Left until the end of the call for grant funding for 2018-2020.

 

 

 

 

The Chinese electronics manufacturer will start producing home appliances for mining

Chinese home appliance maker Midea plans to produce electric instruments with the function of mining. It is reported dedicated to mining cryptocurrency site CoinDesk. Midea Group, one of China’s leading manufacturers of electronics, decided to patent the appliances with the function of mining at the end of 2016, which submitted the corresponding application, but drew attention to it just now.

Virtual Reality for Freely Moving Animals

Experiments that place untethered fish, flies, and mice in simulated environments give clues about the animals’ social behavior. Flies, fish, and mice can now enter virtual reality (VR) without being tied down. European researchers have developed a set-up for freely moving animals that may offer more detailed insight into how animals’ brains work in social situations. They describe the system today (August 21) in Nature Methods.