Category: Technoshow

Neanderthals survived the Ice Age due to care

The way in which the Neanderthals managed to survive the harsh Ice Age – is still a mystery to scientists until the end. Until 2018, it was known that they adopted several strategies for survival, including group hunting for big game, joint parenting and the use of food. A new study, published in the scientific journal …

Trends in the development of information technology

Foreign specialists distinguish five main trends in the development of information technology. Briefly describe them. The first trend is connected with the change in the characteristics of the information product, which is increasingly becoming a hybrid between the result of the computational and analytical work and the specific service provided to the individual user of the PC. …

StemRad anti-radiation belt will protect the carrier from radiation sickness

The catastrophe at the Fukushima nuclear power plant showed that mankind has far advanced in the methods of personal protection from gamma radiation – no direct rescuer has died from the direct effects of irradiation. Officially, at least, what was achieved through the use of leaded linen, in an appendage to the basic protective suits. Oren Milstein, co-founder of the …

Babylon bypasses doctors in the setting of medical diagnoses

Babylon presented at its meeting of the Royal Royal College of Medicine its new development – chatbot with artificial intelligence, which is able to apply the technique of collecting anamnesis and making predictions about the condition and diseases of the patient. Babylon insists on conducting an official exam for the chatbot, because when testing on principles similar …

Where did the Pacific’s first dogs come from?

By Jamie Morton New Zealand researchers have drawn on DNA to work out how the first dogs came to arrive in the Pacific, thousands of years ago. The study, just published in major journal Scientific Reports, has shed more light on the complex picture of how Oceania was settled by ancient migrants and the animals they …

To tackle Chinese roads, Silicon Valley-born self-driving car start-up first has to conquer rain

A Silicon Valley-born self-driving car start-up is taking to the streets of Guangzhou to acclimatise itself to Chinese road conditions. One of the first things the autonomous car had to learn: piloting itself in rain. “It’s all sunny in California, while Guangzhou tends to rain more frequently close to April,” said James Peng, co-founder and chief …