23 March 2018 г.

Scientists from Moscow State University (MSU) working in an international team of researchers identified the structure of one of the key regions of telomerase - a cell immortality enzyme. Structural and functional studies on this protein are important for the development of potential anticancer drugs. The results of the study have been published in the highly-rated Nucleic Acids Research journal.

22 March 2018 г.

Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology have “rediscovered” a material that can lay the foundation for ultrahigh-speed quantum internet. Their paper published in npj Quantum Information shows how to increase the data transfer rate in unconditionally secure quantum communication lines to more than 1 gigabit per second, making quantum internet as fast as its classical counterpart.

05 March 2018 г.

Pesticides are accumulated in bodies with high fat content. This conclusion was made by the scientists from the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) that have been studying seabirds and marine mammals of the Sea of Okhotsk and the Bering Sea for several years.

02 March 2018 г.

On February 27, Russian Science Foundation hosted the Indian delegation from the Department of Science and Technology (DST) headed by the Director for International Cooperation (Bilateral), Dr. Arabinda Mitra. The main focus of the discussion was the launching preparations for the second joint call for proposals, which is expected this June, the review of the provisions of the call documentation as well as the trends in the scientific and technological development of Russia and India.

01 March 2018 г.

Researchers from MIPT and their colleagues from Research Center Juelich (Germany) and Dmitry Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia have described a new method for studying microorganisms that can survive in extreme conditions. The scientists identified a fluorescent dye that enabled them to observe the life cycle of bacteria in real time.

26 February 2018 г.

RSF representatives contributed to the scientific discussion in the Russian-German Life Science Talk. The event was organized on February 21 by the German Embassy in Moscow together with the German House of Science and Innovation (DWIH), Helmholtz Association and big-pharma companies Bayer and Merck.