A source at the interdepartmental commission of Roscosmos for the selection of cosmonauts and their appointment to space crews told Pravda.Ru that the reason to "dismiss" three cosmonauts was about the need for them to keep up physical shape
The hepatitis A epidemic has broken out in Europe. The outbreak has been already registered in 13 countries. The majority of those infected are homosexuals. Larisa Popovich, Director of the Institute of Healthcare Economy at the Higher School of Economics, has told Pravda.Ru that is a disease of migrants. How can one save oneself?
Scientists have refuted a theory that explains why the Earth has not become a "hell planet," like Venus. Previously, it was believed that there were no tectonic processes on Venus that control the movement of the planet's crust. However, scientists discovered whole continents on the surface of the cloudy planet
Google executive and futurist Ray Kurzweil gave a forecast for decades ahead. In his opinion, the world will see dramatic changes every ten years. Some of them are already in store for us in the near future. In 2024, all cars in the world will use artificial intelligence
The Russian segment of the International Space Station may separate from the station. Russia's Federal Space Agency Roscosmos is also currently looking into the need for the presence of people in orbit. Do people still have to live on board the ISS or is it possible to entrust space exploration to robots?
The world will find itself on the brink of a global catastrophe due to the phenomenon of global warming, the World Meteorological Organization said. Against the background of fears of USA's possible exit from the Paris Climate Agreement, the WMO Secretary General stated that one should prepare for weather conditions to worsen
Next year, Russian citizens will be able to take part in the simulation of a flight to Mars as part of a major NASA experiment. The project was developed by the University of Hawaii. The volunteers will have to spend several months living under conditions close to real
The increase in the proportion of these gases in the air envelope of our planet, according to scientists, leads to the so-called greenhouse effect. Why some researchers are adamant in saying that recently the quantity of "man-made" CO2 emissions has increased? What if it is not "technological" but "natural" emissions?
There is a great deal of illnesses, which can be cured easily. However, there is a list of well-known illnesses to which scientists still have not found a clue. They are still incurable. The world learned about acquired immune deficiency syndrome 25 years ago. A quarter of a century has passed but there is still no cure for AIDS
Mankind will start fighting for natural resources that remain under the ice so far. Kern also believes that the rivalry between Russia, the US and China for geopolitical redistribution of the world in the fight for hidden resources may trigger WWIII. However, as it usually happens, different scientists share different opinions
NASA has announced an urgent press conference to be held on February 22 at 21:00 Moscow time. Leading astronomers and scientists, in particular, four scientists from the US and a specialist from Belgium, are said to take part in the event, although their names are kept secret
Researchers from the University of Exeter have discovered a new side effect of antibiotics. The scientists found that antibiotic drugs accelerate the growth of bacteria. The experts experimented with E. coli and doxycycline antibiotic drug from the tetracycline group, which inhibit protein biosynthesis in bacterial cells
The first compact flying car will be unveiled to the world in the summer of 2017, representatives of the Californian startup Jetpack Aviation (JPA) said. The new vehicle will be equipped with six engines and will fit in a conventional single garage. The compact single-seat vehicle will be designed to fly at the height of two meters above the ground