March 19, Daily science and technology trend

  • 2021-03-19
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1. More than 85 federal events will be held as part of the Year of Science and Technology in Russia. The corresponding action plan was approved by the Government of the Russian Federation. Much attention this year will be paid to the popularization of science and modern technologies.



2. The Russian Science Foundation announced the call for applications for a joint competition, which is being held in conjunction with the Department of Science and Technology of the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of India. Fundamental and exploratory research in the following areas of knowledge will be supported: mathematics, computer science and systems science, physics and space sciences, chemistry and materials science, etc. the projects themselves are planned for implementation in 2022–2024.



3. Young scientists from NUST MISIS managed to synthesize biomicrobots capable of finding and marking various macromolecules in living tissues of the body. They consist of magnetic nanoparticles and antibodies attached to them and in the future will be able to visualize the distribution of proteins in cells.



4. NPO Energomash(part of Roskosmos) - a manufacturer of rocket engines for the Russian Angara and the American Atlas-5 and Antares missiles - has patented a device that increases the power of rocket engines and their operation time; the corresponding patent is published on the website of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property property.



5. Russian scientists have created a kit for the diagnosis of acute forms of leukemia by analyzing mutations in blood stem cells. The press service of the Siberian Federal University (SFU) writes about this. High-tech analysis allows hematologists to quickly assess the genetic characteristics of a tumor cell, which reduces the time of diagnosis to several days and speeds up the start of treatment.



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