Discovered: planet similar to Earth – Kepler-452b;

For the first time astronomers seem to have found what they were looking for so long: a second Earth, that is older than earth.

As announced, they found an exoplanet with a size similar to Earth, is the so-called “habitable zone”, that is the proper distance from the parent star to have liquid water and therefore can potentially host life – however, something that can not yet be confirmed.

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International Cooperation Against the Zika Virus

Zika Virus 2016

Thirty leading scientists, journals, research centers and charities around the world, with their joint statement, they undertake to work together to address the Zika virus, sharing freely and immediately all the available scientific data, so as to accelerate the finding “weapons “against the disease.

The Initiative Against The Zika Virus

The international scientific community welcomed the initiative, showing that humanity rather got the recent course of the Ebola virus, which managed to kill more than 11,300 people, as the researchers were slow to react and their efforts to develop a vaccine and other treatments had not the necessary coordination.

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Why Is Spirulina Good for You

spirulina cyanobacteriaWhat is spirulina – Cyanobacteria

Spirulina (Spirulina) is a genus of (edible) cyanobacteria. The best known species are Spirulina maxima (found mainly in Africa and Europe) and Spirulina platensis (mostly found in Central and South America). Previously genus of Spirulina identified with the genus Arthrospira, but recent studies show that there are close ties and that the Arthrospira genus is monophyletic group. Alternatively names used generally for Spirulina is Spirulina fusiformis, Spirulina maxima, Spirulina platensis.


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