By the end of the summer, Japan will compile a radiation contamination map

The Ministry of Science of Japan intends to create a special radiation contamination map that will display the level of radioactive elements in the soil
27 May 2011, 08:00

Experts: The level of radiation around the "Fukushima" is comparable to the Chernobyl

The level of soil contamination with radioactive substances in the areas around the emergency nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1" is comparable to that recorded after the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident, Japanese media reported on Wednesday.
25 May 2011, 22:57

Vuvuzels can contribute to the transmission of infectious diseases

British researchers concluded that vuvuzels can contribute to the transmission of infectious diseases. This in combination with a high level of noise pollution makes the organizers of the 2012 Olympics in London think about banning vuvuzel at competitions.
24 May 2011, 21:19

EU to ban free plastic bags in stores

The European Commission has started a process of public discussion of the future of plastic bags, which will last until August 2011, said EU Environment Commissioner Janes Potocnik. Currently, the EC is studying the possibility of imposing a ban on free plastic bags in stores or taxing them with a special tax.
21 May 2011, 12:37

By 2050, world consumption of resources will grow threefold

World consumption of natural resources may triple by 2050 and reach 140 billion tons a year, warns the UN Program ...
16 May 2011, 07:39

In Shanghai, air is dangerous to human health

The air pollution figures in Shanghai have already reached a record 500 units. At the same time, a figure of 300 units is considered dangerous ...
11 May 2011, 19:23

The population of the planet in 2100 will amount to 10.1 billion

The population of the Earth, which currently stands at just under 7 billion people, will increase to 10.1 billion by the end of the century ...
10 May 2011, 21:52

Scientists presented the most accurate model of the world today

As reported on the official website of the European Space Agency ESA, to build the map, scientists used the data obtained by the device GOCE - a satellite to study the gravitational field and permanent ocean currents.
01 April 2011, 17:04

Dirty air harms the heart more cocaine and alcohol

Scientists found that cocaine use increased the risk of a heart attack by 24 times, while exposure to polluted air increased the risk by as little as 5%, but the number of people using cocaine was significantly less than those exposed to polluted air.
26 February 2011, 20:38

Google and Microsoft will help Obama to fight illegal online pharmacies

Google and Microsoft agreed to help the US President Barack Obama's administration to create a non-profit organization to combat illegal online pharmacies, Bloomberg reports with reference to the Administration and Budget Office under the US President.

09 January 2011, 20:06


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