Virus detectives test whole-body scans in search of HIV's hiding places
To prevent the virus from rebounding after drug therapy, researchers must first map where it lurks in the body.Antiretroviral drugs have transformed HIV infection from a death sentence to a chronic condition for many people who carry the virus. But because HIV never truly leaves the body, the virus rebounds rapidly if patients stop taking the drugs for even a short time.
Dolphins have unique whistles for their friendsIn the animal kingdom it’s common for creatures in the same social circles to adopt similar calls. For years researchers assumed dolphins did the same.
Scientists are seriously worried that smallpox will be weaponizedScientists are worried that new technology may give people the ability to bring back smallpox - the virus that killed hundreds of millions of people before it was eradicated in 1980 - and use it as a weapon.
Russian researchers develop a new method of oil well equipment testing
A new method for diagnosing drilling rigs for oil production can replace traditional testing technologies, which are nowadays often ineffective due to the use of modern materials. The technology is likely to get a direct practical application in industry, as it may help the Russian energy industry increase efficiency and safety of operations.
Acidified oceans are dissolving the protective shields of large shellfish - study
Rising levels of carbon dioxide in seawater could be a major threat to the planet’s shellfish population, with a new study showing how the pollutant stunts growth and strips away the protective shields of marine life.
Economists who changed thinking on climate change win Nobel Prize
The ideas of William Nordhaus and Paul Romer have shaped today's policies on greenhouse gas emissions.
The International Zavoisky Award 2018 ceremony. September 24, 2018 in the assembly hall of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences the ceremony of awarding the International Prize named after E.K. Zavoisky was held with the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan support.
The Leipzig Book Fair hosted presentations of books published by the Sh. Marjani Institute of History of the TAS together with the Institute of Caucasus, Tatar and Turkestan Studies (ICATAT) (Magdeburg, Germany).
President of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences M.Kh. Salakhov was elected an honorary member of the Academy of Sciences Republic of Sakha following the results of the election at the General Meeting.
From November 26 to 29, 2017, the Vice-President of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences V.V. Khomenko, TAS academicians K.M. Salikhov and N.A. Sahibullin were on a working visit to the city of Shenzhen (PRC) as part of the Russian delegation.