Elderly more affected by COVID-19 due to high cell protein content — scientist MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The high percentage of the coronavirus infection incidence among the elderly is connected to the higher, compared to younger people, content of the ACE2 protein which facilitates the penetration of the virus into lung tissue cells, Head of the Department of Medical Informatics and Statistics of Sechenov University Andrei Gerasimov said at an online conference on challenges, possibilities and prospects of modern immunoprophylaxis on Tuesday.
Nobel Prize in economics awarded to Milgrom, Wilson ANKARA. KAZINFORM The 2020 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences has been jointly awarded to Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson «for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats,» the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced on Monday.
Abai is the mirror of Kazakh civilization, view NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Abai is the mirror of Kazakh civilization, head of the Kazakh Language and Turkology Faculty at Nazarbayev University, professor Uli Schamiloglu told Abai and Humanism international forum devoted to the 175th anniversary of great poet and philosopher.
UNESCO and Open Science: regional consultation for Eastern Europe ALMATY. KAZINFORM To build a global consensus on Open Science, and in line with the decision taken by the UNESCO General Conference in November 2019, the development of the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science relies on an inclusive, transparent and consultative process involving all countries and stakeholders and taking stock of the different regional perspectives.
International scientific publications by Kazakhstani scientists on the rise NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – There has been increase in the number of international scientific publications by Kazakhstani scientists, Kazinform has learnt from the Science Committee of the Education and Science Ministry of Kazakhstan.
New solar cycle has begun, NASA announces WASHINGTON DC. KAZINFORM Solar Cycle 25, a new phase in the polarity of the Sun that will determine changes in space weather and will last the next 11 years, has begun and is predicted to be as calm as the last, the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) reported on Tuesday.
Life in orbit induces brain changes in cosmonauts — head of research MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - A cosmonaut’s brain at the International Space Station changes in order to adapt a human being to life in space, head of the Department of Sensory-Motor Physiology and Countermeasures of the Institute of Biomedical Problems (IBMP) of the Russian Academy of Sciences Yelena Tomilovskaya told TASS on Tuesday.
Polar Urals’ glacier melts away MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Moscow State University's (MSU) glacier, which in the middle of the 20th century was announced the Urals’ longest and second biggest glacier, melted away, press service of the government of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region said, commenting on results of the expedition to the Polar Urals’ glaciers, organized by the Research Center for Arctic Studies and MSU.