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Russia says it has an even more effective vaccine against CoVID-19

Russia, like many other countries, very quickly set to work on its own vaccine against Covid-19. This one is called Sputnik V and it became famous a few months ago, when its producer obtained the necessary permits from Vladimir Putin before Phase 3 of the tests began. Unlike the Pfizer vaccine, which relies on modern experimental mRNA technology, Russian trials are much more traditional and involve the use of innocuous forms of adenovirus to help the immune system recognize SARS-CoV-2 proteins. It should be noted that this is a proven and safe method, but at the same time many specialists are concerned that the prevalence of adenoviruses may be an obstacle to its effectiveness.

Reddit has finally shared its user count data

Until now, Reddit has avoided sharing information publicly about the number of users, but eventually a breakthrough happened and, following the example of other social media, it decided to list the number of daily active users, the most used measure to determine audience size. So how does this "front page of the internet" fare? Honestly, not too bad, although we are still talking about over three times fewer users than in the case of Twitter, because Reddit is visited by 52 million people daily, while Twitter has a result of about 187 million.

NASA confirms that Earth's new mini-moon is old space debris

It's called 2020 SO, and it has been approaching our planet for over a year. Astronomers report that the object was intercepted by our planet's gravity in September and will remain in its tentacles until March 2021. What is this object?

See how a fully autonomous Tesla deals with a garbage truck on the road

On the latest material, we can see Model 3 in action in FSD (Full Self Drive) mode, i.e. in full autonomous mode. The owner decided to show how his car would handle a garbage truck on the road. Admittedly, these vehicles behave quite atypically, as they move slowly and stop from time to time so that employees can empty the containers.

A mysterious disease has appeared in India. Hundreds of hospitalized people

We have been hearing for a long time that the coronavirus is just the beginning and we can expect many similar diseases in the future. Was one of the cities in Southeast India just battling one of them? It's hard to say, but one thing is for sure, CNN reported last weekend in Eluru, Andhra Pradesh, more than 300 people were hospitalized and suffered from symptoms typical of epilepsy such as seizures, loss of consciousness, nausea and vomiting. Unfortunately, one of these people died of cardiac arrest, but doctors say it was not a result of a mysterious disease.

NASA showed what the landing of a rover and drone on Mars will look like in February

The American Space Agency has published new footage on its YouTube channel. In the animation we can see the most important part of the Mars 2020 mission, namely the moment the device lands on Mars. On board the lander, which has been heading towards this planet since July this year, there was a large rover and the first drone in history.