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Herd immunity to CoVID-19 not yet reached this year?

More than 90 million people have fallen ill with CoVID-19 since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, and for 1.94 million it has proved fatal. And while China has managed to resolve the crisis quite smoothly, the United States and Europe are not doing so well, and now we have to contend with a new strain, the so-called British, which appears to be more infectious. Therefore, the only effective remedy seems to be the vaccination that will achieve herd immunity, provided that about 70% of the population will decide to do so. This is problematic for at least two reasons, firstly, some people do not want to vaccinate, and secondly, we still have problems with the availability of vaccinations.

Sophia has spoken to humanity. An intelligent robot has something important to share

This time, the robot prepared a speech to humanity on the occasion of the International Day of Tolerance. Nobody else in the world, like Sophia, who is a robot, knows best how intolerant people are to each other, especially the humanoids who will one day be our friends.

See the unusual Festo robo-zoo that mimics its live counterparts

The company has already gathered quite a large group of robotic animals, which it proudly presents on the occasion of various exhibitions of the most modern electronics and robotics. The new work of engineers are robotic cuttlefish, robotic spiders, robotic bats, robotic butterflies, robotic jellyfish and robotic arm. In the video below you can see how beautiful these devices look in action, during flight or swimming.

Elon Musk showed the Tesla Model S after a facelift. Shuttlecock, games and cosmic acceleration

Elon Musk showed the interior of the long-awaited Model S in its most powerful version - Plaid. This monster is to have as much as 1100 hp, accelerate to a hundred in just 2.1 seconds, accelerate to 320 km / h and have a range of 840 kilometers. After all, the Model S with minor modifications has not really received a facelift in 9 years.

Amazon is building the Tower of Babel for the 21st century. The historical project impresses with its panache

The new building looks like the biblical Tower of Babel. The new headquarters will be built in Arlington, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, the capital of the US. It will be the second Amazon headquarters in the United States. The building has not been named yet, but it will be a real architectural masterpiece.

How can 50,000-year-old Neanderthal droppings help us?

This was based on the 50,000-year-old Neanderthal feces, analysis of which showed that some of the bacteria were already living inside our last common ancestor. It is interesting because literally overnight we discover new tasks and the importance of bacteria, the role of which goes much further than we expected - we already know that the gut microbiome affects metabolism, blood sugar levels, the ability to lose weight, sleep, and also the likelihood of developing various diseases such as diabetes, cancer, sclerosis, heart disease Alzheimer, Parkinson and many others. In short, since our health is so dependent on these microorganisms, we should care for them and learn about them as much as possible, especially since the modern lifestyle, full of processed food and antibiotics, is not conducive to their well-being.

Unreal Engine presents MetaHuman. The photorealism of the character's face knocks you down

Many game fans look for not only good entertainment, but also the greatest possible realism. He is most noticeable in characters. If they are characterized by low-quality graphics, the charm of the game dies away. Unreal Engine, however, intends to bring this element of games to a whole new level, even in cheaper productions.