Передвинуть 25 тонн голыми руками: уникальная строительная технология

25 Tons of Weight Maneuvered by Hand: A Unique Building Technology

Egyptian pyramids, stunning statues on Easter Island and other amazing monuments of ancient cultures have been puzzling scientists for many decades: how did people manage to create anything that grand without having construction equipment? However, engineers have found a way to replicate their success.
Создана нейросеть, умеющая определять возраст детей по движению их глаз

A neural network to determine children’s age of by their eye movement  

Artificial intelligence’ main advantage over human intelligence is its accuracy and attention to detail. Scientists from the University of Minnesota have once again confirmed the fact by creating software capable to determine a child age based on his or her eye movement.
Ночь живых мертвецов: ученые смогли «воскресить» свинью

Night of the Living Dead: scientists ‘resurrect’ a pig  

It is assumed that all animals die as soon as their brains die. However, scientists have recently managed to disprove this fact by restoring brain cell activity in a pig 4 hours after the animal’s death.
Ученые обнаружили первые молекулы Вселенной

Scientists discover the first molecules of the universe

Many scientists believe that the first molecule in history was helium hydride. It was formed approximately 100,000 years after the Big Bang as a result of interaction between hydrogen and helium.
Гений среди воздушных фильтров

A genius of an air filter

The University of Michigan team has developed Genius, the next-generation air filter that surpasses all its analogue counterparts. All airborne bacteria and viruses get killed as soon as the device is turned on.
В пустыне Гоби построят марсианскую базу для детей

Mars base for children to be built in Gobi desert

The Gobi desert - located in China - will soon have its very own Mars base simulator. But instead of professional astronauts, its users will be regular children.
Солнечные батареи будут вырабатывать энергию из снега

Solar batteries will generate power from snow

Scientists at UCLA in the United States have built a nanogenerator capable of generating electricity not only from sunlight, but from snow as well.
Роботы SpotMini от Boston Dynamics попробовали себя в роли грузчиков

Boston Dynamics SpotMini Robots Try Themselves as Loaders

Boston Dynamics has long been focused on the robot market, but it still remains a research rather than a commercial company. However, according to its management, this year, with the release of the SpotMini machine, things will change for the company.
North Focals — умные очки №1

North Focals: the #1 smart glasses

There’s been talk about developing smart glasses for some time now, but all development projects have failed so far due to low profitability. But it seems like this negative trend is about to turn around and the new smart glasses - Focals by North - have every chance of taking the market by storm.
Speedgate — новый вид спорта, созданный нейросетью

Speedgate: a new sport created by a neural network

Most sports are rooted in traditional craft and leisure activities practiced by peoples around the world, but there are also some sports that were invented on purpose. Speedgate, a game that was recently created by a neural network, falls in the latter category.
Ученые представили сердце, напечатанное на 3D-принтере

Scientists introduce 3D printed heart

3D printing has vast potential for use in medicine. A group of Swiss scientists has recently succeeded in printing a silicon copy of a human heart using a 3D printer. Because this material may be rejected by the body, the experiment was repeated by their Israeli colleagues, using natural tissues.
Как космос влияет на организм человека

How Does Space Travel Affect the Human Body?

Although NASA’s Twin experiment was completed in 2016, there are still reports of new findings. The point of the experiment was to compare physical condition of twin brothers, one of whom spent 340 days in space.
Гонки на газонокосилках: Honda разработала самый быстрый «болид» в мире

Lawnmower Racing: Honda Develops the Fastest Lawnmower in the World

Honda is primarily known as a car and motorcycle manufacturer, but the company also produces household appliances. Recently, the brand has outdone itself with the development of a lawnmower that can reach the speed of up to 240 km/h.
Робот Blue — руки с искусственным интеллектом

The robot called Blue – hands with artificial intelligence

Devices with artificial intelligence are fundamentally different from their more primitive counterparts. First of all, this is because AI allows a robot to master almost any skill.
Компания Voxan и мотогонщик Макс Бьяджи собираются побить рекорд скорости электробайка

Voxan и motocross rider Max Biaggi to break record on electric motorcycle speed

In 2013, Voxan presented its Wattman electric motorcycle which was instantly named the most powerful in the world. But this title was later taken by other companies, and Voxan could no longer do anything to change that. Until now.
Что скрывает океанический мусор? НКО основателя Google сделала удивительное открытие

What is hidden under marine debris? Google founder’s NGO makes startling discovery

Schmidt Ocean Institute is a nonprofit oceanic fund created by Eric Schmidt and his wife Wendy Schmidt. Researchers from the company recently discovered numerous rainbow-colored mineral towers at the bottom of the Gulf of California. However, they were concealed under a pile of marine debris.
Глава Digital Science об открытости научных исследований

Digital Science’s CEO talks about Open Research

Almost every modern science deals with large volumes of data. Digital Science is a company focused on developing instruments for the scientific ecosystem, which will simplify research processes and increase their efficiency.
Apple TV+ и последний салон видеопроката, Спилберг и Netflix

Apple TV+ and the last video rental store, Spielberg and Netflix

At a recent presentation, Apple introduced several new subscription services including magazine platform Apple News+, iOS and…
Почему люди боятся прививок?

Why are people afraid of vaccines?

Ever since the very first smallpox vaccine, there have been people who feared or even openly opposed vaccines. Today, the anti-vaccination movement is gaining traction in many countries around the globe. Why do people distrust methods that have saved humanity from so many deadly diseases?

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Создана нейросеть, умеющая определять возраст детей по движению их глаз

A neural network to determine children’s age of by their eye movement  

Artificial intelligence’ main advantage over human intelligence is its accuracy and attention to detail. Scientists from the University of Minnesota have once again confirmed the fact by creating software capable to determine a child age based on his or her eye movement.
Ночь живых мертвецов: ученые смогли «воскресить» свинью

Night of the Living Dead: scientists ‘resurrect’ a pig  

It is assumed that all animals die as soon as their brains die. However, scientists have recently managed to disprove this fact by restoring brain cell activity in a pig 4 hours after the animal’s death.
Ученые обнаружили первые молекулы Вселенной

Scientists discover the first molecules of the universe

Many scientists believe that the first molecule in history was helium hydride. It was formed approximately 100,000 years after the Big Bang as a result of interaction between hydrogen and helium.
Гений среди воздушных фильтров

A genius of an air filter

The University of Michigan team has developed Genius, the next-generation air filter that surpasses all its analogue counterparts. All airborne bacteria and viruses get killed as soon as the device is turned on.
В пустыне Гоби построят марсианскую базу для детей

Mars base for children to be built in Gobi desert

The Gobi desert - located in China - will soon have its very own Mars base simulator. But instead of professional astronauts, its users will be regular children.
Солнечные батареи будут вырабатывать энергию из снега

Solar batteries will generate power from snow

Scientists at UCLA in the United States have built a nanogenerator capable of generating electricity not only from sunlight, but from snow as well.