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Science
02 Dec
RUDN chemists have created a biodegradable polymer for disposable medical products

RUDN chemists have created a biodegradable polymer based on chitosan and polyhydroxybutyrate. Chitosan, which is obtained from animal shells and fungal cells, gives the compound antimicrobial properties, so it can be used for disposable medical and hygienic materials and products.

Life in RUDN
02 Dec
“I have a stool and a lampshade in my collection, as well as graphics works and paintings,” Anastasia Chugunova, an excellent student of Design of the architectural environment

Our heroine chooses the Soviet avant-garde or modern depending on the mood. She believes that the most important thing in architecture is to combine practical and aesthetic approaches. She loves architectural bionics. It all started with the love for drawing. Here is the story of Anastasia Chugunova, an architecture student who has been an excellent student for 5 years.

Life in RUDN
02 Dec
“Psychology helps fight procrastination” — Polina Bodrova, 10-semester A- student at the Institute of Foreign Languages

Read an interview with Polina Bodrova, a 10 semester A- student of Psychological and Pedagogical Education about the secret of successful reports, the role of psychology in teaching and Pablo Picasso's favorite phrase.

Science
29 Nov
RUDN University Mathematician Develops an Approach for Individual Therapy of Haemophilia and Thrombosis

RUDN University professor together with colleagues from France and the USA has developed a technique for describing blood clotting regarding the individual characteristics of patients. This will help to make more accurately diagnosis and select drugs dosages for the treatment of haemophilia, thrombosis and other blood coagulation disorders.

Life in RUDN
28 Nov
“Discussing how to cook paella after civil litigation classes is great,” — Daria Efremova, 10-semester A — student, Law Institute

How to properly procrastinate, why a lawyer needs dancing and why working in an IT company is not the limit... Read an interview with Daria Efremova, who has been studying at RUDN Law Institute for 5 years, getting only A-grades and managing to work and relax.

Science
25 Nov
RUDN chemists have found an effective catalyst for the synthesis of raw materials of the chemical industry

RUDN chemists have proven the effectiveness of metal complexes for catalysis of cyanhydrin production — substances important for the chemical industry. Chemists managed to achieve 96.3% of the reaction efficiency.

Science
17 Nov
RUDN University Chemists Obtained an Unusual Planar Nickel complex exhibiting Magnetic Properties

RUDN University chemists obtained a metal-containing complex with an unusual planar architecture. The unexpected structure was formed due to the spontaneous fixation of carbon dioxide from the air during the reaction. This compound exhibits unusual magnetic properties (spin glass behaviour). This can be useful for creating memory storage devices.

Science
14 Nov
RUDN chemists have shown how a new antitumor drug interacts with blood proteins

RUDN chemists investigated in detail the molecular mechanism of interaction of the newly created antitumor drug with blood proteins. The results will not only allow us to judge the effectiveness of the drug, but also are of interest from the point of view of understanding the mechanisms of action of such drugs.

Science
08 Nov
Scientists report an effective method for synthesizing analogues of natural medicines

RUDN University chemist together with colleagues from Belgium and China proposed a new method for the synthesis of biologically active phenanthridinones. This protocol allows creating a wider range of products and does not require a long time or harsh conditions.

Science
01 Nov
RUDN University soil scientist found out how microorganisms of karst ecosystems resist human intervention

RUDN University soil scientist for the first time investigated how soil microorganisms resist changes due to human agricultural activities in karst regions.

Science
31 Oct
RUDN University nanotechnologists have studied the use of gold nanoparticles for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer

Nanoparticles are used for targeted delivery of drugs, toxic agents for the destruction of cancer cells, as well as for diagnosticsand. In the treatment of cancer, drugs are increasingly combined with nanomaterials, since in combination they affectthe causes and manifestations ofthedisease from different sides. Gold nanoparticles are well suited for therapy and diagnosis, since they are inert, easily penetrate into tumor cells and linger in them. Researchers at IBHTN and RUDN University studied which parameters of gold nanoparticles determine their success in cancer therapy.

Science
31 Oct
RUDN University Chemist Creates Reusable Vanadium Catalysts on a Carbon Framework

The RUDN University chemist together with colleagues from Portugal created catalysts based on vanadium, supported on a carbon framework. They can be used, for example, to produce adipic acid. The use of the framework increased the efficiency of the catalysts, made them reusable and allowed the reaction to be carried out with microwave radiation instead of the more energy-consuming oil heating.