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 Aziz Sancar made honorary doctor of UNEC

2015 Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry, Professor of the U.S’s University of North Carolina Aziz Sancar has been made a honorary doctor of Azerbaijan State University of Economics (UNEC). Honorary title and medal to …

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Mud volcano erupts in Baku suburb

A mud volcano erupted in the suburb of Baku at 08:00 local time on May 2, the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources said. The ministry received information about the eruption of Lokbatan mud volcano, located on the shore of the …

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Scientists of Kabardino-Balkaria create unique polymer

According to the Russian Foundation for Advanced Studies, an ultra-strong polymer, superior in strength to metal, was developed by the staff of the Kabardino-Balkar State University. According to the experts, the materials of the new …

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Hundreds of ancient scrolls found in Dagestan

About a thousand manuscript scrolls dating in the 13-19th centuries, were found in Dagestan in 2016. The according information was announced on the conference of the Institute of History, Archeology and Ethnography. In search of …

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Young Azerbaijani scientists to host first congress

Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) and the Ministry of Education will co-organize the first Congress of Young Scientists in October 2017. President of ANAS Akif Alizade said the congress will focus on a wide range of issues, …

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Anti-pseudoscience commission established in Azerbaijan

The National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan (AMEA) will fight against pseudoscience. Today, by its decree the AMEA Presidium has established the Commission to combat pseudoscience, abc.az reports. "The purpose of the Commission …

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 Olga Vasilyeva and Mikail Jabbarov hold talks in Baku

Today Baku is hosting the conference titled 'State and prospects of the Azerbaijani-Russian cooperation in the fields of education, science and culture. " Azerbaijan pays great attention to the study of Russian language and …

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Azerbaijan doubles defense product diversity

Enterprises of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense Industry have manufactured 81% defense and special-purpose products and 19% civil products in the past nine months of 2016.   The announcement was made at a meeting …

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Arif Pashayev awarded with 'Golden Badge of Honor'

Vice-president of the International Engineering Academy (MIA), the President of the Azerbaijan Engineering Academy, Academician, Arif Pashayev, has been awarded the distinction of 'Golden Badge of Honor' and the Diploma …

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Ancient palace discovered in Azerbaijan’s Shamkir

An international Azerbaijan-Germany archeological expedition is continuing excavations near Shamkir’s Garajamirli village, at the site of an ancient town believed to have been founded 2500 years ago. The expedition has …

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Meteorite that fell a hundred years ago found near Arik

In Kabardino-Balkaria, near the mountain village of Arik, an expedition of scientists has possibly found fragments of a meteorite that fell there over a hundred years ago, historian and chairman of the regional branch of the Russian Geographical …

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ANAS scientists discuss Azerbaijan's space projects

An extended meeting of the Presidium of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) in Baku discussed the scientific priorities of the country. The Earth Sciences Department’s academician-secretary, Fakhraddin …

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Yury Baturin arrives in Baku

The Hero of the Russian Federation, cosmonaut, member of Russian Academy of Sciences, the Director of the RAS Institute of History of Science and Technology, Yuri Baturin,  has arrived in Baku at the invitation of the …

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Armenia hosts 8th Days of Russian Language

Armenia is holding the 8th Festival 'Days of the Russian Language' on October 19-23, the press secretary of the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Yerevan, Liana Azoyan, said. Azoyan clarified …

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