh language used the Arabic script, which was replaced

Depardieu came to live with the Arabs in Algeria

Depardieu came to live with the Arabs in Algeria According to the actor, this “a brilliant country” was once captured “illiterate French”. French actor Gerard Depardieu was again replaced by the country of residence, write French media. This time the glance, 69-year-old Frenchman from Russia, and Belgium appealed to the coast of the former French colony of Algeria. Depardieu considers this country as “brilliant” and admires the wit and intelligence of the Algerians. “I will soon live in Algeria. I chose Algeria. It’s a brilliant country. I wanted to say that the Algerians living in Marseille, would not dare to say half of what they say in Algeria. The sense of respect [in Marseille] lost in Algeria it is very noticeable,” — said Depardieu during a press conference dedicated to the second season of the French series “Marseille”. الممثل الفرنسي الشهير جيرار دوبرديو يختار الاستقرار بالعاصمة #الجزائر Gerard #Depardieu :

Elon musk was allowed to drill a tunnel under Washington

Elon musk was allowed to drill a tunnel under Washington The Boring Company, founded by Elon Musk, has received permission from the authorities to drill under the Washington. About it writes The Washington Post. Newsthe wind through the pipe: is there a future Hyperloop We are talking about prior authorization, which gave the DMV of Washington. Project details are still unknown, but in The Boring Company admitted that under the American capital may receive station for high speed train Hyperloop project. The initiator of this project in 2012, made himself a Mask. The Verge writes that Musk is planning to connect high speed trains to new York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington. Thus the project he had proposed and Advisor to the President Jared Kushner, who gave “tacit approval”. In October, Musk has posted the first photo of high speed tunnel under Los Angeles. The Boring Company tunnel under LA Publication

Letov died in front of you

Letov died in front of you He killed a state ended up in the hospital and became a hero. 10 years without Yegor Letov. And still goes according to plan, and plastic world and wins over the Russian field of experiments all the same sky… Thanks for every line and emotion. #Letovice #10ЛетТишины Publication of the NCA [National Concert Academy] (@ncalive) Feb 18, 2018 10:58 PST During the download an error has occurred. February 19, 2008 in his home in Omsk died Egor Letov. Detailed stories about the death of the leader of “Civil defense”, was released, then news programs, almost all Federal TV channels. Three weeks after the funeral, Letov respectable Symphony orchestra in thousands capital sport complex “Olympic” has already played snippets of his songs at the ceremony the rock award of the country “chart dozen”, where Egor was posthumously awarded in the nomination “Legend”. During the download

Pilot Yaroshenko deprived of walking and shopping because of the incident in the American colonies

Pilot Yaroshenko deprived of walking and shopping because of the incident in the American colonies Also, according to the lawyer of the Russian citizen Alexei Tarasov, reduction in the number of visits from twice a week to one “puts into question even the appropriateness of the” visit relatives. ROSTOV-ON-DON, February 20. /TASS/. Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko, who is serving a 20-year term of imprisonment in an American prison, restricted purchases, trips and visits from relatives because of the incident in the colony. However, Marxism has nothing to do with the incident, told TASS by telephone the lawyer Alexei Tarasov, protecting the interests of the pilot. Earlier it was reported that the Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova sent a letter to the Director of the Federal Bureau of prisons U.S. Department of justice (FBT) Mark Incha rights Konstantin Yaroshenko. The Ombudsman requested a permit Yaroshenko to

Police from London were accused of stealing cookies

Police from London were accused of stealing cookies Moscow. 20 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — Member of the London police Thomas Hooper appeared before the court for misconduct on the job, one of which was stealing cookies from a colleague, reported the SkyNews. May 7, 2016 Hooper borrowed a tin box with biscuits, which belonged to his colleague. The prosecution insists that the important is not the value of the loss, and the fact of theft. However, Hooper claims that he was ready to share cookies and buy a new box. The Chairman of the judicial group has Asjad asked the inspector from the Department of Hooper: “you Have a Sergeant, the inspector and the missing cookie box and the only thing that appeared necessary in this case, is to contact the office of professional standards?” He replied that this option was chosen due to the severity of the incident. In addition

Surovikin can lead the Russian troops in Syria, the source said

Surovikin can lead the Russian troops in Syria, the source said MOSCOW, 20 Feb — RIA Novosti. The commander of aerospace forces (VKS) Russia Colonel General Sergei Surovikin could once again lead the group of Russian Armed forces in Syria, which he commanded in June and December 2017, told RIA Novosti source in the defense Ministry. “Sergey can once again go on a business trip to Syria to head the Russian group. This possibility is currently being discussed,” said a source in the Russian defense Ministry. However, he explained that in the case of sending on a business trip to Syria Surovikin remains the commander of the VKS, its responsibilities in this position will temporarily perform one of the deputies. Currently, Russian forces in Syria is commanded by Colonel-General Alexander Zhuravlev, who headed in November 2017 Eastern military district instead of the City. In 2016, Zhuravlev had command of the

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