Realistic version of the vampire and its grave
Speaking of vampires, 2014 can be regarded as an iconic year, not just because the full story of the novel “Twilight” is on the big screen. Turkish doctors also reported a shocking case in which a 23-year-old man became addicted to drinking blood; while in Poland, archaeologists unearthed a group of tombs with the bones inside the heads strangely Cut off. Archaeologists say that these dead may be thought to become vampires after death, and the decapitation strategy is obviously to prevent their resurrection.
Subatomic doomsday crisis
The doomsday predictions of the Mayan calendar and the large hadron collision opportunity to produce a black hole that swallows the world have all proved nonsense. However, scientists claim that the end may not be a question of “will it happen”, but a question of “when will it happen”. Fortunately, this “when” is probably billions of years away. In February 2013, physicists pointed out that the features of the Higgs boson discovered not long ago showed that in the next billions of years, the universe in which we live may have a doomsday disaster. A few months later, theoretical physicists proposed that our universe may be destroyed by the so-called “bubble” universe, or be swallowed by the collapse, everything depends on the mass of the top quark.
Microorganisms in the belly button
2013 is an important year for human microbiological research. Thousands of microorganisms live in humans, and they play an irreplaceable role in the human digestion process. This may sound uncomfortable, but fecal bacterial transplantation is becoming more and more popular. This kind of therapy can regain the body’s microbial allies against germs. Of course, there is something more uncomfortable: the bacteria in the belly button, toes, nose and mouth are used to make cheese. Artist and biologist Agopaki said: “This is not cheese for eating, but for thinking.”
Analyze the monster’s DNA
Geneticist Brian Sykes claims to have solved the mystery of the Himalayas snowman that has been circulating for many years. He collected hair specimens involving two snowmen from India and Bhutan, and analyzed the remaining DNA, and found that the genetic characteristics of the two groups of specimens were consistent with an ancient polar bear mandible specimen found in the Arctic region of Norway. Coincidentally, another researcher claimed to have conducted DNA analysis on the body fluids, hair and other substances of the so-called Sasquatch and found that these substances came from a weird primitive human hybrid. However, it may also be caused by contamination of the specimen.
The science of ocean monsters
Speaking of marine science, it belongs to the emperor hairtail in 2013. This mysterious deep-sea creature has been washed up on California beaches twice. At the University of California, Santa Barbara, scientists examined the carcass and found that these king hairtails contained a large number of intestinal parasites. Some people think that the appearance of king hairtail heralds the imminent earthquake, but in fact there is no earthquake. In Spain, the body of a “large sea snake” that washed up on the beach was examined and determined to be the remains of a long-tailed turtle.
Beauty is in the eyes of drinkers
Scientific research has confirmed that the more beer we drink, the better-looking people we like will look. This phenomenon is called “beer eye”. What if the drinker looks at his own image? Brad Bushman, a psychologist at Ohio State University, and his colleagues found that the “beer eye” effect can also occur when looking at yourself. The title of this study is “Beer Drinkers’ Eyes Seen Beauty”, and the researchers won the Ig Nobel Prize for this.