September 10, Daily science and technology trend

  • 2020-09-10
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1. Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation Valery Falkov held a meeting in Kogalym on the establishment of a Center for High Biomedical Technologies in the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra. He noted that the accelerated development of genetic technologies in the country is one of the tasks set by Russian President Vladimir Putin for the Government and the scientific community. The center aims to unite the efforts of more than 200 geneticists, biochemists, bioinformatics, personalized medicine specialists and engineers.



2. A group of scientists from Skoltech applied machine learning methods to predict superhard substances from crystal structure as they are important in many industries, from oil production to high-tech manufacturing. In addition to diamond, scientists have discovered the possibility of the existence of several dozen other superhard materials.



3. The NAUKA 0+ Science Festival starts at Altai State University on September 14. This is an annual event that tells the public in understandable and accessible language what scientists are doing, how scientific research improves the quality of life, what prospects it opens up for a modern person. As part of NAUKA 0+, Altai State University scientists will talk about the quantum revolution and the secrets of the brain.



4. A block of lasers for spacecraft that can display advertisements from space has been tested in the stratosphere in order to confirm the design power level of the light source in conditions close to space. The company added that the luminescence of the vehicles will not create problems for the observations of astronomers.



5. A new mechanism has been developed in Samara to improve the reliability of communication between Earth's nanosatellites. Scientists said that the new version of the antenna device uses a deployment mechanism based on Rose's alloy. This device is much more resistant to the powerful vibration loads that the satellite is subjected to when the launch vehicle is launched.



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