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Oceans of the Earth 4 billion years have lost a quarter of the water mass

Mass of water in Earth's oceans over 4 billion years old declined by a quarter due to the loss of hydrogen, easily "flies" in the space to the saturation of the atmosphere with oxygen, the Internet portal ScienceNordis with reference to the study by researchers at the Danish Natural History Museum.

Scientists came to this conclusion by comparing the isotopic composition of modern ocean water and "petrified water" — serpentine, formed in what is now Greenland about 3.8 million years ago. Geological mineral serpentine formed at high temperatures, when the ocean water enters the cracks and fissures of the crust.

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NAO — European answer Japanese scientist

In Chelyabinsk, students created a European answer to the Japanese scientists. Otherwise it is the creation of a robot called NAO, which in no way inferior to modern Japanese counterparts. This miracle has reached a very great height. He is able to help with chores in the house, to recognize people's faces and discern objects, and more.

In the near future android will loyal assistant to doctors and police, thanks to developers who are constantly improving it. If ever such robots can work, for example, in the hospital, at the request of a physician, he will carry the right medication

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In Haiti, the coming tropical storm Emily

The maximum level of alert declared today in Haiti with the approach of Tropical Storm "Emily."

According to the National Meteorological Center, in the next two days, a cyclone can cause heavy rains and strong winds in the vast area of the country.

With the threat of the disaster on the Haitian authorities urged people to prepare for possible evacuation.

In the capital and its environs around 700,000 people housed in temporary shelters after last January have lost their homes in the earthquake

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Last Friday, the UAE has fallen unexpectedly strong sandstorm

Severe dust storm suddenly struck the United Arab Emirates on Friday, breaking the normal course of life in cities and leaving behind damaged cars, broken and fallen trees and debris on the roads and highways. According to the UAE weather forecasters, the wind raged on Friday, reaching in some places the UAE up to 100 km / h

"It was a sudden and rapid formation," sift "a large brewing Iran-UAE", — one forecasters, — "Movement sandstorm developed along the curve, covering most of the country, including Dubai, Sharjah, Al Ain and other southern Emirates and the city. Fine drizzling

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4.9 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Kamchatka

Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred in the Pacific Ocean off the east coast of Kamchatka, told RIA Novosti the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service RAS. The epicenter was registered on Wednesday night, was located 300 kilometers southeast of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, at a depth of 15.3 kilometers under the seabed. In urban areas of Kamchatka significant aftershocks was not felt. Victims or damage. The threat of a tsunami is not declared.

In Norway, moose attacked athlete

September 5 in Norway, 18 miles from the Oslo race held on the mountain, which ended with a completely unexpected occurrence. On one of the runners (Celine Monrad-Haslum) attacked moose, which jumped from spruce on a hillside. Runner was so injured that he could not move. All competitors have stopped running and waiting for the helicopter, which was evacuated the wounded to hospital. What did not like moose in this very ordinary competition is hard to say, but as you can see in the photo he felt quite prudently and not going to leave the territory it occupied.

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Snowfall in Rostov-on-Don will continue until Sunday

Snowfall in Rostov-on-Don, which began on Wednesday and paralyzed traffic in the city, will continue until Sunday, told RIA Novosti the Rostov Regional Weather Service.

"Had the half of the monthly rainfall. But soon such a heavy snowfall is not expected to be a loss of a small amount of snow, and it is expected to end on Sunday" — said the agency.

The level of congestion on a scale of service "Yandex", reached a peak of 10 points.

The site search engine in the comments about the congestion said: "Walk faster."

According to RIA Novosti analyst service "Yandex"

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The ice in the Bering Sea lasted a record 103 days

The ice in the Bering Sea in 2012, lasted a long time record — more than 100 days as a continuation of the "cold" record in this part of the Arctic, the newspaper Anchorage Daily News referring to scientists of the National Weather Service U.S. (US National Weather Service).

Record registered research stations that are monitoring the sea ice on the Pribilof Islands (Alaska). The sea near the islands of St. Paul and St. George was ice-bound, respectively, for 103 days (compared to the old record of 100) and 79 days (vs. 60).

According to scientists, the reason that the

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Twenty below in India killed 27 people

At least 27 people were killed in unusually cold weather in northern India. The capital, Delhi, and the Indian-administered Kashmir, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh have suffered from the cold most of all, the BBC reported.

In Leh (Kashmir), the air temperature dropped below a Sunday — 23 degrees Celsius.

In Delhi this winter — one of the coldest for years, resulting in a dense fog is observed disruptions in air communication.

On Sunday in Delhi arrow thermometer fell to — 8.

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