International scientific publications by Kazakhstani scientists on the rise NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – There has been increase in the number of international scientific publications by Kazakhstani scientists, Kazinform has learnt from the Science Committee of the Education and Science Ministry of Kazakhstan.
New solar cycle has begun, NASA announces WASHINGTON DC. KAZINFORM Solar Cycle 25, a new phase in the polarity of the Sun that will determine changes in space weather and will last the next 11 years, has begun and is predicted to be as calm as the last, the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) reported on Tuesday.
Life in orbit induces brain changes in cosmonauts — head of research MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - A cosmonaut’s brain at the International Space Station changes in order to adapt a human being to life in space, head of the Department of Sensory-Motor Physiology and Countermeasures of the Institute of Biomedical Problems (IBMP) of the Russian Academy of Sciences Yelena Tomilovskaya told TASS on Tuesday.
Polar Urals’ glacier melts away MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Moscow State University's (MSU) glacier, which in the middle of the 20th century was announced the Urals’ longest and second biggest glacier, melted away, press service of the government of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region said, commenting on results of the expedition to the Polar Urals’ glaciers, organized by the Research Center for Arctic Studies and MSU.
Kazakhstan's COVID-19 vaccine: developer tested himself ALMATY. KAZINFORM – Head of the Infectious Disease Laboratory at the Scientific Research Institute for Biological Safety Problems, Doctor of Veterinary Sciences, and developer of the Kazakhstani COVID-19 vaccine Lepek Kutumbetov is among the first to test the vaccine on himself. In an interview with the Kazinform correspondent, Dr Lepek Kutumbetov shared whether he felt well after being vaccinated and how that was possible that the Institute has developed the vaccine in such a short period of time.
Virus might have infected bats years ago GENEVA. KAZINFORM - Wuhan, Hubei province, may not be the place where the COVID-19 virus crossed from animals into humans, despite the first clusters of infections having been reported in the city, said Michael Ryan, executive director of the Health Emergencies Program of the World Health Organization.
Russia to have anti-COVID vaccine enough for mass vaccination in early 2021 MALENKOYE VILLAGE. KAZINFORM - Russia will be able to manufacture anti-coronavirus vaccine enough to carry out mass vaccination by the beginning of 2021, President of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Sergeyev said on Monday.
Nursultan Nazarbayev mourns academician Kenzhegali Sagadiyev’s passing NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – First President of Kazakhstan-Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram of condolences to the family and loved ones of statesman and public figure, academician Kenzhegali Sagadiyev who passed away at the age of 82, Kazinform has learnt from Elbasy’s press service.
COVID-19 pandemic won’t be over by New Year’s eve, academician says MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - A member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, advisor to the scientific director of the Russian consumer watchdog’s Central Research Institute of Epidemiology Viktor Maleyev thinks that the coronavirus pandemic won’t be over soon judging by the worldwide incidence growth.