In the US, more weapons than American Americans

Despite a sharp decline in crime over the past 20 years, Americans have bought an additional 70 million additional firearms, according to a new study on gun ownership. In all, Americans have 265 million weapons in their hands, according to a study conducted by scientists at Harvard and ...

Study: 30% seafood in the US is incorrectly labeled

20% of seafood sold around the world contains false information on the packaging, so when purchasing seafood, people do not get exactly what they expect. This is evidenced by the results of a study by the organization Oceana, which tested 25 thousand packages of different types of seafood around the world. ...

Less is better: scientists advise working only three days a week

Photo: depositphotos.com A group of scientists from the University of Melbourne in Australia and Keio University in Japan have marked the borderline after which the human brain can no longer cope with the workload. Employees over 40 years old show the best work results when they are employed no more than 3 days a week, ...

Caring for grandchildren reduces the risk of grandmothers developing Alzheimer's disease - scientists

There is nothing more enjoyable for grandmothers than spending time with their grandchildren. Scientists have found that it is also useful for them. A study by the North American Menopause Society shows that grandmothers who nursed their grandchildren at least 1 day a week ...

Paralyzed patients learn to walk thanks to virtual reality.

A group of scientists from the United States, Brazil, Switzerland and Germany have achieved partial restoration of sensitivity and leg movements in paralyzed patients using virtual reality. The experimental treatment also used a neurointerface and a robotic exoskeleton, CNN reports. A report on the work of the researchers was published in ...

Super-vaccine will save 2 million Americans from cocaine addiction

Experts from New York-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center have developed a new drug to help get rid of cocaine addiction. The vaccine has already been tested on animals. Now scientists are ready to begin clinical trials on 30 volunteers who want to get rid of the addiction, according to news12.com television channel. All previous attempts to create a cure for ...

Mammoths became extinct from thirst - research

The last population of mammoths on Earth became extinct about 5 years ago due to a shortage of fresh water. This conclusion was reached by American and Canadian scientists, writes the BBC. The main groups of mammoths in Eurasia and North America became extinct about 600 thousand years ago, ...

Alcoholics cost $ 250 billion to America annually

A sober way of life not only brings health benefits, but also saves hundreds of billions of dollars to the government and taxpayers. This is the conclusion the researchers came to in a report by the American Center for Disease Control. Researchers have calculated that alcohol abuse (for women, this is four drinks for ...

Scientists: Alcohol causes at least 7 types of cancer

An analysis of the findings of dozens of scientific publications has shown that alcohol consumption can lead to the development of seven subtypes of cancerous tumors, killing about 500 thousand people a year (6% of all cancer deaths). This is evidenced by an article published in the scientific journal Addiction. In the last 10 ...

Every fifth Russian wants to emigrate - poll

Almost every fifth Russian would like to leave for permanent residence abroad, a survey by the Levada Center showed. In recent months, the proportion of those wishing to emigrate has been growing. In May last year, their share was 16%, and in March 2015 - 12%. Now about ...

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