Science & Education

Fundamental and applied research continues to receive huge funding today, remaining a major driver of progress. In this section we write about cutting-edge scientific achievements (including independent ones) and educational opportunities available to forward-looking people. Who does what and where, what grants are awarded and who gets them, what to expect from the discoveries at the interface of various scientific disciplines and where one can learn things that are going to spread a year, five or ten years from now. You will find all about it here.

Japan is planning to clear space debris

Japan is planning to clear space debris

Japan’s Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has teamed up with several private companies on the CRD2 project. The aim is to remove space debris from orbit.
Scientists at Columbia University cook chicken using lasers and a 3D printer

Scientists at Columbia University cook chicken using lasers and a 3D printer

A new technique for processing food helps save resources and enable the consumer to form food into any shape they want.
Finland develops a new method for growing coffee 

Finland develops a new method for growing coffee 

The "cell farming" technology allows you to sprout coffee seeds in a test tube.

An astronaut's blood can be used as the main building material on Mars

Turns out the human body is a genuine provider of substances suitable for construction.

Scientists discover further evidence of the intelligence of cockatoo's  

Wild cockatoo parrots remain the only non-primates who make their own tools.

Green energy: why switch to biofuels?

Oil and gas energy is harmful to the environment. But what are the alternatives?

Is life possible on the Moon?

How much do we know about our satellite?

Biologists discover how to increase crop yields by fifty per cent

To achieve this, scientists have introduced an FTO gene to plants.

Emperor Penguins are threatened with extinction

According to scientists, the species could become extinct by the end of the 21st century.

A YouTuber disagrees with a professor, and now they have a bet for $10 000

Both sides of the argument consider themselves winners.

Scientists discover a way to make water act as metal

To accomplish this, they experimented with crystal-clear liquid.

A cockatoo's high intelligence has gained some unusual validation

Australian parrots have demonstrated exceptional social abilities by teaching each other how to open waste bins.

The man and the monkey are to play ping pong with the power of thought

The MIT Technology edition has announced an unusual match - a virtual ping pong. A paralyzed man and a monkey from the Neuralink project will take part in the game.

Artificial intelligence has revealed what’s hidden under a Picasso painting

Astonishingly, under Picasso’s one hundred and twenty-year-old painting “Pauper squatting,” there’s another hidden landscape.

The teeth of all the animals in the world grow according to a single mathematical formula

Alistair Evans, an Australian biologist, made this discovery.  The formula, called the “power cascade”, works with teeth and horns, antlers, and even spines.   
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