17 Jan, 2020

News digest for 01/16/2020

The US and China signed the first part of the trade deal

Beijing will buy $ 75 billion worth of American industrial goods, $ 50 billion worth of energy, $ 40 billion worth of agricultural products, and China will have to spend another $ 35-40 billion on services in the next two years. Thanks to this, Washington hopes to bring the trade imbalance with Beijing, which totaled hundreds of billions of dollars, to an “honest” denominator.

In Indonesia, two Islands went under water due to rising sea levels

Two uninhabited Islands that are part of the Indonesian province of South Sumatra have gone under water due to rising sea levels caused by climate change, the Jakarta Post newspaper reported, citing a statement from the Indonesian environment forum

New business class buildings in Moscow have become more expensive

At the end of 2019, new buildings in Moscow in the “business” segment rose by 5.5% to 2.6 thousand rubles per square meter. This was reported to Stroygazeta in the analytical Department of Est-a-tet, specifying that the increase in the cost of housing affected all districts of the capital.
According to the company, the most increased in the price of apartments in the South-East (+33%, up to 209 thousand rubles per “square”. The second most expensive region is the Western district, where prices rose by 18% to 253 thousand rubles per square meter. The Northern district closes the top three (+11.7%, up to 272 thousand rubles per square).

According to “Construction Newspaper”, for the year in Russia significantly increased prices for new buildings. In particular, one-room apartments in the primary market rose by 30%, on average to 2.6 million rubles per lot, while the cost per square meter for one-room housing in new buildings increased by an average of 30.7% to 67,996 rubles

How much did housing and utilities tariffs outpace inflation?

Rosstat of the Russian Federation published results for 2019: in General, inflation for the year in our country was 3%, and housing and communal services increased by 4.3%. Of these, housing services (such as maintenance and maintenance of the house, which are performed by management companies) rose by 3.1%, and utilities-by 5.1%. Most of all, the price for Sewerage (water disposal) increased, which became higher by 6%. Cold water supply increased in price by 5%, hot water-by 4.1%, heating-by 4%, gas supply-by 3.7%, electricity-by 4.2%. Payment for housing in houses of state and municipal housing funds rose by 4.3%, and capital repairs for citizens — owners of housing-by 3.3%.

Utility tariffs will become 4-5% more expensive on average in the country starting from July 1, 2020. At the same time, according to the forecast of the Ministry of economic development, inflation is expected to reach 2-3% this year.

New rules for issuing Schengen visas

Italian Consul General in Russia Francesco Forte reminded that new rules for issuing Schengen visas will come into force in 2020. According to them, visas are introduced for a period of one, two and five years.

Visas for three and four years will no longer be issued. At the same time, all countries will issue a Schengen visa according to universal rules: five-year Schengen can be obtained by those tourists who received and used the previous visa, that is, a two-year visa.

Israel is preparing to launch Charter flights to Eilat from the regions of Russia

Against the background of growing demand in Eilat, Israeli tourism Minister Yariv Levin appealed to the Russian representation of the Ministry of tourism of Israel with a request to study the possibility of raising flights to the southern resort city of the country from the regions of Russia.Currently, air traffic to Eilat is carried out from Moscow with a frequency of 4 times a week: on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Russian Railways offer to double fines

Russian Railways is proposing to double fines for administrative offenses on trains, in particular, Smoking in unspecified places, alcohol consumption and appearing intoxicated, said Deputy Director of the company Dmitry Pegov, presenting a presentation at a meeting of the state Duma Committee on transport and construction.

“Proposed changes To the code of administrative offences… a two-fold increase in the fine for Smoking in unidentified places, consumption of alcoholic products, appearance in a state of intoxication-from 500-1500 rubles to 1000-3000 rubles, ” Pegova said in the presentation

The price of Tesla shares exceeded $500 for the first time

The price of Tesla shares on Monday during trading on the Nasdaq exceeded $500 apiece, according to data from the exchange. At the time of publication, one company paper cost $517.44. The company’s shares have mostly been growing steadily since the end of October, during which time they have doubled in price.

The mayor’s office of the capital received a controlling stake in Mosmetrostroy»

In July last year, the newspaper Kommersant wrote that the authorities of the capital are studying the possibility of buying the entire stake in the company-contractor for the construction of the metro. The newspaper pointed out that the co-owners of UMMC Iskandar Makhmudov and Andrey Bokarev owned 51% of the company’s shares.

The average Deposit rate in Russia fell below 6%

In the first decade of January, the average maximum Deposit rate in Russia fell to 5.93%, again updating the ten-year minimum, according to data from the Central Bank. The rate is calculated for retail deposits based on data from ten Russian banks that are the leaders in terms of Deposit portfolios.

Russian companies placed Eurobonds worth $13.2 billion

In 2019, Russian companies placed Eurobonds worth $13.2 billion, which is 1.7 times more than in 2018. This is reported by Kommersant with reference to Cbonds data. Reduced sanctions risks, low rates, and increased investor appetite for risk contributed to this success.

The share of nuclear power in the energy balance of the Russian Federation reached 19%

The share of nuclear power plants in Russia’s energy balance increased to 19.04% in 2019 (in 2018, this figure was 18.7%). In the Unified energy system (UES) of Russia, excluding the generation of electricity from the Bilibino nuclear power plant operating in an isolated power system, the share of nuclear power plants ‘ generation increased to 19.3% (in 2018 – 19.1%).

According to the system operator UES of Russia, electricity generation in Russia in 2019 amounted to 1096.4 billion kWh, which is 0.4 % more than in 2018. Power plants of the UES of Russia produced 1080.5 billion kWh, which is 0.9 % more than in 2018.

Belarus will limit monthly pumping through the pipeline

The operator of the Belarusian section of the Druzhba oil pipeline, Gomeltransneft Druzhba, said that it is going to carry out monthly repairs on the Mozyr-Brest-3 segment with a partial stop of oil pumping. The first repair will last from 14 to 17 January and will limit pumping to Poland by 50% of the maximum capacity — up to 70 thousand tons per day. So far, according to the Polish operator PERN, Warsaw receives oil through Belarus in accordance with the schedule. The entire remaining volume of oil transit to Europe (except for Poland, Germany is a consumer in the Western direction, and Hungary, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic in the southern direction) along this route is carried out as usual.

Unknown objects discovered in the center of the milky way

Astronomers have discovered six objects of unknown nature that are located in the center of the milky way near a supermassive black hole. They behave like stars, but they look like clouds of gas and dust, according to the University of California at Los Angeles.

US announces China’s cut in aid to Venezuela

U.S. special representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams said that China is reducing economic assistance to Caracas. According to him, Washington has no information that China issued new loans to Venezuela in 2019.

Turkish authorities have unblocked ” Wikipedia»

The Internet encyclopedia “Wikipedia” is again available to users from Turkey, according to TASS. It is noted that the relevant decision was made by the country’s authorities

Recall that in the spring of 2017, the Turkish authorities blocked access to the electronic encyclopedia due to the fact that Wikipedia allegedly blackened the image of the Republic, telling about Ankara’s ties to terrorists.

The Parliament of Abkhazia accepted the resignation of President Khajimba

Raul Khajimba explained his decision to resign as a desire to maintain stability in the Republic. The Parliament of Abkhazia accepted the resignation of President Raul Khajimba.

Prime Minister of Abkhazia Valery Bganba has assumed the duties of the President of the Republic, according to a statement published on the official website of the government of the country.

Poland fined Volkswagen

Volkswagen Polska, which represents the interests of the German brand in Poland, received a large fine. The Polish Department responsible for consumer protection believes that representatives of the car company deliberately underestimated the results of testing for the content of harmful substances in the models sold.

Kadyrov temporarily resigned as head of Chechnya

The head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, is undergoing treatment, his press Secretary, Alvi Karimov, told RIA Novosti. The duties of the head passed to Khuchiev from January 13. The document was signed on the same date.

In accordance with article 76 of the Constitution of the Chechen Republic the office of the Head of the Chechen Republic for the duration of my temporary disability impose on hucieva Muslim Magomedovich, the Chairman of the government of the Chechen Republic, – said the press-service of head and government CHR.

Mike Pompeo has threatened Russia with an Iranian scenario

Reuters reported a statement from us Secretary of state Mike Pompeo: Iranian General Qasem Suleimani was killed as part of a “broader strategy to deter” opponents of the United States

“The destruction of Suleimani is an example of a new US strategy aimed at containing its opponents. This applies equally to Iran, China,and Russia, ” Pompeo was quoted as saying by Reuters news Agency.

Putin instructed to create an airline in the far East

Head of state Vladimir Putin instructed Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to report by January 31 on ideas for creating an airline with domestic aircraft for transportation in the far Eastern Federal district, as well as in hard-to-reach areas. This is reported on the official website of the Kremlin.

The European Parliament accused Russia of “distorting” the history of the Second world war

European people’s party MEP Manfred Weber accused the Russian leadership of trying to rewrite history. The discussion on “Distortion of European history and memory of the Second world war” was broadcast on the EP’s website.

The Pentagon has signed a contract for the supply of hypersonic weapons

The US Department of defense has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin, which will perform the third stage of work on the opfires hypersonic missile weapon. The company’s press service said that it is about developing a new ground-based system.

“The office of advanced research projects has signed a $31.9 million contract with Lockheed Martin for the third-stage system integration program for the OpFires weapons system,” the company said in a statement on its website

The US will install a combat laser on a coastal ship of the LCS type

If the plans are implemented, this will make the USS Little Rock the third Navy warship to be equipped with the new combat laser. Previously, such weapons were decided to be installed on the USS Dewey type destroyer Arleigh Burke and a landing ship

The largest US military exercises in Europe in 25 years have been announced

The largest us exercise in Europe in the last 25 years, Defender 2020, will begin in March in 10 NATO countries, the media wrote, citing a source from the meeting of the NATO Military Committee at the level of the chiefs of General staff

“The Defender 2020 exercise will start in March and will test the ability of the Alliance countries to transfer reinforcements between European States. These exercises will be the largest us military exercises in Europe in the last 25 years, ” the source said, according to TASS.

Sri Lanka to buy Russian su-30 and BTR-82A on credit

According to the Kommersant newspaper, Russia is ready to extend the credit line and allocate additional funds to Colombo for the purchase of six su-30 fighters and a batch of BTR-82A. according to the publication, the volume of additional export credit may exceed $500 million.

The Russian government confirmed plans to continue the su-57 program

Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Yuri Borisov said that the program for the supply of Russian su-57 fifth-generation fighters to the Russian Armed forces will continue in accordance with the schedule.

China has commissioned the most powerful destroyer in the world

The destroyer was built according to a Chinese project and is considered the epitome of fleet development. The ship has a displacement of a cruiser of 10 thousand tons, and in length (183 meters) is second only to the American stealth destroyer Zumwalt, according to the CGTN TV channel. However, the Nanchang is more heavily armed.

Amazon dropped the “Dark tower” series after the pilot series

Amazon Studios has decided not to shoot the series based on the books of Stephen king from the Dark tower series. This is reported by the Deadline information portal. It is noted that the pilot series, ordered for an online cinema, did not like the representatives of Amazon, and therefore the company refused this idea.

A new historical series was filmed in Turkey

The series was directed by Emmy award-winning Turkish Director Emre Shaheen. Starring famous Turkish actors Tuba Buyukustun and Jam Igit. The documentary series was produced in Turkey and in Los Angeles by the Turkish production company Karga Seven Pictures and STX Entertainment

Russians ‘ expenses for downloading mobile apps

In 2019, Russians spent $1.06 billion on downloading mobile apps and buying inside them, which is 40% more than a year earlier, the App Annie Analytics company said in its annual report on the state of the mobile market. The global mobile app market grew to $120 billion, bringing Russia’s Share to 0.9%.

China spends the most on mobile apps: in 2019, spending there approached $90 billion, an increase of almost three times over the reporting period. China accounts for about 75% of the global market.

In its calculations, App Annie took into account all user costs for purchasing apps in both the App Store and Google Play, as well as user costs within apps. At the same time, App Annie does not specify the revenue of app developers from advertising.

The shortage of teachers in Russian schools is about 150,000 people.

In a conversation with Rossiyskaya Gazeta, education Minister Olga Vasilyeva said that about 1.5 million teachers work in schools and there are still “ten percent missing”. According to her, the situation depends on the regions: “Where the governors really “support” education, there are no such problems.” Vasilyeva said that up to 70,000 students are admitted to state-funded schools each year, but ” less than half of them reach school later.”

“Why don’t they go? They are afraid to work with children, they are afraid of responsibility and load. Therefore, now pedagogical universities are changing their attitude to practice — there will be more of it, it will start earlier. And we very much hope that there will be mentors for young professionals in schools: senior and leading teachers.

14 million to buy VIP tickets for Formula 1 in Sochi

In 2019, the authorities of the Krasnodar region spent $218,450 (more than 14.5 million rubles) on the purchase of 50 VIP tickets for the Formula 1 race in Sochi through the omega Center, which is under their jurisdiction. The corresponding tender was found on the public procurement portal.

The cost of one ticket for Krasnodar officials was $4369 (291,000 rubles). The ticket holder received three-day access to the paddock club-a closed area where the race management zones are located.

The Russian Constitution will be edited by the authors of laws on foreign agents and isolation of Runet

Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the formation of a working group that will prepare proposals for changing the Constitution of the Russian Federation. The list is published on the Kremlin’s website.

The group consists of more than 70 people. In particular, it included the author of the law on the isolation of the Runet, Senator Andrey Klishas, Chairman of the” Battle Brotherhood ” Boris Gromov, ataman of the all-Russian Cossack society Nikolai Doluda, author of the law on foreign agents, Deputy Leonid Levin and writer Zakhar Prilepin.

If Iraq buys s-400 anti-aircraft missile systems from Russia

“The purchase of the S-400 is likely to trigger sanctions, so we advise our partners not to make such purchases,” said Joey hood, first Deputy assistant Secretary of state for Middle East Affairs.

Earlier it was reported that Iraq began consulting with Russia on the possible purchase of s-400 complexes. According to Karim Alavi, a member of the security and defense Committee of the Republic, this decision was made because of fears that Washington may refuse to support Baghdad.

In Ingushetia, the case of fake employment of 80 THOUSAND PEOPLE was opened

Officials of six state unitary enterprises (Gups) are accused of committing a crime for the sake of indicators. They are accused of entering falsified data in official documents for the 1st quarter of 2018 on allegedly employed more than 80 thousand employees at their enterprises. At the same time, officially no more than 80 people worked in Nasyr-Kortskoe, Magas, Ordzhonikidze, Atlas, Zori Kavkaza, and Malgobekskoye state unitary Enterprises.


While everyone is discussing the government’s resignation, the Cheremushkin court has just collected 2.3 million rubles from us in favor of the Prosecutor’s office, which demands compensation for the losses of Rosgvardiya incurred during the crackdown on the opposition-Kira Yarmysh, press Secretary of Alexei Navalny


Letters should be written through the Ministry of defense

It turns out that there are places in Russia where it is forbidden to send letters. For example, you can not write to an employee of the FBK Ruslan Shaveddinov, who was suddenly sent by the Ministry of defense in December to undergo military service on Novaya Zemlya.

Russian post confirmed to Open media that it does not deliver correspondence there, although the villages located there have completely normal postal codes. Contact Samedinova possible, but the letters you need to write through the Ministry of defence

“I advise you not to turn on the TV.” Confessions of a VGTRK operator

  • Radio Liberty reports that a 61-year-old former VGTRK operator who spoke about censorship and corruption in the company was beaten for this text 4 days ago. What did Leonid Krivenkov say
  • Most VGTRK employees are not for the government;
  • If someone starts behaving incorrectly, they begin to pay the “ridiculous” salary specified in the contract;
  • The figure of 146% of votes for United Russia came from the Kremlin. They said to show 62.32% for the ruling party, and for the other parties to register real numbers. The editor-in-chief did not argue, deciding that the presidential administration knows better;
  • The Kremlin regularly calls to correct the news content;
  • Once, a flight with Nikita Mikhalkov on Board was delayed for half an hour so that he could give an interview to the channel over the phone;
  • The design of studios was developed by psychologists to create a certain impact on the audience;
  • In order not to give employees leave, they are fired, and then re-hired;
  • For employment on VGTRK the administration takes “kickbacks” in the form of the first salary of the employee.

How much does it cost to maintain the British Royal family?

More than $ 85 million was spent by British taxpayers in 2019. Note, by the way, how much this figure has grown over the past couple of years – until recently, it was stable just over 40 million – and here the growth has doubled over the years…

Experts from Canada visited the crash site of the UIA plane in Iran

“Representatives of Canada visited the crash site of the Ukrainian Boeing in Iran, which killed 57 canadian citizens, and will soon study the wreckage of the plane,” Voice of America quoted canadian transport Minister Mark Garneau as saying.

Us military resumes operations against ISIS militants*

The us military is resuming operations against Islamic state * militants in Iraq and is working to return to training Iraqi forces, AP reports, citing US officials. One official said that some joint military operations between the two countries have already begun, but there are not as many as before.
ISIL*, “Islamic state” * – a terrorist organization banned in Russia

Roscosmos has found a way to prevent spying against Russia from space

Russian space systems (part of Roscosmos) have found a way to prevent Russia from being monitored from space, RIA Novosti reported. We are talking about disrupting access to operational information obtained during monitoring of the country’s territory by foreign spy satellites, silencing the transmission of data from them using ground-based radio stations, according to the materials of employees of the company “Russian space systems”, published on the company’s website.

The Bank of Russia revoked the licenses of three insurance companies

The Bank of Russia revoked the licenses of three insurance companies because of their voluntary refusal to work. Information about this appeared on the official website of the regulator on Thursday, January 16. Among those who lost their license were insurance companies “Chuvashia-Med”, “Crew” and “Simaz-Med”.

Russian banks approved 1.7 thousand applications for ” far Eastern mortgage»

Russian banks that are part of the “far Eastern mortgage” program approved 1.7 thousand applications for a housing loan at 2% per annum for a little more than a month, the company DOM.RF, which is the operator of the program, reported on Thursday.

NOVATEK has doubled LNG supplies to the global market

The Russian company NOVATEK has increased LNG supplies to the world market by 2 times, to 12.8 billion cubic meters. this is reported in the company’s reports.

The old Lamborghini SUV was rated more expensive than the new Urus

In Munich, they sell the legendary Lamborghini LM002 of 1992, which drove only 16 thousand kilometers. The author of the ad estimated the utility vehicle at 357 thousand euros (more than 24 million rubles). For comparison, the new Lamborghini Urus crossover can be bought in Russia for 15.9 million.

Mishustin proposed total control over the incomes of all households

Mikhail Mishustin, a candidate for the post of Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, proposed to build a system of total control over the incomes of all households in order to provide targeted assistance. He told this to journalists on January 16, state Duma Deputy Alexey Kurinny (Communist party)

Boeing is testing the latest laser gun against drones

The largest aerospace company in the United States, Boeing, is increasingly engaged in testing the latest laser weapon systems. This time, the company’s specialists tested the capabilities of the newly developed laser gun to act against unmanned aerial vehicles.

The “Cool Walker” series will get a restart

The CW decided to restart the series “Cool Walker”, which was released in the period 1993-2001 with Chuck Norris in the lead role. The main role will be played by American Jared Padalecki, known for the TV series “Supernatural”, reports Variety

The trailer for “Mad miles” with Daniel Radcliffe has been released

The network has a trailer for the hurricane action Comedy “Mad miles”, starring the star of the “Harry Potter” franchise Daniel Radcliffe. The plot revolves around an unsuccessful video game developer, who, as you might guess, is called miles.

The series on “John Wick” will be released in 2021

Starz President and CEO Jeffrey Hirsch confirmed in an official statement that a series from the John Wick universe called the Continental is under active development.

Moscow art Theater actors sue artistic Director Eduard Boyakov

The lawsuit was filed by seven leading actors of the Moscow art Theater, they point to discrimination and violation of rights

“They played 50-60 performances in four months, and now they are being stripped of their roles and are being stripped of their bonuses,” Lydia Fomina, Chairman of the Moscow organization of the Russian trade Union of cultural workers, explained the situation, according to Kulturomania.

Mashkov called” disgrace “the absence of “tall” in the list for ” Oscar»

The artistic Director of the Oleg Tabakov Theater, Vladimir Mashkov, called it “an outrage” that the picture “Dylda” was not included in the list of nominees for the Academy award.

“I don’t know why they gave it a ride. Ugliness. It’s just an outrage, “RIA Novosti quoted Mashkov as saying on Thursday, January 16.

Stephen king spoke about the criteria for evaluating Oscar contenders»

When it comes to art, the main criterion is quality. Gender, race, and other characteristics should not matter at all.

January 16 — the world day of “The Beatles»

On January 16, the world celebrates the day of the legendary British rock band “the Beatles”. The famous group was founded in 1960. The members of the “Liverpool four” are talented musicians John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.

Released a new clip of the leader Rammstein, shot in one shot

What makes the latest Lindemann video different is that it was shot in one shot without any editing glues. The plot is the same-till’s character is tortured in prison. At the same time, unlike the original clip, the video does not contain any erotic content

Siberian ethno-festival “World of Siberia” announced acceptance of applications for 2020

The start of accepting applications for participation in the Siberian ethnic festival “World of Siberia” was announced by its press service on January 15 on the official website of the event. It is reported that applications for participation in the annual festival will be accepted until the end of March.

The date and place of Yuri Shevchuk’s concert in Ufa in 2020 became known

Yuri Shevchuk and the DDT group announced the launch of the anniversary tour, which begins in March 2020. The musicians will perform with the new program in dozens of Russian cities. Among them are three big stadium concerts: in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Ufa, where the DDT group was born 40 years ago.

On the official website of the band, it is reported that the concert program will include both new and old songs that have not been played for a long time. The Grand concert in Ufa will take place at the Neftyanik stadium on June 19 at 19:00.

Ulan-Ude will host the first festival of Modern Music

From February 26 to 29, Ulan-Ude will host the First uu Contemporary Music Festival.SOUND and music forum Colisium Baikal-Buryatia. UU.SOUND is the first festival in Ulan-Ude that focuses on contemporary music and emerging artists from Buryatia, neighboring regions, and other countries.

Moby has released a music video “Power Is Taken»

American musician Moby presented a new track “Power Is Taken” and a video for it. The track was recorded by punk rock musician D. H. Peligro. “Power Is Taken” will be included in Moby’s new full-length album “All Visible Objects”, which is scheduled for release on March 6, 2020

Bose is closing more than 100 stores worldwide and laying off staff

This week, representatives of the company confirmed that over the next few months, Bose will close a huge number of its retail stores in various regions of the world. Hundreds of employees will be laid off as a result of store closures, but they will receive severance pay.

Samsung has announced a fully wireless TV

As it became known, the South Korean company Samsung really wanted to show a prototype of a fully wireless TV at the Consumer Electronic Show 2020, but was unable to demonstrate it for various reasons

Han Jong – hee, President of the display division at Samsung, said that this wireless TV, developed by Samsung, lacks not only an image cable, but also a power supply cable. Samsung wireless TVs will be based on the principle of electromagnetic induction

Xiaomi introduced a multifunctional gadget

The new product serves as a wireless charging station, charger and external battery. Charging is equipped with an internal plug for normal charging. The charging case is equipped with two ports – USB-C and USB-A. When in portable mode, it can charge three devices at once. The new product can be purchased for 52 dollars

The FBI managed to unlock the iPhone 11 Pro Max without involving Apple

It is known that the iPhone is the property of a young man suspected of helping his brother leave the country by using his passport. The smartphone belonging to the alleged attacker was protected using Face ID and password. The FBI managed to remove the lock from the Apple device, although the detainee did not name the access key and did not look in the iPhone 11 Pro Max to unlock it by face. The guards did not ask Apple for help, but asked Grayshift, which uses GrayKey to select passwords for iOS.

Six hundred year old Ginkgo trees showed no signs of decrepitude

Six-hundred-year-old Ginkgo trees do not differ much from young ones, the researchers concluded, after measuring their physiological functions and gene expression in cells. They grow somewhat slower, but do not lose any photosynthesis or fertility. Apparently, the secret of Ginkgo is in the genes that are associated with the response to stress and parasites: they continue to work in 600 years as well as in 20, which helps to avoid decrepitude. The study is published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

For the first time in the world created a robot from living cells

In the US, for the first time in the world, a robot that consists only of living cells has been created. According to today News Ufa, citing scientists from the University of Vermont, the size of the robots is tiny – only one mm. it is Noted that robots can completely self-repair after damage. You can also use these robots to create robotic prosthetics for muscles. Scientists called their brainchild – the black stone. They are created from frog embryos and transformed into completely different life forms.

The emotional burnout syndrome was associated with irregular heartbeat

American experts have found that the burnout syndrome is associated with an irregular heartbeat. According to experts, in this condition, people experience symptoms such as fatigue, lack of energy and irritability.

A long-lived supersonic current was obtained in the superfluid gas

Physicists have experimentally obtained a ring of matter in a superfluid state that rotates for more than a minute at a speed that exceeds the sound one by up to 18 times. This configuration should help implement a giant quantum vortex in a similar system, the authors write in the journal Physical Review Letters.

Frozen blood for transfusions helped children survive

The doctors came to the conclusion that fresh blood does not improve the prognosis for the patient. Frozen blood was used to treat one and a half thousand children, and this did not affect the course of treatment of the disease. Experts have studied the effect of transfusions of different types of blood on children who are seriously ill

Robonoga with a self-healing tendon

Japanese engineers have created a robot leg with a mechanical fuse that can be restored after use. The recovery in the element is responsible for the metal alloy tape, which breaks at a certain load, and then melts under the influence of the heater and again forms a single part that can be reused, says IEEE Spectrum. An article describing the development was presented at the IROS 2019 conference, but has not yet been published