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
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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 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% 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.
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.
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.
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.
Scientists from Belarus, USA to oppose cancer using gold nanoparticles
Scientists from Belarus and the United States will oppose the cancer with the help of gold nanoparticles. The results of a joint experimental project have been published in one of the most respected magazines in the world of science. The article holds first place in the citation index.
The study itself was conducted in America, but the idea derives from Belarus completely. Scientists were working together. The method was successfully tested on laboratory mice. Special cells of neck and head cancer were grafted onto the mice.
Alexander Lukashenko: Science is vital resource for revival of entire industries
Science can and should bring maximum return, including material, said the President of Belarus at the ceremony to present diplomas of Doctor of Science and professor certificates. At a meeting with the Head of State, there were discussed the future developments and present-day state of Belarusian science.
The ceremony was attended by more than 20 people. These are scientists working in various fields, from medicine to agriculture.
After the collapse of the Soviet Union Belarus has managed to preserve a strong scientific school.
Science can and should bring maximum return, Belarus President says
Science can and should bring maximum return, including material, said February 12 the President of Belarus at the ceremony to present Doctor of Science diplomas and professor certificates.
Today there were about 20 scientists in the hall. Alexander Lukashenko stressed that only based on the results of their work can one judge on the development of the whole industry.
Alexander Lukashenko: Science vital for rebirth of certain industries
Belarusian science is an essential resource for the recovery of entire industries, said today President Alexander Lukashenko, handing diplomas of Doctor of Science and professor certificates to science workers.
New developments can significantly save resources and energy, help reduce production costs and make Belarus competitive in foreign markets. The topic of import substitution is still relevant.
It is important to not just produce affordable goods of higher quality but also fully meet the needs of the consumer.
Belarus, China conducting science & technology project competition
The State Committee for Science and Technology of Belarus (SCST) and the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China have started to accept applications for the competition of joint Belarusian-Chinese scientific and technological projects for 2016-2017, the press service of the SCST said.
"Applications for the contest of joint Belarusian-Chinese scientific and technological projects for 2016-2017 will be accepted from 1 to 29 February," said the press service.
Maxim Bogdanovich's 1x1mm poetry book now in Minsk
The world's smallest collection of poems by Maxim Bogdanovich on February 1 joined the collection of exhibits of the National Historical Museum. An unusual book as small as 1x1mm has been presented to the museum fund was presented by the known Russian master of miniatures Anatoly Konenko.
Belarus successfully launches satellite Belintersat-1
The Belarusian telecommunications satellite Belintersat-1 has been successfully launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center. The device is designed for the transmission of television and radio signal as well as providing access to the Internet. The size of the satellite are comparable to a car and its weight is more than 5 tons.
Unique development of Belarusian scientists: anti-cancer wipes
Innovations in pharmacology. Belarusian scientists have developed a unique anti-tumor drug that is 60 times cheaper than foreign analogues.
The drug allows doing chemotherapy of the brain locally, which greatly increases the chances of a complete cure of patients.
-25°C and Northern Lights in Minsk
Residents of the western outskirts of Minsk for several nights are watching a unique natural phenomenon to our latitude. Outwardly, it resembles the aurora borealis. This amazingly beautiful optical phenomenon was explained by scientists. Almost polar -20°C complements the picture of the first days of January in Belarus.
Alexander Lukashenko gives 92 scholarships to young talented scientists of Belarus
Alexander Lukashenko has given scholarships to talented young scientists. In 2016, 92 people will receive the financial support. Among them are 5 doctors, 52 candidates and 35 young scientists without a degree.
Grants affect a wide spectrum of areas: technical, biological, medical, agricultural, economic, social, humanitarian and other sciences. All fellows have achieved considerable success in studies. Their works have not only scientific but also practical significance.
Belarus, USA to jointly develop laser technologies
Belarus and the United States will be engaged in the joint development of laser technologies. This will be a logical continuation of the more than 20 joint projects of the National Academy of Sciences and American developers.
Among the potentially interesting areas are laser medicine, pharmaceuticals and material science. The current visit - the third inside the last 12 months - underlines the interest of the parties in cooperation.
History of Belarusian science
The history of Belarusian science began at 15 Revolutsionnaya Street, where today the Embassy of Sweden is located, in the1920s. On 30 January 1922, the Institute of Belarusian Culture (Inbelkult) was opened. It was a period of the humanities’ prosperity and impressive researches of Belarusian ethnic group, its history and culture.
The substantial contribution was made by the historian, the Moscow State University graduate, one of the organizers of Inbelkult, Vladimir Picheta. He published more than 150 works on Belarusian history.
Young Eurasian Scientists Forum opens in Minsk
Belarusian youth is increasingly becoming interested in science. The evidence of this is the increase in the number of innovations and attention to them on the part of foreign colleagues. To establish closer contacts hundred participants from 12 countries of the CIS states as well as Turkey, Germany and Slovakia gathered in Minsk on December 1.
Belarusian scientists present device restoring brain functions without surgery
A genuine breakthrough has happened in the world of science. Belarusian scientists presented a device that helps to restore brain function without a surgical intervention. The apparatus turns stem cells into neurons, which can be implanted in a human body. The new technique has already showed good results in various tests and, moreover, it is has been approved by the Ministry of Health.
Belarusian scientists turn tractor into robot
Belarusian scientists have created a robot based on a tractor. The machine can be used for fire extinguishing, chemical spraying and bomb disposal. There’s only one exemplar of the machine so far, nevertheless, batch production is quite possible.
This vehicle is small but it can do tremendous things!
The Belarusian robot has a camera and a hydrant and it can be controlled from the distance of 500 m. It took 2.5 years to create it.
The 450 kilogram robot can operate in environments unsuitable for man.
Belarus widens range of smart gadgets: from queue management systems to unusual computers
Belarus has widened the range of smart gadgets. Smart technologies are widely used in the management of queues, interactive boards and digital city guides.
One of the devices that deserve attention is a recently launched unusual computer where the monitor and the system unit are combined under one cover. These are two out of many achievements, the Horizont company, the largest Belarusian manufacturer of audio and video components, is proud of. The company celebrates its 75th anniversary this year.
Belarus to install module for polar explorers in Antarctica
Belarus will receive a residence permit in the Antarctic. It will install there a module explorers polar explorers will live and work. Equipment, computers, household appliances and showers are inside and completely ready for use. Its parts are made of a durable material that can withstand temperatures of up to minus 60 degrees. At the same time, from inside the temperature will be about 20-25 above zero.
Belarus Today: from weak post-Soviet state to respectful nation in the center of Europe
Belarus has in recent years created a number of unique facilities, not only the NPP and made a lot of achievements.
Belarusians remember the 1990s as a period of complete chaos and collapse. They did not even think about the construction of the social, cultural and sports facilities. People were just trying to survive.
Belarus today is a nice and clean (this is the first thing foreigners say), but also a modern, well-maintained, safe and comfortable.
Pakistani delegation arrives in Belarus
Biotechnology, chemistry and IT. These are not all areas in which Belarusian and Pakistani scientists are going to collaborate. October 6, promising projects were discussed in the framework of the first joint scientific forum. A large group of experts of the Islamic Republic has arrived in Minsk.
Now the sides are working out the issues of co-financing of basic and applied research. In the near future, the parties intend to establish the exchange of students.
New scientific center opens at Belarus' natural complex Krasnyi Bor
Private investment in science. On the territory of the natural complex Krasnyi Bor in Vitebsk region, there has opened a new research and practical center. The primeval forest reserve are inhabited by rare and endangered animals. Among them are deer and bison.
Laboratory research will not only help save species, but also find the best approaches to game management. However, scientists are not going to be limited by only Krasnyi Bor's fauna. The studies of the private research center will be used throughout the country.
The brightest pages of Belarusian science. CTV's documentary "I am Walking Across the Country"
I am walking across the country that conquers space and creates unique automobiles, grows gems that win hearts of millions of fashionistas all over the world and conquers the virtual world in high-tech tanks, fights for health and is ready to breed intelligent birds. We will flip through the brightest pages of Belarusian science and learn how these events changed our lives.
IT specialist: I like the current situation in Belarus
Svyatoslav Pankratov, programmer:
In my particular case, the development of games is a dream job. Belarus has a lot of IT companies and a lot of them develop videogames. In principle, there are very, very successful developers. Everyone in the world knows Belarusian tanks. There are plenty of gaming products around the world, in which Belarusian brains were involved. It is very cool.
Minsk hosting international scientific conference Innovations in Mechanical Engineering
Unmanned machines, hybrid vehicles, and the widespread introduction of gas engines. Minsk is hosting the International Scientific Conference "Innovations in engineering." More than a hundred reports of scientists are devoted to the improvement of technological processes, innovations and latest developments.
According to representatives of the machine-building giants, the future belongs to IT technologies, intelligent systems and higher speeds. For example, Belarusians are ready to offer a dumper with a remote control.
8th international plasma physics conference opens in Minsk
Foreign scientists appreciate the level of Belarusian schools for the study of plasma physics, claim participants of the 8th international scientific conference devoted to this area.
Interest is very high in plasma physics today, and its practical application is constantly expanding. It is an essential element in the development of microelectronics, medicine and agriculture. The total market for plasma technologies is estimated at nearly $4 trillion, and is second only to the market of the chemical industry.
International scientific conference kicks off on September 8 in Minsk
An international scientific conference kicked off on September 8 in Minsk. Academicians will focus on the study of the useful properties of germs. However, pest and weed control is just one of the topics of discussion.
Developments in the field of microbial biotechnology are actively used in Belarus' agriculture, industry and medicine.
Energy, bio-, nano- and medical technology to become priorities of Belarusian science
Optimization of the structure and staffing levels of the Academy of Sciences, as well as plans for its development were discussed on August 13 at a meeting of the President with Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences Vladimir Gusakov. This is not the first time the matters of reforming Belarusian science have been discussed. Today, the President asked about what was done in this direction.
Alexander Lukashenko meets with Academy of Sciences chief Vladimir Gusakov August 13
Optimization of the structure and staffing levels of the Academy of Sciences as well as plans of scientific organization were discussed on August 13 at the meeting of the Belarus President with Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences Vladimir Gusakov. This is not the first time these matters have been discussed.
Academies of Sciences of Belarus, China ink bilateral cooperation deal
Scientists of Belarus and China will implement more than 10 joint projects. Among the promising areas is agriculture, engineering and medicine.
An agreement on bilateral cooperation was signed in Minsk May 11 during a meeting of scientists from China with Belarusian colleagues.
Also, the representatives of the academic world have agreed on target training of young professionals.
Belarusian scientists claim 11 gold medals at Technical Fair in St. Petersburg
Belarusian scientists and researchers brought 11 gold, 6 silver medals from the Technical Fair held in St. Petersburg.
Developments of Belarusian scientists mean prestige, innovation and safety. For three years, 10 of the best minds of the Institute of Applied Physical Problems have been working on this golden videospectral system. The device is made by order of the Russian Rocket and Space Corporation Energia.
How technologies help Belarus increase yield capacity
Last week, Belarusian intellectual elite was joined by new doctors and professors. The Belarus President presented them diplomas and certificates at the Palace of Independence.
Alexander Lukashenko said Belarus faces the task to accelerate the innovative development of economy. The state will continue to support research with a real economic effect. Ekaterina Zhilyanina found out about the developments of Belarusian science.
Belarus' Peleng company: From opto-electronic systems to space technologies
Belarus will only support the promising high-tech companies. The Belarus President visited the Peleng enterprise, which produces new effective technologies.
Peleng today is one of the leading post-Soviet developers of optical devices and optoelectronic systems for military and dual-use. The company has actually created a new industry for the production of exclusive space equipment, which has brought more than a hundred million dollars in profits after investments of only $16 million.
Who is developing robots in Belarus?
Will we live to see those fantastic times when robots replace people? And maybe they will even elect presidents! The latest tools and artificial intelligence quickly burst into our lives, progress cannot be stopped, and "only those who create new technologies, have a future." This is what President Lukashenko said when visiting the Belarusian company Peleng this week. Ilona Volynets has the report about the highest technologies, including at the household level.
President Lukashenko: Only efficient scientific projects will be supported
Accelerate the innovative development of the national economy. Such a task was set by the Belarus President today presenting scientists Doctor of Science diplomas and professor certificates. Much attention is traditionally paid to the training of scientists in our country.
Last year, about a hundred doctors and professors joined the scientific elite. The President demanded that only studies having real economic effect be supported.
Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus needs to accelerate the development of an innovative economy
Belarus faces the task to accelerate the innovative development of the economy. This was said by Alexander Lukashenko at the March 24 ceremony to give scientists Doctor of Science diplomas and Professor certificates.
Invited to the Palace of Independence were representatives of different spheres: economists, teachers, doctors, and artists.
Much attention is traditionally paid to the training of scientists in Belarus. Every fourth researcher is under 35.
Font repeating Yanka Kupala's handwriting created in Belarus
Written with a pen and recreated on the monitors of modern gadgets. Belarusians will be able to use a font that simulates the handwriting of the prominent Belarusian poet Yanka Kupala.
The font is available in Belarusian, Russian, and Latin.
"Pesnyar" (Singer), which is the name of the font, was a gift for the 110th anniversary of the start of the poet's creative career.
Belarusian scientist about research in Antarctica
Antarctica marks 195 years today. For all time of its existence, it has been visited by 150 Belarusians.
Your first impression when you first saw Antarctica?
Oleg Borodin, director of the Scientific and Practical Center for Bioresources of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Belarus:This was like another planet. And forever! It is always inside my heart.
The temperature is about -75 degrees. Is this true?
President Lukashenko presents diplomas to Belarusian academicians
Some 16 academicians and 28 corresponding members of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus joined the so-called scientific elite of Belarus on January 23.
In the Palace of Independence, the best scientists received diplomas from the hands of the President. The scientists talked with the President about many things: the achievements of scientists and scientific developments, the future of science and young professionals. The President is sure that it is difficult to overestimate work and the contribution of these people in the development of the country.
Belarus-Russia breeding transgenic goats as part of interstate project
Last week, the Union State of Russia and Belarus turned 15. The treaty was signed on December 8, 1999. Since then, the integration has gone much further. Now the two countries are implementing a number of joint projects. One of them is the breeding of transgenic goats.
Here it is - goat number 1. It is the first transgenic goat in the world. This goat was born seven years ago. Natalia, a researcher at the laboratory of reproduction and genetic engineering at the Belarusian Academy of Sciences, says the kid's birth was a sensation for the scientific community.