20 Jan
RUDN University chemist creates nanocatalysts for vanillin synthesis

RUDN University chemist proposed a new method to create catalysts on a porous silicon matrix with metal nanoparticles. Efficient catalysts for organic reactions are obtained, for example, for the synthesis of vanillin, which is in demand in the food and perfume industry.

16 Jan
RUDN University Linguist: Intimidation and Military Rhetoric in the Media during the Pandemic Make People Pessimistic

When talking about COVID-19, television, newspapers, magazines, and social media turn to battle metaphors that make the fight against the pandemic feel like a war. Also, the coronavirus is often discussed in an excessively alarming and threatening tone. This problem is so acute that there is even the term for that — infodemia. It describes the panic in the media and social networks. A linguist of RUDN University studied how such a language affects the notions of people regarding COVID-19.

29 Dec 2022
RUDN University Ecologists Find a Flaw in Arable Soil Organic Matter Detection Using Optical Remote Sensing Data

Ecologists of the RUDN University showed that one of the methods used to detect the soil organic matter turns out to be ineffective after precipitation. Studies have shown that the impact of rain on the surface of arable soils leads to a decrease in the accuracy of modelling of organic matter content by 70%. The ecologists also suggested the way to compensate for this negative phenomenon and increase the accuracy of calculations to 84%.

26 Dec 2022
RUDN University Mathematicians Createa Model for an Inter-banking Processing Center

RUDN University mathematicians have proposed a model for a service system in which one server processes multiple request streams. Unlike analogues, new model forbids to interrupt the operating of the request, even if the time allocated for the stream, in which it arrives, has expired. The results can be used, for example, in banking.

21 Dec 2022
Stem cell therapy for diabetic ulcers has not been fully effective on a long-term scale

A RUDN physician and Russian scientists investigated for the first time the long-term effects of treating diabetic ulcers with stem cells. Doctors concluded that despite the positive effect in the early stages of healing, this technique needs to be improved.

19 Dec 2022
RUDN University Chemist Creates Nanofilter to Clean Water from Toxic Dyes

RUDN University chemist with colleagues from India and Korea created a nanofilter for water purification from synthetic dyes. The graphene-based composite can quickly remove up to 100% of harmful compounds from water, and it can be used up to seven times without losing efficiency. In addition, the synthesis of the nanofilter itself is economical and environmentally friendly.

09 Dec 2022
Abnormalities in the development of the brain in premature babies have learned to predict by three-dimensional ultrasound

People who were born prematurely, with a lower body weight and growth delays in the womb, are more likely to suffer from disorders of neuropsychological development. RUDN doctors have proposed and tested a method by which deviations can be detected in the first weeks of life.

08 Dec 2022
RUDN University chemist creates reusable nano filter for wastewater

RUDN University chemist, together with colleagues from Korea and India, has created a reusable nano filter that can absorb harmful compounds from wastewater. Moreover, it works simultaneously for organic and inorganic pollutants.

02 Dec 2022
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.

29 Nov 2022
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.

25 Nov 2022
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.

17 Nov 2022
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.