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Fungi and medicines

23.02.2006

Many fungi have a positive influence on the immune system; they are able to reduce cholesterol, fight viruses and even cancer.

As much hot water as you want, or trapping the sun

23.02.2006

A house supplied with a system developed by Russian scientists from the Moscow company ALTEN, under Moscow Energy Institute Doctor of Technical Science Boris Kazandzhan, will give as much hot water as you need.

New skull-meister

23.02.2006

Specialist anthropologist A.

Wastes into cement

23.02.2006

At the Nizhny Novgorod State Architecture and Construction University researchers have developed an economically effective technology to make additives to cement mixes from wood-chemical production wastes.

Currents of flow bring warmth and cold

16.02.2006

Researchers from the Voyeikov Main Geophysical Observatory have studied the connection between changes in the temperature of the ocean surface around the warm current of the Gulf Stream and the cold Labrador Current.

Electronic precursors of earthquakes

16.02.2006

Researchers from the Institute of the Terrestrial Magnetism, Ionosphere and Radiowave Propagation RAS have observed a chain of interconnected precursors of catastrophic earthquakes in the magnetosphere, geomagnetic field and the Earth’s ionosphere.

Nanoearthquakes at the service of science

16.02.2006

Geologists at the Institute of Ecological Problems of the North SB RAS and the Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth have found a means to reveal mild fractures of the Earth’s crust on platform territories, using small earthquakes, the energy of which is far lower than standard, recordable earthquakes.

Protected by the “Phoenix”

16.02.2006

Twenty minutes of grace, the opportunity to save oneself in an atmosphere that has been poisoned with toxic aerosols and gases, is what a device developed by specialists from the Russian company Epicentre Market will give you.

Russian growth hormone

16.02.2006

Specialists from the Shemyakin and Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry RAS and the company Masterclone have developed an effective method to obtain a gene-engineered human growth hormone.

Senile dementia can be predicted

16.02.2006

Physiologists from the Institute of the Human Brain in St.

Living on the edge

09.02.2006

Russian zoologist V.V. Khlebovich is trying to understand why different species of animals have similar temperature and osmotic pressure of their internal environment, and why these internal conditions are threateningly close to being fatal.

Model for the Arctic

09.02.2006

9 Feb 2006 Russian scientists from the Kirensky Institute of Physics SB RAS in Krasnoyarsk, in collaboration with American colleagues from Michigan, are working on the development of a new dielectric model of the tundra and forest-tundra for remote probing from space.

Superdads among Arctic foxes

09.02.2006

Scientists from the Vavilov Institute of Basic Genetics RAS have detected a group of males from among the blue foxes that are reared at the Pushkinsky Farm, in the descendants of which predominantly male offspring have been born.

The puzzle of photosynthesis – is the solution near at hand?

09.02.2006

In general terms the process of photosynthesis is reaction of the formation of carbohydrates from carbon dioxide in plants, accompanied by the discharge of free oxygen into the atmosphere.

Why humans impregnate mice

09.02.2006

Specialists from the Otto Institute of Midwifery and Gynaecology RAMS, the Department of Genetics and Selection the St.

Earthquake season in the Pacific Ocean

02.02.2006

Earthquakes in the Pacific region occur at different seasons of the year and with different frequency...

Cosmic dust and solar wind – sources of helium in the ocean

02.02.2006

Researchers from the Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute RAS believe that solar wind brings helium enriched cosmic dust into oceanic rock.

Copper in carbon monoxide transmutations

02.02.2006

Chemists from the Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry RAS have developed a new catalyst for industrial chemical reactions, which take place with the discharge of a large amount of heat.

Animal viruses and human tumours

02.02.2006

Humans can contract cancer through infection with viruses from animals.

The Indian Ocean: from basin to basin

02.02.2006

The structure of the bottom of the Indian Ocean was almost unknown before the 1950s.

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