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Electronic precursors of earthquakes
16.02.2006

Electronic precursors of earthquakes

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.

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Nanoearthquakes at the service of science
16.02.2006

Nanoearthquakes at the service of science

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.

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Protected by the “Phoenix”
16.02.2006

Protected by the “Phoenix”

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.

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Russian growth hormone
16.02.2006

Russian growth hormone

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.

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Senile dementia can be predicted
16.02.2006

Senile dementia can be predicted

Physiologists from the Institute of the Human Brain in St.

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Living on the edge
09.02.2006

Living on the edge

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.

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Model for the Arctic
09.02.2006

Model for the Arctic

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.

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Superdads among Arctic foxes
09.02.2006

Superdads among Arctic foxes

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.

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The puzzle of photosynthesis – is the solution near at hand?
09.02.2006

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

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.

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Why humans impregnate mice
09.02.2006

Why humans impregnate mice

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

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