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Killing heat and humidity in Japan

At least 4 people were killed, another 3.5 thousand were hospitalized with thermal shock in Japan over the past week, according to the Japan Fire Department, which serves as the Ministry of Emergency Situations...


Extremely elongated exoplanet found

A team of American researchers announced the discovery of an exoplanet, designated HR 5183 b. It revolves around a star in the constellation Virgo, located 102 light-years from the sun. The discovery was made...


Butterflies drink turtle tears

In the western part of the Amazon rainforest, you can see how many butterflies curl around the heads of yellow-spotted shield-footed turtles (Podocnemis unifilis), or trax. This is a fairly common picture in those...