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nanofoam

Team of Researchers with FEFU Participation Developed Nanofoam for Effective Sound...

A team of researchers from Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU), research centers of Russia and the Republic of Korea developed sound absorbing nanofoam, which...
Treatment of Cancer

Far Eastern Medicinal Mushrooms Can Help in Treatment of Cancer

A group of researchers of Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU), the University of Lausanne (Switzerland) and the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy...
optical ceramic material

A New Type of Optical Ceramic Material

Optical nanoceramics YAG:Nd with a high concentration of active additive outclassed the commercial glass and single crystals used in laser technologies by it's physical...
quantum memory

Prototype of Most Advanced of Current Types of Quantum Memory Presented...

Employees of Kazan Federal University and Kazan Quantum Center of Kazan National Research Technical University demonstrated an original layout of a prototype of multiresonator...
quantum

Quantum Effects Explain Changes in Nanometric Circuit Electron Flows

Transistors capable of functioning with an electrical current consisting of the passage of a single electron at each point in time are on the...
blood clottingvideo

First Microscopic Video of Blood Clot Contraction Reveals How Platelets Naturally...

The first view of the physical mechanism of how a blood clot contracts at the level of individual platelets is giving researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania a new look at a natural...
yoga

Yoga Practitioners Have Thicker Brain Regions Associated with Attention and Memory

The regular practice of yoga can help preserve those brain regions associated with functions such as attention and working memory during the natural aging...
pollutant

Pollutant Emitted by Biomass Burning Causes DNA Damage and Lung Cell...

When exposed in a laboratory to pollution levels comparable to those found in the atmosphere of the Amazon region during the forest and crop...
aluminum

Ultra-Light Aluminum: USU Chemist Reports Material Design Breakthrough

If you drop an aluminum spoon in a sink full of water, the spoon will sink to the bottom. That’s because aluminum, in its...
entropy

Brazilian Researchers Incorporate Quantum Fluctuation into the Concept of Entropy

Classical thermodynamics was born in the first half of the nineteenth century as a response to the industrial revolution’s need for optimized machines, engines...
gastroesophageal reflux

Cashew Tree Gum Could Become a Weapon in the Treatment of...

A polymer obtained as a bark exudate from the cashew tree (Anacardium occidentale) could become an important component of the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux...
Transistor

Quantum Dot Transistor Simulates Functions of Neurons

A transistor that simulates some of the functions of neurons has been invented based on experiments and models developed by researchers at the Federal...
floodplains

Flammable Floodplains Are Weak Spot of Amazon Forest

The team made the discovery by combining satellite and field data for the entire basin, with information on more than 250 forest fires, to...
Sporotrichosis

Sporotrichosis, an Emerging Disease That Affects Cats, Can Be Transmitted to...

An emerging disease called sporotrichosis is spreading throughout Brazil but has not been publicized extensively except in Rio de Janeiro. Cats are the main...
Musical perception

Musical Perception Can Predict Learning Difficulties in Children

A test that measures musical perception in children aged 6-13 years has been developed by a group of scientists from Brazil, Canada, the United...
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Breaking the Cycle of Forest Loss in the Amazon

The Amazon is at risk of what has been described as a ‘die-back circle’, where forest loss increases as a result of reduced rainfall...
carbon nanotubes

Study Lays Groundwork for Use of Carbon Nanotubes in Aerospace Structures

Satellites and spacecraft are at constant risk of colliding with destructive projectiles such as micrometeorites and orbital detritus. To minimize the damage caused to...
Melatonin

Melatonin May Help Improve Treatment of Women with Infertility

Researchers at the University of São Paulo’s Medical School (FM-USP) in Brazil have found that melatonin, a hormone whose main function in humans is...
healthy weight

Sugar-free and ‘Diet’ Drinks No Better for Healthy Weight than Full...

In a commentary on current research and policy into sweetened drinks, academics from Imperial College London and two Brazilian universities (University of Sao Paulo...
neutrinos

Study of Neutrinos Helps Explain Origin of Material Universe

An experiment designed to measure neutrino oscillation has produced knowledge that is of crucial importance to an understanding of the phenomenon that led to...