21 Mar, 2018

US launches oil and gas-secured PetroDollars

Investment company Signal Capital Management announced the release of the crypto currency PetroDollars, which will be provided with oil and natural gas, the company said. It is assumed that 1 token will be approximately 10 barrels of crude oil.

Analysts predict that the new crypto currency will soon be in the top 20 world-wide crypto-currencies in terms of market capitalization. At the beginning of the process, 500 million PetroDollars tokens will be produced, immediately after this the first round of ICO will be held.

Signal Capital Management has not yet announced the date of the first offering.

Briefly about the main thing …..

SOCIETY

Durov said that threats to block Telegram “will not bear fruit”

Telegram will advocate for the freedom and privacy of its users, threats to block the messenger “will not bear fruit,” Pavel Durov said in his Twitter account.

Threats to block Telegram, if he refuses to provide personal information to his users, will not bear fruit. Telegram will support freedom and privacy. – Pavel Durov, Russian businessman

Stephen Hawking will be buried next to Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin

The remains of the British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking will be buried in Westminster Abbey next to the graves of scientists Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin. This is reported by BBC in his Twitter. Stephen William Hawking died March 14 at the 77th year of his life at home in Cambridge.

The State Duma rejected the idea of equating cohabitation with marriage in Russia

The State Duma Committee on State Construction and Legislation did not support the bill, which cohabitation was equated with a legitimate marriage. During the meeting held on Tuesday, March 20, the committee recommended rejecting this idea.

From the banks offered to charge 200 rubles. for the identification of clients by the person

In accordance with the document, a fee of 200 rubles. (including VAT) is proposed to be charged “for each case of providing information on the degree of mutual compliance of the biometric personal data provided by an individual”

The State Duma proposed to increase the maximum speed on the roads

The head of the State Duma Committee for Transport and Construction, Yevgeny Moskvichev, spoke in favor of raising the maximum permitted speed of the car from 90 km / h to 100-110 km / h, the Committee’s press service reported March 20.

We must train specialists who would think together with us how to make the maximum speed on the roads not 100 km / h, but 100-110 km / h, I think it’s time for us to deliver it. We, together with the Ministry of Internal Affairs, must think about this, because speed is important. – Yevgeny Moskvichev, deputy

Crimean bridge for passenger cars and buses will be opened in May

The Crimean bridge for passenger cars and buses will be opened in May. This was stated in the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation on Tuesday, March 20. The movement of cargo transport is planned to be launched at the second stage – at the end of 2018, Tass reports.

The Central Bank will prohibit creditors from assigning debts to “black collectors”

Banks and microfinance organizations are prohibited from assigning debt to legal entities not included in the register of professional collectors, TASS reports citing the statement of the head of the protection of the consumer protection service of the Central Bank of Russia, Mikhail Mamut.

The construction of the first private highway began in Russia

The length of the “Meridian” route is 2000 km, it will pass from the “Sagarchin” crossing point on the border with Kazakhstan – construction was started there – up to the border with the Republic of Belarus, Deputy Transport Minister Yevgeny Dietrich said.

Russians will be able to appeal the conduct of searches

Russians will have the opportunity to appeal court decisions that give power structures the right to operatively investigate measures – search, surveillance, wiretapping, reading personal correspondence.

Russian legislation still allows you to appeal against illegal actions by law enforcement agencies, but if there is a court order, the operational search activities are legal. And there is no way to challenge this judicial authorization and subsequently receive compensation. The ECHR found this to be a violation of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights.

The prosecutor’s office demanded 9 years of strict regime for Yuri Dmitriev

The prosecutor of Petrozavodsk Elena Askerova at today’s meeting on the case of Yuri Dmitrieva made an accusatory speech and asked the historian accused of making pornographic photographs to be sent to the strict regime colony for 9 years, Novaya Gazeta reports.

Note that at the beginning of this year, Dmitriev was examined at the Serbsky Institute, which showed the absence of sexual deviations from the defendant. In addition, additional examinations were images of the adopted daughter of Yuri Dmitriev, who photographed nude. Experts found no signs of pornography in photographic materials.

In the Irkutsk region does not want to come to the rich tourists from China

According to Viktor Grigorov, tourists from China come to the Irkutsk Region, who can afford only accommodation, excursions and standard meals, they leave little money. To change the situation, it is necessary to attract wealthy Chinese residents.

In Peterhof they will build a church instead of a sports complex

Smolny Commission on land use and development allowed the religious use of the site near the station “New Peterhof”. There, at the intersection of the streets of Utah Bondarovskaya and Parkova within five years will build a temple. Local residents asked to build a sports facility.

German Gref expects new records on the volume of mortgage issuance in 2018

According to the head of the Savings Bank, the portfolio of housing loans of the bank by mid-March reached 3 trillion rubles.

“Acceleration of portfolio growth in absolute terms by 2 times in the past year compared with the period of the previous two years is associated with an increase in issuances in 2017 against a background of lower interest rates,” Gref said.

The agiotage around credit cards is becoming dangerous for Russians

If previously there was a demand for consumer loans, now citizens prefer credit plastic cards. Only in January 2018 banks issued more than 500,000 such cards, which is 1.7 times more than in the same period of 2017.

SHOW BUSINESS

Maxim Fadeev acknowledged the success of Olga Buzovoy

Olga’s success captivates and disconcerts many of her colleagues in show business. Now Fadeev acknowledged that Buzov’s success is obvious. And judging by the results that Olga has achieved in such a short period of time, she does everything right.

I believe that its success is obvious. It seems to me that she does everything right – exactly as the present atmosphere demands. If to speak in professional language, then it’s not for me, but from the point of view of the event I respect those people who can create it. Therefore, I have respect for her, that’s all. – Maxim Fadeev, Russian music producer

Lyubov Aksenova starved for a month for a new role

Famous actress Lyubov Aksenova starred in the TV series “The Former”, in it the actress created the image of a drug-addicted girl. For a deeper entry into the role, the movie star was starving for a month. In the new domestic television series Aksenova proposed an unusual role

In Ulan-Ude, participants of the show “Voice. Children”

Participants of the third season of the popular TV show will give a concert together with pop-jazz singer Rita Solntseva at the Buryat Philharmonic at the beginning of April.

Olga Rapunzel told about her pregnancy

Participant of “Dom-2” Olga Rapunzel is currently preparing for childbirth. She’s all right, and her baby should be born in the due time. Rapunzel is late in pregnancy and after a certain period of time learns what it means to be a mother.

Eugene Kafelnikov twisted the affair with the stewardess

Yevgeny Kafelnikov has a new beloved. Ironically, the girl’s name is the same as the daughter of the famous tennis player – Alesya. According to the channel Super, Alesya works as a flight attendant in the famous Russian airline.

The mother of Vladimir Presnyakov looks the same age as his wife

In his seventy mother Vladimir Presnyakov can boast a very youthful appearance. To stay in shape, Elena Presnyakova leads a healthy lifestyle. He tries to look positively at things, goes in for sports and eats properly.

Roman Polyansky urged to give up plastic surgery

Star of the series “From hatred to love” on “Home” Roman Polyansky against plastic surgery, learned Sobesednik.ru. Handsome actor is popular not only with the heroine of Maria Kulikova, but also with millions of girls.

The Beatles drummer Ringo Starr knighted

The drummer of The Beatles group Ringo Starr was knighted. The rite of dedication was spent by the British Prince William, TASS reported. The ceremony took place at Buckingham Palace.

In fact, it means a lot. It means recognizing the things that we did. It’s really nice to receive this. – Ringo Starr

Medinsky supported the idea of creating a Documentary Film Center in Russia

The head of the Ministry of Culture Vladimir Medinsky supported the idea of creating a Documentary Film Center in Russia. This is reported by “Izvestia” referring to the ministry’s website. He stated this during a working meeting with the director Sergei Miroshnichenko.

Pop group NSYNC will get its star on the “Walk of Fame”

In the quartet began his career as Justin Timberlake. On the official page in the social network “Twitter” Legacy Recordings there was a post in which the new star is announced on the “Walk of Fame” and it is devoted to the group NSYNC. The opening ceremony of the “star” will be held this spring – April 30.

Disney will remove a new version of the animated film “Lady and the Hobo”

The new version of the beloved cartoon will be released in 2019, it should be released in the light along with the streaming service from Disney, through which the company plans to sell its content. The original film “Lady and the Tramp” appeared in 1995.

Lukashenka regretted the time by looking at “Matilda” and “The Death of Stalin”

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that watching movies “Matilda” and “Death of Stalin” is just a waste of precious time, which he now regrets. Sputnik reported this on March 20.

I have such a suspicion that I made a fuss specially to warm up interest in these films. Neither one nor the other does not deserve it. I even regretted that I spent my time. – Alexander Lukashenko

In St. Petersburg will open an exhibition of paintings by Boris Grebenshchikov

The organizer of the exhibition Olga Chepurova said that visitors of the exposition will be able to see 16 paintings in easel painting techniques.

“Titan”: released trailer NF-horror from Netflix about experiments in public

In the center of the plot will be a family of soldiers who participate in an important scientific experiment. A new study of scientists is designed to accelerate human evolution, so that in the future it would be easier for people to adapt to other planets

Moscow will consider the claim of the French musician against Kirkorov

The Moscow court will essentially consider a claim against Phillip Kirkorov. The French author Gilbert Sinue accused the singer of the Russian stage in plagiarism.

Sakharov Arts Festival to be held in Nizhny Novgorod

Among the participants of the festival will be Yuri Bashmet, Denis Matsuev, Vasily Lanovoy, Moscow Soloists, Borodin Quartet and many other performers. The audience will be presented with 12 concert programs with masterpieces of musical art. Art exhibitions will also be held within the framework of the festival.

The lie detector confirmed the statements of the porn actress about sex with Trump

Porn actress Stephanie Clifford, known under the pseudonym Stormy Daniels, was tested on a polygraph that confirmed the truthfulness of her statements about her intimate relationship with Donald Trump, who later became the 45th president of the United States.

The Sakharov Arts Festival will be held at the Rostropovich Philharmonic in Nizhny Novgorod

The 15th Sakharov International Arts Festival will be held at the Rostropovich Philharmonic Society in Nizhny Novgorod from May 19 to June 8.

Among the participants of the festival will be Yuri Bashmet, Denis Matsuev, Vasily Lanovoy, Moscow Soloists, Borodin Quartet and many other performers.
The audience will be presented with 12 concert programs with masterpieces of musical art. Art exhibitions will also be held within the framework of the festival.

ACCIDENTS

In Primorye, detained the first deputy head of the Far Eastern Customs

First Deputy Chief of the Far Eastern Customs Administration (DVTU) Sergei Fedorov was detained in Vladivostok. This was told by TASS in the press service of the department. “Yesterday, the first deputy head of DVTU, Sergey Fedorov, was detained,” the press service said.

In Chechnya, a gang of four militants

In the Chechen Republic, on the border with Ingushetia, during a special operation, a group of militants was liquidated last night. This “RG” reported in the republican department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The police officers worked together with the regional department of the FSB.

In the Philippines, when a bus crashed into a ravine, 19 people were killed

According to local authorities, among the dead was a bus driver. The victims were taken to three local hospitals. Earlier it was reported that when the bus fell from a bridge in India, 12 people were killed.

In Greece, upon request, Malta was detained by a Russian woman

Yefimova was arrested in Greece on the basis of two European warrants issued by the authorities of Malta. Earlier, Malaysia gave the Interior Ministry a suspect in the fraud of a Russian.

Died shooting at a school in Maryland

A pupil of the Great Mills School in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, who opened shooting at this school on Tuesday morning and injured two students, died. This was reported by the sheriff of the county Tim Cameron at a press conference broadcasted by CNN.

Russian in Thailand has contracted Dengue fever and fell into a coma

A resident of Barnaul, Gerasim Grigoryev went to Thailand, contracted a fever of Dengue and fell into a coma, RIA Novosti reports.

The French couple suspected the nurse of witchcraft and burned her

According to the publication, Quider and Meduni suspected the girl of stealing a diamond necklace, black magic and collusion with her ex-husband Sabrina. At first the couple held the nurse hostage, systematically beating her, torturing the seas and starving, and later burned at the stake.

Toyota suspended the testing of unmanned vehicles in the US

The Japanese automaker Toyota Motor partially suspended the test of unmanned vehicles in the US, TASS reported. The decision was made after March 18, Uber Uberine killed a pedestrian in the state of Arizona to death.

Sakhalin residents sentenced to two years for propaganda of terrorism in the colony

The Far Eastern District Military Court sentenced a resident of Sakhalin for two years of imprisonment for the propaganda of terrorism in the colony. The verdict came into legal force, the press service of the FSB department for the Sakhalin region said on Wednesday.

Moskvich tried to set fire to cars near the Sovfed building and caught fire himself

On Tuesday evening a man approached the building on Bolshaya Dmitrovka Street, in the bag of which, as can be seen on the staff, there were at least three “Molotov cocktails”. The first bottle with an incendiary mixture flew expensive foreign cars and crashed on the roadway.

ECONOMY

Crypto-currencies do not threaten world financial stability

Crypto-currencies do not threaten the world financial stability because of a small share in the calculations. This opinion was expressed by Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation Sergey Storchak. He noted that at the moment the amount of crypto currency is less than one percent in terms of global payments.

It was stressed that crypto assets are not currencies in the conventional sense of the word, do not carry the standard functions of currencies. In particular, as a settlement facility, they are hundreds of times less efficient than traditional payment systems, and are an unreliable asset in terms of cost preservation. – Ksenia Yudaeva, Russian statesman

Ukraine recovered from Gazprom $ 3.8 million in its budget

All funds of Gazprom, located on the territory of Ukraine, went to the budget of the country, said the head of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine Pavel Petrenko. The words of the Ukrainian official are passed by Ukrinform.

We have good prospects and good working experience regarding the implementation of these decisions not only in Ukraine, but also in other countries with which Ukraine has relevant agreements. – Pavel Petrenko, Ukrainian politician

Miller discussed with the Italian Ambassador the southern route of Russian gas supplies

Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller discussed with Italian Ambassador to Russia Pasquale Terracciano diversification of routes for the export of Russian gas to Europe. This is reported on the website of “Gazprom”

Prices of industrial producers in Russia accelerated growth

Prices of manufacturers of industrial goods in Russia in February this year accelerated growth to 1%. This is reported in the materials of Rosstat.

Oman found large gas reserves at the Mabruk field

Oman Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) discovered large industrial gas reserves at the Mabruk field in the amount of 4 trillion cubic meters. feet and 112 million barrels of gas condensate. This was reported by the Arab service CNBC with reference to the company

Lithuania’s Energy Minister urges US to supply LNG to Baltic states and Poland

Lithuanian Energy Minister Zhigimantas Vaiciunas offered American suppliers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to supply fuel to the Baltic countries and Poland, the ministry’s press service reported. This was announced by the head of the Ministry of Energy, while at the Transatlantic Energy Security Forum in Houston.

Uzbekistan will supply gas to the aluminum plant in Tajikistan

In 2018, the Tajik side will purchase 126 million cubic meters of gas, which is 30% of the total gas consumption of the aluminum plant. The cost of one thousand cubic meters will be $ 120, which is half the market price.

IMF loan in Ukraine will raise domestic gas prices to $ 300

In 2018, residents of Ukraine expect another increase in gas prices. And this despite the fact that since May 2014 gas prices for the population have been raised almost 9 times. For example, if before 30.04.14 the cost of 1 cubic meter. gas for the population was 0.79 UAH

Rosnedra overestimated the reserves of a new field of Gazprom Neft

Forecasts of experts were confirmed. Alexander Zhagrin in KhMAO increased to 31 million tons of oil equivalent. These are the results of the state expertise conducted by the Federal Agency for Subsoil Use.

Iran will sign oil contracts with “our” for $ 6 billion

Iran will seek to sign oil contracts worth $ 6 billion with local drilling and manufacturing companies in the next Iranian calendar year, which will begin on March 21, 2018. This was reported by the Minister of Petroleum Industry Bijan Zangane

The Russian advertising market in 2017 grew by 14%

The Russian advertising market in 2017 increased by 14%, to 417 billion rubles (excluding VAT), the Association of Communication Agencies of Russia (ACAR) reported.

Gref announced the date of the annual meeting of Sberbank

The annual meeting of shareholders of Sberbank of Russia will be held June 8, 2018 in Moscow, said today the president and chairman of the board of the state bank German Gref. The issue of dividends for 2017, the supervisory board of the Savings Bank will discuss in April, he said.

Annual inflation in the UK slowed in February

Inflation in the UK in February 2018 was 2.7% in annual terms, and in monthly terms – 0.4%, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (ONS).

Google bought the Chelsea Market complex in New York for $ 2.4 billion

Google acquired the historic complex of buildings Chelsea Market in New York. The amount of the transaction with the investment company Jamestown was $ 2.4 billion. Google headquarters is located opposite the acquired complex.

Amazon first surpassed Alphabet by capitalization

Amazon first outperformed Alphabet (parent company Google) on capitalization and became the second most expensive company in the world after Apple

Medvedev will hold a meeting on improving the tax system of Russia

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will hold a meeting on Wednesday to discuss the improvement of the taxation system.

According to the press service of the Cabinet, the event will be attended by First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, Deputy Prime Ministers Olga Golodets and Dmitry Kozak, Presidential Assistant Andrei Belousov, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, Minister of Economic Development Maxim Oreshkin, Energy Minister Alexander Novak

POLICY

The RF Ministry of Foreign Affairs invited all ambassadors to discuss the “case of Skripal”

Ambassadors of foreign states are expected on Wednesday, March 21, at the Russian Foreign Ministry to discuss the incident of poisoning the former GRU officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia in the British city of Salisbury. This was reported by the official representative of the agency Maria Zakharova.

On March 21, all foreign ambassadors accredited to Russia were invited to the Russian Foreign Ministry to meet with the leadership and experts of the Department for Nonproliferation and Arms Control. – Maria Zakharova, Russian diplomat

Trump nominated Pompeo for the post of Secretary of State in the Senate

President of the United States Donald Trump introduced the candidacy of Mike Pompeo to the post of Secretary of State for approval by the US Senate, reports the White House. Last week, on Tuesday, Trump took Rex Tillerson off the post of Secretary of State and proposed the candidacy of the incumbent director of the CIA Pompeo

Moscow sent Russian diplomats sent from London

The Russian diplomats sent from London arrived in Moscow. The plane landed at the Vnukovo-2 airport with 23 embassy employees and their families. A total of about 80 people returned to Russia

President of South Korea admitted the possibility of a summit with the United States and the DPRK

South Korean President Mun Zhe Ying did not rule out the possibility of a tripartite summit with the United States and North Korea in the future, the Seoul media reported from the preparatory committee meeting on the holding of the summit of the two Korean states.

In the US, they proposed strengthening the fight against “Russian propaganda”

In the House of Representatives of the US Congress, they suggest further strengthening the fight against “foreign propaganda”, including Russian propaganda. The corresponding bill was introduced on Tuesday in the House of Democrat Seth Multon and Republican spokeswoman Eliza Stefanik

The Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs, following Sweden, summoned the Russian ambassador for the “Skripal case”

“In the first half of the day, the Foreign Ministry of the Czech Republic summoned Ambassador of the Russian Federation Alexander Vladimirovich Zmeevsky to the (on Wednesday) morning to explain to us the false statement of the Russian side that claims that the Novy missile used in the attack in Salisbury in the UK may have its origin from the Czech Republic, “- said in a statement of the Czech diplomatic mission on Twitter.

ARMY AND WEAPONS

Israel acknowledged that it bombed a nuclear reactor in Syria in 2007

Israel declassified information that ten and a half years ago its aircraft bombed a nuclear reactor in Syria, which was at the final stages of construction, according to a press release from the army

In the Pentagon, the US was declared powerless over Russia’s hypersonic weapons

The United States can not oppose anything to Russian hypersonic weapons. This was stated by the Chairman of the Strategic Command of the US Armed Forces, General John Hayten. “We have no defense that could prevent the use of such weapons against us,” General Business Insider quotes.

The militants bombarded Damascus and the surrounding area four times a day

The militants bombarded the residential areas of Syrian Damascus and its suburbs four times over the past day. This was on Tuesday, March 20, the chief of the Russian Center for the reconciliation of warring parties in the Syrian Arab Republic, Major-General Yuri Yevtushenko.

Norway is concerned about Russia’s “aggressive behavior” at the borders

During the meeting with US counterpart James Matthies, the Norwegian Defense Minister said that the country “closely follows the development of the Russian armed forces” in connection with their location in the immediate vicinity of the borders

The OPCW has not found confirmation of reports of the use of chemical weapons in Africa

The general director of the OPCW, Ahmad Uzumju, said that the experts did not find the use of chemical weapons in Africa by Turkey, as the director of the Afrina hospital stated, informing about the arrival of six people with symptoms of suffocation.

In Germany, they chose the city for the place of the new NATO command center

The new command center of NATO will be built in the city of Ulm in southern Germany, the German Ministry of Defense reported to local authorities, Tass reports. The center will provide logistics and logistics, the plan for its creation will be completed by mid-April

Erdogan accused the US of large arms shipments to militants in Syria

The United States in large quantities supplied weapons to terrorist groups in Syria, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said during his speech in Ankara.

Ukraine is preparing a provocation with a blast in the territory of Donbass

Ukrainian security forces are preparing for a provocation, during which they plan to undermine the ammunition depot in Donbass, RIA Novosti reported citing the deputy head of the operational command of the republic Eduard Bazurin

TECHNOLOGIES AND INTERNET

Updated ultrabook Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon appeared in Russia

In Russia there was a sixth version of the new ultrabook Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, the press service of developers. The device is powered by the eighth generation of the Intel Core processor to quad-core Soc Lake Refresh along with the UHD 620 system

Meizu M6s with a side fingerprint scanner became available in Russia

In Russia, a new Meizu M6s with a side fingerprint scanner appeared. This became known from the official representatives of the company Meizu. It is noted that Meizu M6s belongs to the category of smartphones of the middle price category.

The smartphone Lenovo S5 received three cameras and a Full HD +

Lenovo announced the mid-level smartphone S5, already available for order in several versions of equipment and in several colors. The device is equipped with a screen measuring 5.7 inches diagonally.

HP introduced new laser printers in a small form factor

HP has announced new LaserJet Pro M15 and M28 laser printers, which are said to be the most compact in their class today. Devices related to monochrome solutions are designed primarily for use in the small business.

Alrosa presented a detector for determining the authenticity of diamonds

The “Alrosa” group presented the detector for determining the authenticity of diamonds. This was announced on Wednesday, March 21, in the company itself.

“Alice” has learned to call a taxi

Voice assistant “Yandex” “Alice” can now call a taxi. To do this, you must specify the appropriate command and address.

Facebook plans to launch a paid subscription to video

Videoblogers will receive about three and a half dollars from each subscriber. The rest of the amount will be shared by Apple and Google, as the subscription can be paid for in their mobile applications. FB expects that the absence of a commission will deter authors from switching to other platforms, such as YouTube.

Google will spend $ 300 million to combat fake news

In the next three years, Google plans to spend $ 300 million to combat fake news. This was told by the director for business development of the company Philip Schindler.

Google without the knowledge of users told the police about their transfer

Police in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, began using information about the location of Google users to search for witnesses or perpetrators of crime, the WRAL news agency reported.

Philips tests the technology of LiFi

Philips has begun testing the LiFi technology, which can provide users with the Internet through light waves. Tests are held in France in the offices of Icade. Technology LiFi or Light Fidelity provides Internet through LED lights

THE SCIENCE

Scientists have identified the peculiarity of the protein “to aim” at the medicine

Experts note that the presence of unwanted effects significantly complicates regeneration. After studying the characteristics of serotonin 5-HT2c receptors and using the drugs ergotamine and ritanserin, scientists obtained a 3D model of the protein at the moment when it reacts to the drugs

In Rosatom created the manager of people’s desires device

A special device was designed in Rosatom, which allows to reveal the center of desires in the brain, it becomes possible to control them with the help of a magnetoencephalograph. Specialists can detect ultraweak magnetic fields.

Reducing carbon dioxide emissions can not stop the melting of ice

Attempts by humanity to reduce the degree of carbon dioxide emissions will not stop the melting of glaciers. The relevant data climatologists published in one of the scientific publications. Global warming affects the increase in the mean ocean level

Ornament inspired scientists to find unique properties of the crystal

American scientists have created a metal crystal, which has unique quantum and electrical properties. It is interesting that the structure of the crystal coincides with the Japanese ornament for weaving kagome baskets. Research scientists published in the latest issue of the journal Nature.

Virtual reality will help to study human anatomy

The technology of virtual reality for anatomy is a visualization of the structure of the organism with a “breakthrough” picture quality. Technology will help to more effectively study the tissue of people at a level previously unavailable without introduction into the human body.

The robot learned to communicate with gestures

Scientists said that the mechanism of their device is quite simple – a mechanical hand perceives human speech, and then, translating it into text, checks for updates for languages from around the world. After that, the robot depicts what was said with the help of sign language.

Stem Cells Treat Stroke Unexpectedly

Rats that injected stem cells with increased expression of the protein Miro1 had a much smaller neurological deficit after a stroke, that is, they had a better limb, which did not work because of damage to the sensorimotor area of the brain.

How to prevent premature aging

Researchers from the University of St. Louis in the United States came to the conclusion that with premature aging, the process of cell division and the functioning of the immune system is disrupted. However, this process can be reversed with the help of vitamin D, which is able to improve the condition of the cell, rejuvenating it.

SPACE

The discovery of a new black hole scientists from Moscow State University dedicated to Stephen Hawking

Russian astronomers from Moscow State University MVLomonosov recorded the appearance of a new black hole and dedicated their discovery to the main theoretical physicist of modern times and the founder of quantum cosmology. Recall, Stephen Hawking died on the night of March 14, 2018.

NASA will send flying drones to Mars along with rover Mars 2020

NASA plans to launch the successor to the Mars rovers Curiosity and Opportunity under the name Mars 2020 in just a couple of years (although these older rovers will still work). The agency said that together with the new vehicle will launch a flying drone, which will ply over the surface of the Red Planet.

Scientists have discovered two new exoplanets

Using NASA’s extended Kepler mission, known as K2, a group of astronomers, led by Liang Yu of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, managed to identify two new exoplanets that are gas giants,

The US solved the problem of plutonium-238

The United States has established the production of plutonium-238 in sufficient volumes for interplanetary missions, said director of the NASA Planetary Studies Department Jim Green at the 49th Lunar and planetary scientific conference. This was reported on Twitter by SpaceNews journalist Jeff Foust

AUTO

Russian prices for SUV Mercedes-AMG G 63 announced

“Live” sales of AMG G 63 will begin in early summer. The list of equipment for the new SUV included: 20-inch wheels, LED optics, a new multimedia system, three-zone climate control, leather interior and electric adjustment of seats and steering.

Under the hood of Mercedes-AMG G 6 installed a 4.0-liter engine with a power of 585 hp.

The SUV can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.5 seconds, and its maximum speed is limited to 220 km / h. + Due to the AMG Driver package, the maximum speed can be 240 km / h. Coupled with the powerful G 63 engine, only a 9-speed “automatic”

In addition, the SUV received adaptive shock absorbers, four-wheel drive and locking all differentials

Mercedes-AMG G 63 is already available for order at a price of 12 450 000 rubles. It is worth noting that this is much more expensive than the G 500, the price of which starts from 8 950 000 rubles.

Pick-up Mitsubishi L200 has received a limited version of Barbarian SVP II

A total of 250 pickups will be produced in the Mitsubishi L200 Barbarian SVP II version, half of which are painted black, and the second one is gray. On the body there are also orange decorative inserts. Also available for special version and wheel sizes of 17 inches.

Volkswagen recalls 371 Volkswagen Crafter NF in Russia

Due to the pressure pulsation in the fuel system and the formation of vibration loading, it becomes possible to form a crack in the lower weld seam on the fuel filter cover.

Published the first photos of the updated Nissan Murano crossover

Foreign media shared the first spy photos of the Nissan Murano crossover of a new generation. Under the camouflage, only the front and rear parts of the car are hidden, not completely. It can already be noted that the novice has received a more stylish design.

Mercedes-AMG made a new pace car for Formula 1

Mercedes-AMG presented a new safety car, it’s a pace car and a medical car for Formula 1 racing, which will take place this year.

The design of the new Subaru Forester declassified before the premiere

In the network, the first images of the design of the new generation of the Japanese crossover Subaru Forester flowed away. Photos are taken from one of the magazines that have not yet been published. Prior to this, the new Subaru Forester was shown on a single teaser, which could only see the shape of its tail lights.

Liftbek Volkswagen Arteon R-Line will be presented in late March in New York

Motor range Arteon will remain unchanged and will continue to be represented by a 2.0-liter turbo with 280-strong output. Prices for Volkswagen Arteon with R-Line package will be announced after the presentation.

In Russia, the sales of Chevrolet Traverse

The well-known American automobile company Chevrolet is preparing to replenish the Russian market with the Chevrolet Traverse overall SUV. In America, the car appeared on sale in the first quarter of 2017.

Suzuki is going to expand the model range in Russia

Representatives of Japanese automaker Suzuki said that they plan to expand the range of cars supplied to the Russian market. For today in dealer salons of the Russian Federation it is possible to buy only three models of a brand.

The first in the history of the crossover Lotus will create on the basis of Volvo

The British manufacturer of cult sports cars went on about the market trends and, with the support of the Chinese auto giant Geely, decided to develop the first in its history of crossover. In this British will help the company Volvo, also part of the structure Geely

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