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Right on Earth

How Roscosmos, Russia’s federal space agency, has helped astronauts and common people

Russian Scientists to Fight Cancer with ‘Space Crystals’

Russian scientists have successfully performed space tests on mice

Roscosmos to Print Organic Tissue on 3D Printers in Space

Plans have been made to print living tissue and organs on board the International Space Station (ISS)

‘Only in Russia’: Story of the Sherp All-Terrain Vehicle

Inventor Alexei Garagashian, in an interview with Afisha.Daily, talks about his life and the spectacular All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) that stunned the internet and earned him the admiration of experts the world over

Rise of the Machines

How artificial intelligence took over Russia’s Skolkovo innovation centre

Russian Drone Sets Flight Record

Russian company NELK has created an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) that set a world record distance in real conditions

House in Moscow Suburbs Built Using 3D-Printer

Russian company Apis Cor built a house in Stupino near Moscow with the help of a special 3D-printer that it had designed

Russian Scientists Create Ceramic-based Laser Scalpel

A group of scientists have created a compact ceramic-based laser, to be used as a low-trauma scalpel

Moscow State University Scientists Invent Material for Aircraft of the Future

Scientists at Moscow State University created a unique composite polymer-based material that is stronger and lighter than metals

Russia Creates Weapons Using ‘New Physics Principles’

A United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) has created models of a new weapons system based on ‘new physical principles’

Vostochny Cosmodrome to Test Returnable Rockets

The Vostochny Cosmodrome will attempt to use returnable rockets in the future

Russia's Rostec Subsidiary Creates New Eye-Controlled Prototype

Its purpose is to simplify human interaction with computers, smart phones and smart household appliances

Rusnano Launches 73 Plants in Russia's Regions Over the Past Nine Years

During the first nine years of its operation Rusnano has launched a total of 73 production facilities across 32 regions

Sberbank and Tatarstan Present the First Cash-Free City in Russia

Sberbank and the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan have opened the first “cash-free” and “contactless” city in Russia

Russian University to Make ‘Sensitive Hand’ for Space Robot

Experts from Samara University has begun work on a sensitive system for a robot hand based on fibre-optic sensors

Moscow to Test Self-Driving Vehicles for Car Sharing

Self-driving Delimobil vehicles intended for car sharing will be introduced onto Moscow’s public roads in 2017

Russian Scientists Invent a Graphene-Based Flash Memory

Researchers at the Rzhanov Institute of Semiconductor Physics found out that graphene-based flash memory cards allow for a faster write/erase procedures

Skolkovo Resident Develops Climate-Adapted Windows

A resident company at the Skolkovo Innovation Centre has developed a glazing system for windows which helps them better adapt to the surrounding environment and climate

The Russian Inventor of the Television

Seventy-six years ago, a Russian immigrant received a patent for the television

How USSR Invented Smart House, Apple Watch and Google Glass Prototypes

Over the course of the past several years, there has been a growing interest in the legacy of Soviet design

Russian PCs Taught to Outperform Supercomputers Tenfold

Russian physicists from the Moscow State University have managed to utilise personal computers to conduct complex quantum mechanics calculations