The problem of marine pollution by microplastics is getting worse every year, so it is vital to control the amount of plastic waste that is currently present in the world's oceans. According to a new study, marine inhabitants themselves can help scientists with this.
Scientists are trying to create a synthetic version of the web, from which you can make smart biodegradable clothes.
The laureates of the 2019 State Prize of the Russian Federation for outstanding achievements in the field of science and technology were scientists of the S.S.Kutateladze Institute of Thermophysics of the SB RAS, Academician Mikhail Predtechensky, Academician Dmitry Markovich and Professor Vladimir Meledin. The prize was awarded for creating the foundations of the global industry of single-walled carbon nanotubes and scientific substantiation of new methods of diagnostics of nonequilibrium systems and their management.
Structuring carbon at the nanoscale makes it possible to obtain a material superior to diamond in terms of strength and density.
A group of scientists led by Maxim Nikitin from MIPT presented a smart material unique in its properties, which can be used both for express DNA analysis and for creating a new generation of cancer and other complex diseases.
A team of researchers from the University of Melbourne has developed a paint made of metal nanoparticles - plasmon pixels, which will never fade in the sun.
Today, no communication channel can be considered 100% secure. However, the scientists have the technology of unfolding the wavefront, which can make the communication channel much more secure.
The bodies of the Solar System devoid of atmosphere age rapidly: they are defenseless against impacts of small and large objects, cosmic dust and solar wind particles. However, the large asteroid Vesta manages to maintain a surprisingly youthful appearance for billions of years.