Entries by Firyuza Yanchilina

science journalist


Running from cancer: scientists discover unexpected effects of exercise

No one needs to be convinced of the benefits of exercise. Light jogging, aerobic and feasible anaerobic exercises help keep the body in shape, give vigor and good health. But not so long ago, scientists discovered unexpected properties of exercise. It turns out that exercise can heal even ...


Scientists have discovered an unexpected effect of taking vitamins

Vitamins have surprisingly powerful healing effects, according to new research. Even children today know about the benefits of vitamins. And, it would seem, everything is already known about them. However, scientists are finding new sides to these vital substances. Take a popular vitamin ...


Members of Parliament and Wives: How Hurricanes are Named

Behind every hurricane is a real person, who, however, has nothing to do with natural disaster. Every year from early June to late November, the United States has hurricane season. The peak usually occurs in mid-September. It's impossible to get used to these natural phenomena ...


An invitation to a dream: how a scientist from Belarus came to the USA for a year and stayed forever

No one needs to explain what Alzheimer's or Parkinson’s diseases are. Everyone knows about them. Unfortunately, these ailments are the scourge of mankind. Doctors have not yet learned how to treat them. All therapy, at best, is aimed at alleviating the symptoms so that the person at least ...


Venus with a surprise: how quarantine 'affects' even a distant planet

Have you ever wondered if there is any benefit from quarantine or is this one complete loss? In mid-May 2020, when the worldwide quarantine due to COVID-19 was still ongoing, I decided to take a walk in the fresh air before going to bed. A small, cozy town on Long Island, close to ...

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