July 17, Daily science and technology trend

  • 2019-07-18
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1. A coordinating council for the development of biotechnologies has been created under the government of Russia. The relevant resolution, signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, was published on the official Internet portal of legal information.



2. Scientists from the St. Petersburg Institute of Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SPIIRAN) are conducting research projects to create computer systems that can read lips and understand sign language.



3. The SIRIUS international experiment to reproduce the flight to the moon, in which a crew of six people spent four months in isolation, will end on Wednesday in Moscow at the base of the Institute for Biomedical Problems.



4. In the last two years of the work of the Union State’s Spinal Systems program, orthopedic scientists have created three implants for the treatment of congenital spinal defects as Sergei Vissarionov, deputy director of the G.I. Turner Children's Orthopedic Institute, told reporters.



5. On the exhibition of Edvard Munch, which ended on July 14, in the Engineering building of the Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow), the sensor system developed by Eleron SRPO was used to ensure the safety of works of art.



6. On July 16, 2019, the prize-winners of the international hackathon Ice Vision were determined. This program aimed at developing software solutions in the field of machine vision that will enable unmanned vehicles to effectively and accurately recognize the road conditions in the Russian winter. The winner is the team of young developers of NtechLab



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