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Science in Siberia

WEEKLY OF THE SIBERIAN BRANCH OF THE RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (SB RAS)
 
N 11 (2546) March 2006
NEWS
 
APPLICANTS FOR THE VACANCIES OF THE SB RAS
 
At the Academic elections of 2006.
 
AT THE PRESIDIUM OF THE SB RAS
 
The next session of the Presidium of the Branch has been opened with congratulations for Academician A.Borovkov on the 75th anniversary.
 
GUARANTOR OF INDEPENDENCE
 
Hundred years ago, March, 19, 1906 a new type of ships, "submarine" has appeared in the Russian Imperial navy according to the decree of tsar Nikolai the Second. Today our country celebrates this date as the Day of Russian Submarine Navy.
 
THE RF GOVERNMENTAL PRIZE FOR NOVOSIBIRSK BIOLOGISTS
 
ROCKETFALL UNDER SCIENTIFIC CONTROL
 
The experts assert that despite of urgent problems of contemporary world, people are most of all disturbed with environmental vulnerability. Within the limits of mountain landscapes of the Altai-Sayan region there are six areas of the falling of jettisonable parts of the second stages of carrier rockets "Soyuz" and "Proton".
 
NUCLEIC ACIDS AS TARGETS AND TOOLS
 
The institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine of the SB RAS from February, 28 to March, 4 has held a seminar «International cooperation of young scientists: nucleic acids as targets and tools».
 
FEMALE FACE OF THE QUEEN OF ALL SCIENCES
 
The Fourth All-Siberian Congress of women mathematicians in memory of Sofia Kovalevskaya has taken place in Krasnoyarsk at the height of severe winter cold.
 
NATIONAL PROJECT
 
The Professorial Assembly of Krasnoyarsk Region has held a scientific and practical conference devoted to the questions of the National University founding in Krasnoyarsk.
 
THE COSMIC RAYS ORIGINATION PROBLEM IS SOLVED
 
The cosmic rays were discovered in 1912 by V.Gess. Some decades later their nature has been found out.
 
REGIONAL NEWS
 
LIBRARY: INFORMATION RESOURCE OF SCIENCE
 
Up to two thousand people annually attend the Central Scientific Library of the Irkutsk Scientific Center of the SB RAS.
 
IBM AND SIBERIAN SCIENCE: THE PATHS OF COOPERATION
 
The visit of the director of the Russian laboratory of products, systems and technologies of IBM Corporation(RSTL) Dr. Jennifer Trelevich (USA) to the Novosibirsk Academgorodok has taken place March, 6-8, 2006.
 
FIVE YEARS OF MEDICAL PEOPLE
 
The East-Siberian Scientific Center of the SB RAMS has summed up the five years’ work.
 
SIBERIANS 2005
 
The idea of the project, annual awarding the rank of «Siberians of the year» belongs to the Foundation for the support of information technologies «Siberia – 21st century».
 
BEER BALM, AMERICAN INDIAN FEATHER, MONARDA …
 
Monarda (horsemint) is a plant of the Indians of Northern America. Its other names are melissa officinalis, beer balm, lemon-balm, bergamot mint.
 
MAGNIFICENCE OF "GREY" BIRDS
 
Analogically to the proverb about the colour of cats in the darkness, it could be said, that from afar many birds are grey. Otherwise it is difficult to explain, why the names of so many, very beautiful in reality birds include an epithet "grey".
 
THE GIFT FOR MUMMIES-SCIENTISTS
 
On the eve of the March, 8 an exhibition of the employees’ children arts has been held at the Presidium of the Irkutsk Scientific Center of the SB RAS.
 
THE SECOND CHESS MATCH OF SCIENTISTS «NOVOSIBIRSK - ACADEMGORODOK»
 
TOURNAMENT IN THE DAY OF THE MOTHERLAND DEFENDER