14 Mar, 2019

Russia is 100 years behind …

The gap in labor productivity in the Russian Federation in comparison with the leading world economies is 100 years. On this, as the “Interfax”, said Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov. He called for increasing the digitization of industrial processes in order to bridge this gap.

“Robotization, artificial intelligence, virtual augmented reality technology, in general, digitalization in industry is a tremendous chance for us to overcome our now almost 100-year-old gap in labor productivity that separates us from the leading economies of the world,” his words “Interfax “.

Briefly about the main thing …

Investigative Committee of Russia legalizes its expert units

The human rights activist noted that since the bill was submitted by the President of the Russian Federation, there is no doubt that it will be adopted. The need to create “own” expert institutions of the TFR was required, according to Mukhamedzhanov, because of doubts about the objectivity of other experts.

French Senate approves “anti-bullying” bill

The Senate of France passed the anti-bullying law in the final reading. 210 senators voted for the document, 115 against, 18 abstained. The country’s interior minister, Christoph Castaner, said the bill was aimed at strengthening public order.

Kiev will not allow Russian journalists to the presidential elections

In the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine have already prepared a preliminary list of publications that will fall under the ban on journalistic activities. They will be removed from the election coverage, contrary to all ideas about democracy and freedom of speech. Earlier, Kiev did not allow German politicians to the Ukrainian elections.

Three bills against President Vladimir Putin

The US House of Representatives approved three bills against President Vladimir Putin and the Russian authorities, the AP reports. All documents were supported by the Republicans almost unanimously.

In particular, a bill was passed obliging the US National Intelligence Agency to disclose the incomes of the Russian president. An open report on Vladimir Putin’s personal capital and assets should be prepared within 180 days of the adoption of the document. The focus of the investigation should be on finding “dummy” or intermediary structures that the Russian president allegedly uses to conceal any information.

In addition, approved legislative initiatives imply a ban on the recognition of Russia’s sovereignty over the Crimea, as well as opposition to the “Russian propaganda campaigns” (KREMLIN Act). The latter implies an assessment of possible actions by Russia that threaten the United States and NATO member countries.

Members of the chamber also spoke in favor of bringing to justice those responsible for the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov (.pdf), who was shot dead on February 27, 2015 near the Kremlin. The corresponding resolution obliges US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Finance Minister Stephen Mnuchin to apply sanctions in the framework of the Global Magnitsky Law to individuals who will be identified as involved in the murder. The question of bringing perpetrators to justice should be raised “with all contacts” with members of the Russian government.

In the near future, the documents will be submitted to the Senate, controlled by the Republican Party.

Source: https://www.kommersant.ru

Putin has planned a trip to the Crimea for the fifth anniversary of the accession

Vladimir Putin planned to visit the Crimea on the anniversary of the annexation of the peninsula to Russia, told three close to the presidential administration source RBC. The trip is already in the schedule of the head of state, clarified by two interlocutors of RBC

The Japanese Foreign Ministry considers unacceptable Russian exercises in the Kuril Islands

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan said that Tokyo considers Russian military exercises, which began on Tuesday, March 12, in the southern part of the Kuril Islands unacceptable. About this reports TASS with reference to the representative of the press service of the Ministry

The US does not want its allies in Europe to depend on Russian gas

Washington does not want American allies in Europe to be dependent on natural gas supplies from Russia as a result of the construction of the Nord Stream – 2. This was announced on Tuesday by US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo at the CERAWeek conference in Houston, reports TASS.

Parliament of Britain rejected May’s Brexit deal

The British Parliament voted against the agreement of the country’s Prime Minister Theresa May with the European Union under the terms of Brexit. Reports about it RIA “News”. According to the agency, more than 390 deputies opposed the deal to May.

Maduro intends to ask for help in investigating the attack on the power grid

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced that he intends to ask the authorities of Russia, China, Iran and Cuba, as well as the UN, to support the investigation of the recent attack on the country’s power system, which led to a power cut-off for several days in most of its territory.

US House of Representatives obliged National Intelligence Service to disclose Putin’s revenues

All documents were supported by the Republicans almost unanimously. In particular, a bill was passed obliging the US National Intelligence Agency to disclose the incomes of the Russian president.

Chechen parliament speaker announced blood feud to blogger

Chechen parliament chairman Magomed Daudov recorded a video message to Chechen blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov. On the record, he declares his opponent his enemy and promised revenge. It is reported that Daudov’s outrage was caused by the words of a blogger about the former head of Chechnya, Akhmat Kadyrov.

Officially declare, Tumso, my brothers and I – you know who my brothers are – officially, for the words that you said about Ahmad-Haji, I declare a blood feud to you. – Magomed Daudov, Russian military leader

Foreign Ministry warned Russians about problems when traveling to Azerbaijan

Russians with Armenian roots may have problems entering Azerbaijan “under the pretext of the unresolved Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.” This is warned by the Russian Foreign Ministry, which issued a corresponding message.

US authorities and the Taliban have agreed on the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan

Representatives of the Taliban (banned in Russia) agreed with the United States on the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. This decision ended the fifth round of talks held in Qatar, reports Tolo News. While the details of the agreement were not disclosed, in particular, the time frame is unknown.

The source reported on the transfer of the launch of the satellites “Gonets-M”

The launch of three low-orbit communication satellites Gonets-M from the Plesetsk cosmodrome was postponed to June due to the lack of Ukrainian equipment. About it reports RIA “News”, citing the source. According to the agency, we are talking about the control system equipment.

Academy of Sciences of Russia and the United States will sign a cooperation agreement

The Russian Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences of the USA will sign an agreement on cooperation in scientific, engineering and medical research. This was reported by the head of the press service of the Russian Academy of Sciences Svetlana Popova.

Austria will develop a code of conduct for meeting with cows

The Austrian authorities want to create and distribute among tourists a code of conduct on high mountain pastures in order to protect travelers from cattle attacks.

Media: Japan intends to extend sanctions against the DPRK

Japan intends to extend economic sanctions against North Korea. According to the agency Kyodo, renewed for more than 10 years, the same fate awaits the same year.

US closes the Immigration and Citizenship Office in 21 countries

The functions of issuing family visas, adopting and processing requests for US citizenship will be transferred to US diplomatic missions in the respective countries. The Washington Post newspaper writes that the agency will “try to maximize its depleting resources.”

The Pentagon called the modernization of nuclear weapons number one priority

Modernization of the means of delivery of nuclear charges is the number one priority in the budget application of the US Department of Defense for 2020. The project is published on the website of the Pentagon.

Control over the supply of food to state institutions may tighten

After the outbreak of dysentery in Moscow kindergartens, the government intends to establish control over the supply of food to social institutions. This is reported by Kommersant with reference to the letter of Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Gordeyev. The authenticity of the document was confirmed by the representative of the deputy chairman of the government.

The question concerns not only the supply of products, but also the provision of catering services in such state institutions, follows from the order. The Deputy Prime Minister requests that the relevant proposals be submitted to the government, if necessary with the draft regulatory act.

The first unmanned vehicles appear on the streets of Moscow in May

On the streets of Moscow and Kazan at the end of April – at the beginning of May, 2019, the first UAVs will come out. In total, about 150 unmanned vehicles will enter the capital’s highways, “Evening Moscow” writes.

For testing unmanned vehicles are asked to allocate 240 million rubles

An experiment announced by the government on the approval of unmanned vehicles on public roads faced a shortage of funding. To test unmanned trucks on the M11, it takes 240 million rubles. 40 of them are needed for testing cars in NAMI, and another 200 – for road equipment with special sensors.

Yandex.Taxi can introduce a fixed income for drivers

The Yandex.Taxi service plans to introduce a guaranteed additional income for drivers. The company is currently working on options for implementing the mechanism. In particular, cash incentives can be transferred per day for a certain number of orders or time spent driving.

Pre-pensioners will be able to receive alimony

Women aged 55 years and men 60 years old can now count on alimony. The corresponding bill passed the third, final, reading in the State Duma. The document, the authors believe, guarantees the protection of the rights of this category of citizens, writes the Interfax agency.

Unfortunately, there are situations when children do not help their parents, including those in difficult life situations. They collect alimony from such children. Today, the right to collect maintenance is only for those who have reached retirement age. – Andrei Isaev, Russian politician

The head of the Khabarovsk Territory forbade officials to fly business class

The governor of the Khabarovsk Territory, Sergei Furgal, prohibited members of the regional government from flying in business class.

Coming new reform of utility tariffs

The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) proposed to reform the system of utility tariffs so that citizens do not overpay for them tenfold. The regulator wants to adjust the tariff to a certain standard, which will be called upon to equalize all regions in rights.

Tourists are obliged to inform the Emergencies Ministry about hiking in the mountains.

EMERCOM of Russia has developed a procedure for informing about the travel routes of tourist groups, according to which tourists heading to the mountains should warn rescuers about this ten days before the start of the journey.

Rosstat may revise the method of calculating the real income of Russians

In December 2018, First Deputy Prime Minister Anton Siluanov criticized the work of Rosstat because of the indicator of real disposable income.

 “How is he considered – probably, only Rosstat knows. The quality of the account [real income] is terrible. The real wages, which make up the majority of the real incomes of the population, are considered to be more or less clear and reliable. As for the calculation of real incomes of the population, there are very big claims, ”he said.

Rosstat should consider the idea of ​​changing the methodology for calculating real income, Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin told Vedomosti and promised that the discussion would be as public as possible.

Statistics of real incomes of the population remains a problem for the government and a mystery for economists. According to Rosstat, the income of Russians fell five years in a row – from 2014 to 2018 (including 5000 rubles paid to pensioners in 2017) and still remain below the level of the pre-crisis 2013. Their dynamics have long since diverged from real wages and retail turnover, which has been growing since May 2017.

Crispian Investments Abramovich sells 1.25% of Norilsk Nickel

Crispian Investments businessmen Roman Abramovich and Alexander Abramov are selling 1.25% of Norilsk Nickel through expedited collection of applications. It is reported by Bloomberg, citing the terms of the transaction. The volume of supply is $ 440 million, the benchmark price is 13.450 rubles.

Analysts have noticed the “Venezuelan trail” in transactions with the state debt of Russia

Significant demand for Russian federal loan bonds (OFZ) at the end of February 2019 could be additionally secured by purchases from investors from Venezuela, RBC was told on condition of anonymity by three banking analysts who are tracking government debt transactions.

China will build a port on the border with Russia

The authorities of the border Chinese city of Hunchun in Jilin Province are planning to build an international inland port by 2022. The project is part of measures to develop trade and logistics in Northeast Asia. From 500 million to 1 billion yuan ($ 73.5 million – $ 147 million) are invested in the project.

“The port will become a regional center for the storage and shipment of containers and goods,” quotes China’s Central Television Deputy Mayor of Hunchun Wu Xianzhe.

In February, the average check for Russians going to the store grew

The average check of Russians for a trip to the store in comparison with January in February increased by 2.3% (13 rubles) and amounted to 573 rubles, RIA Novosti reported with reference to a study of the Romir holding. This figure was a record for February in the entire history of observations. Compared with February 2018, the check increased by only 0.5% (3 rubles).

 “Prices rose primarily for goods of rapid turnover, that is, everyday demand,” – the president of the holding Andrey Milekhin

Compared with January, the average bill in the Far East grew by 8.1% (to 679 rubles), in the Siberian Federal District – by 4.7% (to 487 rubles), in the Central Federal District it was 2.2% (to 655 rubles), in the Urals – by 2.1% (up to 580 rubles), in the Southern Federal District – by 2.1% (up to 575 rubles), in the North-West Region – by 1.8% (up to 634 rubles .), in the Volga region – 0.8% (up to 511 rubles). The Romira study is based on consumption data of 40 thousand Russians, 15 thousand households in 220 cities of the country with a population of more than 10 thousand people

Rosaviatsia announced a sharp decline in passenger traffic at Utair

In February, Utair’s passenger traffic dropped immediately by 20% amid a market growth of more than 9%, Kommersant reports, citing sources.

Tax reform allows Chinese citizens to save 200 billion yuan

The amount of income tax paid by Chinese citizens fell by almost 200 billion yuan ($ 29.7 billion) in just four months after the income tax reform in the country, said Wang Jun, head of the PRC State Tax Administration.

Last year 2.4 trillion rubles was invested in Moscow

The volume of investments in fixed assets in Moscow in 2018 amounted to 2.43 trillion rubles, which is 15.3 percent higher than the 2017 figure. The share of extrabudgetary investments was 74 percent. For every budget ruble, the city receives 3-3.5 rubles of private investment. This was announced by the deputy mayor of the capital on economic policy and property and land relations Vladimir Efimov.

“Large urban investment projects, such as the ISC, new metro stations, traffic intersections, central diameters, become drivers of private investment growth,” explained Efimov, adding that new transportation hubs will become growth points in the near future.

Eight NPP units per year

China needs to build eight NPP units annually until 2030 to ensure the sustainable development of the nuclear industry and technology. The corresponding statement was made by the chairman of the board of China National Nuclear Corporation Yu Jianfang, RIA Novosti reports.

China has increased social pensions

According to the Minister of Human Resources and Social Security of China, Zhang Jinan, China is able to ensure full and timely payment of pensions. Despite the decline in employers ’contribution to basic old-age insurance for urban workers, the income of social security funds will keep their excess over expenditures. In China, it was decided to further increase the basic old-age pension this year. This increase is the 15th year in a row.

Developers minimize discount programs

Instead of lowering prices, apartment buyers are lured by subscriptions to the gym. Participants in the Russian construction market are cutting discount programs. According to experts, in the second half of 2019, the largest developers may refuse to discount, reports Rossiyskaya Gazeta

Electronic cigarettes in Russia equate to ordinary

The circulation of electronic cigarettes, wipes and tobacco heating systems such as Iqos and glo should be regulated in the same way as regular cigarettes, Deputy Health Minister Oleg Salagay told RBC.

Head of the Kuzbass Department of Traffic Police caught a bribe

The Investigation Committee for the Kemerovo Region clarified that a 45-year-old deputy head of the department was also suspected of receiving a bribe. Corruption agreement existed between the traffic police and the individual entrepreneur.

Arashukova suspended from the post of senator

The press service of the Federation Council later reported on receipt of a copy of the Basmanny Court ruling that Arashukov was temporarily removed from the post of senator, RIA Novosti reports. Senator Rauf Arashukov was detained on January 30 at a meeting of the Federation Council

Ministry of Culture accused producers of “Gurvinek” in the failure of this cartoon

The cartoon “Gurvinek” failed at the box office primarily because of the “consecutive and gross errors” of the producers of this Russian project, said Olga Lyubimova, director of the film department of the Ministry of Culture.

A new trailer for the film “Aladdin” by Guy Ritchie

Studio Walt Disney Pictures presented a full-fledged trailer for the film “Aladdin”. The Russian premiere of fantasy tape, directed by Guy Richie, is scheduled for May 23. A pickpocket named Aladdin (Mena Massoud) dreams of becoming a prince and marrying Princess Jasmine (Naomi Scott)

In St. Petersburg began filming the movie “Archipelago”

The other day in St. Petersburg began shooting a large-scale project – the movie “Archipelago”. The picture will tell about the real feat of the Russian scientists who, together with the Swedish expedition, went to Svalbard in order to measure the real size and shape of the globe.

Russian Museum will open the exhibition of Malevich in Qatar

The first exhibition of works by Kazimir Malevich in Qatar on March 23 will open the State Russian Museum. It is reported by TASS with reference to the deputy director of the museum for scientific work Yevgeny Petrov.

In Steam appeared simulator of depressive life in Russia

The game is a simulator of Russian life – the user can move into a resident of an ordinary provincial city that lives in a sequence of house – work – house.

Sony published the first official footage of the sequel “Jumanji”

Sony Pictures posted on their Twitter account the first official footage from the filming of Jumanji 2 with the full cast of the original film. “The gang is back together,” noted lead man Duane Johnson.

Cross Year of UK and Russian Music

2019 declared the cross year of music of Great Britain and Russia. One of its most striking events is the three-week tour of the Bolshoi Theater in London and the creation of a Russian-British youth orchestra. He makes his debut in Sochi, and then go on a tour of the cities of Russia and the UK. The cross year in 2020 will end with the Handel festival in Moscow.

Soyuzmultfilm will hold a children’s festival for the 50th anniversary of “Well, wait a minute”

In one of the largest oceanariums in Europe, from March 16 to 24, free entertainment and educational events will take place with the participation of your favorite heroes “Well, wait!” and Prostokvashino. Interactive and puppet shows will be shown to young viewers and invited to take part in animation workshops, the studio’s press service reported.

Released trailer of the film “Billion” with Vladimir Mashkov in the lead role

On the YouTube channel of the Central Partnership a trailer for the film “Billion” with Vladimir Mashkov was released. Alexandra Bortich, Pavel Chinarev, Marina Petrenko and others also took part in the film.

The Bohemian Rhapsody may have a sequel

The film “Bohemian Rhapsody” may appear sequel. The fact that the group Queen is now discussing this opportunity, the producer of the picture Rudy Dolezal told the publication Page Six.

Super Microbe Exhibition

An exhibition about bacteria will be opened at the Clement Timiryazev Museum on March 26. The exposition “Supermicrobes. The Struggle for Life” is devoted to the problem of bacterial resistance to antibiotics. The exhibition will talk about microbes that annually kill 700 thousand people. Guests will be taught how to protect their health when confronted with them.

The date of the release of the musical “Sesame Street”

According to Warner Bros, the premiere of the musical picture will take place on January 15, 2021. The director will be Jonathan Kresel, and Chris Galletta and Mike Rosio will work on the script text. It is noted that American actress Anne Hathaway (“Les Miserables”, “Princess Diaries”) has already received an invitation to shoot at Sesame Street.

Morgan Freeman will play in the sequel “The Killer’s Wife’s Bodyguard”

The picture will be a sequel to the action-comedy “The killer’s bodyguard” with Ryan Reynolds. American actor Morgan Freeman (“Shawshank Escape”) joined the crew of the film “The Killer’s Wife’s Bodyguard”.

Netflix ordered a cartoon series based on the myths of ancient Greece

The bastard of the eight-part “Gods and Heroes” will be the illegitimate son of Zeus, who will have to save heaven and earth in the fight against the vengeful goddess. Charlie and Vlas Parlapanides, who previously worked on Death Note and War of the Gods: Immortals, have been assigned as script writers and project runners.

The first trailer for the cartoon “Batman vs Ninja Turtles”

In the story of Batman vs. Ninja Turtles, due to the space-time deformation, the Shredder falls into Gotham. There he meets Ra’s Al Ghul, and together they release the villains of DC. The trailer showed Joker, Harley Quinn, Bane, Mr. Freeze, Scarecrow and Two Faces.

Yandex has bought TheQuestion question and answer service

The company Yandex bought the Question and Answer service TheQuestion, the Vedomosti newspaper reported on Monday with reference to a search engine representative. According to Vedomosti, the deal has already been closed, and Yandex has fully bought the Cyprus Znanie Company, which owns TheQuestion

In Microsoft told about the creation of a quantum computer

At the CERAWeek conference in Houston, Zander said that the most advanced developments to date for the company are working on the creation of a quantum computer. According to him, these technologies are the most promising and “have incredible potential”

Google closes the messenger allo

Google has begun the completion of the work of the messenger Allo, the closing announcement of which took place last year. From today, technical specialists of the American corporation Google stop the work of the messenger Allo.

Smartphone maker Vertex launches retail network

Brand Vertex, owned by the St. Petersburg company, opened a network of electronics stores in Russia. Specialists in the running points of sale implement various Chinese tablets, mobile devices and other equipment.

Akimov spoke against the participation of business in creating a digital profile

According to Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov, a public-private partnership is not seen as a model for creating a digital profile infrastructure, so that a private partner does not subsequently earn money on disseminating data about people, the media report

The digital profile of a citizen will include basic information about him – passport data, SNILS and TIN, as well as links to information from state information systems and a register of digital consent to the processing of personal data. A person will be able to give and withdraw digital consent, as well as to demand the removal of irrelevant or unreliable information about himself.

Problem updates will automatically remove Windows

Windows 10 will automatically remove problematic updates from users’ computers. This was announced by Microsoft in a special support document.

In Windows 10, you can run Android applications

The new test version of Windows 10 has received the Phone screen feature – the broadcast of the smartphone screen on the desktop of the PC, which will soon appear in the final release of the OS update. Phone screen will allow you to open Android apps in Windows 10 using a smartphone and Microsoft Your Phone application

Mozilla launched the Firefox Send file sharing service.

The company Mozilla, which is best known as the developer of the Firefox web browser, decided to launch its own file sharing service. The video announcing the novelty was published on the company’s official YouTube channel.

Xiaomi has released a home thermometer and hygrometer Miija

The Chinese company Xiaomi has released a thermometer and hygrometer, which was presented under the brand name Miija. The baseline home weather station was priced at $ 15.

Samsung is designing a smart wristband for wearing on the wrist.

The idea is to create a hybrid smartphone and bracelet to wear on the wrist. Users will be able to give the gadget a ring shape, which will put it on hand. If necessary, the owners will be able to straighten the device, transforming it into a smartphone-monoblock with an elongated display.

Twitter has launched a new experimental social network for the elect.

Twitter has launched the Twttr test application, which is a new experimental platform for the company. She published the corresponding post on March 11 on her official page.

New robotic lawn mowers are already on sale

Yard Force Amiro has its own Wi-Fi relay, which expands the coverage of wireless Internet, and now the robotic lawn mower will not go beyond the limits of wireless Internet. To date, the sale of this technology is engaged in a network of stores Dauhaus stores.

The only way to prevent a global catastrophe …

According to experts, to solve this problem, it is necessary to know the size of a safe level of emission of aerosols into the Earth’s atmosphere in order to reflect sunlight and reduce the growth of global warming. The researchers stressed that the use of solar geo-engineering is practically the only effective method of dealing with the consequences of changing climatic conditions. According to scientists, this method does not harm the state of the environment ….

Scientists have achieved the biological activity of mammoth cells

An international team of scientists used the cells of a well-preserved mammoth, discovered in 2011 in the permafrost of Siberia, and placed them in several dozen mouse eggs. Five of them demonstrated reactions that occur immediately before the start of cell division. Article published in the journal Scientific Reports

Chimpanzees in the presence of a person change their behavior

According to scientists, chimpanzees can use sticks and leaves to get various materials into their natural habitat – algae, nuts and honey. Researchers believed that many of these skills primates learned from humans in the process of monitoring him.

Mortality due to polluted air on Earth has doubled

Worldwide, about 8.8 million people die due to poor air quality. At the same time, according to estimates of the World Health Organization (WHO), the death rate from tobacco smoking is 7.2 million people per year. 40% – 80% of deaths are caused by cardiovascular diseases. Researchers found that people die mainly from cardiovascular diseases, which are provoked by chronic exposure to aerosols, according to a press release on MedicalXpress

Russian scientists explained the reason for the calm before the storm

In an article published by the scientific publication Journal of Physical Ocenography, scientists talk about a laboratory experiment in which they created a miniature storm in a small canal with water. It turned out that when the wind strengthens on the water, the amount of foam increases, which evens out the surface of the water. But the decrease in the waves leads to the fact that the wind speed becomes even higher, and as a result, it develops into a real storm. The results of the experiments will create theoretical models that increase the accuracy of weather forecasts.

Created a mechanism predicting the date of death of a person

A unique technology for determining the date of death was presented by scientists from the United States of America, who created a device that predicts death from a blood test. The development report was published by staff at the University of California.

Predict a decision 11 seconds before making it

Australian scientists have confirmed that brain activity allows you to find out the choice before the person himself is aware of it. The characteristic patterns of neural network activity in the brain have allowed scientists from the University of New South Wales to show that the choice between two alternatives our brain makes long before we consciously make a decision. About this Roger Koenig-Robert (Roger Koenig-Robert) and Joel Pearson (Joel Pearson) write in an article published in the journal Scientific Reports.

Cocoa helps solve neurological problems.

The fact is that it is saturated with flavonoids that have anti-inflammatory properties .. If you drink a drink every day for six weeks, this will reduce fatigue and the severity of pain in people suffering from multiple sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis is characterized by inflammatory processes, since the immune system attacks the body of the host.

An eye scan will reveal Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms appear.

The study, published in the journal Ophthalmology Retina, is built around non-invasive angiography technology using optical coherent tomography (OCTA). It allows doctors to quickly examine the blood flow in the tiny capillaries in the back of the retina. Images of the blood vessel network are compared with changes in the brain vessels that precede the decline in cognitive functions — and the diagnosis is ready.

NASA reproduced the music of the universe

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration showed in a video on YouTube how the Universe could sound. To do this, scientists have transformed photos of galaxies obtained from the Hubble telescope. They assigned sounds to each element in the picture and assembled a roller. Long notes received spiral powerful galaxies, and stars and small galaxies – short and sharp sounds.

Mercury found a ring

Scientists have expanded the list of planets in the solar system with rings. A similar education was found in Mercury, and it exists there contrary to the laws of physics, reports The Astrophysical Journal.

NASA: the universe may have consciousness

The scientist believes that this can be explained by the constant expansion of the Universe, which occurs despite regular cosmic catastrophes. Experts believe that the answer to the question about the presence of reason can be found when comparing space with a living organism. Matthew’s theory was also supported by neurobiologist Christoph Koch

Toyota unveiled a Land Cruiser special for the Russian market

Russian Toyota dealers began accepting orders for special versions of Land Cruiser 200 and Land Cruiser Prado SUVs from the factory tuning studio TRD (Toyota Racing Development). Prices for new items start at 5,770,000 and 4,035,000 rubles, respectively.

How old cars will be assigned an environmental class

In Moscow and St. Petersburg, zones with limited traffic may appear in the near future for vehicles with a low ecological class, the so-called “eurozone”. It is assumed that compliance with the rules of travel will be monitored by cameras.

However, for this it is necessary to have a base that contains data on the environmental classes of all vehicles, and the corresponding mark was put on the PTS only in 2008-2011. Accordingly, cars older than 10 years old have no ecological class, which is about 70% of cars in the country. The head of the State Traffic Inspectorate, Mikhail Chernikov, assured that the assignment of environmental classes to cars would not require drivers to conduct examinations at their own expense.

Toyota patented tear gas anti-theft system

The Japanese company Toyota has patented a system for automatic aromatization of the cabin. She can independently identify the driver and select his favorite scent for him, but in case of unauthorized intervention in the cabin tear gas is sprayed

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