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Rectors of Russian universities approve the increase in the number of budget places in the regions

Heads of Russian universities are highly appreciated to provide them with additional budget places in the 2021/22 academic year from the Ministry of education. This measure will help gifted students to receive education at the expense of the state in a situation when the pandemic is in the early stages many families have reduced income, said the interlocutors RIA Novosti.

The Ministry of science and higher education of the Russian Federation has allocated the Russian universities 33,7 thousands of additional budget places in the 2021/22 academic year. This was done in response to the message of Russian President Vladimir Putin to the Federal Assembly on January 15, 2020.

New environmentally friendly and efficient fertilizer created in Russia

Scientists of Tyumen state University (TSU) as part of the research team showed that fertilizer on the basis of widespread clay mineral glauconite has a stimulating effect on soil indicators and crop yields for at least two field seasons. According to the researchers, it proves its environmental safety and prolonged effect. The study is published in highly ranked journal "Agronomy".

Field experiments on the cultivation of oats (Avena sativa) in slightly acidic soils with application of mineral additive of natural glauconite was conducted by a team of scientists of Tyumen state University, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Indian Institute of technology Bombay and Siberian research Institute of agriculture and peat.

MSU was the best Russian universities in the ARWU subject ranking for physics

Moscow state University named after Lomonosov was the best Russian universities in subject rankings Academic ranking of world universities (ARWU) in physics, told RIA Novosti the organizers.

The company ShanghaiRanking Consultancy published a Global University ranking by subject areas (GRAS) for 2020. Since 2009, the company publishes a version of the Academic ranking of world universities (ARWU) by subject area. This release contains a ranking of universities in 54 subject areas in the following categories: natural Sciences, engineering science, nature, medicine and social Sciences. The research was attended by over four thousand universities.

Russian scientists have found a way to accelerate the growth of plants in greenhouses

Researchers from the ITMO University together with the specialists of Tomsk Polytechnic University have created a special glass-ceramic with the addition of chrome for the lights in the greenhouses. Under their light, the plants grow faster. Description of the development appears in the journal Optical Materials.

Many saw in the Windows of houses a bright pink glow is a special lamp used by the owners indoor plants for their flowers did not lack in light. Similar lamps are used and the farmers, placing them in the greenhouses.