Наука и техника

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  • The Atlas robot is put to the wheels

    The American company Boston Dynamics released a video with a humanoid robot, which has wheels instead of feet. The hybrid system, according to the head of the company Brand Riberta created on the basis of the model Atlas. The robot can move 45-pound boxes and in the Autonomous mode, to move to a distance of 24 kilometers.

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  • The iPhone 8 will disappear Lightning connector

    The new iPhone with a curved OLED display, which will be released in 2017, lose the Lightning connector. Instead, Apple will equip a smartphone with a USB port. the device will also disappear the Home button. This will allow you to make room for the touch screen, which will resemble that of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.

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  • Created invulnerable to respiratory viruses pigs

    Scientists from Rossinskogo Institute created genetically modified pigs that are resistant to PRRSV virus that causes reproductive and respiratory syndrome. In their work the researchers used a technology called CRISPR/Cas9 to delete part of a gene that plays a role in infected cells.

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  • MSU has created a panacea for chemical weapons

    Scientists from Moscow state University under the guidance of Professor Alexander Kabanov has created a nano-sized drugs that can be used as a protective agent from toxic pesticides and chemical warfare agents. The basis of the developed Mansimov is a biodegradable polymer based on glutamic acid.

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  • Found a way to put cancer

    Scientists from John Hopkins University have found a way to fight cancerous tumors, inhibiting the activity of the enzyme telomerase, which prevents the senescence of malignant cells. They found that inhibitors of protein promotiontrade 4 is able indirectly to cause the shortening of telomeres.

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  • Discovered the origin of the continents of the Earth

    Australian and American geologists have revealed the details of the origin of the first continents of the Earth, in particular, showed that tectonic activity on the planet originated a few hundred million years after the birth of a celestial body. A study published in the journal Nature.

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  • Who called the 12 most dangerous bacteria

    The world health organization has published a list of the 12 most dangerous to human health bacteria. These organisms show the greatest resistance (resistance) to the effects of antibiotics. A list of the who is divided into three categories depending on the need for faster drug discovery.

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  • Found effective way to edit DNA

    Scientists from the Institute for basic research in South Korea has created a new technology based on CRISPR/Cas, which allows us to make mutations in the DNA up to one nucleotide. It can be used to treat such serious hereditary diseases as cystic fibrosis or Huntington's disease.

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  • Simulated the fall of a giant asteroid on London and Berlin

    British scientists have assessed the scale of the disasters, the occurrence of which would cause the fall of large cities, e.g., Berlin and London, asteroids. As a model of a celestial body, the authors considered the object of spherical shape with a diameter of 200 meters and a density of 3.1 tons per cubic meter.

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  • SpaceX has announced its intention to send tourists to the moon

    American space company SpaceX has announced plans to send two tourists on a flight around the moon in 2018. The names of potential space tourists at SpaceX has not disclosed. Soon they must undergo a medical examination, at the end of the year, as expected, they will begin preparations for the flight.

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  • Determined provided the nature of a loaf of bread damage

    Scientists from the University of Sheffield (UK) found global average environmental cost of a loaf of bread, or in other words, render its production impact on the surrounding environment. The finished product is responsible for the emission into the atmosphere 0,589 kg of carbon dioxide.

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  • Published a new trailer of action based on "Lord of the rings"

    The Company Warner Bros. published the first cinematic trailer of the new game Middle-Earth: Shadow of War, which is the sequel action Shadow of Mordor. The developers plan to show gameplay of games created on motives of books and movies "Lord of the rings", March 8. The game itself will be released on August 25.

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  • Inside robotic animals-spies showed in the video

    YouTube-channel Nature on PBS showed a video, which shows the internal structure of robot spies that look like African wild dogs and meerkats. Those animatronic puppets were created by special effects artist John Nolan for shooting animals in their natural habitat.

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  • Called the origin of consciousness in the human brain

    A group of neuroscientists under the direction of Christof Koch found evidence that the claustrum can generate consciousness. Scientists have discovered in this structure, a giant neuron, which surrounds their processes in the brain and mediates the interaction between its various regions.

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  • Scientists decode DNA of all life on Earth

    Biologists decode DNA of all living organisms on Earth within the project BioGenome Project Earth. According to preliminary estimates, the project will cost several billion dollars, which is comparable to decoding the human genome, which cost $ 4.8 billion.

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  • Sony presented a new smartphone

    Sony Corporation in the framework of the exhibition MWC 2017 in Barcelona unveiled a new smartphone line XA and XZ. Flagship Xperia XZ Premium received a 5.5-inch 4K display (3840x2160 pixels) with HDR support. Also the device is equipped with Snapdragon processor 835 and has four gigabytes of RAM.

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  • Announced a new action game based on Lord of the rings

    Retail chain Target accidentally released the front cover of the new game Middle-Earth:Shadow of War, which is the sequel action Shadow of Mordor. About it reports Kotaku. The game's release date and the platforms on which it will be released, remain unknown.

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  • Presents the new Nokia 3310

    Company HMD Global has introduced a new version of the legendary Nokia 3310. New Nokia 3310 has 2.4-inch display with a resolution of 320x240 pixels. It's also got a megapixel camera and support for memory cards microSD. Compared with the predecessor, the phone has become much thinner and lighter.

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  • Died the founder of modern mathematical physics

    He died one of the founders of modern mathematical physics Ludwig Faddeev. An outstanding scientist, Soviet and Russian physicist and mathematician died on 83-m to year of life. Ludwig Faddeev has been a member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR and later the Russian Academy of Sciences. He is the author of over 200 scientific papers and five monographs.

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  • NASA has published a unique photograph of the surface of Mars

    NASA officials have laid out a unique picture of the Martian surface, which allows you to see the bedrock of the planet. Scientists have suggested that the surface of Mars is covered by fine-grained materials, which may hide the rock and valuable minerals. The picture shows one of the "naked" reliefs.

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