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Our planet has dozens of animal species commonly called “living fossils.” Today we will talk about the most outstanding representatives of the relic fauna


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?

Author Yanina Khuzhina
Photo Elena Librik
Video Aleksey Kornoukhov

Moscow is the only capital in the world surrounded by literally dozens of geological and paleontological monuments. We talked about paleontological findings from Moscow Region with professor of RAS, chief researcher of the Geological Institute of RAS, author of the new taxa of fossil plants Sergey Naugolnykh


How did the life began on the Earth? Was it born on the planet or brought from the space? Why did it develop in the way it did? These are the topics of our conversation with RAS academician Sergey Vladimirovich Rozhnov

Author Nataliya Leskova
Video Dmitry Samsonov
Photo Nikolay Mokhnachev

The participants of the press tour to Crimea, organized in Year of Science and Technology, walked the route of the future tour of a unique cave near Simferopol

Anastasia Penzina
Photo by Nikolay Mokhnachev
Video by Aleksey Kornoukhov

Paleoreconstruction of ancient stone borer’s habitat provides new insight into Mesozoic Forest ecosystem


On April 2nd, an online press conference of head of the RAS Alexander Mikhaylovich Sergeev and head of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Aysen Sergeyevich Nikolayev was held


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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? 

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