16 Jan, 2018

Suspend Israel’s recognition …

The Central Council of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) called for the suspension of recognition of Israel as a state in response to the decision of US President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. The corresponding decision was made by the governing body of the PLO late on Monday, January 15, TASS reported citing AFP.

“The Central Council instructed the PLO Executive Committee to suspend recognition of Israel until it recognizes the state of Palestine within the 1967 borders, will not abolish the annexation of East Jerusalem and will not stop colonization,” the Palestine Liberation Organization statement said.

In addition, the PLO announced the renunciation of any relations with the Israeli authorities in the field of security, as well as the suspension of economic cooperation “with the aim of achieving the economic independence of Palestine.” As stressed in the Central Council of the Organization, these decisions are based on the desire of the Palestinian people “to fight by all means with the Israeli occupation of national territories.”

The Arab-Israeli (Palestinian-Israeli, or Middle Eastern) conflict is the longest of all unresolved conflicts in the world. Its beginning dates back to the 40s of the 20th century and is associated with the problem of the establishment of Jewish and Arab states in Palestine. Such a decision was adopted by the UN General Assembly on November 29, 1947.

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POLICY

Palestine refused to recognize Israel as a state

The Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) decided to freeze Israel’s recognition of the state until it recognizes Palestine. This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the adviser of the Palestinian leader Nabil Shaath.

Prime Minister of Romania has resigned

Romanian Prime Minister Mihai Tudose announced his resignation, the relevant appeal will be handed over to President Klaus Johannis for signature on Tuesday, according to a press release published on the official website of the country’s government on Monday.

Lithuania published the “Magnitsky List”

Lithuania promulgated the so-called “Magnitsky List”, in which 49 Russians were included. They are prohibited from entering the Baltic republic.

President of Finland spoke about good relations with Russia

Finland maintains good relations with Russia, said President Sauli Niinisto. According to the head of state, despite the anti-Russian sanctions, the states “have a lot of free space for cooperation”, which Helsinki intends to support

Trump refuted insults to third world countries

President of the United States Donald Trump said that he was misunderstood during his speech at the meeting on immigration, and his interpretation of the Third World countries misinterpreted

Journalist RT France was not allowed to attend a briefing at the Elysee Palace

The journalist of the TV channel RT France was not allowed into the Elysee Palace, where a briefing was held by the spokesman of the French leader Emmanuel Macron, according to the RT website. It is noted that on the morning of January 15, Makron’s press secretary gave a briefing on the upcoming trip of the French leader to Calais.

Ukraine lifted sanctions from a Russian coal supplier

The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade (MEDT) of Ukraine abolished the sanctions against the Russian company Yuzhtrans, which is engaged in the supply of coal.

ARMY AND WEAPONS

In Ukraine, the modernized S-125 M “Pechora”

The Ukrainian company “Radionics” and the state design bureau “Luch” conducted rocket launches from the modernized anti-aircraft missile system C-125M Pechora.

Media learned about the transfer of US MANPADS to Kurds in Syria

According to the interlocutor of the agency, the US military last week delivered MANPADS to the Afrin region in the Syrian province of Aleppo and handed them over to the Kurds

In Israel, they promised to destroy all the tunnels of militants in the Gaza Strip

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman promised this year to destroy all “sabotage tunnels” of militants in the Gaza Strip and again offered the Palestinian enclave a deal – “disarmament in return for restoration.”

Tokyo plans to evacuate the Japanese from South Korea in the event of a war with the DPRK

The option of mooring a Japanese ship next to the American one is being considered. America as a common ally of Japan and South Korea in this case will act as an intermediary in the evacuation. In Tokyo, they expressed their willingness to help with the evacuation of American citizens, if necessary.

US concerned about the pace of modernization of Russian troops

The Chairman of the Committee of the Chiefs of Staff of the US Armed Forces, General Joseph Dunford, does not see a single component of the Russian Armed Forces, which has not been modernized in the past 10 years. He stated this during a meeting with journalists in Brussels.

The Pentagon was scared of the new secret nuclear submarine of the Russian Federation

The Pentagon officially announced a threat from the “Status-6” unmanned submarine, being developed in Russia, equipped with a nuclear warhead with a capacity of up to 100 megatons. This is reported on Monday by Defense News magazine with reference to a preliminary draft of the new US nuclear doctrine.

Damascus calls aggression the military presence of Turkey and the United States in Syria

Syrian authorities consider the presence of a military contingent of Turkey as aggression, as well as the deployment of US military bases in the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic. This was stated by the deputy head of the Syrian Foreign Ministry Faisal Mikdad. The presence of any foreign military bases he called “aggression and occupation”

The Palestinian died as a result of a skirmish with the Israeli soldiers

The Palestinian was shot during a skirmish with Israeli soldiers in the West Bank. 24-year-old boy was shot in the head, reports Samanews.

US patrol anti-submarine aircraft conducted reconnaissance near the Crimea

The patrol anti-submarine aircraft of the United States Navy P-8A Poseidon on Monday, January 15, carried out reconnaissance flight near the borders of the Russian peninsula, the service of tracking the movement of aviation in the Black Sea CivMilAir.

ACCIDENTS

In the US, the couple held 13 children on a chain

In the city of Perris in California, a married couple kept locked up 13 of their children, some of whom were chained to the bed, reports Reuters referring to the local police. It is reported that a 17-year-old girl was able to flee the house, and, having reached the phone, called the police.

Security measures in schools after PE in Perm can strengthen

Following the investigation of the incident in Perm, a decision could be made to strengthen security measures in schools, Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets told reporters.

There will be a complete analysis of this case. We have never encountered such a blatant incident. This requires a very serious work. This should not happen again. We will now deal with this case in detail in order to develop measures, and we will discuss them with the entire civil society. – Olga Golodets, Russian statesman

At the coast of Japan found a boat with the bodies of citizens of the DPRK

As TASS writes, last year, at the shores of the Land of the Rising Sun, a record number of North Korean fishing schooners who lost control was found104. All boats have failed engines, broken steering. For 12 months, 35 DPRK citizens were killed.

In Tripoli, an attack on the airport killed 20 people

At least 20 people were killed during the attack on the airport in the Libyan capital Tripoli, and about 60 others were injured.

In Greece, the police used tear gas against demonstrators

Police clashes with demonstrators occurred near the Greek parliament in the center of Athens, law enforcement officers responded to demonstrators by using tear gas, AFNA news agency reported.

President of Venezuela confirmed the defeat of the rebel police group

At the end of June 2017, a group of employees of the Venezuelan special services led by Peres hijacked a police helicopter, threw grenades and fired upon the buildings of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Supreme Court, announcing the beginning of the fight against the regime of President Nicholas Maduro

The rocket fell on the territory of the Indian Embassy in Afghanistan

Official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of India Ravish Kumar reported on the fall of the uncontrolled missile on the territory of the country’s embassy in Afghanistan

Near Athens there was an earthquake of magnitude 4.2

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 occurred in Attica, the tremors were felt in Athens.

Nine people were killed in the collapse of the bridge being built in Colombia

The collapse of the bridge in Colombia caused the death of nine people, another four people were injured, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the agency Prensa Latina. It is noted that the tragic event occurred on Monday at the border of the departments of Cundinamarca and Meta.

ECONOMY

The Ministry of Economic Development estimated GDP growth of 1.4-1.8% in 2017

According to preliminary data, Russia’s GDP for 2017 grew by 1.4-1.8%, according to the Economic Development Ministry published by the Ministry of Economic Development. “Monthly and quarterly data from Rosstat indicate the growth rate at the end of 2017 at 1.4-1.8%,” the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade reported.

Prices for life-saving drugs declined

Prices for vital and essential medicines (VED) fell by 1.8% year-on-year. The last time these drugs were cheaper in 2013 – by 0,6%. Thus, in 2017 there was a record figure for five years.

The French again demanded that Russia repay the tsar’s debts

About 400 thousand citizens of France have demanded from Russia to return debts which were written off by the decree of Vladimir Lenin in 1918. This is reported by Radio France Internationale (RFI). With the corresponding request, the French appealed to the International Federation of Russian Loan Owners.

Gazprom will not appeal the court’s decision on the dispute with Naftogaz

“Gazprom” is not going to challenge the decision of the Stockholm Arbitration in a dispute with Naftogaz regarding the contract for the supply of fuel, said Deputy Chairman of the Russian company Alexander Medvedev.

In 2017, Ukraine increased exports of goods to Russia by 11.6%

Ukraine in January-November 2017 exported goods to Russia worth $ 3.58 billion, which is 11.6% more than in the same period last year. This is reported by TASS with reference to the State Statistical Service of Ukraine.

Finnish Wärtsilä refused to supply generators to the Crimea because of sanctions

A representative of Wärtsilä told RBC that the company refused to supply diesel generators of the Kerch shipyard due to EU sanctions.

Head of Fiat Chrysler denied data on plans to sell the group in parts

The chief executive of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Sergio Marchionne said that he was not going to sell the Jeep brand to Chinese concerns or to share the American-Italian auto giant. This is reported by The Wall Street Journal.

The Bundesbank included the yuan in foreign exchange reserves

The Bundesbank (the central bank of Germany) decided to include the yuan in international reserves. As expected, this will increase the importance of Chinese national currency in the world, reports Bloomberg.

Gazprom plans to increase investments in Nord Stream-2

According to the agency, in 2017 Gazprom’s investments in the project amounted to 102.4 billion rubles. In December, it was reported that Gazprom’s European partners in Nord Stream 2, Shell, OMV, Engie, Uniper and Wintershall, fulfilled their obligations to finance the project in 2017.

The municipal debt of Nizhny Novgorod for the year increased by one billion rubles

Municipal debt of Nizhny Novgorod as of January 1, 2018 amounted to 10.7 billion rubles. This is reported on the website of the Department of Finance of the city administration. As of January 1, 2017, the municipal debt of the capital of the Volga region was 9.5 billion rubles.

Lukoil declared for participation in the oil tender in Mexico

The National Commission for Hydrocarbons (NKU) of Mexico reported that the LUKOIL Upstream Mexico subsidiary LUKOIL will participate in the oil tender in the country. This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the NKU data. This is about 30 sites in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Citi Bank intends to equalize the salaries of men and women

Citi Bank plans in 2018 to eliminate the wage gap between employees of men and women occupying the same positions and performing the same functions

The duty on oil exports from the Russian Federation from February 1 will grow by $ 8.7 per tonne

The duty on oil exports from the Russian Federation from February 1, 2018 will grow by 8.7 dollars – to 120.1 dollars from 111.4 dollars per ton in January, follows from the calculations of the Ministry of Finance.

State debt of the Novosibirsk region grew by 7.65 billion rubles

The state debt of the Novosibirsk region grew by 7.65 billion rubles, according to the data on the website of the Ministry of Finance of the NSO. The volume of bank loans increased to 11.94 billion rubles (a month earlier – 1.94 billion rubles).

German regulator approves purchase of BP stake in Rosneft

The German Antimonopoly Committee approved a deal between BP and Rosneft. As a result, British BP will receive a 49% stake in Kharampurneftegaz. Rosneft will retain the majority stake.

Last year, the volume of traffic along the Northern Sea Route increased by almost 43%

According to Rosmorrechflot expert estimates, the volume of cargo transportation along the Northern Sea Route by 2020 will be 44 million tons, and by 2030 it will increase to 70 million tons. It is expected that the bulk of cargo will be associated with the transportation of energy resources – liquefied natural gas, oil, coal, metals

In Lesotho, one of the largest diamonds in history weighing 910 carats

One of the largest diamonds in history is found in Lesotho. A nugget with a mass of 910 carats was mined at the Letseng mine, the operating mine of the South African company Gem Diamonds Ltd

International reserves of Russia in 2017 increased by $ 55 billion

The volume of Russia’s international reserves for the year 2017 increased by 14.6% and as of January 1, 2018 amounted to $ 432.7 billion, according to the press service of the Bank of Russia on January 15. Recall that in 2016, Russia’s international reserves increased by 2.5% and as of January 1, 2017 amounted to $ 377.7 billion.

Shell begins to develop the Penguins project in the North Sea

The assets are owned jointly by Shell and Exxon Mobil Corp. The Penguin field was discovered in 1974. Development began in 2002. Dow Jones writes that Shell estimates that daily production on the floating platform will be about 45 thousand barrels of AD. For the company, the project is important.

Venezuelan PDVSA plans in 2018 to increase production to 2.5 million barrels per day

The Venezuelan oil company PDVSA intends to achieve a production of 2.47 million barrels of oil a day this year, Universal reports, citing Venezuelan oil minister Manuel Quevedo. Now the level of oil production is close to 1.9 million barrels a day, he said.

SOCIETY

The Ministry of Finance does not consider raising the personal income tax rate

The Ministry of Finance does not discuss the possibility of raising the personal income tax rate and does not offer such initiatives.

Russian debtors stop being afraid of collectors

According to forecasts of specialists, by 2019 the share of non-contact debtors will continue to decline – this is facilitated by the increase in financial literacy of the population, Izvestia reports. The share of debtors avoiding contacts with sewers in 2017 was 20%.

Children over the age of ten will be able to ride in trains without parents

Children older than ten years already this year will be able to travel independently on trains without parents, the “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” newspaper reported on Tuesday referring to the general director of JSC “Federal Passenger Company” (FPK) Petr Ivanov

New GOST for vodka by 2019

Rosstandart intends to approve new requirements for the production of vodka. Alcoholic beverage is planned to be produced according to a new standard with the highest standards within the framework of a special GOST that will come into force from January 2019, Izvestia was told in Rosstandart.

The network of CVS pharmacies has forbidden retouching photos of models in cosmetics advertising

The largest in the US network of pharmacies CVS banned the use of graphic editors for retouching photos of models used in advertising cosmetics products produced under the brand CVS. This is reported by TASS with reference to the statement of the company

Ministry of Labor recommended regions to stimulate fertility

According to the draft guidelines, the Ministry of Labor proposes to introduce additional payments for mothers, take measures to improve housing conditions, as well as to create 12-hour kindergartens.

The four airlines are ordered to reduce the charters

The effectiveness of the decisions is confirmed by the New Year charter flights, he believes: passed without delay. Rosaviatsiya demanded to reduce the charter New Year’s program (from December 24 to January 14) from six airlines, including the four.

Belgian “green” offered to let the ashes of the dead on the compost

Members of the environmentalists Ecolo as part of the administrative council of the Belgian city of Mons suggested that the ashes of deceased residents be allowed to be composted. The corresponding proposal “green” will be submitted to the city administration on Monday evening, RTBF TV and radio company reported.

SHOW BUSINESS

Sharon Stone described how she was about to die of a stroke

Hollywood actress Sharon Stone said that she nearly died from a stroke

“Friendship on the Edge”: Batrutdinov spoke about relations with Buzovoy

Singer Olga Buzova and TV presenter Timur Batrutdinov continue to warm up rumors about his novel, publishing joint photos from Leo in Instagram. Olga accompanies the posts of hashtag # friendship on the border and admits that she is now happy.

Fashion magazine refused to ex-girlfriend DiCaprio because of the completeness

The former girl of the famous actor Leonardo DiCaprio and the Danish model Nina Agdal published a post in Instagram in which she told that one fashion magazine refused to publish her photos because of her figure

Ksenia Sobchak explained the dancing with a bottle at the temple

Famous TV presenter and presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak explained the reason for the incendiary dances with a bottle at the entrance to the Orthodox church.

“Why are we, in a good mood, on New Year’s Eve, can not dance near the temple? We were not on its territory. In addition, the church is a place of joy, not sorrow and sadness, “Sobchak replied to all critics.

In the Saudi Arabian cinema for the first time in 35 years the film was shown

In Saudi Arabia, for the first time in 35 years of the ban on showing films on a wide screen, there was an American full-length tape of 2017, “Emodji film,” Newsweek reports. Visitors to the temporary cinema could not only watch the movie, but also buy popcorn, RIA Novosti reports.

Permyakova complained to Korchevnikov on the mother of her lover

Permyakova said that she does not consider Scriabin’s mother as her mother-in-law, because she does not belong to a lover in an official marriage. And the parent of Maxim, too, is not happy with the famous daughter-in-law.

The actress described how she was corrupted in the filming of James Cameron’s film

The 37-year-old star of the series “Doll House” and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” Eliza Dushku joined the wave of frightening memoirs. She said that she had undergone the shooting of the action movie “True Lies” (True Lies).

Hugh Jackman revealed the secret of his half-naked pictures

Jackman said that he had concluded a pact with Australian journalists. In the picture, he pretends not to notice photographers. He said that he directly appealed to the paparazzi who pursued him and found out that they needed his photo topless.

Alesya Kafelnikova acknowledged that she is visiting a group of anonymous drug addicts

The 19-year-old model told what she had happened in the last year, when the media began to speculate about her lifestyle and personal secrets. So, in an interview she revealed the truth about parting with rapper Pharaon and told that she now goes to a group of anonymous drug addicts.

Minister Medinsky introduced the new director to the team of NOVAT

He says he wanted to become a part of the theater, but he did not dare to think about such a position. “I can imagine the creative team of the theater quite well, there are a huge number of plans,” Ara Karapetyan said. The new manager was officially presented to the team, officials and journalists.

Actor Kevin Spacey security guard accused of racism

The head of the security firm in the US, who provided security on the set of the “House of Cards” series, accused actor Kevin Spacey of being racist, Daily Mail reported.

Angelica Varum and Leonid Agutin celebrate the 20th anniversary of their life together

Angelica Varum and Leonid Agutin touchingly congratulated each other on Instagram on the 20th anniversary of their joint life. The history of the pair began on January 15, 1998. 20 years ago, between the artists Anzhelika Varum and Leonid Agutin, a spark ran, so began their relationship.

Cinematographers offered to resume filming of the Russian film screening

The filmmakers propose to resume filming the Russian film screenings, which were suspended 20 years ago. This was announced on Monday by the chairman of the non-feature film committee of the Union of Russian Cinematographers, film director Sergei Miroshnichenko.

Diana Shurygin told how her husband reacts to her scandalous story

The raped Diana Shurygina gave a frank interview about her personal life. Numerous fans of the scandalously known Diana Shurygina are wondering how the celebrity husband reacts to her scandalous story. A recent interview with Diana solved this issue

Vasily Utkin told about marriage with the model

It turned out, in particular, that he had been married for some time to a real beauty model, although this union was not lasting. According to the presenter, twenty years ago he met a very attractive girl in the general company named Natasha, who turned out to be the most real model.

Sergei Lazarev shocked by a gentle snapshot with a famous actress and two children

Popular Russian singer Sergei Lazarev surprised fans with a nice photo with a famous actress and two young children.

TECHNOLOGIES AND INTERNET

“Goznak” has developed an application for checking new banknotes

In JSC “Goznak” developed an application for mobile devices “Banknotes 2017”. With its help, you can check the authenticity of new banknotes in denominations of 200 and 2000 rubles. The new banknotes gradually appear in circulation.

Telegram published the documentation of the TON blockade

The documentation describing the principles of the work of the TON (Telegram Open Network) blockbuster from the Telegram messenger, as well as its mathematical algorithms and technical details, appeared on the eve of the anonymous Telegram channels.

Appendix Arts & Culture finds twins in the paintings of artists

Users of social networks began to spread the pictures of their similarity with the characters of the paintings of great artists. The impetus for such a flash mob was the application Arts & Culture.

The CPTC launched an application with a timetable for electric trains in the metropolitan region

The Central Suburban Passenger Company (CPTC), the main operator of suburban rail transportation in Moscow, launched the mobile application “Timetables”, with which users can get real-time information about the schedule of electric trains.

Russian Baikal processors will go on sale

The Russian company “Baikal Electronics” announced the beginning of free sales of computers based on Baikal-T1 processors. The processor clock frequency of 1.2 GHz has two 32-bit cores with a maximum power consumption of 5 watts.

In the exclusion zone of Chernobyl, a solar power station was built

Recall that two years ago, Ukraine stopped buying natural gas from Russia, and since then it has been striving to use the potential of the Chernobyl exclusion zone that surrounds the damaged nuclear power plant and can not be processed

Scientists have presented a new modular drone collecting itself in flight

Working in the research department of the University of Pennsylvania presented a unique development. It’s about a series of modular flying robots that have the ability to self-assemble into different shapes.

Yandex.Taxi launches chat room for passengers to communicate with drivers

It is noted that the driver can simply dictate a message – it will be converted into text and sent to the addressee. And the message sent by the passenger will be “read” to the driver.

Sales of BQ 6000L Aurora with four cameras started in Russia

In Russia, the smartphone BQ 6000L Aurora arrived with four cameras – two main and two additional ones. The mobile device contains a widescreen screen measuring six inches and a fingerprint scanner.

In Singapore, there will be new models of smartphones V7 + and Y65

January 20, on the territory of Singapore, official phone sales of the Chinese company Vivo begin. It is reported that the V7 + model is equipped with a front camera of 24 Mp, two slots for SIM cards or microSD and a battery for 3,225 mAh

Microsoft closes the possibility of a free transition from Windows 8.1 to 10

On January 9, Microsoft took Windows 8.1 out of the active support phase, five years after the launch of this operating system – in fact, users are now working with a dead OS. Another week was given to those who want to upgrade to Windows 10 for free, but now there are literally hours.

Meizu M6S will receive a fingerprint scanner under the display

Recall that during the exhibition CES-2018, the manufacturer of VIVO smartphones presented its version of the device, whose fingerprint will be located below the display. Experts expect that the Meizu M6S will be equipped with a 5.7-inch display with HD +

App Metrica launches platform for voting

Representatives of the App Metrica service announced a number of novelties: fresh integration, a platform for voting and a simplifier of life for those who want to build their dashboard. New Integration: DoubleClick Tracking App Metrica now with DoubleClick Bid Manager from Google.

Visa and Dynamics have introduced a new type of payment card

At the consumer electronics exhibition CES-2018, which ended in Las Vegas, American companies Visa and Dynamics introduced a new device in the category of the Internet of things – a payment card Wallet Card. The main difference from a standard bank card is the function of connecting several cards.

Google found the reason for the problems with showing AdSense ads

In the last month, some Google AdSense publishers are having trouble displaying ads on their sites. Some ad units remain empty, and this affects earnings. The AdSense Help Forum members offered several options for what this problem might be related to.

A company from Russia showed a system for unmanned vehicles

The system analyzes and understands the situation on the roads. She is able not only to see objects, but to give a forecast of the development of the situation. Recall that at the same exhibition General Motors showed an unmanned vehicle without the usual steering wheel, pedals and mirrors

Toshiba presented a laptop-transformer Dynabook V

Japanese company Toshiba introduced a laptop-transformer. It is reported that the novelty equipped with a touch screen Full HD with a diagonal of 12.5 inches. Turning the cover 360 degrees, the user can turn the device into a tablet.

THE SCIENCE

Scientists have presented hydrodynamic criteria for the formation of the eye of cyclones

The cyclone is a special atmospheric vortex with a zone of reduced pressure in the center. Often, from the very center of the cyclone, there is a formation of a cloud-free warm and dry air with a diameter of 20 to 60 kilometers. This is what scientists call the eye of the cyclone

Scientists have discovered a new type of dwarf lemurs in Madagascar

In the course of research in Madagascar, scientists discovered a new kind of sweet lemurs. They are the tiniest of the representatives of their species.

Scientists: Children crawling on the floor breathe in four times more dust

According to experts, in 60 seconds 100-1000 dust particles are deposited on the surface of the child’s airways. At the same time, experts found that babies that creep along the carpet breathe about four times more dust than adults who walk on this coating.

Artificial Intelligence has learned to understand what is read better than man

Artificial intelligence programs developed by Alibaba and Microsoft have bypassed people in the reading comprehension test

Strengthen the heart muscle will help the robot-ray

Robot-skate will help a person to strengthen the heart muscle. This development was done by American and Italian scientists. Diseases of the cardiovascular system occupy the first place among those that lead to the death of people.

Abuse of salt leads to dementia

During the experiment, scientists spent 24 weeks feeding rodents with high-salt foods. Along with this, blood circulation in their brain was monitored by MRI. It turned out that after only 12 weeks, mice showed slight violations of cognitive functions.

Climatologists: Changes in weather are associated with high-altitude jet streams

Previously, specialists did not pay attention to such sharp temperature changes. However, having studied data on weather changes over the past 300 years, climatologists have come to the conclusion that weather and cataclysms cause the displacement of high-altitude jet streams from their usual routes over the Atlantic.

The quantum effect of Zeno helped to control the state of qubits

A group of American scientists experimentally showed that with the help of the quantum Zenon effect, it is possible to monitor the state of transmonite qubits, slowly changing the phase of the observation operator. The article is published in Physical Review Letters.

Scientists have found a new way to spread invulnerable bacteria

Scientists have discovered a new way of spreading super bacteria, resistant to modern antibiotics. They are contained in marine coastal water, according to Environment International. The problem of bacteria that are not susceptible to drugs has become very relevant in recent years

Scientists: Broccoli helps to defeat intestinal cancer

Scientists from Singapore found out what products can protect the human body from oncology. As a result, they concluded that eating broccoli helps to defeat intestinal cancer.

Google financed the development of a universal vaccine against influenza

The World Health Organization meets twice a year to select new vaccinations for each specific strain, Wired UK reports. The main investor for the development of the vaccine was Google, which invested 20 million pounds

In the US will build a “smart city of the future”

Panasonic in the framework of CityNow program is going to build in the US “smart city of the future”. The new area will appear near the airport of Denver, Colorado. By 2026, the United States will be built a “smart city”.

Physicists first made a phonon quadrupole topological insulator

Physicists from the United States and Switzerland for the first time made a metamaterial that possesses the properties of a phonon quadrupole topological insulator and investigated its properties.

Quantum communication between cities will soon be set up

New quantum computers for encryption use the laws of physics. This is one of the most important reasons why hacking them will be extremely difficult. While the connection between cities is set up only in theory, but soon specialists will check everything in practice.

The trio of “dead stars” confirmed Einstein’s theory of relativity

Observations of an unusual family of stars, in which one pulsar and two white dwarfs live, helped scientists prove that gravity slows down the flow of time and warps space in the way that Einstein’s theory of relativity predicts.

Scientists: Earth with humanity will move to another galaxy

The international group of astronomical scientists gives a decisive forecast that during the next 5 billion years the Earth and all mankind will move to another galaxy.

NASA specialists showed on the video a new telescope James Webb

Scientists claim that the telescope is very hardy and is able to withstand a rigid space environment. The launch of James Webb is scheduled for next year. Earlier in the US, a system combining drones into groups was tested.

The meteorite found in Egypt appeared before the solar system

South African scientists from the University of Johannesburg (UJ), using the latest research methods, carefully studied the meteorite, discovered in 1996 in the Sahara desert. And they came to the conclusion that he was not from the solar system

Orbital station “Tiangun-1” will fall in March to Earth

The scientific orbital station “Tiangun-1”, launched earlier by China, will fall to Earth in the near future. Experts report on the period from March 15 to March 30, the facility is in uncontrolled flight mode.

Concussions of a white dwarf threaten to overturn the theory of the evolution of stars

Astroseismology methods allowed to “look” into the very heart of the white dwarf and discover that the observations diverge from the generally accepted theory of the evolution of stars. This result was published in the journal Nature by a team of scientists led by Noemi Giammichele from the University of Montreal

Look “into the heart” of cosmic bodies

A group of Russian scientists has begun to develop a unique spacecraft operating in the terahertz ranges (located between infrared radiation and microwaves) to study the nuclei of cosmic bodies, said the head of the remote sensing laboratory at the Moscow State Technical University. Bauman, laureate of the RF Government Prize, candidate of technical sciences Sergei Ivashov.

AUTO

The first cars of the project “Cortege” were put into operation

The first cars of the “Cortege” project were put into operation in late December 2017. This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the representative of the project developer FSUE NAMI.

Ford showed in Detroit new Mustang Bullitt

Ford Mustang Bullit received a special body color of a dark green color, but according to the automaker, the model can also be ordered in the black color of the body.

New crossover Nissan Xmotion received seven screens and a fish-helper

The company Nissan brought to Detroit prototype six-seat crossover Xmotion. The novelty is remarkable by the presence of seven touch screens in the cabin and a personal electronic assistant in the form of decorative carp koi.

Prior to the premiere, the new crossover Acura RDX 2019 was declassified

Even before the official presentation on the web, official photos of the new crossover Acura RDX have been published, which will be publicly shown at the Auto Show in Detroit. At the motor show the model will be presented in the form of a concept

Toyota introduced a new generation Toyota Avalon sedan

At the heart of Avalon is a trolley, which created a new Camry, Prius and compact crossover Toyota C-HR. Thanks to the new platform, the sedan has grown to a length of – 4,978 mm, a width of 2,019 mm, a height of 1,435 mm. The wheelbase has grown by 51 mm and now is 2,870 mm.

Mercedes-Benz CLS and E-Class became 435-strong “charged” hybrids

The company Mercedes-Benz has distributed detailed information about the new “charged” modification of the CLS new generation model, as well as the coupe and cabriolet E-Class, which received the index “53”.

Kia will develop a serial version of the large crossover Kia Telluride

The intention to issue a serial continuation of the model Kia Telluride was announced by the company’s representatives in communicating with foreign journalists, writes the portal Youryauto. The prototype of the large crossover was introduced in 2016 and only in 2018 it was decided to continue it in series.

New Jeep Grand Commander crossover declassified on “live” photos

The official presentation of Jeep SUV will take place at one of the Chinese car showrooms, which will be held this spring. The harbinger of new items was the concept of Yuntu, which was presented last year at the motor show in Shanghai. In general, the serial version of this prototype is not much different.

KIA in Detroit introduced a new generation of KIA Forte sedan

The Korean automaker held a presentation of the new generation of the KIA Forte sedan at the Detroit auto show. The car presented in Detroit also has the name Cerato. Unlike its predecessor Kia Forte / Cerato received a new design, made in the style of Stinger.

New off-road car DW Hower H3 successfully started in the Russian Federation

In September last year, sales of the new off-road SUV DW Hower H3 started. According to reports, SUV DW Hower H3 successfully launched in Russia.

At the testing ground NAMI passed tests of the Russian Toyota Tundra 6×6 Hercules

The Russian pickup is a six-wheeled car, based on an off-road car of the Japanese company. The car received significant changes, and on several sites of the Toyota Tundra 6×6 range Hercules was tested for durability

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