The International Conference on Disarmament and Arms Control will be held in Berlin on March 15. This was announced by German Foreign Minister Heiko Meuse. His words are quoted on Friday by the press service of the German Foreign Ministry.
“Killer robots, new rocket systems, biological and cyber weapons – we need new rules for new technologies,” the minister said. “The first step is our conference at the Foreign Ministry on March 15,” said Maas. “We cannot leave blind spots in the field of arms control.”
According to Broil, “the main group of participants will be partners in the EU and NATO,” but it is planned to invite representatives of the leading military-technological countries, including Russia, India or Japan, to the conference.
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Maduro should go to Russia or Cuba
US Special Representative for Venezuela Elliot Abrams said that Washington continues to instruct the head of the Bolivarian Republic, Nicolas Maduro, to resign the president and leave the country – went to Russia or Cuba.
Russia will send observers to Ukraine, despite the ban of Kiev
Russia intends, contrary to the Verkhovna Rada ban, to send its observers to Ukraine, who will follow the course of presidential elections in this country. Two Russian citizens will arrive in Kiev on February 11, the Kommersant newspaper reports, citing sources.
The Rada decided not to allow the Russians to cut off the Russians from participation in election observation to the observation of the “aggressors and occupiers”.
In Russia, create a complex of protection of armored vehicles against precision weapons
Engineers of TsNIITOCHMASH (part of Rostec) are developing a new complex for protecting armored vehicles from high-precision guided munitions. The complex is planned to be installed on the latest self-propelled artillery gun (SAO) “Lotos”, TASS was told in the press service of TsNIITOCHMASH.
Founder Amazon has declared blackmail personal photos
The latter said that the images in the National Enquirer appeared only because the owner of Amazon is a well-known person and has nothing to do with politics. At the same time, Fayn declared that the publication would stop publishing personal photos if Bezos stopped his investigation.
Shoigu instructed to simplify payments to families of the fallen military
The head of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Sergei Shoigu, instructed to prepare amendments to the legislation in the field of pensions for families of fallen combatant soldiers.
The initiative of the Ministry of Defense is aimed at clarifying the norms of current legislation in terms of establishing and indexing the size of payments to widows, children and parents of the dead soldiers, for the implementation of which they needed to get a court decision.
Completely prohibit products with milk fat substitutes in the EAEU
Belarus is initiating, within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), taking more drastic measures to control the turnover of milk-containing products with milk fat substitutes, reports TASS with reference to the Head of the Foreign Economic Activity Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic Alexey Bogdanov.
“Belarus has come up with a proposal to further improve the mechanism of technical regulations for milk and dairy products and proposes to completely exclude products with milk fat substitutes from these technical regulations so that it is pure milk,” Bogdanov said. “Let our colleagues who are engaged in production not be offended palm oil and its supplies. “
According to him, this is a position from which Minsk will not give up. The Belarusian official stressed that the use of milk fat substitutes significantly reduces the cost of dairy production, but consumers, manufacturers of raw milk, and those enterprises that make high-quality dairy products suffer from this.
France recalled its ambassador from Italy
The French Foreign Ministry recalls the Ambassador of the Fifth Republic in Italy for consultations. About this today, February 7, the press service of the French Foreign Ministry
Hackers attacked the Parliament of Australia
Hackers attacked the computer network of the Parliament of Australia. The National Cyber Security Agency was quick to announce that the attackers could not access important information. The personal data of the senators and staff members of the staff were not stolen.
Washington is preparing to withdraw troops from Syria by the end of April
According to them, the bulk of the contingent is planned to withdraw by mid-March. The decision to begin withdrawing troops from Syria was announced by President Donald Trump in December.
Iran introduced a new ballistic missile “Dizful”
Iran on Thursday demonstrated a new ballistic missile of the earth-to-earth class “Disul” with a range of 1,000 km. The show took place in an underground factory for the production of missiles, Fars reported.
Total evacuated all of its employees from Venezuela
The French oil and gas company Total has removed its employees from Venezuela, while its accounts were blocked due to US sanctions, said company head Patrick Puianne, according to Reuters.
Bolton discussed with the head of the Foreign Ministry of Denmark “Nord Stream – 2”
“Today we had an excellent discussion with Anders Samuelsen on Nord Stream 2, the Russian aggression on the Black Sea, the strengthening of NATO, and cooperation in the Arctic. I appreciate Denmark’s leadership in Venezuela and Iran, ”Bolton wrote in his microblog on Twitter.
Earlier it was reported that the US ambassadors to the EU, Germany and Denmark called for opposing the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project.
Kadyrov commented on the detention of the Deputy Permanent Representative of Chechnya in the Crimea
According to my instructions, State Duma deputy Adam Delimkhanov and permanent representative in Crimea Isa Khachukayev figure it out. I demanded a principled and objective assessment. According to the information received, the seized weapon is traumatic and has the necessary permits. – Ramzan Kadyrov, Russian politician
We are talking about Murad Saidov, assistant representative of the head of the Chechen Republic in the Republic of Crimea Isa Khachukayev. According to the interlocutor of the radio station, he is suspected of extortion. As it became known, the detention took place in the restaurant “Meeting” in the city of Saki.
Diplomat: Russia “partially successfully” tested the Petrel missile
Russia conducted the thirteenth test of an unlimited-range intercontinental cruise missile with the Burevestnik nuclear installation, the Diplomat American publication reported citing its own sources.
Lawyer Kokorina will file a complaint with the ECHR
Football player’s lawyer Alexander Kokorin, Andrei Romashov, announced his intention to file a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights about the extension of the arrest of his client, accused under several criminal clauses.
Requirements for admission to military schools for applicants will be increased.
This was reported to Izvestia by sources in the military department. In addition to the EGE, future cadets will have to undergo special tests of professional selection in real time – in fact, an exam in which questions of a state exam can be duplicated to check whether the future officer of the school program has forgotten. If the test fails, the high score of the exam will not help.
The United States ranked 175 Russian instructors in the CARs with the Wagner PMC
The commander of the African Command of the US Armed Forces, General of the Marine Corps, Thomas Waldhauser, stated that there are 175 Russian instructors in the Central African Republic (CAR), whom the American military counted among the Wagner PMCs.
Kamchatka students will receive an additional military specialty
The military training center of the Ministry of Defense opened in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky at the Kamchatka State Technical University. The center will train branch commanders and radiotelegraphists for units and formations of the Navy. In fact, young people will get a second profession in addition to the main one.
“Training at a military training center will allow graduates to acquire a military registration specialty without interrupting their studies, and also significantly expand employment opportunities when entering civil, state or municipal service,” the RG told the press service of the Supreme Military District for the Pacific Fleet.
Chinese television equipment will be banned in the USA
US President Donald Trump will sign an order prohibiting telecommunications equipment manufactured in the People’s Republic of China in US wireless networks. The American leader is going to do this next week to show his commitment to telecommunications security before the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona, which will be held February 25-28, the Politico newspaper reports.
The US Navy has curtailed a program to protect aircraft carriers from torpedo attacks
The American secret program for protecting aircraft carriers from enemy torpedoes is minimized due to the unreliability of the systems developed, the means of protection installed on ships will be dismantled, reports the Business Insider with reference to the Pentagon’s field test and assessment management report.
Russia has promised to respond to the actions of Norway in the Arctic
Russia will take measures in connection with Norway’s plans for equipment in the North Atlantic – in the city of Tromsø – the port for receiving nuclear submarines, said Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova.
“Norway continues to escalate tensions in the Arctic. Such activities will not be left without reaction, the Russian Federation will take all necessary measures to ensure its own security, as has been repeatedly said, ”FAN quotes the words of the official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry.
A group of scientists requires 400 articles on organ transplantation to be removed from journals.
The report was published in the journal BMJ Open. After examining hundreds of articles on transplants published in the last seven years, the authors found that more than 90% could be written on the basis of work with convicted prisoners sentenced to capital punishment.
Belarus is going to create small arms
State Secretary of the Security Council of Belarus Stanislav Zas said that the country has created its own production of small arms, Interfax reports. Zas said that now “production is actually running.” Belarus plans to use new weapons for the needs of its armed forces, as well as sell to other states.
WSJ: Woody Allen sued Amazon
Directed by Woody Allen sued the division of the company Amazon, engaged in the production of films. It is reported by The Wall Street Journal. According to the newspaper, Allen filed a lawsuit against Amazon for $ 68 million for the termination of the contract.
Baikonur was left without direct air links with Moscow
The Baikonur cosmodrome was left without regular flights with Moscow, the last flight of Alrosa was canceled, RIA Novosti reported.
Gucci apologized for the sweater with balaclava after accusations of racism
Italian fashion house Gucci apologized for the woolen sweater with balaclava after users in social networks criticized the thing for the similarity with a kind of theatrical make-up of comedians, who caricatured black people. The company apologized on Twitter on Thursday.
Scientists have announced an epidemic of perfectionism
Today, perfectionism is spreading at an incredible speed and is becoming an epidemic, writes Sage Journals. British scientists studied 77 studies conducted over the past 25 years, and surveyed more than 25 thousand people aged 15 to 49 years.
Metrobuilders on strike in Petersburg
About 20 workers of the night shift of metro-builders declared a strike at 03:00 Moscow time. This was announced by the head of one of the brigades of the enterprise.
“Today, the night shift – 20 of us – is planning not to leave the mine number 573 on the Theater Square until the full wage arrears are paid off,” TASS quoted the brigadier.
He said that more than 600 employees of the Management-15 Metrostroy company did not receive a salary for December 2018.
Railways plan to introduce unmanned trains at the ISC in 2021
OJSC Russian Railways (RZD) plans to introduce unmanned trains on the Moscow Central Ring (ISC) in stages in 2021, said Alexander Misharin, First Deputy General Director of RZD, at the Transport Education and Science forum. In the near future, the carrier will test the automatic control system, as well as develop and approve regulatory documentation for unmanned vehicles.
Rosobrnadzor published the first video on preparing for the EGE-2019
In total, prior to the commencement of the early period of the Unified State Exam, the department will publish 12 video consultations on each subject. Including – in Chinese, which was added from this year. All videos will be found on the YouTube channel Rosobrnadzor.
Flights to Krasnoyarsk at the time of the Universiade went up by 20%
The price of domestic flights to Krasnoyarsk at the time of the Winter Universiade increased by 19.7% compared with last year, RIA Novosti reports with reference to Biletix. For comparison, the increase in the average cost of the flight in Russia as a whole for the given period has almost halved and amounted to 9.7%.
A black list of hares on toll roads will appear in the Russian Federation
Motorists who illegally use toll roads without paying for travel will be put on a special black list, which will be compiled by the state-owned company Russian Highways (Avtodor) along with the traffic police.
Russia will be a preventive event for the World Day of the Sick
All-Russian movement “Medical Volunteers” from February 8 to February 11, 2019 will hold a campaign timed to the World Day of the Sick, said in a statement on the portal of the movement.
Real pensions of Russians returned to fall
At the end of 2018, the average pension in Russia amounted to 13.36 thousand rubles. This follows from the report of Rosstat “The socio-economic situation of Russia.” If we take inflation into account (according to Rosstat, consumer prices increased by 4.3% in 2018), the real pension in 2018, excluding the lump sum payment of 5 thousand rubles in January 2017, increased by only 0, 8%, and with its account – decreased by 2.4%.
Visa ordered banks to prepare for withdrawing money from cards in stores
From April of this year, the international payment system Visa wants to launch a service for withdrawing cash from its plastic cards at the cash desks of stores. According to RBC, the corresponding letter was sent to Russian banks with instructions to provide technical support for the service.
Lukoil intends to increase production in Iraq by 20%
Lukoil intends to increase oil production at its Iraqi West Qurna field – 2 in 2020 by 20% to 480,000 barrels. per day, the company said. The company has already started drilling new production wells at the field as part of the second stage of development.
Growth in housing prices recorded in Russia
The cost of real estate in Russia grew in the fourth quarter of 2018. It is reported gazeta.a42.ru. According to the publication, the growth rate reached 6.3% for the new building and 4, 1% for the secondary real estate.
Regions of Russia will receive 71 billion rubles for the construction of medical institutions
In the regions of Russia will send about 71 billion rubles for the construction and reconstruction of health facilities. The corresponding decree was signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, according to the website of the Russian government. Funds in the amount of 70.71 billion rubles will receive 45 subjects of the Russian Federation.
Twitter’s annual revenue grew 25%
In the fourth quarter, Twitter also improved performance – revenue grew by 24%, to $ 909 million, and net profit increased almost threefold, to $ 255 million. This growth was better than forecast and was supported primarily by the growth in revenue from video advertising on Twitter.
12 billion to support garbage reform
To support regional waste management operators during the “junk reform” money will be reserved in the federal budget. It could be about 12 billion rubles, the Minister of Natural Resources Dmitry Kobylkin told Izvestia.
The Ministry of Finance will offer to connect the medium business to the implementation of the May decree
The previous version of the bill extended its effect to projects with a total budget of at least 10 billion rubles. with a business investment of 3 billion rubles. After consulting with the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, the threshold for entering projects was reduced threefold.
Russia and China are planning to open a checkpoint in the Amur region
The government of the Russian Federation approved the decision on the establishment of the Kani-Kurgan automobile checkpoint (Amur region) – Heihe (China), according to the website of the Cabinet of Ministers.
In the United States announced the largest in the last 10 years, the merger of banks
The amount of the transaction, according to agency estimates, will be $ 28 billion, which will be the world’s largest bank merger over the past decade. The report said that the shareholders of BB & T will own 57% of the combined company.
Mexico’s proven oil reserves decreased 1.5 times in four years
As follows from the report of the organization, from January 1, 2014 to January 1, 2018, it decreased by more than 1.5 times – from 9.81 billion barrels to 6.46 billion.
The system of fast payments of the Central Bank will work in the Crimea
Earlier, Artem Sokolov, president of the Association of Internet Trading Companies (ACIT), said that Russian stores would connect to the Central Bank’s fast payments system in August 2019.
In St. Petersburg, opened a medical cartel
As the employees of the antimonopoly service found out, in the period from 2015 to 2018, 13 pharmaceutical companies carried out the supply of medicines and consumables to budgetary medical institutions of St. Petersburg. Organizations used the same IP addresses, and sometimes synchronously changed them, and also had the same contact information. The competing companies had common employees using the same infrastructure. The FAS established that collusion was born at the time when commercial proposals were submitted to budget organizations, that is, at the time of the formation of the initial (maximum) contract price. In some cases, such arrangements doubled the value of the contract.
The outflow of deposits of individuals in Sberbank in January amounted to 326 billion rubles
The outflow of deposits of individuals in Sberbank in January 2019 amounted to 326 billion rubles, or 2.5%. As explained in the press service of the bank, the reduction is explained by the seasonal outflow of funds from bank card accounts during the New Year period.
FAS has found those responsible for the fuel price hike
Andrei Tsarikovsky, deputy head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS), said that the agency intends to initiate proceedings against two traders on grounds of collusion in bidding for oil products, which led to a jump in fuel prices.
Veterans of the Great Patriotic War in Perm beat collectors.
The investigative committee, Alexander Bastrykin, commissioned an inspection of the media, according to which, the collectors beat a 90-year-old veteran in his apartment in Perm. Earlier, his retired daughter, secured by an apartment, took a loan from a microfinance organization for treatment from psychics and was unable to pay. It was reported that as a result, the lenders took the housing from the veteran and his daughter and are now trying to evict them.
Living jazz legend to perform in Baku
A living jazz legend, ten-time Grammy Award winner Arturo Sandoval will perform on March 2 at the Heydar Aliyev Palace. The performance of the musician on the trumpet and the piano will not leave indifferent the Baku audience, the organizers of the concert promised Sputnik Azerbaijan.
Released new trailer “Pet Graveyards”
Paramount Pictures released the second trailer for the new film adaptation of Stephen King’s novel “Pet Graveyard”. On the screens of Russian cinema horror tape gets April 18. In the story of the original book, Louis Creed enters a new house on the side of the highway.
Director of “Bohemian Rhapsody” was excluded from the nominees for the award BAFTA
BAFTA, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, excluded the director of the film Bohemian Rhapsody, Brian Singer, from the list of candidates for the award. This is due to his accusations of sexual harassment, RIA Novosti reports.
“In light of the very serious accusations, BAFTA informed Brian Singer that his nomination for“ Bohemian Rhapsody ”was canceled from now on,” says an official statement published on the website of the British Film Academy.
Gary Oldman and Army Hammer will act in narcodrama
The shooting of the film “Dreamland” (“Dreamland”) will be held in Montreal and Detroit. Gary Oldman, Army Hammer and Evangeline Lilly will be joined by German actress Veronica Ferres. In the picture three stories related to opioids will be intertwined.
Exhibition of memory Letov opened in St. Petersburg
A musician and one of the founders of “Civil Defense” Konstantin Ryabinov came to see the exposition. Yesterday, February 7, the exhibition “Jump-Jump” by sculptor Pavel Belan, dedicated to the memory of the leader of the “Civil Defense” group Egor Letov, opened in St. Petersburg.
New Shafta trailer released with Samuel L. Jackson
The first Shaft, or Detective Shaft, one of the most famous black films, was released in 1971. In it, the energetic and brutal New York private investigator John Shaft, played by Richard Roundry, teams up with his sworn enemy ganster to save the latter’s daughter.
Duane Johnson refused to conduct an Oscar ceremony
After the scandal with Kevin Hart, the American Film Academy for the first time in 30 years decided to hold an Oscar ceremony without the main presenter. However, it turned out that before this position was offered to Dwayne Johnson.
Russia will arrange a tour of Russian ballet in South Africa
The Moscow Theater “Crown of the Russian Ballet” organizes tours in South Africa in early March. This was told by the artistic director of the theater Anatoly Emelyanov. According to him, this will be the seventh tour of the theater in South Africa.
On the Don will shoot a film about Caesar Kunikova
On the Don, they will shoot a film about the little-known feat of the hero of the Great Patriotic War, Donetsk student Caesar Kunikov. This is reported by the site of the search movement “Mius-Front”.
German director made a film about Irkutsk
Irkutsk region, 02/02/19 (IA Teleinform), – German director and photographer Thomas Junker shot the film “Russian expanses” about the Irkutsk region. This is reported on the page of the Irkutsk book shelter in the social network VKontakte. The total duration of the film is almost 25 minutes.
Singer Aerosmith has opened a home for abused women
Singer Aersomith rock singer Steven Tyler has opened a home for abused women and girls in Memphis, Tennessee.
Kursk group El Ardo has released a life-affirming clip called “Live”.
Valery Gergiev will hold the Tchaikovsky Festival in Germany
The festival of Valery Gergiev, dedicated to Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, will open in Munich on February 8. In four days at the Philharmonic, the Gastaig Maestro will perform all six symphonies of the Russian classic with the Mariinsky Theater Symphony Orchestra and the Munich Symphony Orchestra.
A concert-presentation of the YeseninJazz Club project was held in Ryazan
On Thursday, February 7, a concert-presentation of the YeseninJazz Club project was held in the Gorky Library. The leader of the group “Feelin’s” Gennady Filin greeted the audience, who came to touch the work of the great Ryazan poet Sergey Yesenin, as well as enjoy beautiful jazz music.
Max Barskikh released an “autumn” album
Max Barsky presented his fifth studio album on February 8, 2019. The record, released by Sony label, was named “7” by the number of tracks included in it.
It will be an autumn album, the artist told shortly before the release. “And I don’t mean the season, I’m talking about the state of the relationship and the soul.” I decided to make a dance record, where every song is a live emotion.
Rapper Future released the video for the song “Never Stop”
The Russian Museum will send Ilya Repin’s paintings to the Tretyakov Gallery exhibition
The Russian Museum will send to the Tretyakov Gallery a painting by Ilya Repin 54 paintings and 24 graphic works by the artist. The largest of them, the painting “The ceremonial meeting of the State Council on May 7, 1901,” 4×8 meters in size, will be removed from the wall of the Mikhailovsky Palace. In connection with the upcoming anniversary of Ilya Repin, the leading museums of the country are preparing large-scale exhibitions devoted to the work of the great master. The Russian Museum holds a unique collection of the artist’s masterpieces, without which the idea of his work cannot be complete.
Museum of the Arctic explorer Vladimir Rusanov opened in Orel
Vladimir Rusanov explored the New Land and the Northern Sea Route from 1907 to 1911. The results of his expeditions made it possible to compile accurate and detailed maps of this northern archipelago and contributed to its entry into Russia. During the expedition to Svalbard in 1912, Rusanov searched for ore deposits and installed 28 application pillars for coal.
Malicious PNG file can hack smartphones and tablets
The document reports a serious vulnerability of smartphones and tablets based on the Android operating system, thanks to which an attacker can gain control of the device using .PNG (Portable Network Graphic) files.
Flagship smartphone slider Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 appeared in Russia
Chinese electronics manufacturer Xiaomi presented its new flagship Mi Mix 3 in the Russian Federation. The device has been on sale in China since November 2018, but now it will only appear in the official Russian retail.
Young hacker found a way to get all saved passwords in macOS
A young hacker from Germany discovered a vulnerability in the macOS system, which allows you to find out all the passwords stored on your device.
Rostelecom renamed its mobile OS from Sailfish to Aurora
Mobile OS development is carried out by Open Mobile Platform LLC and Votron LLC. Recall the domestic operating system “Aurora” / Sailfish is the only one that is included in the register of domestic software.
Adobe disables MacBook Pro speakers.
A large number of complaints about Adobe Premiere Pro professional software appeared on Adobe’s official forum. The forum says that while working with the software, MacBook Pro speakers start to produce a loud distorted sound, and after that they simply fail. Based on the number of complaints, problems with speakers are observed among users of Adobe Premiere Pro versions 12.0.1 and 12.0.2, and the complaint branch has been maintained since November 2018.
IPhone XS and XS Max users complain about camera cracks
At the official Apple forum, there were already more than six hundred iPhone XS and XS Max users with a similar problem — there were cracks on the camera’s protective glass. Moreover, users claim that their guilt is not there, smartphones did not fall, did not hit, and were not exposed to other effects.
US: E smart door lock relies on face recognition
The Kickstarter site is completing a fundraiser for the release of the US: E smart door lock, which uses face recognition. To recognize the lock is equipped with a built-in camera. In addition, it is planned to release versions with unlocking fingerprint or password.
New Moto G7, G7 Plus, G7 Power and G7 smartphones introduced
Motorola has made a presentation of its new line of smartphones Moto G7, which offers four models. Among the lineup models were smartphones with the following names: Moto G7, Moto G7 Plus, Moto G7 Power and Moto G7 Play.
Beeline Launches Artificial Intelligence for Business
PJSC VimpelCom (operating under the Beeline brand) launches the Beeline Artificial Intelligence (Beeline AI) artificial intelligence system for corporate clients.
Scientists forced mice to grow amputated fingers
Scientists from the United States, who used protein compounds that accelerate wound healing, forced laboratory mice to partially regenerate cut off fingers. Details about the experiment appeared in the Nature Communications publication.
Doctors from the United States created a tablet with a jet engine
“The tablets have a special groove in which the nanoparticles of magnesium and titanium dioxide are present. When these substances interact with water, they create a reactive craving that promotes the delivery of the tablet directly to the intestines,” says Joseph Wang, one of the authors.
Scientists from MIT have created the first convenient insulin pill
In recent years, scientists have been trying to create a safe synthetic analogue of insulin or such systems for injecting hormone into the body that would protect a person from overdose.
Invented a way to convert plastic into fuel
Specialists from Purdue University (USA) have demonstrated a new method of plastic processing. According to them, it can be used to convert plastic into fuel, pure polymers or monomers. They hope that it will launch the recycling industry.
Scientists have discovered a new type of magnet
A team from New York University has discovered the first reliable example of a new type of magnet that promises to improve the performance of data storage technologies. Experimenting with various compounds of uranium, bismuth and antimony, scientists have found that they regularly create connections with unusual magnetic and electrical properties. The results of their research are published in the journal Nature Communications.
Presidential Prize in Science and Innovation for 2018
The awards were awarded to the staff of the Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences Evgeny Gorlov and Victor Zharkov. They created a new method for remote detection of explosives. In addition, the award was awarded to Ekaterina Grizanova from Novosibirsk State Agrarian University and other scientists who discovered new mechanisms of insect pest resistance to bioinsecticides.
The purpose of the award established in 2008 is related to the stimulation of further research and the creation of favorable conditions for new scientific discoveries. Specialists who have made a significant contribution to the development of national science and have developed new technologies, this year received 2.5 million rubles. And from next year the size of the award will grow to five million rubles. In addition to the diploma and monetary reward, the award consists of the honorary badge of the laureate and its certificate, as well as the fracuenary badge of the laureate.
Smart fabric taught to adapt to fever
American and Chinese scientists have developed a smart fabric that can adapt to increasing the temperature of the human body. When the temperature or humidity of the fibers of the fabric shrinks, so that the spectrum and the emissivity of the fabric in the infrared range approaches the same characteristics of the body itself and the fabric “opens” to emit it, say the authors of an article published in Science.
In the US, a self-healing material is created after damage.
The specialists of the University of Southern California created a 3D printing material with the necessary properties. The material is intended for 3D printing by photopolymerization
According to the researchers, the development will find application in the manufacture of shoes, tires, parts, robots and electronic devices. Now scientists are working on creating self-healing materials in a wide range of stiffnesses that could be used to make car parts and other products, including even body armor.
The clever set will help detect pneumonia.
We are talking about noise filtering technology, which independently recognizes signs of inflammation in the breath and in the lung function. Similar stethoscopes began to be tested this year, and practice has shown that they fix pneumonia with an accuracy of 87%, which is quite high results.
The difference in water temperature leads to the emergence of new species of fish.
Scientists have discovered that the difference in water temperature affects the marine life at the genetic level and eventually leads to the emergence of new species. A study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society
On the Sun discovered a previously unexplored phenomenon.
Experts from England said that the magnetic fields on the Sun began to behave differently than it was considered earlier. It was found that plasma waves that appear in the solar corona, which is the outer layer of the atmosphere of a celestial body, can have an effect on acoustic waves
In the vicinity of the young star discovered complex organic
V883 Orionis is a young star located about 1300 light years from Earth in the direction of the constellation Orion. This star is experiencing the so-called Orion-type FU flash – a sudden increase in brightness due to a discontinuous flow of material flowing from the protoplanetary disk to the star. This rare phenomenon allowed the ALMA Observatory to register five complex organic molecules in the vicinity of V883 Orionis. The study is described in the journal Nature Astronomy.
Scientists will send ships to 5 stars to search for extraterrestrial civilizations
According to scientists, as part of a project called Breakthrough Starshot, they are going to send ultra-fast spacecraft to these objects, the main purpose of which will be to search for extraterrestrial civilizations. At the moment, he is sponsored by a billionaire who has invested in him over 100 million dollars.
These starships will be small space ships with solar sails. They will have to analyze the planets and send data to Earth. The first ship is scheduled to be sent to the Centaurus system, to which he can reach in 20 years.
Officially introduced the new generation Subaru Legacy sedan.
At the Chicago Auto Show, Subaru presented a new generation Legacy sedan. The novelty is built on a global modular architecture, which also underlies the eight-seat version of Ascent.
Updated Nissan Qashqai began to produce in St. Petersburg
February 7, 2019 the assembly of the updated Qashqai crossover started at the Nissan plant in St. Petersburg. The novelty received a slightly modified appearance, a new steering wheel and a multimedia system with the support of Yandex.Auto technology.
Lamborghini presented in Russia a new Huracan Evo
In Moscow, the premiere of the updated supercar Lamborghini Huracan, which is now called Huracan Evo. Sales in Russia will begin in the summer of 2019.
Bugatti released anniversary Chiron Sport
For Bugatti, 2019 is a landmark year, because this year marks the 110th anniversary of the founding of the French brand. In honor of the round date, the manufacturer of premium sports cars decided to release a special version of the supercar Chiron Sport, which he called 110 ans Bugatti.
Tesla has delivered the first Model 3 to Europe
The American manufacturer of electric vehicles Tesla Incorporated carried out the first delivery of Model 3 cars to Europe, writes the publication Electrek. The first shipment arrived from California in the Belgian port of Zeebrugge, the next one is expected in the coming days.
Audi will bring Audi Q8 diesel crossover to Russia
The model will be driven by a three-liter diesel engine with a V6 turbine. Its power will be 249 horsepower, and the torque indicator will be 600 Nm. As transmissions will be an eight-speed automatic transmission.
Lada Vesta Sport began to arrive at police stations
As it turned out, the new sports “Vesta” will not only “drive” on the roads, but also to guard the law and order. Eyewitnesses drew attention to one of the auto transporters, which transported two cars LADA Vesta Sport. One of which is for the police.
Bentley withdraws 207 cars in Russia
Volkswagen Group Rus, which is the representative of the British brand Bentley in the Russian Federation, reported on the recall of 207 cars. We are talking about models of Continental and Mulsanne. As stated on the official website of Rosstandart, 111 Bentley Continental Coupe will withdraw due to software errors
Mercedes-AMG will release a new super-fast boat
Mercedes-AMG and shipbuilding firm Cigarette Racing will jointly create the newest high-speed boat. This boat creators will devote to the four-door supercar GT 4-Door Coupe.
KAMAZ announced three days of downtime in February due to lower orders
KAMAZ management decided to introduce three days of downtime at the enterprise in February due to lower orders. Idle days will be February 8, 15 and 22, 2019. For these days, employees will receive payment in the amount of two thirds of the average salary, according to Vesti KAMAZ.