In women, breathing dirty age, are born small children

According to new research, women who spend a lot of time in places with high levels of air pollution, risk to have children underweight. The greatest risk to future mothers are less hazardous compounds as suspended particulate matter, into the air when burning different fuels.

Such particles inhaled from polluted air pregnant woman tend to stay inside the body. This could trigger a weakening of the growth of a child. The hypothesis was fully confirmed in the analysis of the 3 million babies from nine different nations, including the United States, South Korea and Brazil. With particular attention

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Oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has created monsters

Every access to the sea for fishing the Gulf of Mexico — a new challenge. What mutant this time will bring the network?

"Look, the oil under the shell. Here — a tumor in the head. This is not normal. No eyes" — demonstrates his fishing trophy owner selling seafood Dean Branchard. Nothing like the explosion of the oil platform Deepwater Horizon neither fishermen nor the scientists have not seen before.

"The eye has to be here — suggests the professor, a microbiologist at the University of Louisiana Andrew Chistoserdov. — Apparently, this is the result of mutation. Could

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Liven podtopil fan zone Euro 2012 in Kiev

Fan zone the European Football Championship Euro 2012, which is being built in the center of Kiev, on Wednesday evening podtopil shower, television news service reported the Ukrainian TV channel "1 +1".

When above the center of Kiev a heavy downpour, workers who mounted fan zone, ran to hide equipment in the tent. Drainage system can not cope, and the water running down the street adjacent to the Khreschatyk Gorodetsky, rose above the floor structures in the fan zone in the city center of the Conservatory.

Now the workers are trying to drain the water that has accumulated on the

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Spring will not be

Spring weather briefly looks in Moscow this weekend, according to RBC. After a week of atypical mid-April snowfall finally look out the sun, the temperature has warmed up to 10-12'C. Tomorrow, Friday 15 April, will still overcast, daytime temperatures +6-8' C. Monday will again be cloudy, light rain is expected. Night temperature — 0 — +5' C, in the afternoon — +6 — 11'C. Tuesday, April 19, are also possible rains and gets cold again, the day will +3-8' C. This April will probably set a record for the amount of precipitation, according Gismeteo. For the first 13 days of

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In the fight against the greenhouse effect include a new green material

Scientists from the University of Nottingham have invented a new and inexpensive material, which in the future may be used in the fight against global warming. Codename invention NOTT-300. This porous material is able to reduce harmful emissions from the combustion of fuel, locking in their structure compounds such as CO2 and SO2.

The process of getting rid of not harmless substances will be much easier and less expensive as compared to the existing technology. This will enable all countries and economies move to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere. In addition to keeping harmful substances, NOTT-300 can

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Foresters in Khakassia drought buy cedar seeds in the population

Dry weather last summer in Khakassia caused poor harvest cedar, foresters have to buy seeds from the population to replenish the seed nursery base, said the Republican State Committee in the woods.

"The problem is that in Khakassia in this year is the low yield of cedar. Abnormally hot summer and lack of rainfall had a negative impact on yield. This problem occurs in many regions of the Siberian Federal District," — said in a statement.

To ensure adequate supply of seeds for growing pine seedlings, foresters have to buy nuts from the population. In early October, the forest industry

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Movement of pigs is prohibited in the Volgograd region due to the outbreak of ASF

Movement of pigs is prohibited throughout the Volgograd region due to the outbreak of ASF, the import and export of products will be strictly controlled, the press service of the governor of Volgograd and the government.

Resolution of the Governor of the Volgograd region Sergey Bozhenov entire region within the administrative boundaries defined as the second caution area for African swine fever.

The second caution area is defined as the area where have strict restrictive measures on ASF. In this first caution area extends for 20 kilometers from the center of ASF.

According to authorities, the decision was made

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From the archive. Berezniki building collapsed in failure

October 19, 2006 at the mine potash mine № 1 OJSC "Uralkali" (Berezniki, Perm region) after the crash began to notice a sharp increase in water inflow to the face.

The influx from the aquifer was strong, which was extremely dangerous — if the water saturation of solid salt layer will turn it into a kind of "ryapy", in the presence of a large system of cavities formed in the extraction of salt water will dissolve rocks with possible consequences on the surface .

To do in this situation, people have nothing they could, and October 28,

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Maritime scientists advise to catch in 2013 to 1.8 thousand tons of crab more

Scientists Pacific Research Fisheries Centre (TINRO Center) recommended for development in 2013, 34.9 thousand tons of crabs, which is 1.8 tons more than in 2012, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday, spokesman for the center, Konstantin Osipov.

"Following the meeting of the Biological Section of the Academic Council held in TINRO center, experts have established the total allowable catch (TAC) of crabs in 2013 to 34,900 tons, 1,800 tons more than in 2012. Increase ODE allowed two important factors — the achievement of the maximum number of crab fishing in certain subareas and a significant decrease in poaching crab in

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Wave on the Kurils reached three meters

In the area of Shikotan (Southern Kuriles) recorded wave three meters high, said the Sakhalin Tsunami Warning Center. In this case, near the island of Kunashir recorded tsunami height 162 centimeters, and in Iturup — two meters. "In the Sea of Okhotsk and the Sea of Japan recorded a slight increase in sea level" — said, "Interfax" employee Tsunami Warning Center. According to him, the threat of a tsunami Sakhalin Island and other regions of the Russian Far East. On Friday, Japan was a strong earthquake of magnitude 8.9. Then a tsunami up to 10 meters hit the northeast

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