November 7, Daily science and technology trend

  • 2018-11-07
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1. The solution of the tasks of directional design of new drugs and the creation of tissue-engineering structures for the restoration of skin and tissues - such research and development was done by scientists from the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry in the name of  M.M. Shemyakin and Yu.A. Ovchinnikov (IBCh) of the RAS and the Institute of Cytology (ISTC) of the RAS within the framework of complex scientific programs implemented in institutions from 2014 to 2018 under the grants of the Russian Science Foundation.



2. On November 7, 2018, at 03:47 Moscow time, the launch vehicle Soyuz-ST-B with the European meteorological spacecraft MetOp-С was launched from the cosmodrome of the Guiana Space Center. The launch was carried out by joint calculation of Russian and European specialists.



3. VIST Robotics, a resident of the Skolkovo Foundation, presented a robotic loading and transport system within the framework of the “Intellectual Mine” Project at the landfill in Belarus. “Intellectual mine” is a set of digital technologies for managing open-pit mining operations based on unmanned vehicles, robotic equipment, as well as industry solutions in the field of IoT, artificial intelligence and predictive analytics.



4. The Technical Committee "Cyber-Physical Systems", created on the basis of RVC, began the development of standards of terminology and architecture for distributed energy systems. The project will allow to stimulate the mass introduction in Russia of developments in the field of smart energy and slow down the rise in the cost of electricity for end users.



5. Scientists are counting on continuous research starting in 2021 in the Arctic on the ice-resistant self-propelled platform (LSP) "North Pole", which is now being designed at the Admiralty shipyards in St. Petersburg, Alexander Makarov, director of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, announced on Friday.



6. The private company S7 Space (part of the S7 group), which had previously purchased the Sea Launch project, suggests that Roskosmos order 76 rockets from it as part of its support program for private astronautics, in the same way as NASA supported SpaceX orders, Sergey Sopov, CEO S7 Space declared.



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