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14.12.2017

President: Belarusian scientists should protect state in information war
President: Belarusian scientists should protect state in information war Attention should be paid to the humanities. The global confrontation today is taking place in the media, and in it scientists can and should be in defense of Belarus, said the President on December 13. Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus:Mass media are used by strong states for disorientation, including of their own society, unfortunately... Well, I will talk about our society, our Belarus, because we do not banned any mass media. Including electronic, Internet media and so on.

13.12.2017

Belarus starts building intelligence economy, President says
Belarus starts building intellectual economy, President says The results of the Year of Science were summed up at the II Congress of Scientists in Minsk on December 13, where more than 2,000 representatives of the scientific community from all over Belarus gathered. The Belarus head of state said: you need to be able to look beyond the horizons. This is why the Congress is talking about setting goals not for years but for decades ahead. The key document that was submitted for the II Congress of Belarusian scientists is the draft strategy "Science and technology: 2018-2040".

12.12.2017

Belarus developing nanoparticles for targeted treatment
Belarus developing nanoparticles for targeted treatment Work is underway in Belarus to create nanoparticles for the targeted delivery of drugs to the human body, said Academician-Secretary of the Department of Biological Sciences of the National Academy of Sciences Mikhail Nikiforov.

06.12.2017

First Belarusian student satellite to be launched from China’s space airfield in 2018
First Belarusian student satellite to be launched from China’s space airfield in 2018 The first Belarusian student satellite will be launched in 2018 from a space airfield in China. This was announced by the representatives of the Belarusian State University. The nano satellite will be working on the low earth orbit at a height of 500 kilometers. Currently the contract on launching the satellite is being coordinated with Chinese partners.

01.12.2017

Unique anti-cancer drugs produced in Belarus
Belarusian local chemotherapy drugs 50 times cheaper than US analogue Producers emphasize there are only four drugs for local chemotherapy in the world, of which three are made by Belarusians. Pharmaceutical manufacturers have to buy substances for most of Belarusian drugs abroad - in China or India. But there are exceptions: some substances for antitumor drugs are developed by an enterprise of the Belarusian State University (Unitechprom BSU, also spelled as Unitehprom BGU). Unitechprom emphasizes that "Prospidelong" is a unique substance for the whole world.

18.10.2017

More than 500 participants from 25 countries: Minsk hosting first Belarusian philosophy congress
More than 500 participants from 25 countries: Minsk hosting first Belarusian philosophy congress The first Belarusian philosophy congress has opened in Minsk. Alexander Lukashenko sent his greetings to the participants of the event. The forum united scientists from different organizations and funds. The opening of the Belarusian-Chinese Center of Philosophy and Culture is planned to be opened within the forum. It will be working at the National Academy of Sciences.

16.10.2017

Collaborative robot-manipulator developed in Belarus
Collaborative robot-manipulator developed in Belarus Artificial intellect is actively being implemented into our lives. Researchers forecast: in the nearest ten years robots will be working at plants as competent workers. The development of “clever machines” in Belarus is being carried out as well. Belarusian specialists are the first among the former Soviet countries to create a collaborative robot-manipulator.

11.10.2017

Belarusian scientists participating in global European program on creating batteries for electric cars
Belarusian scientists participating in global European program on creating batteries for electric cars This information was announced on October 10 during a briefing with foreign diplomats of the Central European initiative. The participants of the forum will meet for the first time in Minsk on October 26.

07.10.2017

Belarusian scientists to create  import-substituting additives for building and repairing roads
Belarusian scientists to create import-substituting additives for building and repairing roads Belarusian scientists are to create import substituting additives for building and repairing roads. The substance is imported from abroad today. The Belarusian development of modern building materials will allow saving up to 15% of the technology usage value.

05.10.2017

Belarus tests basalt as raw material in agriculture: yield growth recorded
Belarus tests basalt as raw material in agriculture: yield growth recorded Basalt will be used in agriculture in Belarus. A new raw material was tested by several farms and growth of productivity was marked. In addition, basalt is a raw material for the production of building materials and mineral fibers. Belarusian geologists discovered the basalt deposit for the first time. Its reserves in Pinsk district are estimated at 30 million tons. Now the geological services are focused on the detailed exploration of the deposits, after which it will probably be possible to start mining raw materials.
Belarusian scientists find way to increase service life of agricultural machinery parts
Belarusian scientists find way to increase service life of machinery parts Another Belarusian know-how. Mogilev scientists have found a way to increase the service life of parts of agricultural machinery. They have developed a technology for applying wear-resistant coatings to aggregates' knives. Usual steel quickly enough fails after being used for mowing or cutting. Scientists have come up with a special metal powder to be applied to the cutting edges. Its composition and application technology are kept secret.

03.10.2017

Belarus’ Gomel hosting international conference on conservation of forest genetic resources
Belarus’ Gomel hosting international conference on conservation of forest genetic resources Belarusian developments on protecting forests will be taken on board abroad. Geneticists from 18 countries are searching for the answer to a question in Gomel: how to preserve the green covering in the conditions of the global climate change. The problem of global warming has no boundaries, and today many countries are facing serious ecological problems.

30.09.2017

Two Belarusian scientific facilities recognized as national assets
Two Belarusian scientific facilities recognized as national assets With a status of a national asset. As many as two scientific facilities of Belarus- the Belarusian gene bank of the National Academy of Sciences and the Republican bank of tissues and human cells of the Republican Oncology and Medical Radiology Centre. The honorary status was assigned by the resolution of the Council of Ministers.

29.09.2017

Belarus President appoints new ministers, aides and rectors
Belarus President appoints new ministers, aides and university rectors Two new ministers and heads of four Belarusian universities were appointed by the Belarus President on September 28. Alexander Karlyukevich, who earlier was the deputy information minister, will now head the Information Ministry. Yuri Bondar became minister of culture. He earlier worked at the University of Culture and Arts for 16 years. Alexander Lukashenko also appointed new rectors of the BSU, BNTU and two Mogilev universities. Also on September 28, presidential aides are appointed - inspectors in the Minsk and Vitebsk regions.

26.09.2017

Belarusian scientists develop technique for accelerated recovery of nerve cells
Belarusian scientists develop technique for accelerated recovery of nerve cells Nerve cells cannot be restored! Many of us are so accustomed to this expression that they perceive it as an immutable truth. In fact, this is a myth that is refuted by scientific research. Belarusian scientists went further and developed a technique for accelerated recovery of nerve cells. Thanks to a new field of research - gene therapy - the process can take place 2 to 5 times faster than before. Accelerated recovery of nerve cells will help in the treatment of neurodegenerative illnesses.

22.09.2017

Advantages of white laser invented by Belarusian scientists
Advantages of white laser invented by Belarusian scientists Belarusian specialists are going to patent a unique scientific invention. Foreign colleagues are already interested in it. Besides Belarus, successful experiments in this area are held only in the USA. What are the advantages of white laser and how it will influence our life?

14.09.2017

New charging stations for electric cars appearing in Belarus
New charging stations for electric cars appearing in Belarus Development prototypes of electric charging stations were created in Mogilev. Two models are already working in a test mode but they will be soon installed in the city. Today the world trend of electric cars is still an innovation for our country. There are about 200 electric vehicles in Belarus. The number of charging stations for them is even fewer. But enthusiasts are sure that this is only the beginning.

02.09.2017

Belarusian scientists to develop new cancer diagnostic method
Belarusian scientists to develop new cancer diagnostic method Belarusian scientist will create a new method of diagnosing cancer. A special photo device will transform the signal of biomolecules into an optical signal, which will allow to quickly and qualitatively diagnose this or that kind of cancer. The project is realized together with chemists from Latvia, Lithuania, France and Spain.

18.08.2017

Belarus to use nanobiosensors in food quality assessment
Belarus to use nanobiosensors in food quality assessment In Belarus, nanobiosensors will be developed to evaluate the quality of products, said the Academy of Sciences. We are talking about a device that looks like a glucometer, which can determine the level of nitrates and pesticides in products. It will be presented in 2017. Also, Belarusian scientists are working on the creation of elements of solar energy. They are already produced by one of the private companies. High-tech in nature, they will reduce the cost of energy modules.

16.08.2017

Oleg Novitsky's exlusive interview to Stolichnoe Televidenie Channel
Oleg Novitsky's exlusive interview to Stolichnoe Televidenie Channel CTV correspondent Alena Syrova met with cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky during his visit to Belarus. What does the most "starry" Belarusian of the modern times dream about? What does he think about Belarusian cosmonautics? Who helps him post photos on Instagram, which has more than 40,000 subscribers? Oleg Viktorovich, first of all, thank you very much for agreeing to meet with us. I know, you came to your homeland not so long ago, and the schedule is quite busy. The weather is hot so here's the Belarusian cranberry drink - you said that you love it.
10th Belarusian expedition to Antarctica to start in late October
10th Belarusian expedition to Antarctica to start in late October 2017 The tenth Belarusian expedition to Antarctica will begin at the end of October. Soon the team composition will be determined - it will include seven people. During the expedition, the construction of the Belarusian Antarctic Station will continue. The second module will be supplemented by several new sections.  In addition, Belarusian scientists will continue to work on the research of microorganisms and rocks.  Polar explorers are expected in six months - the 10th trip to the South Pole will be the longest.

10.08.2017

Belarusian scientists invent new variety of colza for 2018
Belarusian scientists invent new variety of colza for 2018 Belarusian scientists have come up with a number of new varieties of agriculture seeds, including colza. In 2018, agrarians will collect an even better harvest. This was shown by experimental crops. Scientific and Practical Center for Agriculture of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

08.08.2017

Belarusian researcher Adam Maldzis turned 85
Belarusian researcher Adam Maldzis turned 85 Tireless researcher Adam Maldzis turned 85 on August 7. Outstanding Belarusian scientist, literary critic and culture expert is known worldwide. The scientist is most proud of his dictionary "Belarusian Writers" on which he worked for about 20 years. Now the professor is creating a database of information about the entire history of Belarus.

31.07.2017

Ignacy Domeyko's contribution to science discussed in Minsk
Ignacy Domeyko's contribution to science discussed in Minsk The present and future of geology and the problems of rational use of resources were discussed on July 31 in Minsk. The meeting was dedicated to the birthday of the Belarusian who is known all over the world. Ignat (Ignacy) Domeyko is a famous geologist, geographer, rector of the University of Chile, national hero of Chile and at the same time a native of Novogrudok, located in Belarus. The authority of Don Ignazio, as Chileans call him, is indisputable.

20.07.2017

Belarusian polar explorers to go to Antarctica in December 2017
Belarusian polar explorers to go to Antarctica in December 2017 Belarusian polar explorers began preparations for the tenth Antarctic expedition. In early August, Belarus will select a team that will include six people, who will go to work on the coldest continent of the planet in December 2017.

19.07.2017

Belarus, UAE forensic scientists to exchange experience
Belarus, UAE forensic scientists to exchange experience On July 19, 2017 a memorandum on cooperation between the police of Abu Dhabi and the State Forensic Examination Committee of the Republic of Belarus was signed in Minsk. Besides the cooperation in criminalistics sphere, the sides agreed to hold joint trainings of employees.   

18.07.2017

Belarusian school students win 4 medals at International Chemistry Olympiad in Thailand
Belarusian school students win 4 medals at International Chemistry Olympiad in Thailand Chemistry of success. Belarusian school students won three silver and one bronze medal from the International Chemistry Olympiad, which finished on July 17, 2017 in Thailand.
Skansen open-air museum to be built in Belovezhskaya Pushcha
Skansen open-air museum to be built in Belovezhskaya Pushcha Excavations on the site of ancient settlements have resumed in Belovezhskaya Pushcha. All the finds, and among which are many artifacts, will become part of a unique exposition. The construction of the very first Skansen in Belarus, that is, an open nature reserve, will begin in the summer of 2017.

11.07.2017

Belarusian scientists develop  anti electro and radiation screens
Belarusian scientists develop anti electro and radiation screens Such screens are used to eliminate influence of outside disturbing factors or noises on electronic appliances. It is not only to do with mobile phones. The invention of Belarusian scientist will be able to protect electronics of planes, ships and military equipment. The Belarusian development is not worse than the analogues produced by the USA, Germany or Japan.

04.07.2017

Belarusian scientists develop electronics for Russia’s NICA collider
Belarusian scientists develop electronics for Russia’s NICA collider Belarusian scientists have developed electronics and mechanical parts for the future Russian NICA collider. Nuclear physicists from nearly 20 countries a working on the grand project. The collider in Dubna is meant for researches, which are not available or ordinary laboratories. It will also permit to find out how protons and neutrons were formed after the Big Bang in the Universe. In the future these researches will help to develop a completely new type of fuel. The total sum of the Belarusian scientists’ works is estimated at 1.5 million dollars.

30.06.2017

Belarus, Russia boasting own high-tech developments at Forum of Regions
Belarus, Russia boasting own high-tech developments at Forum of Regions On June 30, the heads of state of Belarus and Russia will visit the IV Forum of Regions, which in 2017 is devoted to integration development in the field of high technologies and innovations. Presidents of Belarus and Russia Alexander Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin are expected to partake in the forum activities too and have talks on the Belarusian-Russian cooperation.

20.06.2017

Belarusian students awarded for best innovative developments
Belarusian students awarded for best innovative developments The winners of the National Competition of Scientific Works Among Students were awarded in Minsk. A total of 70 projects out of the 4,000 participating won various awards. Most of awardees are from the Belarusian State Medical University as well as the main technical university of Belarus - BNTU. Among the authors are students of all years. They presented works on diverse topics: mechanics, information technologies, chemistry, biotechnology, design and art.

16.06.2017

Scientists of Belarus and China seeking benefits on Silk Road
Scientists of Belarus and China seeking benefits on Silk Road Scientists of Belarus and China discussed practical steps to implement joint projects on June 15 in Minsk. The main theme of the meeting is the expansion of scientific, technical and humanitarian cooperation and the choice of the most successful model for the development of the economic belt of the Silk Road. Today the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences are implementing projects worth $4 million.

01.06.2017

Young scientists school launched at Belarus' National Academy of Sciences
Young scientists school launched at Belarus' National Academy of Sciences The school of the young scientist has opened at the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. Over a week, more than a hundred specialists will attend lectures, trainings and master classes. Leading professors of Belarus will reveal the secrets of their work, speak on how to translate unique ideas into reality and how to get financial assistance for projects.

31.05.2017

Belarusian scientists develop filmforming substance for quick sprig growth
Belarusian scientists develop filmforming substance for quick sprig growth One of the most spread ways of propagating plants is graftage. However, sprigs of trees do not ecize easily. In order to make life for gardeners easier, scientists from the Institute of biophysics and cellular engineering have developed special filmforming substances. Belarusian scientists added plant growth regulators and microelements into filmforming substances. The results of the research showed that when plants are treated with such substances plants ecize quicker and the number of sprigs increased by 20-25%.

30.05.2017

What will Belarus present at World Expo EXPO 2017?
What will Belarus present at World Expo EXPO 2017? On May 29, Belarus presented its developments that will be shown at the World Expo 2017. The annual forum will open in mid-June in the capital of Kazakhstan - Astana. In 2017, more than a hundred countries will present their vision of the future energy to at least two million visitors. Belarus is transporting to the EXPO electric buses, trucks and combines on gas fuel and smart home technologies.

28.05.2017

Belarus, Russia scientists to cooperate in personalized medicine development
Belarus, Russia scientists to cooperate in personalized medicine development Scientists from Belarus and Russia will be cooperating in the sector of personalized medicine development. The main aim of this approach is to provide every patient with medicine that is appropriate for his organism. In such cases researches are carried out on molecular and genetic levels. Such kind of treatment is certainly more effective. Joint scientific developments have already been carried out. What is more, researchers have agreed on cooperating in the sector cellular technologies.

11.05.2017

Belarus' National Academy of Sciences to open branch in Cairo
Belarus' National Academy of Sciences to open branch in Cairo Belarus' National Academy of Sciences will open a branch in Cairo. It will promote Belarusian technologies and developments in Egypt. The scientists of the two countries are determining priority projects on May 11 in Minsk. The guests are particularly interested in cooperation in the fields of agriculture, engineering, mining, and environmental protection.

03.05.2017

Belarusian scientists develop new method for treating rheumatoid arthritis
Belarusian scientists develop new method for treating rheumatoid arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis is a rather insidious inflammatory disease that causes joint pain and deformity. The disease usually develops after 30 and, according to statistics, women suffer from this disease three times more often than men. In the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, patients are traditionally prescribed special medications. Also, to overcome the ailment, physiotherapy methods are used, including magnetotherapy, cryotherapy, and electrotherapy. 

02.05.2017

How and where to should Belarus’ Science develop?
How and where to should Belarus’ Science develop? Intellectual profits. According to the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Belarus, every ruble put into researches brings 100 rubles of profit. The intellectual elite of Belarus are discussing the tasks set by President Lukashenko. How and where to should Belarusian science develop? Alexander Muravsky could only dream about having such an experiment carried out. It seemed something near to impossible to create photooperated color. There was simply no necessary equipment then. Today it is a reality.
Belarusians win four medals at International Conference of Young Scientists in Stuttgart
Belarusians win four medals at International Conference of Young Scientists in Stuttgart One gold and three bronzes were brought by Belarusian schoolchildren from Stuttgart, where the XXIV international conference of young scientists was held. 150 students from 26 countries represented their research in physics, mathematics, informatics and ecology. The presentation was in English. The students of the Minsk Gymnasium No 41 received gold for a report on mathematics.

27.04.2017

Belarus scientists about profit brought by investments in research
Belarus scientists about profit brought by investments in research The National Academy of Sciences has said that each ruble invested in the research brings one hundred rubles of profit. On April 27, the intellectual elite of Belarus discussed the tasks set by the President. The highest collegiate governing body of the Academy of Sciences met in Minsk. The future activities and the most promising projects are to be determined by representatives of academic, university and industrial science.
Belarusian scientists developing new nuclear fuel with Russian, US counterparts
Belarusian scientists developing new nuclear fuel with Russian, US counterparts A new kind of nuclear fuel can be more effective, affordable and safe. Belarusian scientists are working on the creation of such a material together with colleagues from Russia and the United States. As a result they expect to get a material that can be used in nuclear power plants. There are plans to hold a number of research projects in Belarus.

24.04.2017

Biotechnology vital for Belarus' economy, Mikhail Myasnikovich says
Biotechnology vital for Belarus' economy, Mikhail Myasnikovich says On April 22, Belarusian senators took part in the national voluntary working campaign called Subbotnik. Chairman of the upper chamber of Belarus parliament and his deputies concreted floors of the newly built research and production center of biotechnology. The discovery of innovative enterprises is particularly important in the Year of Science, which is what 2017 is declared. The first complex is to be put into operation as early as 2017.

12.04.2017

Belarus scientists develop biopesticide against crop bacterial diseases
Belarus scientists develop biopesticide against crop bacterial diseases The summer cottage season is about to begin. And of course, everyone wants to have first class harvest, both in quantity and in quality. However, it is not only insects and rodents who mingle to reach this aim, but pathogenic organisms as well. Modern products can do with them. Belarusian scientists developed an effective substance against bacterial diseases of agricultural crops.

10.04.2017

Belarus President: The state will not skimp on promising scientific developments
Belarus President: The state will not skimp on promising scientific developments There has been much debate on the outcomes of the discussion of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko with the academic elite of the country in both its academic circles and society. The large meeting, held in the NASB on the 7th of April, was attended by more than 400 people. The experts headed by the President have considered the issues and prospects of Belarusian science industry in detail. Ekaterina Zhilyanina, a reporter:

09.04.2017

Alexander Lukashenko: I am prepared to finance Science to its full extent, if necessary
Alexander Lukashenko: I am prepared to finance Science to its full extent, if necessary Scientific developments today are a necessity to not only colonize Mars or transplant a head to a person, but to produce competitive goods. Not long ago President Lukashenko visited an IT company and cheered up the high tech community. The Academy of Sciences must also keep up with the “silicon valley”, and in some cases even be ahead. It is important to have a result, then it wouldn’t hurt to invest money into sciences. It was stated by Alexander Lukashenko at a meeting with Belarusian scientists.

08.04.2017

Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus’ Science needs improving, not reforming
Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus’ Science needs improving, not reforming It is important to improve the science sector in Belarus, not to reform it. This was stated by Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko at the meeting dedicated to the problems and perspectives of Belarus’ Science on April 7, 2017. Belarusian scientists presented a mockup of a public service vehicle, which they are promising to commercialize by 2020.

07.04.2017

President holding meeting on prospects of Belarusian Science
President holding meeting on prospects of Belarusian Science Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko is holding a meeting with Belarusian scientists on April 7. It is expected that the President will demand making important decisions in this sphere. Before the meeting, the head of state visited an exhibition of the latest developments of Belarusian scientists. Alexander Lukashenko praised the works, but noted that the industry's problems do remain and need to be addressed.

06.04.2017

the Colorado beetle
Belarusian scientists develop insecticide against Colorado beetles and other pests According to statistics, Belarus leads in terms of potato consumption per capita.This root crop is cooked, fried, baked… But if you want to reap a good harvest, you have to fight the main enemy – the Colorado beetle. Summer residents fight against striped pests in different ways: spray plants with pheromones, extracts from onions and garlic or poisonous chemicals. Unfortunately, the result is not always positive.

05.04.2017

Belarusian scientists develop about 70 new forms of fertilizers
Belarusian scientists develop about 70 new forms of fertilizers Belarusian scientists have developed about 70 new forms of fertilizers. They can be used for all crops which are cultivated in the country. Feeding increases soil fertility. By the way, it has increased in the last eight years, and it makes the harvest more resistant to weather changes. The aim of all these measures is to harvest as much as possible from each hectare of land.
Belarus President decides on State Awards of Belarus for 2016
Belarus President decides on State Awards of Belarus for 2016 The State Awards found their heroes - the most outstanding people of Belarus. The corresponding decree was signed by the head of state. Among those honored with the prestigious award are famous doctors, scientists, and artists who have become famous not only in Belarus but also far beyond. In the field of medicine, the state prize was awarded to the legendary transplantologists Oleg Rummo and Yuri Ostrovsky.

26.03.2017

Belarusian scientists to carry out genetic tests on human stress tolerance
Belarusian scientists to carry out genetic tests on human stress tolerance Belarusian genetic scientists are capturing new areas of research. The developments of the National Centre for Genomic Biotechnology are successfully used in the agricultural sector. For instance, animal DNA passports were created, and the center is actively working in the medical and sports genetics sectors. Besides all that, Belarusian scientists are capturing another interesting area. They will soon be conducting genetic tests on a person’s stress tolerance.

22.03.2017

President Lukashenko predicts IT breakthrough in Belarus
President Lukashenko predicts IT breakthrough in Belarus Investment opportunities, Belarus’ IT sector and science were among the major issues on which the Belarusian President commented visiting the Mogilev Region on March 21.

19.03.2017

First 3D heart surgeries performed in Belarus
First 3D heart surgeries performed in Belarus A 3D heart model was successfully used in a unique surgery in Belarus. The organ, made with a scale of 1:1 allows studying all the nuances of the patient's heart structure before the surgery. The usage of 3D models has every chance to become a regular practice in Belarus, especially in the field of pediatric cardiosurgery.

18.03.2017

Belarusian scientists develop unique equipment to combat oncology
Belarusian scientists develop unique equipment to combat oncology More than ten million people get cancer each year, according to statistics. Great importance is given to treatment for people with cancer in Belarus.

17.03.2017

Year of Science: Belarusian biochemistry developments
Year of Science: Belarusian biochemistry developments Scientists are working on new inventions in the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus The specialists have recently invented polymerase chain reaction kits to diagnose contagious diseases. DNA diagnostics helps to define diseases and microorganisms in a human body. The scientists made up a set of reagents to define DNA from bioprobes. Besides, radioimmune kits were invented to diagnose thyroid gland diseases, endocrine-metabolic processes and reproductive system diseases.

15.03.2017

Zhores Alferov turns 87: President of Belarus sends congratulations
Zhores Alferov turns 87: Belarus President thanks prominent scientist Thanks to him, doctors can perform laser surgery and ordinary people can take full advantage of the Internet. Today Zhores Alferov is celebrating his 87th birthday. Despite the fact that this legendary physicist is considered a native in about ten countries, it was in Belarus where Alferov was born and graduated from high school with honors.

10.03.2017

Belarusian student invents robotic glove helping people after stroke
Belarusian student invents robotic glove helping people after stroke A Gomel student has assembled an improvised robotic complex. It will help in the rehabilitation of patients who have suffered a stroke. The model is actually a glove equipped with microengines. It is controlled using the original software from any mobile phone. At the same time, it is cheaper than foreign analogues at least by a hundred times.

03.03.2017

Belarusian scientists breed new earthworm species
Belarusian scientists breed new earthworm species There are 15 species of earthworms in Belarus. One of this species was bred by Belarusian scientists. These invertebrates play an important role in destruction of organic matters in soil and its enrichment with core plant food compounds. Besides, it is possible to derive most valuable organic manure called vermicompost thanks to the worms. Belarusian scientists bred the new earthworm species for a year and a half.  For this purpose, they had to bring ringed worms from America, Europe, and Russia. Eventually, they managed to attain the necessary result.

01.03.2017

State awards for scientific works in Belarus should not be formal, President says The state awards for scientific works should not be formal, said February 28 Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said when visiting the centre of organ and tissue transplantation. The centre was recommended for the award of the State Prize for 2016. Among the candidates are 20 works. Most related to science and technology: the a bank of plants' genetic resources, machinery for the timber industry and even scientific historical works.

28.02.2017

Belarusian scientists model HIV treatment compounds
Belarusian scientists model HIV treatment compounds The principal researcher of the Belarusian Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry Alexander Andrianov announced that with the help of a computer, Belarusian scientists modeled chemical compounds which will be promising in the development of the HIV drug. The project manager mentioned that the compounds passed a computer pretest. The United Institute of Informatics Problems of Belarus used supercomputers during the test. Today more than 20 different medicines are used to cure HIV. However, the virus mutates and the drugs become less effective.

27.02.2017

Belarus creates weapon to fight with unmanned reconnaissance drones
Belarus creates weapon to fight with unmanned reconnaissance drones Belarus has created a rifle to fight the unmanned reconnaissance drones. The basis of the "killer of drones" is... the airsoft rifle.  The device weighing about 10 kilograms is equipped with an optical sight and a battery designed for 1 hour of continuous operation. Groza R was presented at the largest international defense exhibition IDEX in Abu Dhabi, where other Belarusian developments were also presented. 

21.02.2017

Rational use of scientific university developments vital in Belarus
Rational use of scientific university developments vital for Belarus The potential of young specialists must be used rationally and innovation must be profitable, Deputy Prime Minister Mikhail Rusyi is convinced. The quality of staff training was discussed at the Belarusian University of Technology on February 17.

20.02.2017

Belarusian delicacy: Burgundy snails to be produced in Pinsk District
Belarusian delicacy: Burgundy snails to be produced in Pinsk District An auction on the right of Burgundy snails’ storage and production was held in Pinsk District of the Brest region. The same event will take place at the end of February in Ivanovo District. In 2016, Belarusian companies produced more than 760 tons of snails. This shellfish is equal to oysters in terms of its delicacy properties and flavor. It is in demand both on Belarusian and foreign markets. However, snails are used not only in gastronomy, but also in pharmaceutical industry.   
Not exotics anymore: agricultural development in Belarus
Not exotics anymore: agricultural development in Belarus There is no wonder that Belarusian fruits and vegetables are in favor not only in Belarus itself, but also in neighboring countries. Belarusian tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, carrots, beetroots, apples and pears are as good as imported ones, sometimes even better. This success became possible thanks to the progress of Belarusian scientists in agriculture. The Institute for Vegetable Growing is creating new heavy-productive varieties and hybrids of vegetable crops.

15.02.2017

18 scientists to represent Belarus at European Science Forum in Malaga
18 scientists to represent Belarus at European Science Forum in Malaga Innovative achievements of Belarus will be presented at the European Science Forum in Malaga. It opens on 15 February and is organized under the patronage of the King of Spain. Cutting-edge scientific and industrial developments of Belarus will be presented by 18 participants. During the forum, the Belarusian delegation will also hold a series of meetings, including with the leadership of the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness of Spain and businessmen.

03.02.2017

Grodno’s postgraduate student develops new methods to determine authenticity of art works
Belarusian student develops method to determine authenticity of art works The postgraduate of the Yanka Kupala University of Grodno, Nikolai Kuryan, devised a method that allows determining the authenticity of a picture as well as the time of its creation with a high accuracy. The development has already been tested in the museums of Grodno and Gomel. Moreover, Nikolai Kuryan was awarded a presidential scholarship.

31.01.2017

National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Belarus
Treatment of complex diseases and electric vehicles: science is main engine of progress for Belarusians The Day of Belarusian science is celebrated on January 29. Doctoral degrees and professorships certificates were awarded last week at the Palace of Independence. 2017 was declared the Year of Science, which will play a key role in building an innovative economy. Knowledge is not only the power but also a way to become richer. Belarusian science has made the republic a space power. We are engaged in the global international projects, such as the Large Hadron Collider. But there are even more ambitious goals.

30.01.2017

Belarusian scientists developing device for early diagnosis of cancer
Belarusian scientists developing device for early diagnosis of cancer Belarusian scientists are on the way to the early diagnosis of cancer. Their new development allows studying the spectrum and determining exactly what substance - living or not living in nature - is in front of it. These studies are in demand abroad too, with one unit costing $1 million. The Belarusian technology will cost about 2 times cheaper.

29.01.2017

Alexander Lukashenko: Scientific developments must serve people instead of gathering dust on shelves
Alexander Lukashenko: Scientific developments must serve people instead of gathering dust on shelves The world community is still analyzing and citing the speech of Donald Trump during the inauguration. Two simple rules were named by the new US president: buy American and employ Americans! And we immediately remember our long-standing principle "Buy Belarusian products!" The second part is not so relevant for our country - no immigrants deprive Belarusians of jobs. But we still need to create new jobs.

26.01.2017

Science must serve as basis of Belarus' state ideology
Science must serve as basis of Belarus' state ideology Science must serve as the basis of the state ideology, young scientists must be provided with state support, and inventions must bring positive results rather than gather dust on the shelve. Alexander Lukashenko presented Doctor of Science diplomas and professor certificates to scientific and pedagogical workers on January 26. Among the 18 persons are already well-known figures of science as well as quite young scientists.Alexander Lukashenko, the President of the Republic of Belarus:

25.01.2017

Belarusian scientists invent new equipment for oil drilling
Belarusian scientists invent new equipment for oil drilling Belarusian specialists have developed their own new equipment for oil well drilling. The first tests proved successful. In the future, this development will replace a complex and expensive American equipment. The Belarusian analogue is more reliable and easier to use. Thus, the new product will be able to seriously compete with global producers.

10.01.2017

Vyacheslav Danilovich
Belarusian scientific discoveries: Goals for 2017 Guests of the program are Vyacheslav Danilovich, director of Institute of History of National Academy of Sciences (NAS) of Belarus, candidate of historical sciences, associate professor and Olga Levko, the head of the center of archeology and ancient history of Belarus of Institute of History of NAS of Belarus, doctor of historical sciences.

09.01.2017

Vladimir Gusakov
New projects in the Year of Science planned in Belarus Belarusian scientists will be working on hundreds of new projects in the Year of Science. One of the most ambitious is the production of the Belarusian space vehicle for Earth remote sensing BKA-2. Besides, the priority is the research in the field of biotechnology and nanotechnology. Nowadays, about 85% of the investments in science in Belarus are directed to applied research. Thus, all the discoveries will not be just a theory, but will be widely used in practice in different areas.

05.01.2017

Walking tractor
Walking tractors and robots: Belarusian scientists’ innovative technologies Mogilev Regional Museum named after Maslennikov is the last place in Belarus that housed the famous Cross of Saint Euphrosyne of Polotsk. Despite the shrine was lost, thanks to the latest technologies Belarusian scientists managed to make the copy. Nowadays the officially endorsed replica is stored in the Transfiguration Church, Polotsk. 2017 was declared the Year of Science. It is science that will play a crucial role in the formation of innovative economy.

02.01.2017

Year of Science to increase innovativeness of Belarus economy
Year of Science to increase innovativeness of Belarus economy The Year of Science will increase the innovativeness of the Belarusian economy. The National Academy of Sciences has voiced plans for 2017, which is the Year of Science. 

01.01.2017

Belarus President: Year of Culture was not marked by anything special
Belarus President: Year of Culture was not marked by anything special Culture and art are among the priorities of Belarus' state policy. It is not accidental that the year 2016 was marked by cultural events in Belarus. It was planned that significant achievements and successes would happen in this sphere. But there was no breakthrough in 2016 in terms of culture, said the President. Yulia Beshanova, CTV:2016 passed under the sign of culture. Do you think the goals set were achieved?

27.12.2016

2017 named Year of Science in Belarus
2017 named Year of Science in Belarus Electro-taxis and compulsory internships abroad for young scientists are plans for the development of Belarus' science in 2017. In the Year of Science Belarus is planning to release about 100 electric vehicles. A prototype of the Belarusian model has already been created. In 2017, Belarus is going to launch a new form of industrial park - BelBiograd. It will bring together developments in the field of medical and agricultural technologies as well as biotechnology and nanotechnology.

30.10.2016

Belarusian polar explorers to go to South Pole in November
Belarusian polar explorers to go to South Pole in November On October 27, at the National Academy of Science, the polar explorers were seen off to the coldest continent. In November, the expedition consisting of 6 people will go to the South Pole on the board of the ship Akademik Fyodorov . The vessel will leave Saint Petersburg in November. Belarusian and Russian explorers will get off in December in eastern Antarctica.  There they will continue construction of the infrastructure of the Belarusian station and work on joint projects with Russian polar explorers.

26.10.2016

Belarus to produce unique protein from transgenic goats' milk
Belarus to produce unique protein from transgenic goats' milk The Academy of Sciences of Belarus on October 26 opened a laboratory for extraction and purification of human lactoferrin from the milk of transgenic goats. The new site will appear in the Institute of Microbiology. Within the framework of a Belarus-Russia Union State program, Belarusian and Russian scientists have for the first time in the world created unique herds of animals. Having introduced a human protein gene into the DNA of goats the scientists got a herd of goats whose milk has more lactoferrin than in women's milk.

26.09.2016

International Belarusian-Russian laser center might open in Minsk
International Belarusian-Russian laser center might open in Minsk It is planned to open the international Belarusian-Russian laser center in Minsk. It was announced at the prestigious forum that gathered best physicists of the world on September 26. The President of Belarus gave best regards to the participants of the conference. During five days, fifty scientists from 15 countries will be discussing the latest achievements in various fields like laser physics, quantum and atomic optics. They will discuss the practical application of light-emitting diodes and laser technologies in economy, science, ecology, and medicine
International laser technology forum to start in Minsk on September 26
International laser technology forum to start in Minsk on September 26 A prestigious international laser technology forum will start in Minsk on 26 September. It will bring together leading scientists from Belarus and abroad. Representatives of 15 countries will show their developments and achievements. The conference participants will discuss the latest advances in various fields: laser physics, quantum and atomic optics. They will discuss the practical application of light-emitting diodes and laser technologies in economy, science, ecology and medicine.

21.08.2016

Bank of genetic resources of agricultural and forest plants established in Belarus
Bank of genetic resources of agricultural and forest plants established in Belarus A unique bank of genetic resources of agricultural and forest plants was established in Belarus. The national food security became the main topic of the work that claims to get one of the state awards in the sphere of science and technology. There are nine such projects in total. Only three projects will make it to the final. The project should have different themes. Economic potential and efficiency will be the main criteria.

17.08.2016

DNA bank of Belarus with over 10,000 samples recognized as national patrimony
DNA bank of Belarus with over 10,000 samples recognized as national patrimony The Republican DNA bank was declared as the national patrimony by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus. It is a unique object for Belarus. The most valuable genetic resources are stored in special freezing chambers. There is DNA of a human, animals, plants and microorganisms. Today, the scientific collection contains nearly 10 thousand samples. They are grouped in four sections. By the way, the DNA bank is under a wing of the National Academy of Sciences.

04.08.2016

Minsk schoolboy wins International Chemistry Olympiad
Belarusian schoolboy wins International Chemistry Olympiad A graduate of a Minsk gymnasium has won gold at the International Chemistry Olympiad in Tbilisi. He competed with almost 250 participants from 67 countries. Our Mendeleev - Konstantin Anisovich - completed the school curriculum a few years before the prom and admits that the "Olympic" tasks were not so complicated.

03.08.2016

President meets with chairman of Higher Attestation Commission of Belarus
Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus needs to improve training of highly qualified scientific personnel The training of highly qualified scientific personnel is to be improved, said the President of Belarus meeting with the Chairman of the Higher Attestation Commission. The main topic of the meeting was the training of highly qualified scientific personnel in the context of the tasks that were set at the 5th All-Belarusian People's Congress on the innovative development of the state.

29.06.2016

Belarus to produce apple nano pectin
Belarus to produce apple nano pectin The Minsk region plans to increase the share of innovative products by three times compared to the current output in the coming five years. An interesting project for the production of nano-products is being worked out at the Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park. A domestic enterprise will become its resident. A high-tech product – nano-pectin (used in the food industry and able to remove radionuclides from the human body) - will be made of apples according to a unique Israeli technology, which was exclusively given to the Belarusian enterprise.
Matthias Rössler: We are interested in cooperation between Belarus and Saxony
Matthias Rössler: We are interested in cooperation between Belarus and Saxony The prospects for further cooperation between Belarus and Saxony include the development of cooperation and the strengthening of the economic potential. A German delegation these days is holding talks in Belarus and visiting Belarusian enterprises.  The visitors expressed particular interest in Belarus’ mechanical engineering. In turn, Belarus is ready to create all conditions for a positive investment climate.

23.06.2016

President Lukashenko: Scientific developments must turn into industrial products
President Lukashenko: Scientific developments must turn into industrial products The general debate was held in the Great Hall of the Palace of the Republic in the morning of June 23 as part of the second day of the 5th All-Belarusian People's Assembly. The delegates discussed the development strategy of Belarus for the next five years. The first report was made by Vladimir Gusakov, head of the National Academy of Sciences. He told the audience about a new interesting project BelBiograd and asked for the support of this project.

21.06.2016

Association of European Academies of Sciences hails Belarusian science
Association of European Academies of Sciences hails Belarusian science French scientists are interested in the experience of Belarus in building remote-sensing satellites. A proposal for the joint development of an artificial satellite was received by the Belarusian Academy of Sciences and will be reviewed before the end of 2016. Other areas of cooperation between Belarusian and European scientists were discussed in Minsk June 20. This is the first time Belarus has hosted an ALLEA board meeting (All European Academies of Science).

20.06.2016

French scientists offer Belarusians to create joint satellites
French scientists offer Belarusians to create joint satellites Scientists from France offer Belarus to start work on the creation of a joint satellite, said chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Vladimir Gusakov. Minsk is hosting a meeting of the Council of the Association of European Academies of Sciences. The organization is one of the most influential in the scientific community in the EU space. The best minds of Germany, Austria, Great Britain, Italy, Belgium, Finland and Switzerland have gathered in the capital of Belarus.

26.05.2016

First Belarusian-Chinese robotics tournament opens in Minsk May 25
First Belarusian-Chinese robotics tournament opens in Minsk May 25 On May 25, the first Belarusian-Chinese robotics tournament started in Minsk. During the day, 16 teams from Belarus and China competed in two disciplines: robotic race and in the category "Research of interplanetary space," where robots demonstrated agility and other skills. The technological forum will last three days. On May 26, the participants will go to Brest for the second stage of the competition.

03.05.2016

Smart bus stop and biological light presented at Belarusian Industrial Forum
Scientific novelties presented at Belarusian Industrial Forum Europe's largest parade of new technologies, Belarusian Industrial Forum, opened in Minsk May 3. By tradition, it brought together several hundred participants, including foreign ones. They represent the most relevant and future developments in the field of industrial production, oil and gas industry and the chemical industry.
Belarus, Cuba to discuss cooperation in science and technology
Belarus, Cuba to discuss cooperation in science and technology Belarus and Cuba will discuss cooperation in the field of science and technology. Havana is hosting the first meeting of the joint Belarusian-Cuban commission May 3. Talks with the Cuban Minister of Higher Education are also on schedule. During the visit, the Belarusian delegation will also visit the Academy of Sciences, University of Havana, Institute of Oncology, Center for Advanced Studies, and other academic institutions of the Liberty Island.

20.04.2016

20% of Belarus' Academy of Sciences researchers younger than 29
20% of Belarus' Academy of Sciences researchers younger than 29 Youth devoting lives to science is the wealth of the country. A meeting on how to support young scientists in their work, including at the legislative level, was held in Minsk on 19 April.  The topic brought together parliamentarians, prominent figures of science - in short, all those who could make the work of modern scientists more productive and more successful.

19.04.2016

Belarus premier urges to use innovation potential in economic policy
Belarus premier urges to use innovation potential in economic policy The potential of the national innovation system should be fully used when solving the most important social and economic problems, said April 19 Belarus' premier Andrei Kobyakov at the meeting of the Presidium of the Council of Ministers of Belarus.
100 Ideas for CIS exhibition held in Minsk
100 Ideas for CIS exhibition held in Minsk Scores of innovators from Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, and Armenia presented their inventions in different fields from industry to culture on April 14, 2016. The 100 Ideas for the CIS exhibition was held at the National Library of Belarus. It’s the first time young inventors have met in such a format. Experts were to evaluate the relevance and practical use of the innovations.

18.04.2016

Cloned oak: Belarus’ scientists conduct unique experiment
Cloned oak: Belarus’ scientists conduct unique experiment Geneticists from Gomel have cloned the oldest oak in Belarus, called the king oak, which is located in the Brest region. Thanks to contemporary science, the tree obtained “genetic twins”. Scientists from the Institute of Forest of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus have been working hard on rejuvenation of two oaks’ cells for nine months now. These oaks are the oldest in Belarus.

16.03.2016

Sergey Zolotoy, chief designer of Belarusian space system, director of RUE Geographic Information System of the National Academy of Science
Airbus interested in Belarus' innovative technologies Space height for Belarusian scientists. The European aerospace group is interested in innovative technologies of Belarus.  In order to get familiar with Belarusian aerospace engineering, the National Academy of Sciences was visited by representatives of the international company. 

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