Technology helps diagnose genetic diseases in hours

AmericaThe new technique is extremely fast, setting a Guinness world record for its ability to sequence genomes and diagnose genetic diseases in just a few hours. The new technique greatly shortens the time for sequencing the genome. Photo: Ssilver/Depositphotos Researchers from Stanford University and the University of California, Santa Cruz tested a new technique on … Read more

Kurdish militia tightens siege of prison occupied by IS

SyriaKurdish forces have attacked IS targets in and around the prison in the city of Al Hasakah, but have not yet regained control of the facility. Fighting entered its fourth day as the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), supported by the US-led military coalition from the air, today attacked Islamic State militants ( ISIS) in … Read more

Rise of Asia’s ‘digital senior’

More and more Asian elderly people use social networks, play games, own VR glasses… and they are called “digital seniors”. Pechara Voracharusrungsri, 70 years old living in Bangkok, told Nikkei Asia that she uses Facebook and Line to shop online several times a month. Meanwhile, before the pandemic appeared, she only used social media to … Read more

China arrests officials for hiding flood casualties

China has arrested a series of officials for hiding the death toll in the “once in a thousand years” flood disaster last July in central China. Heavy rains and floods made landfall in Henan province, central China from July 17 to 23, 2021, overflowing reservoirs, causing river water to overflow, submerging public transport systems and … Read more

Google makes AR glasses to compete with Apple and Meta

Google is said to be secretly developing an augmented reality headset with the participation of 300 employees. Follow The Verge, Google’s new AR glasses project codenamed Project Iris, is kept a high level of secrecy. The participants all used a special keycard and signed a non-disclosure agreement. This team currently has about 300 people and … Read more

Grealish fights with opponents in the tunnel

BrotherMan City midfielder Jack Grealish waits for Oriol Romeu in the tunnel to cause trouble, after the 1-1 draw at home to Southampton in the 23rd round of the Premier League on January 22. On the field of St. Mary’s, Romeu believes that Grealish has cheated after a dispute with midfielder Jan Bednarek. The two … Read more

German commander resigns after speaking in defense of Putin

German naval commander Kay-Achim Schoenbach resigned on January 22 after commenting that Russian President Putin should be respected and that Ukraine would not be able to retake Crimea. “I have asked Defense Secretary Christine Lambrecht to dismiss me immediately,” Vice Admiral Schoenbach said in a statement. “The minister has accepted my request.” While discussing with … Read more

Intel builds the world’s largest chip factory

Intel plans to invest 100 billion USD to build a chip manufacturing complex in the context of a serious shortage of the global semiconductor market. The move is part of a strategy to restore Intel’s dominance in the chip sector and reduce America’s dependence on Asian manufacturing hubs. Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger said the initial … Read more

Electronic skin helps to control the robot remotely

ChinaThrough haptic feedback, the skin allows the operator to remotely control the robot and feel what the robot is holding. The electronic skin pad is highly sensitive. Photo: KAUST Researchers in China develop a wireless flexible skin that allows the exchange of tactile stimuli between the operator and the robot. Built by a team of … Read more

Stars attend Park Shin Hye’s wedding

South KoreaLee Min Ho, Kim Bum, Lee Hong Ki, Ryu Jun Yeol, Nam Goong Min, Lee Seo Jin… attended the wedding of Park Shin Hye – Choi Tae Joon, January 22. Park Shin Hye – Choi Tae Joon only invites close friends and colleagues, no press works inside the marriage school. Actor Bae Jung Nam … Read more