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The number of victims of intestinal infection in Germany approached fifty

The number of deaths from intestinal infections in Germany rose to 46 people. It is stated in a press release of the World Health Organization (WHO). According to Agence France-Presse, which refers to the German authorities, the number of dead was revised after receipt of information about the death of four others.

A total of pathogenic E. coli 48 people died — two more deaths have been previously registered in Sweden and the U.S. state of Arizona, according to the WHO. It is noted that both died earlier visited Germany, but in the case of the American patient the exact

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Fish poison

Over the years, the poisoned waters of the Hudson River fish okunepodobnye tomkody learned to ignore neurotoxic venoms. So much the worse for their enemies: the accumulated biphenyls, fish oil is very harmful dish.

To industrial progress with the resulting man-made disasters and pollution can be treated differently. "Green" prefer at every opportunity to raise the alarm and to celebrate the memorial service for already extinct species. Environmentalists with decent composure of Buddhism describe changes in climatic niches and open the way for the migration of animals.

As for evolutionary biologists, for them it's difficult to imagine a more interesting

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Is it possible to cure cancer pomegranate juice?

17.04.2013

At the end of the 1970 patients in the oncology departments of the USSR were given pomegranate juice. Despite the fact that he did not help anyone, until now there are rumors that pomegranate juice is a magic bullet with which you can cure cancer. Why did this happen? Below is one of the chapters of the book AA Lomachinskogo "Curiosities of Medicine and military expertise," which describes the root cause of a myth.

In the late 1970s and lived in the city of Vyborg were two doctors — Dr. Wrightsman and

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Human activities has led to a reduction in the animals in the forests of Brazil

Number of many species of animals living in the forests of Brazil, has dwindled as a result of large-scale felling of trees, hunting and other forms of human activity in these areas, environmentalists say in an article in the journal PLoS One.

"You can assume that the fragments of tropical forests with relatively preserved forest cover have the resources to maintain a high level of biological diversity. Our study shows that in fact it happens very rarely, and animals in the tropics is preserved only when in the woods hunting is forbidden" — said the head of the group, Carlos

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Mars formed much faster Earth

Scientists believe that Mars managed to avoid collisions with other nascent planets

Mars formed in record quick time, "only" for three million years. This is faster than scientists previously believed.

The speed of this process explains why the mass of the planet is about ten times smaller than the mass of the Earth.

The study, published in the journal Nature, confirm the theory that Mars was a small planet, as he was able to avoid collisions with planetary "building blocks."

In the early stages of the solar system the sun was surrounded by a cloud of gas and dust.

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Due to the melting of glaciers Petersburg soon go under water

The Fourth International Congress of Ecology was not without sensations: the famous ecologist Ernst Ulrich Weizsäcker promised sink Petersburg, Copenhagen and other cities.

The scientist drew attention to the problem of melting ice in Greenland. The huge island covered with glaciers slowly melt. Over the last ten years, containing fresh water, thrown into the world's oceans has increased fourfold.

If the Greenland melt continues, the St. Petersburg and other cities located in the coastal zone, waiting for flooding. It will not help and the dam, especially since it has not finished.

To avoid catastrophe, the expert proposes to urgently

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Approaching very abnormal summer in history

According to experts, this season, there is reason to expect a large number of natural anomalies. Paul Douglas, meteorologist from Minnesota, said that severe storms are not uncommon, and rainfall, somehow deviant. Douglas noted that the atmosphere is literally "live", and the jet stream winds are stronger than it was any other spring on his memory. Scientists believe that the summer 2011 will be one of the first three seasons of powerful tornadoes.

The weather almost throughout the world affected by the climate phenomenon La Niña events (La Nina). Temperature background, formed the North-West, North-East and the northern plains of

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Photo report about flooding in southern China

Strong rains caused the water level in the river Lyutszyan Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, leading to flooding. Flooded roads in Liuzhou, May 14, on Saturday, reports the BBC BBC.

For several days, heavy rains are in the south. This has caused massive flooding of rivers, causing flooding many villages and farmland.

Powerful streams of water flooded houses are demolished statues, fences, power poles and other more vulnerable structures. As forecasters predict the water level in the river will continue to rise.

Rescue Service has to continuously work in areas of flooding. To the rescue operation also connected volunteers to

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The first in the Kuban viticultural resource center opened under Temryuk

In the Resource Center of the "Amber" will be taught not only the graduates of schools Temryuk district and region, but also agribusiness growers, farmers, and other individuals.

4 years ago Legislative Assembly approved the regional target program "Improving and strengthening the organizational structure and material-technical base of the system of primary and secondary vocational education of the Krasnodar Territory" for 2010-2014. The task was to create the province's 25 resource centers. Center "Amber" in the village of Veselovka became the thirteenth, but the first in the province viticultural areas.

 

"Amber" from

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Warming in the Arctic cold winters mean for other areas

The observed warming in the Arctic cold winters mean for other areas of the Earth. This statement was made today before journalists in Moscow the head of Hydromet Alexander Frolov, talking about the results of the first expedition of the Russian Arctic floating university.

Details of the expedition and other climatic studies show, in particular, that the speed of the circulation of water in the polar region has increased since the first studies of the Amundsen and a half to two times. According to Frolov, this means that the ice of the polar region shall be made, not only melts,

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