26 Feb, 2019

Steady trend in Russia

Almost every third Russian (31%) believes that the detention of a member of the Federation Council Rauf Arashukov and his father Raul Arashukov is a manifestation of the struggle for the redistribution of spheres of influence in the highest echelons of power, according to data from the Levada Center, received by Interfax.

According to a sociological survey, 25% of Russians consider the Arashukovs’ detention to be a concrete example of the fight against corruption in the state apparatus, and almost as many respondents (23%) believe that this was done to divert public attention from real problems in the economy.

According to the study, almost two thirds of citizens of the Russian Federation (64%) consider a steady trend of cases of receiving bribes by high-ranking officials and detecting large amounts of undeclared funds from them. 27% of respondents believe that these are only isolated cases, noted in the “Levada Center”.

Briefly about the main thing …

Trump decided to postpone the increase in duties on Chinese goods

US President Donald Trump decided to postpone the increase in duties on goods from China. He wrote about it on the page of his microblog Twitter. The increase in fees was planned for March 1.

I am pleased to announce that the United States has made significant progress in the negotiations on trade with China. As a result of these productive negotiations, I will postpone the increase in fees, which is now scheduled for March 1. – Donald Trump, 45th President of the United States

A repeat vote on the Brexit agreement will be held until March 12

Repeated voting on the terms of the UK exit from the European Union will be held in the British Parliament until March 12. As reported by Reuters, this was announced to journalists by the country’s Prime Minister Theresa May.

In China, on the site of a former career built hotel

InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland Hotel, China. More recently, the news was published that the construction of the InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland Hotel, located in an abandoned quarry, has been officially completed.

China is reforming its defense system

The State Chancellery of Defense Education of China has published a plan according to which the country will revise the law on defense education. Educational campaigns are planned, including lectures, competitions and educational events, so that young people can learn more about national defense.

Cardiac surgeon Pokushalov found three townhouses in New York

At the disposal of the network publication “Human Rights Defender Info” were documents, according to which, a certain Evgeny Pokushalov, whose initials completely coincide with the name of the cardiac surgeon, deputy director of the National Research Medical Center named after. Academician Meshalkin Evgeny Pokushalov – arrested on suspicion of embezzling 1.3 billion rubles – is a US tax resident and owner of three condominiums (townhouses) located in Brooklyn, New York. In the name of Evgeny Pokushalov’s wife, Elena Pokusalova, a condominium was registered at Northside Piers, bought in the summer of 2012. In addition, according to the publication, Pokushalov opened accounts in American banks, and Pokushalov LLC was registered in his name.

Canada called the terms of the signing of a new trade agreement with the United States

The Canadian parliament may not ratify the new trade agreement with the United States, replacing the NAFTA agreement, if Washington does not reduce duties on steel and aluminum from Canada, said Transport Minister Marc Garneau on February 24 at a meeting with US governors, CTV reported

Colombian diplomats on foot left Venezuela

Three Colombian diplomats with their families left Venezuela on foot. Under the supervision of the Venezuelan police, they crossed the border into San Antonio. Previously, the country left Colombia Herman Castañeda. On February 23, Colombia and Venezuela broke off diplomatic relations, reminds RIA Novosti. Bogota promised to withdraw its diplomats as soon as possible. Caracas gave it 24 hours. The aggravation of relations between the two countries began due to the supply of humanitarian aid from the United States. Supporters of Maduro called it a “cheap show of the oligarchy.” The military erected additional fortifications on the border with Colombia.

Cuba holds referendum on new constitution

The current constitution has operated on the island since 1976. In December 2018, 583 people voted out of 602 deputies of the National Assembly of People’s Power to the draft of the new basic law, the remaining 19 were absent at the meeting. The new constitution introduces the post of president and prime minister, limits tenure as head of state to two terms of five years, and also recognizes the right to private property. One of the main principles of the Cuban state’s activities is the construction of socialism, while the Communist Party is still called the guiding political force of society and the state.

Syrian Kurds handed over about 280 IS militants to Iraq *

The United States-supported armed coalition, The Forces of Democratic Syria (SDS, the backbone of which is Kurdish) has transferred over 280 militants from the Islamic State terrorist group (IG *) to Iraq.

IG * – Organization is prohibited on the territory of the Russian Federation

In the traffic police called the timing of the transition to electronic driver’s license

Electronic driver’s license in Russia is planned to be introduced by 2020. This was announced by the head of the traffic police of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, Mikhail Chernikov. According to him, in a year it will be possible not to carry a driver’s license and certificate of registration of the car. He noted that the technical base for the transition to such documents is ready.

State Duma deputies offered to introduce fines for illegal evacuation of cars

LDPR deputies submitted to the State Duma a bill proposing to establish fines for officials for detaining a car without a protocol of up to 50 thousand rubles, the press service of one of the authors of the bill, the head of the State Duma Committee on Labor and Social Policy, Yaroslav Nilov, said. On this February 25, reports RIA Novosti.

Absolute daily record for the carriage of passengers by rail

On Saturday, February 23, there were recorded 13.17 million trips made by passengers by rail, which is an absolute daily record and is 38.8% higher than on a similar day in 2018.

Determined the amount of the penalty for kicking a Russian policeman

Krasnoyarsk social activist Natalia Podolyak was fined 150 thousand rubles for kicking a policeman’s leg during a rally. This is the regional resource “Prospect Mira” on Monday, February 25.

Cashless payments in Russia

In Russia, as of October 1, 2018, there were 268 million valid bank cards (approximately three cards on average for each adult Russian), and the number of ATMs was slightly less than 200 thousand

In Moscow and the Moscow Region, according to a study, almost 85% of all payments are made using modern payment methods. The second place is occupied by the Magadan region. In this region, more than 60% of payments are made using bank cards. In Kolyma, the most developed financial infrastructure in the country for payment by cards: 264 terminals per 10 thousand people

The top ten regions where payment by bank card is popular include the Irkutsk Region, the Kaliningrad Region, St. Petersburg, the Tomsk Region, the Kamchatka Territory, the Komi Region, the Tuva and the Murmansk Region. In these eight regions, the share of card payments is in the range from 47% to 59%. In the regions that did not make the top ten, the average share of payments with plastic cards is only 28.6%.

The last place in the rating of non-cash payment is Chechnya, where only 1.8% of all payments are made by bank cards, in Dagestan – 1.9%. Four more republics of the North Caucasus are at the bottom of the rating: Ingushetia ranks 78th, Kabardino-Balkaria – 77th, North Ossetia – 76th, Karachay-Cherkessia – 73rd place with a score of 16.8%. Among the regions-outsiders are also Sevastopol (79th place) and the Republic of Crimea (75th place).

China will enter the “Arctic LNG – 2” after the French, Saudis and Japanese

China will take part in the Arctic LNG-2 project with a total value of $ 25 billion. It is about developing a field on the Gydan peninsula in Siberia and building a gas liquefaction plant. The main participant of the project and license holder is Novatek, Mikhail Michelson.

FAS refused Total to buy a stake in Arctic SPG-2

The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) refused to independently agree on a deal for the French Total to enter the Arctic LNG-2 gas liquefaction project of NOVATEK. The Kommersant newspaper reports this with reference to the FAS representative Irina Kashunin.

In Beijing, ahead of time will put into operation a new airport

The new airport is scheduled to be commissioned at the end of this year. It is located on the border of the southern district of Beijing Daxing and the city of Langfang, Hebei Province. The air terminal will be able to receive 45 million passengers per year until 2021 and 72 million passengers by 2025.

10 billion rubles will be allocated for the elimination of landfills in 2019

In 2019, the Russian government plans to allocate about 10 billion rubles for the recultivation of 49 illegal landfills and the most contaminated lands with a total area of ​​about 700 hectares. About this “Izvestia” told the Ministry of Environment. In 2020, it is planned to allocate another 10.4 billion rubles from the federal budget to 30 subjects. Also, 617 million rubles will be allocated for the liquidation of the city dump in Chelyabinsk, which has become the largest in the Russian Federation.

Capital costs for the construction of the shipyard “Star”

Capital expenditures for the construction of the shipbuilding complex Zvezda (Primorsky Krai) are estimated at 202.2 billion rubles. This is stated in the materials for the meeting on the progress of construction of this complex, which is conducted by the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Yuri Borisov.

In Russia, motorists waiting for a fine for smoking and driving

Lawmakers came to the conclusion that if the conversation on the mobile phone distracts the driver and finishes him, then the same punishment should wait for smokers. Note, in Russia, innovation can affect about 15 million motorists.

TOP countries with the healthiest population

Vloomberg compiled an annual ranking of the healthiest countries, analyzing data from 169 countries. The first place was won by Spain, the second – by Italy, and Iceland and Japan divided the bronze among themselves.

Also high rates were shown by Switzerland and Sweden, which were ranked fourth and fifth. In addition, among the “healthiest” were residents of Australia, Norway, Singapore and Israel. Much more modest, but nonetheless, high rates for the United States, which are not included in the top ten and were only in 35th place.

The health index is determined on the basis of various data, such as life expectancy, smoking, obesity, ecology and health standards.

Visa plans to launch payment by QR-code in Russia

Visa is developing a payment model for a QR code in stores, employees of several Russian banks told about this to Vedomosti. According to two of them, the goal of the project is to reduce the cost of accepting cards for small and medium businesses due to the possibility of paying for purchases through transfers from the buyer’s card to the seller’s card. The merchant will need to hang a sticker with a QR code containing data on his card number. To pay for goods or services, the customer scans the QR code using the application (his bank or Visa), specifies the payment amount and confirms the transfer. According to the three interlocutors of “Vedomosti”, Visa plans to build tariffs in such a way that the cost price of such an operation is slightly lower than in the standard payment transactions for goods and services.

Veon will receive $ 350 million after revising the agreement with Ericsson

Telecommunications holding Veon (formerly called Vimpelcom Ltd.) will receive $ 350 million in the first half of 2019 after revising the agreement with Ericsson, according to a press release from Veon.

Russian airports will be taxed off for international flights

From July 1, 2019, the Government of Russia will cancel value-added tax (VAT) on almost all services of Russian airports for foreign flights, writes Kommersant on February 25 with reference to the corresponding draft resolution.

Ministry of Industry and Trade will reduce support for the automotive market

In 2019, the Ministry of Industry and Trade plans to allocate 10.4 billion rubles for support programs for cars. For comparison: last year it spent 30.4 billion rubles. Such data was cited by Vladimir Kostyuchenkov, head of the automotive industry department at the Ministry of Industry and Trade, at the ForAuto 2019 forum.

Software developers will support benefits

The government can support Russian IT companies by zeroing the export tax on telecommunications, computer and information services. The initiative may help competitiveness in the international market, however, it is not useful for all companies and does not cancel political risks, experts say. The benefit can potentially attract foreign software developers to create their own centers in Russia.

The share of civilian products at defense companies increased to 21%

The share of civilian products in 2018 for the defense industry as a whole was 20.7%, said Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov.

Worldwide helicopter sales fell 28%

For five years, sales of military and civilian helicopters dropped by 28% worldwide, Andrei Bohinsky, general director of the Russian Helicopters holding company, said on February 24 during a briefing at the Aero India 2019 aerospace show. Arms peaks around the world have already passed.

Moscow will spend 25 billion rubles the center of “Roscosmos” in the form of a rocket

Moscow will spend 25 billion rubles from its budget on the creation of the headquarters of the Roscosmos National Space Center (NSC) Roscosmos. The skyscraper will be built on the territory of the State Space Research and Production Center (GKNPT) named after Khrunichev in Fili, the Kommersant newspaper reports. Moscow planned to spend eight billion rubles to protect the environment in 2019. This is three times less than the amount allocated for the construction of the Roscosmos headquarters

Slower wind generation in the EU

Last year in Europe, for the first time since 2011, the pace of the introduction of new capacities on the basis of wind power has decreased. According to the WindEurope Association, the installed wind power capacity of the EU in 2018 increased by only 11.3 GW.

60 thousand rubles for a trip in a Moscow taxi

A student from China gave 60 thousand rubles for a trip to Moscow. According to REN TV, the taxi driver demanded a large sum from the girl for the trip from Sheremetyevo to the hotel in the center of Moscow

Russians return to the care of the state

Over the past 11 years, the share of incomes of the population, completely dependent on payments from the budget, increased from 22% to 34%, while the share of consolidated budget expenditures allocated to support households, from 45% to 60%, was calculated in ING. Although this trend is accompanied by the rhetoric of the authorities on increasing the social orientation of the state and the normalization of military spending, the share of income from business in the income of citizens just as rapidly decreases. In the foreseeable future, the extremely high dependence of households on government payments will only grow.

The operating profit of the rail manufacturer for Sapsanov increased

Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant is one of the largest enterprises in Russia in the complete metallurgical cycle; among other things, the plant produces rails for Sapsans and other high-speed trains. The company’s revenue for 2018 increased by 4.9%, reaching 124.4 billion rubles. Cost of sales decreased by 0.8% to $ 101.4 billion.

Saudi Arabia wants to build an oil hub in India for the region

Saudi Arabia is considering the possibility of turning India into a regional center for supplying crude oil and is investing billions of dollars in the country to build storage facilities and strengthen oil refineries, said Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Adel al-Jubeir.

New Moscow declared a five-year moratorium on housing construction

In the territories attached to Moscow in the next five years they will not build houses. This was announced by the head of the Department for the Development of New Territories of Moscow Vladimir Zhidkin. As noted Zhidkin, building permits have already been issued.

“Now we are interested in creating an urban environment, building commercial areas and infrastructure facilities,” he explained.

An innocent American who served 39 years in prison will be paid $ 21 million

Craig Cowley was sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of murdering his former girlfriend and her four-year-old son in 1978. He was released in November 2017 after pardon, at the time of his release he was 70 years old. The innocence of men confirmed DNA analysis.

“Green Book” won the “Oscar” as the best film

The Green Book received awards in two main categories: actor Mahershala Ali received a statuette for a male supporting actress, and the award was presented for the best original script (Peter Farelli, Nick Vallelongi, Brian Hayes Curry).

Teaser of the final season of “Game of Thrones”

Mstislav Rostropovich Festival will be held in Moscow

The festival will be held at the main venues of the city: in the Great Hall of the Conservatory, in the concert hall of the capital Zaryadye recreation park and in the Pyotr Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. The opening ceremony will be held on the birthday of Mstislav Rostropovich on March 27 in the Great Hall of the Conservatory.

St. Petersburg will host the international festival of guitar music

Petersburg in April will host the VII International Festival of Magic Guitars. The winner will receive a guitar for 3 thousand euros. The festival and competition of performers will be held in the northern capital from 4 to 15 February.

The largest Japanese culture festival in Russia will be held at the Exhibition of Economic Achievements

The festival has existed since 2011, and in eight years it has become the largest show of Japanese art. At the festival you can see famous Japanese artists, recognized masters. A cosplay contest is held at this festival – the final of the Russian World Cosplay Summit tour

Netflix published teaser drama “Irishman” by Martin Scorsese

The Netflix YouTube channel has a teaser for Martin Scorsese’s Irish drama. The main role in the film was played by Robert De Niro and Al Pacino. The biographical drama tells the story of Frank Shiren, who is credited with killing 25 gangsters in the US

In Rome, was a creative competition “Russian trace on the map of Europe”

The creative competition is held in four nominations – two of them are written (historical essay and a story about the adventures of the Russian mother), “journalistic investigation” in the form of a video report or slide story, and “creative project”, where theatrical performances and staged scenes are presented.

The Museum of Fine Arts Ekaterinburg will host an exhibition of icons

An exhibition of ancient icons and an old printed book from the collection of Vice-Speaker of the Assembly of the Sverdlovsk Region Viktor Maslakov will open in the Yekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts. As the press service of the museum told Znak.com, the project “Keepers of the Ancient Image and Words” will work from March 1 to April 28.

The exhibition will feature about 200 exhibits from the deputy’s private collection. About 30 exhibits belong to the XVIII century, more than 80 – to the first half of the XIX century. The museum noted that this time – the heyday of the Ural icon painting.

Exhibition on ballerina and film actress Karla Fracci opens in Sheremetev Palace

Carla Fracci became world famous after parties in the romantic ballet repertoire. The brightest parts are in the ballets “La Sylphide” and “Giselle”. Since 1979, the ballet film Giselle has appeared on the screens, where the ballerina is dancing with Eric Brun.

The teaser of the TV series “Dark beginnings” on Philip Pullman’s trilogy

A teaser-trailer for the series “Dark Beginnings” has been published on the BBC YouTube channel. The plot of the film is based on the Philip Pullman trilogy. At the heart of Pullman’s fantastic books is the story of an orphan girl Lyra, who lives in a magical world where magic, science and theology play an important role in people’s lives.

In St. Petersburg will show pictures of the battle-vsevolod Kuznetsov

Petersburgers had the opportunity to evaluate six works of the artist in the genre of battle painting and portrait. The scenes for the pictures were the events of the Great Patriotic War. You can see the paintings in the gallery of the battle painting in Tuchkov Lane.

Political gay parade of blacks celebrating their victory over whites

Journalist Maxim Kononenko criticized the American Film Academy. According to him, in the USA they forgot about the founders of the association of cinema and science, the Sheinker brothers, managing at the same time to distribute awards to works unknown to a wide audience.

“But everyone knows that there was no presenter at the ceremony, because he once wrote something on Twitter about gays, and therefore was not worthy. Everyone saw a photo of a man who came to the ceremony in a long female dress. And, of course, the best film a film about black who travels through the southern states of the United States in the sixties. Cinema is rumored to be good. But about black, immersed in the depths of American racism, “he noted. “I don’t know what the Shinker brothers from Rybinsk would say looking at all this. They, I think, came up with an award in the field of cinema. Instead, we have a political gay parade of blacks celebrating their victory over whites.” concluded the journalist.

Exit prequel Kingsman postponed for three months

The 20th Century Fox film company moved the output of Kingsman prequel, directed by Matthew Vaughn, for three months – from November 2019 to February 14, 2020.

“Aria” will perform on “Chernozem-2019”

The anniversary rock festival will be held on August 9, 10 and 11 Today, February 25, the organizers of “Chernozem-2019” announced one more participant of the rock festival. They will be the legendary Soviet and Russian heavy metal band Aria. The team has already performed on the stage of the #SamogestoryEvents Year in 2017

The first ice concert hall in Russia opened at Baikal

Irkutsk District, February 24, 1919 (IA Teleinform), – The first ice concert hall in Russia was opened at Lake Baikal in Listvyanka. It was created as part of the Ice Library of Wonders project. On the Defender of the Fatherland Day, a concert was held in the hall.

Eminem released an extended version of the album “The Slim Shady LP”

Rapper Eminem released an extended version of his second LP “The Slim Shady LP” – exactly 20 years have passed since the release of the record.

Norah Jones releases an album of experimental singles – “Begin Again”

In 2016, American jazz pianist and singer Norah Jones released the 6th studio album, “Day Breaks”. He became a return to the piano sound of the beginning of her career, and many critics compared him with the debut album “Come Away with Me”.

Virus found on Android, “devouring” Internet traffic and the charge of a smartphone

A sophisticated fraudulent campaign called DrainerBot was discovered, which covertly consumes mobile Internet traffic on Android. It was reported by employees of the company Moat owned by Oracle.

The malicious code found is embedded in hundreds of mobile applications. They run hidden ads on devices, mostly videos. The constant work of such programs consumes up to 10 gigabytes of Internet traffic per month. Also, the device quickly loses its charge, even if the harmful application is not running. The user may never know about the infection of his gadget, since the ads are not displayed on the screen. Among the infected applications, researchers called Solitaire: 4 Seasons (Full), VertexClub, Perfect365, Touch ‘n’ Beat – Cinema and Draw Clash of Clans.

Tappy Tech and Timex Group Announce Partnership

Together, the partners intend to make a real revolution in the traditional wristwatch industry.

Microsoft made mixed reality glasses Hololens 2

Microsoft has introduced its new glasses of mixed reality HoloLens 2. The presentation took place in the framework of the MWC 2019, the price of new items will be $ 3,500. A company representative not only spoke about HoloLens 2, but also showed how they function in practice.

In Russia, built the first spaceport for tourists

The KosmKurs company plans to build in Russia the first private cosmodrome from which flights of reusable ships for tourists will be operated. The project is planned to be implemented by 2022. Its implementation will require 40 million dollars.

Biometrics: there is always a risk of leakage

The Analytical Center InfoWatch compiled a digest of the latest biometric data leaks and examples of circumvention of the relevant security systems. In a number of countries, citizens’ biometric information is used in the process of nationwide voting.

Xiaomi has shown the smart bulb Mi LED Smart Bulb

Famous brand Xiaomi officially unveiled a smart light bulb, which is called the Xiaomi Mi LED Smart Bulb. The premiere took place before the digital exhibition in Barcelona. A feature of the light bulb is that it supports 16 million colors, and also has a color adjustment.

BlackBerry KEY2 will be in red and with 128 GB memory

The announcement of the BlackBerry KEY2 smartphone in a new color and with expanded memory took place. Now fans of the brand will get a device with a 128GB main disk capacity, as well as a red painted case.

Intel introduced new products for the infrastructure 5G

At Mobile World Congress 2019, Intel demonstrated the new 5G products and innovative use cases for customers who demonstrate how Intel provides the technological basis for processing, moving and storing data in the 5G era.

Lenovo has introduced Yoga headphones

Today at the MWC 2019, Lenovo presents its own headphones with this technology. Yoga ANC Headphones use hybrid technology ANC (active noise reduction) and technology ENC (environmental noise reduction).

The first Russian industrial computer

Holding “Rikor” has developed and is preparing for production prototypes of the first domestic industrial computers in a universal package based on processors with Intel Atom, Core architecture and an open platform ARM. The devices are based on the Intel Atom C3538 processor with the ability to connect two memory modules and expand its capacity to 128 Gb, a large number of network ports with speeds from 1 to 10 Gb and install two SATA3 or M2 drives. Significant expansion options are provided through two slots – a PCI Express Mini Card slot (USB + PCIe interface) and an RS-232 port. Also implemented support for Linux.

A new format of memory cards – microSD Express

MicroSD Express uses the well-known PCIe 3.1 specifications and NVMe v1.3. A new row of contacts has been added for new signals. The cards will support L1.1 and L1.2 power saving modes defined in PCIe 3.1.

Lenovo introduced the new IdeaPad and Thinkpad laptops

Today, at the MWC 2019, Lenovo introduced the new budget notebooks from the IdeaPad and ThinkPad X and T brands. While laptops with prices starting at $ 1,000 have a more attractive design and are premium devices, most consumers choose models priced at less than $ 1,000.

Varjo introduced a 6,000-dollar VR headset

More recently, the VR-1 device with a resolution of more than 60 pixels per degree, which is equivalent to the resolution of the human eye, was presented to the public. The cost of the device was 6 thousand dollars (about 390 thousand rubles).

Huawei presented the premium laptop MateBook X Pro

The manufacturer has equipped the device with a metal case. The device received a monitor of 13.9 inches, a resolution of 3000 x 2000 pixels and a 3: 2 aspect ratio. The display is 91% of the entire front panel, which is achieved by a thin frame. MateBook X Pro functions using Intel processors, as well as NVIDIA GeForce MX250 graphics.

On the consumer market laptop from the Chinese brand will come in two trim levels. One, having a price tag of 1999 euros, will receive an Intel Core i7 processor, NVIDIA GeForce MX250 graphics, 16 GB OP. The second will run on an Intel Core i5 processor, with NVIDIA GeForce MX250 graphics and 8 GB of RAM. Its cost will be 1599 euros.

Intel is ready for mass production of non-volatile MRAM memory

According to a report published by EETimes, Intel is ready to begin mass production of SST-MRAM magnetoresistive RAM. Due to its high durability and high strength, STT-MRAM can be the future universal alternative to traditional DRAM and NAND.

IPhone users bypassed WhatsApp biometric protection

IPhone owners have bypassed the security system using the “share” function on the “apple” device, which allows you to open WhatsApp. One of the visitors to the Reddit resource under the nickname u / de_X_ter explained that you first need to disable the instantaneous screen lock speed in the gadget settings.

The accelerated expansion of the universe is described in the framework of the multidimensional theory

Physicists at PFUR mathematically described the observed accelerated expansion of the Universe using cosmological solutions in the (n + 1) -dimensional Einstein-Gauss-Bonnet model. The researchers also proved the existence of stable solutions with a sufficiently small value of the variation of the effective gravitational constant G. The work was published in the journal General Relativity and Gravitation

In the Saudi lab they created worms whose children get genes only from their fathers

Normally, during the first division, the zygotes in each of the two cells of the chromosome from both parents fall equally. But due to the fact that the modified GPR-1 gene was more active than usual in modified worms, chromosome separation occurred faster, and they did not have time to mix.

The technology of cleaning liquid radio waste invented in the Arctic

The Kola Scientific Center has developed a technology for cleaning liquid radioactive waste. Scientists have proposed using for this nanomaterials, which are analogues of natural materials with unique properties. In 2018, Kola School of Crystallography and Mineralogy discovered 18 new rare minerals. Among them are sorbents containing radionuclides. These minerals can take radioactive substances from waste, and their further storage is safe for the environment.

Roscosmos did not include Gagarin’s flight in the list of space launches

The first manned space flight with the participation of Yuri Gagarin, which took place on April 12, 1961, was not indicated in the list of launches on the Roscosmos website.

China plans to build a power station in space

China plans to create a space power station by 2030. It will convert the sun’s rays into electricity and transfer it to Earth. According to the Daily Mail, the Chinese National Space Administration hopes in this way to get an almost inexhaustible source of electricity.

Hybrid Eco Explorer has a range of 1600 kilometers

The British company Campers Scotland has shown a hybrid minibus similar to the Toyota Alphard, modified in a tourist van. In the Tribrid version, this car is capable of driving up to 1,000 miles on one refueling. New received the name Eco Explorer.

Peugeot introduced a new generation hatchback 208

Peugeot has declassified the compact 208 hatchback. The public premiere of the car will be held in March at the Geneva Motor Show. According to the press service of the French brand, car sales will begin this fall.

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