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Insects’ sense of smell gives insight into better repellent

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 5:43 am | Skoltech

Skoltech researchers and their colleagues have studied a core element of the insect olfactory system to see how this knowledge might help in both fighting insects and using them to our advantage. The paper was published in the journal Molecular Biology ... More >>

Longest Case Of COVID-19 Sheds Light On SARS-CoV-2 Escape From Immune System

Monday, 2 August 2021, 7:48 pm | Skoltech

Researchers from Skoltech and their colleagues have studied the longest confirmed case of COVID-19 in an immunocompromised patient who was infected for 318 days. The study revealed new ways in which the virus can mutate to escape from cellular immunity. ... More >>

Neural Network Helps Doctors Detect Epilepsy-causing Malformation In The Brain

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 5:43 am | Skoltech

Skoltech researchers and their colleagues from the Pirogov National Medical and Surgical Center and the Kulakov National Medical Research Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology have used a convolutional neural network to automate ... More >>

Neural Model Seeks ‘Inappropriateness’ To Reduce Chatbot Awkwardness

Wednesday, 21 July 2021, 5:39 am | Skoltech

Researchers from Skoltech and their colleagues from Mobile TeleSystems have introduced the notion of inappropriate text messages and released a neural model capable of detecting them, along with a large collection of such messages for further research. ... More >>

Russia’s First Cloned Calf Opens Door To Gene-edited Cattle | Press Release

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 5:30 am | Skoltech

Researchers from Ernst Federal Science Center for Animal Husbandry, Skoltech, Moscow State University and their colleagues have produced the first viable cloned calf in Russia – and she recently turned one. In a related experiment, the team was ... More >>

New Study Explains Mycobacterium Tuberculosis High Resistance To Drugs And Immunity

Friday, 9 April 2021, 5:47 am | Skoltech

A consortium of researchers from Russia, Belarus, Japan, Germany and France led by a Skoltech scientist have uncovered the way in which Mycobacterium tuberculosis survives in iron-deficient conditions by utilizing rubredoxin B, a protein from a ... More >>

Twist-n-Sync: Skoltech Scientists Use Smartphone Gyroscopes To Sync Time Across Devices

Tuesday, 23 February 2021, 9:40 am | Skoltech

Skoltech researchers have designed a software-based algorithm for synchronizing time across smartphones that can be used in practical tasks requiring simultaneous measurements. This algorithm can essentially help turn several devices into a full-fledged ... More >>

Machine Learning Can Help Doctors Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease By Looking At Patients’ Movements

Tuesday, 9 February 2021, 7:32 am | Skoltech

Scientists from Skoltech and A.I. Burnazyan Federal Medical and Biophysical Center have designed and developed a second opinion system, based on AI-assisted video analysis, which can help medical professionals to objectively assess patients with Parkinson’s ... More >>

Russian Chemists Developed Polymer Cathodes For Ultrafast Batteries

Tuesday, 19 January 2021, 6:20 pm | Skoltech

In the face of the surging demand for lithium-ion batteries and limited lithium reserves, scientists are searching for lithium technology alternatives. Russian researchers from Skoltech, D. Mendeleev University, and the Institute of Problems of Chemical ... More >>

In New Skoltech Research, ‘e-nose’ And Computer Vision Help Cook The Perfect Chicken

Thursday, 14 January 2021, 7:58 am | Skoltech

Skoltech researchers have found a way to use chemical sensors and computer vision to determine when grilled chicken is cooked just right. These tools can help restaurants monitor and automate cooking processes in their kitchens, and perhaps one day even ... More >>

‘Bespoke’ Analysis Of DNA Packaging Sheds Light On The Intricacies Of The Fundamental Process

Wednesday, 13 January 2021, 7:22 am | Skoltech

Researchers from Skoltech and their colleagues have optimized data analysis for a common method of studying the 3D structure of DNA in single cells of a Drosophila fly. The new approach allows the scientists to peek with greater confidence into ... More >>

Scientists Have Synthesized An Unusual Superconducting Barium Superhydride

Tuesday, 12 January 2021, 6:15 am | Skoltech

A group of scientists from Russia, China, and the United States predicted and then experimentally obtained barium superhydrides' new unusual superconductors. The study was published in Nature Communications . Chemists and physicists have been hunting ... More >>

Artificial Intelligence Sets Sights On The Sun

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 8:42 am | Skoltech

Scientists from the University of Graz and the Kanzelhöhe Solar Observatory (Austria) and their colleagues from the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) developed a new method based on deep learning for stable classification and quantification ... More >>

Sensors For A ‘smart’ Wound Bandage May Track Healing, Immune Response: Study

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 8:31 am | Skoltech

Researchers from Skoltech and the University of Texas at Austin have presented a proof-of-concept for a wearable sensor that can track healing in sores, ulcers and other kinds of chronic skin wounds, even without the need to remove the bandages. ... More >>

Russian Scientists Created A Chemical Space Mapping Method And Cracked The Mystery Of Mendeleev Numbers

Friday, 6 November 2020, 8:24 am | Skoltech

Scientists had long tried to come up with a system for predicting the properties of materials based on their chemical composition until they set sights on the concept of a chemical space which places materials in a reference frame such that neighboring ... More >>

Where’s That Coming From? Research Makes It Easier To Pinpoint Brain Activity In EEG Studies

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 8:13 am | Skoltech

Skoltech researchers have proposed a fast and accurate numerical method of addressing the problem plaguing electroencephalography (EEG) studies that monitor the brain’s electrical activity — having to laboriously locate the source of EEG signal in ... More >>

Guiding Light: Skoltech Technology Puts A Light-painting Drone At Your Fingertips

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 7:47 am | Skoltech

Skoltech researchers have designed and developed an interface that allows a user to direct a small drone to light-paint patterns or letters through hand gestures. The new interface, DroneLight, can be used in distant communications, entertainment, ... More >>

Diamond-based Nano-microscope Gives First Direct Observation Of Magnetic Properties Of 2D Materials

Saturday, 12 September 2020, 7:33 am | Skoltech

Artwork by David A. Broadway. Australian researchers and their colleagues from Russia and China have shown that it is possible to study the magnetic properties of ultrathin materials directly, via a new microscopy technique that opens the door to the discovery ... More >>

The Art Of War: How Bacteria Gather Intel For Guiding Their CRISPR – Cas Systems

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 7:17 am | Skoltech

Researchers from the Severinov Lab at Skoltech have looked at how a poorly studied type of CRISPR–Cas defense system from a bacterium living at extremely high temperature gets to know its enemy by selecting snippets of bacteriophage’s genetic information ... More >>

Environmentally Friendly Way To Recycle Silicon Into Nanoparticles

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 7:13 am | Skoltech

Skoltech scientists and their colleagues from Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) have developed a new method of silicon recycling. Their research was published in ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering . The majority of solar panels ... More >>