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Race is on for Arctic treasures
The US, Canada and Russia have launched competing expeditions to map the bottom of the sea near the North Pole.

August 16, 2010 01:54

Tiny jellyfish thrive in Moscow River
As the record breaking heat wave continues to torment Russians, Mother Nature draws new surprises from its sleeves. A boat owner has caught half a dozen tiny freshwater jellyfish in the Moscow River.

September 01, 2010 05:36

Medvedev angered by officials’ demagogy
Following a meeting on national priority projects, President Dmitry Medvedev has criticized officials via Twitter for too much talking and not enough action or practical proposals on solving problems.

August 15, 2010 19:38

Kaluga Region: source of Russian VW
Just 200 kilometers from Moscow is the Kaluga Region, the center of Russian science and industry. The country's largest scientific research complex develops hi-tech advances in engineering and electronics.

July 31, 2010 12:48

ISS crew members work in open space - on RT
RT brings you pictures from the International Space Station, where the crew has concluded a six-hour space walk.

July 27, 2010 16:50

ISS marks 10 years in space
Ten years ago Russian life-support systems were installed in the International Space Station, which meant crew members could spend more time in orbit performing scientific experiments.

October 27, 2010 05:13

AIDS skeptics take on conventional wisdom
July 23 marks the final day of an international AIDS conference where scientists from around the world have worked to fight and cure the disease. At the same time some continue to deny the conventional wisdom about AIDS.

October 12, 2010 16:21

Russia eyes scientific mission to Venus
A leading Russian firm specializing in automated probes is preparing a mission to Venus. Planned for 2016, its mission is to study the planet’s turbulent atmosphere and surface, and find out why it has no water.

August 05, 2010 03:33

Russians hopeful for second life fork out for cryopreservation
With science and technology making constant advances, some Russians believe eternal life is not such a distant reality after all – and they are ready to wait as long as it takes, even after their death.

July 25, 2010 01:09

US Senate kills green energy legislation
The Democratic Party in the US Senate was forced to kill potential clean energy legislation because there were not enough votes for it to pass. The only changes that will remain are restrictions on offshore drilling.

August 09, 2010 16:50

Putin calls for “firmer control” as Russia's deadly drought continues
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has placed his First Deputy in charge of monitoring progress against a heat wave and drought that has devastated agriculture in the country.

July 25, 2010 01:15

Russia revives Caspian Sea Monster
The Russian government has commissioned the renewal of the “Caspian Sea Monster,” the legendary ground effect vehicle (GEV). Only 30 such crafts were built in the Soviet Union over two decades.

September 10, 2010 19:24