Category: Technology

Plants colonized the Earth 100 million years earlier than expected

During the first four billion of its existence, our planet was devoid of any life except microbes. The situation radically changed at a time when plants began to plant the Earth , creating a favorable environment for the settling of the continents by animals. Previously, scientists believed that it happened about 420 million years ago, based on the fossils found by them fossil …

RFID tags can be applied to food using edible graphene

Graphene is an extremely thin and strong structure, consisting of the word carbon atoms. In addition, graphene is an excellent conductor of heat and electricity, and also has antibacterial properties. Recently, we increasingly publish news about which new fields of science and our life can apply graphene, but the staff of the James Tours Laboratory of the University …

Amazon started developing specialized chips for AI

Amazon began developing an artificial intelligence chip that will be used in its “smart” Echo dynamics. This information portal The Information, referring to an anonymous source in the company. The new chip will work on devices with a personal assistant Alexa, which will increase the processing speed of information and gadget response. The source reports that most of …

Microsoft will create a block-based identification system

The technological giant from Redmond is keeping pace with the times, planning in the near future to use the block to create decentralized identifiers that can be a reliable means of authenticity verification. Their development specialists Microsoft intend to apply in the field of personal data management people, making their personal information even more secure. Traditional forms …

Swedish Polestar is working on a competitor Tesla Model 3

The company Polestar, closely cooperating with Volvo and engaged in tuning cars of this manufacturer, last year became a full-fledged automotive company, after which it began work on its own electric cars. In an interview with Auto Express, the head of the company said that the debut of the electric sedan Polestar 2 will take place next …

In 2019, the ISS will have a private research module

Airbus and the European Space Agency signed an agreement under which the aircraft company will invest 40 million euros in the development of the Bartolomeo research platform, and ESA will deliver the finished module to orbit and dock it with the ISS. The platform is intended for commercial use, therefore all its functionality will beavailable for a wide …