July 7, Daily science and technology trend

  • 2021-07-07
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1. Protective compounds developed by Perm State National Research University scientists can reduce the metal corrosion rate by more than 90%. Such substances are used in the gas and oil industries for the treatment of pipes, pumps and other equipment that comes into contact with a corrosive medium, for example, with hydrochloric acid used in the treatment of wells.



2. Scientists of the Clinical Medical Multidisciplinary Center named after Saint Luke KFU developed and introduced into practice a method of treating joint diseases using autologous plasma (PRP). When compared with other methods, the use of platelet-rich plasma injections showed the best results.



3. Scientists of the Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) have found a way to ecologically safely utilize one of the products of processing waste from the forest industry - "ballast water" from pyrolysis oil.



4. Roskosmos has signed an agreement allowing it to place a space debris search station on the territory of South Africa. This will be the second of four specialized complexes that are being created within the program.



5. Scientists from Skoltech and the Mental Health Research Center have found 22 lipids in the blood plasma of schizophrenic patients, the change in the level of which they associate with a slower improvement in the clinical picture during treatment. The findings will help track the development of drug resistance, which occurs in more than a third of all patients.



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