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See TechNewsy episode 35 - a cinematic overview of the most interesting news

If you like and a moment of time, then check out the very interesting TechNews from previous weeks (see here).

The Russians publish a new video in 4K of the detonation of their first nuclear bomb

The power of artificial intelligence was used this time to refresh a very old movie. The effect is very satisfactory, which you will be able to see in a moment by watching the material below.

Skeleton Technologies announces graphene superbatteries charged in 15 seconds

What exactly are we talking about? Most likely, a hybrid solution that combines traditional lithium-ion cells and ultracapacitor cells, in which we find a proprietary curved graphene structure, using the strengths of both technologies. Simply put, lithium batteries offer a high energy density, which means they can store a lot of energy, but unfortunately they take a long time to charge and discharge - this is why electric cars take so long to charge, which is a bottleneck in the development of this industry. Supercapacitors, on the other hand, charge and discharge quickly, but are not able to store too much energy, so they are not yet used in electric cars, for which they are even made, because the batteries based on them would be huge.

Already over 3,000 infected with the bacterium that "escaped" from the Chinese laboratory

We learned about the leakage of bacteria from the laboratory in December 2019, but then we were already struggling with the coronavirus pandemic, so the news passed without much echo. Perhaps also because we do not know the true scale of the problem to this day - it turns out that we are not dealing with individual cases, but probably nearly 5,000 infected - out of 22,000 Lanzhou residents surveyed, more than 3,200 are infected, and another 1,400 have a preliminary positive score. Worst of all, how is it guilty of human stupidity or the will to save money, because the whole situation came about as a result of the use of overdue disinfectants in a factory producing a vaccine against brucellosis for animals for over a month.

320 km / h, 2 seconds to hundreds and 840 km of range. This is the Tesla Model S Plaid

The billionaire has no choice, as Lucid Motors is hard on Tesla's heels. The presentation of the Air model, the luxury electric sedan, was received with great enthusiasm in the United States (see here). The Tesla Conqueror offers incredible performance that current Tesla marketers and their owners can only dream of.

Porsche will also have its own flying car. "Looks like a Batman vehicle"

Porsche representatives believe that it is possible to create an ecosystem of intelligent and ecological vehicles that will serve us for fast, comfortable and safe travel not only in cities, but also across countries.

Here is a fungus that turns insects into zombies and ... lives in our country

And this is not a scene from The Last of Us game, where at every turn you could come across mysterious spores that turned people into bloodthirsty monsters ... on the other hand, at least we already know that the minds of developers are not so twisted as to be something to invent one, only inspired by nature and what happens in it every day. It turns out that similar mushrooms do exist and are doing great - recently there has been a lot of talk about Ophiocordyceps unilateralis, which is able to take control of the ant's body, literally turning it into a zombie.

Nobel 2020 in chemistry for developing a powerful gene editing technology for humans

Emmanuelle Charpentier is a French microbiologist, geneticist and biochemist who heads the Max Planck Institute in Berlin on a daily basis. Meanwhile, Jennifer A. Doudna is a biochemist and molecular biologist at the University of California, Berkeley. Both were awarded a prize of EUR 4.3 million for developing a method for editing genomes in living organisms called CRISPR / Cas9.

"Before the Big Bang, there was a different universe," says this year's Nobel Prize winner in physics

This year's Nobel Prize winner in physics claims that there was a different universe before the Big Bang. We can detect its remains in the space of our universe. Penrose is sure that the formation of universes and their ending are cyclical. What's most interesting, if we discover the secrets of the death of the previous universe, we will also know our future.

Flight to nowhere in Australia. Passengers were delighted with such a trip

It is not easy for airlines during the CoVID-19 pandemic. Carriers do what they can to encourage customers to fly. In Japan, travel by plane in virtual reality has recently become very popular, and in Australia flights to nowhere are making a sensation.

Scientists cheated Autopilot and forced Tesla to brake in an emergency

Experts from the Ben Gurion University in Beer Sheva, Israel, prepared an experiment, during which they managed to easily trick the autonomous systems aboard the Model X from Tesla and force the vehicle to brake suddenly.

This eco-machine turns carbon dioxide into fuel and fights global warming

Another ecological invention has just been created that can counteract this in a practical way. Its attribute is the fact that thanks to it, each of us can contribute another building block to saving Mother Nature, even during our daily hard work. The device was designed and built by Soletair Power.