American scientists have created a “growing” soft robot

The resulting prototype of soft robotics in the future can be used not only in medicine – for diagnosing human blood vessels – but also in other areas, for example, when checking or laying underground pipes. The robot uses organic matter, which inside it is converted into solid and quickly increase its mass, due to … Read more

DART probe saved the Earth from an asteroid in test mode

According to the theory of the project, in order for the asteroid to change course and fly past the Earth, it is enough to change the speed of its movement in advance. The mission will be considered successful if the collision slows the celestial body by 73 seconds. NASA hopes that an impact on Dimorphos … Read more

Armored Worm Fossils Reveal Origins of Three Animal Groups A team of specialists studied a well-preserved fossil of an armored worm that lived on Earth 518 million years ago and named it the ancestor of three major groups of animals. The length of the fossil worm was about one and a half centimeters. Its back was covered with a dense array of plates, … Read more

The University of Siena has revealed the main secret of human laughter

Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash Laughter is an evolutionary construct that has helped humanity survive. This conclusion was made by scientists at the University of Siena. To do this, they examined all the English-language literature and scientific publications on laughter over the past decade. As a result, experts made the following conclusion: thanks … Read more

New method to control brain cells with light developed in China

The new technology has already been tested on rodents. It allows you to cause activity in the hind limbs and areas of the brain that are responsible for touch. In the future, it is planned to make the development biodegradable and use it to influence the spinal cord to reduce pain. .

A new UAV with vertical takeoff and landing was presented at the EEF-2022

The sea-based UAV from the Progress company can be used not only for photo and video recording, but also for military purposes, as it has the ability to carry ammunition weighing up to 3.5 kilograms with further accurate delivery to the target. Also, this model can be effectively used in reconnaissance for target designation. However, … Read more

A new regional development rating will be created in Russia

globallookpress/Nikolay Gyngazov A new national rating of scientific and technological development of regions will be formed in Russia before the end of this year. This was reported to RBC by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko. In total, the rating will include 54 indicators, divided into seven blocks. The subjects of the Russian Federation will be … Read more