30.11.2018

Russian Arctic may become home to new astronomical observatories

Russian Arctic may become home to new astronomical observatories

Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology is considering to build an observation base in Nenets Autonomous Okrug. The Russian Arctic, which is becoming more accessible thanks to global warming, can be convenient for astroclimate studies, space object observations and even greenhouse gas monitoring

27.11.2018

Designer baby steps: World’s first ‘gene-edited’ children born in China

Designer baby steps: World’s first ‘gene-edited’ children born in China

Twin girls have been born in China after their genes were edited to resist the HIV virus, a first for humankind, a Chinese geneticist claims.

19.11.2018

China's ‘One Belt, One Road’ global investment plan mapped out

China's ‘One Belt, One Road’ global investment plan mapped out

From 3 to 5 November 2018, Vice-President of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences Vadim Khomenko participated in the International Scientific Forum on the Belt and Road Initiative, which was held in Beijing.

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Belt and Road initiative, proposed by Chinese authorities in the autumn of 2013. The ambitious project is aimed at creating infrastructure networks linking Europe, Asia and Africa.


13.11.2018

''Flying Tatar man'' lands near theatre. A monument to Rudolf Nuriyev

''Flying Tatar man'' lands near theatre.

A monument to Rudolf Nuriyev opened in Kazan

A monument to Rudolf Nuriyev by Zurab Tsereteli opened near the Musa Dzhalil Opera and Ballet Theatre in Kazan. The author deliberately arrived in Kazan for several hours to be present in the ceremony and then visited Red Gates / Upstream interregional exhibition contest.

01.11.2018

Genetically engineered viruses may become the next generation of warfare

Genetically engineered viruses may become the next generation of warfare

Many technologies have dual use potential and can be applied to either civilian or defense projects, depending on the intent of those in charge.

German rocket technology led to the creation of V2 ballistic missiles in WW2 and later enabled the US to launch space exploration missions in the latter half of the 20th century. The technology also helped the US develop its own ballistic missile program.

29.10.2018

TAIF and Toyo Engineering plan to produce methanol

TAIF and Toyo Engineering plan to produce methanol

TAIF Group of Companies and Toyo Engineering Corporation, which is part of Mitsui Group financial and industrial holding, have had long and trusting relations. The Japanese company took part in the design and supply of equipment for the Heavy Residues High Conversion Complex at TAIF-NK PJSC. Its technologies were used in the construction of the fourth stage of the polystyrene plant at Nizhnekamskneftekhim. A new joint project of TAIF and Toyo is also linked with NKNKH: the company plans to participate in the isoprene rubber plant's modernisation.

25.10.2018

Russia’s oil output still has opportunities to grow

Russia’s oil output still has opportunities to grow

However, the country needs to overcome a number of obstacles to increasing production
Higher efficiency, more persistent government regulation and intensive competition may help the Russian oil industry further increase its production capacity. Although some analysts foresee an upcoming decline in Russia's oil production, such critical forecasts were not justified in the past.

23.10.2018

Virus detectives test whole-body scans in search of HIV's hiding places

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.

19.10.2018

Dolphins have unique whistles for their friends

Dolphins have unique whistles for their friends

In 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.

18.10.2018

Scientists are seriously worried that smallpox will be weaponized

Scientists are seriously worried that smallpox will be weaponized

Scientists 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.

17.10.2018

Russian researchers develop a new method of oil well equipment testing

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.

15.10.2018

Acidified oceans are dissolving the protective shields of large shellfish - study

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.

09.10.2018

Economists who changed thinking on climate change win Nobel Prize

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.

02.10.2018

Two new particles discovered by CERN scientists,  an ‘exotic’ third one on the way

Two new particles discovered by CERN scientists, an ‘exotic’ third one on the way.
The eggheads at the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva have rocked the world of particle physics yet again, observing two never-seen-before particles and are confident they have discovered traces of a third, more exotic kind.

27.09.2018

IRCICA’s participation in the International Conference on “200th Anniversary of the prominent Tatar historian and Imam Shigabuddin Marjani”

IRCICA’s participation in the International Conference on “200th Anniversary of the prominent Tatar historian and Imam Shigabuddin Marjani”
An International Conference on “200th Anniversary of the prominent Tatar historian and Imam Shigabuddin Marjani” took place in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russian Federation, on 20-22 September 2018.

25.09.2018

The International Zavoisky Award 2018 ceremony 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.

20.07.2018

20072188 President of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences M. Salakhov visited the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences.


05.07.2018

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Honorary member of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences Rashid Sunyaev received the Marcel Grossman Award at The Fifteenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting in Rome. 

02.07.2018

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June 28, 2018 the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences hosted The VII Regional Scientific and Practical Conference "Formation and Development of the Intellectual Property Market in the Region". 

18.05.2018

ZMO May 15, 2018 the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences was visited by a delegation of Leibniz Center of Oriental Studies (ZMO).

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