Professor of Montpellier University delivers a lecture on ecologically safe approaches to biologically active compounds
He spoke about challenges in chemical synthesis, in particular about using organic solvents, which may be toxic and seriously harm environment. Currently scientists are looking for alternative usage of organic solvents. Professor Lamati presented his approach and vision of the situation.
A team of linguists from RUDN University established that a person’s ability to accurately differentiate between vowel sounds of a foreign language correlates with the size of their vocabulary in said language.
A geneticist from RUDN University studied the effect of Bifidobacterium (intestinal bacteria) on the inflammatory process and discovered that their surface protein is capable of stopping excessive or uncontrollable inflammation, like the one observed in COVID-19 patients. A fragment of this protein can be used as an anti-inflammatory medication when treating coronavirus and other diseases.
A mathematician from RUDN University developed a matrix representation of set functions. This approach is vivid and easy to check, and it makes the calculations easier. Among other things, the new development can be applied to cooperative game theory.