Материалы рубрики «Biology»
The history of Earth comprises five major mass extinctions of animals. What reasons provoked them, and how did life on the planet develop afterwards? Is it true we are now witnessing the sixth mass extinction? How do global glaciations relate to the increase in Earth’s biodiversity?
How is traumatic memory formed, can negative experience affect the offspring? What unusual things can our brain do, and do we have a chance to recover from psychological traumas on our own? Academician and director of the Institute for Advanced Brain Studies, Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), Konstantin Anokhin answers these and other questions.
What crops are most suitable for growing in zero gravity? What difficulties did scientists face when trying to grow vegetables and greens in space? What does the innovative Russian space greenhouse look like?
Scientific Russia has visited one of the largest enterprises in the Russian agrobiological industry
What prevents Russians from eating right? Can a diet be both healthy and affordable? How does a relatively new scientific area, anthroponutritiology, help to build customized diet plans?
What are the developments in smart agriculture today? RAS Corresponding Member Vyacheslav Yakushev explains in his interview
Academician Gennady Sukhikh, Director of the National Medical Research Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology Named After Academician Vladimir Kulakov, on genetic research, pandemic challenges, and the immensity of evolution
In her interview, Candidate of Geographical Sciences and Head of the Northern Water Problems Institute at the Karelian Research Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences (KarRC RAS) Larisa Evgenyevna Nazarova discusses climate change in the White Sea region and her research on Northern waters.
What role do viruses play in our evolution, how do they spread, and what interesting features do they have? Aleksey Dmitrievich Zaberezhny, RAS Corresponding Member, Head of the All-Russia Scientific Research and Technological Institute of Biological Industry (VNITIBP), answers these questions.
Over the past decade, young researchers, students, and postgrads from all over Russia have been undertaking expeditions to the northern seas onboard research vessels Professor Molchanov and Mikhail Somov
What do astronauts eat? How have approaches to space diets and their production technologies changed? What kind of research is conducted to provide astronauts with food during long-term missions?
Main topic: Humoral and cell-mediated immunity systems and COVID-19
What saints did the conquistadors pray to and why did they decide to conquer Mexico? What was the ethnic, regional, and age composition of the Conquista?