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2014-01-10 11:38:11

Every year, influenza outbreaks claim hundreds of thousands of human lives. Though vaccination against flu is fairly efficient, the disease is difficult to exterminate because of the high evolutionary rate of the flu virus. Every year, new flu strains spread over the planet that differ slightly from those that were common a year before, which helps the virus to escape the immune response, and possibly compromises the efficiency of anti-viral drugs. Furthermore, from time to time, a...

2013-12-23 11:10:13

Development of electronics and communication requires a hardware base capable for increasingly larger precision, ergonomics and throughput. For communication and GPS-navigation satellites, it is of great importance to reduce the payload mass as well as to ensure the signal stability. Last year, researchers from the Moscow State University (MSU) together with their Swiss colleagues from EFPL performed a study that can induce certain improvements in this direction. The scientists demonstrated...

Arctic Cyclones 40 Percent More Active Than Previously Believed
2013-12-12 08:58:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Approximately 1,900 Arctic cyclones occurred between 2000 and 2010 – 40 percent more than previously thought, according to research presented Thursday at the 2013 fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco, California. The discovery that these storms are more common than previously believed could be important to those living anywhere in the region north of 55 degrees latitude, including the northern parts of...

2010-12-15 13:04:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From Nov. 25 to Dec. 2, World Congress of Families Managing Director Larry Jacobs was in Moscow speaking at the Sanctity of Motherhood Conference and other events. In the course of his trip, Jacobs spoke about the natural family, promoted the World Congress of Families, strategized with the Russian pro-life movement, and inspected the facilities and plans for the WCF "Moscow Demographic Summit: Family and the Future of Humankind"...

2008-09-25 06:00:17

US-based network routing and switching equipment developer Force10 Networks has partnered with Russian computing applications firm T-Platforms to build a supercomputer for the Moscow State University. It said the supercomputer will process up to 60 trillion calculations per second, allowing students, faculty, and visiting researchers to process and analyze data and advance research. The cluster for the university was designed by T-Platforms using Force10 C300, S50, and S2410 switches to...

2008-09-23 09:00:30

Force10 Networks(R), the pioneer in building and securing reliable networks, today announced that it has aligned with its 10 Gigabit Premier partner T-Platforms to build the most powerful supercomputer in Russia at Moscow State University (MSU). The Force10 C-Series family of resilient switches and S-Series family of access switches deliver the resiliency and scalability MSU requires in its SKIF-GRID supercomputer to support peak performance of more than 60 Teraflops or 60 trillion...


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