Novosibirsk State University has strengthened its position, jumping to 433 place in the overall ranking of world universities by the media company U.S. News and World Report.
Human breath contains hundreds of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) created by various metabolic processes in the body. VOCs provide information about a person’s age, habits and diseases. The compounds can serve as biomarkers for clinical diagnosis and monitoring of diseases. Breathing analysis has great potential to become an important method for clinical diagnosis. It is non-invasive which means samples can be collected without the aid of surgical instruments.
The New Year is a time of magic and gifts, as well as a time for congratulations and good wishes not only for family members and loved ones, but for everyone around us. Last weekend, NSU volunteers congratulated Great Patriotic War veterans on the upcoming New Year. In addition to talking to the veterans, they gave them gifts.
The Russian Academy of Sciences conducts annual competitions for young scientists and students in 19 research fields in the natural, technical and human sciences. The goal is to identify and support talented young researchers.
Research by Novosibirsk scientists and their foreign colleagues helped define a new molecular design approach for creating functional materials capable of selectively absorbing toxic gases.
After a two year hiatus the NSU Rector’s Ball was held at the "Crystal Hall" banquet hall. The Ball was to thank and provide encouragement to students who volunteer for activities that benefit the University and academic departments.
For the first time, scientists at the NSU Physics Department Laboratory for Functional Materials grew a unique nonlinear lithium gallium sulfide crystal LiGaS2.