November 5, Daily science and technology trend

  • 2019-11-05
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1. A system selecting and growing tissues for retina transplantation is being developed in MIPT based on machine learning. Image recognition, which is the simplest way to use AI, lies at its core. Neural networks will be determining which stem cells develop correctly and may be suitable for surgery. This approach will help to optimize and reduce the costs of artificial retinas creation in future. Until now, nobody in the world could grow and transplant an artificial organ because it is extremely expensive and takes a while.



2. Russian and French scientists have discussed the directions of joint research in the field of physical sciences at the meeting at Russian Academy of Sciences. The aim of the meeting was preparation of the report about priority areas of research in the field of physical sciences, which has to be presented to the government of both Russia and France by the end of the year.



3. The Forum of Universities of Engineering and Technology Profile of the Union State of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus has finished in Minsk. 200 scientists and students from 100 universities and organizations of Belarus, Russia, Uzbekistan, Serbia and Czech Republic have gathered in order to discuss “Digital University” topic. The matters related to digitalization and development of engineering education were discussed. Such forum takes place 8th time and every year is attracting more people interested in engineering.



4. President Vladimir Putin has signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joint activities of CIS members in the field of peaceful exploration and use of outer space. The leaders of Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan signed the agreement on 2 November 2018.



5. RAS Vice-President Alexey Khokhlov suggested strengthening control over the quality of scientific expertise prepared by the scientists for judicial investigation after the director of Physical Institute RAS was suspected in optical elements trafficking.



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