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    Scientists Create Algorithm to Analyze Bacterial Genome

    The tool allows researchers to automatically detect evolutionary events in genomes that are responsible for the adaptation of bacteria to a new environment, in particular, the pathogenic ones. This method streamlines the study of evolutionary mechanisms in bacterial genomes. It’s been tested on Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus pyogenes and Escherichia coli.

  • The Science Times

    'Nanocolloidal' Hydrogel Ink Potential for Anti-Counterfeiting Protection; Study Describes Results as Safe, Eco-friendly and Useful for Food Industry

    Researchers at ITMO University, Buman Mosco State Technical University, and the University of Toronto have recently developed gel ink that's eco-friendly and safe to use even in the food industry.

  • pv magazine

    Russian scientists achieve 21.1% efficiency in perovskite solar cell via Mie-resonant silicon nanoparticles

    A Russian-Italian research group has developed resonant silicon nanoparticles that are claimed to improve the performance of perovskite solar cells. These particles serve as nanoantennae – they catch light and it resonates inside them, which amplifies the cell’s light absorption.

  • AZO Nano

    ITMO Scientists Create Water-Resistant Perovskite Nanocrystals for Studying Living Cells

    ITMO scientists created perovskite nanocrystals that preserve their unique optical properties in water and biological fluids. This material offers new opportunities for the optical visualization of biological objects. It is an important achievement for the investigation of internal organs in living organisms and monitoring of the course of diseases. The results of this study were published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters.


    Researchers Find a Way to Control Localized Light

    Scientists from ITMO University, the National University of Colombia, and the University of Siena have developed a metasurface with a unique structure and properties.

  • AZO Robotics

    Flexible Robots Created at ITMO University

    Scientists from ITMO University have come up with a new way to design flexible, safe, and energy-efficient robots that can interact with objects in unexpected conditions. Their features were demonstrated on a prototype – a compact hopping robot.


    Without Loss of Quality: Scientists Suggest New Efficient Perovskite Processing Method

    Researchers from ITMO University, the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU), the Image Processing Systems Institute of RAS, and Tokai University (Japan) have discovered a way to fashion microcrystals into desired shapes for further use in the production of lenses and other optoelectronic elements without loss of quality.

  • Space Daily

    Russian scientists demonstrate perfect light absorption by single nanoparticle

    Scientists from ITMO University and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) have proven that small objects, just like big ones, are capable of perfect light absorption. The results of this research will be helpful in the development of new technologies for wireless transfer of energy and data. The paper was published in Laser and Photonics Reviews.

  • SciTechDaily

    Taming Silicon to Interact With Light for Next-Generation Microelectronics

    Skoltech researchers and their colleagues from RAS Institute for Physics of Microstructures, Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod, ITMO University, Lomonosov Moscow State University, and A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute have found a way to increase photoluminescence in silicon, the notoriously poor emitter and absorber of photons at the heart of all modern electronics. This discovery may pave the way to photonic integrated circuits, boosting their performance. The paper was published in the journal Laser and Photonics Reviews.

  • Telecompaper

    Rostelecom Opens Cyber-Security R&D Centre at St Petersburg University

    Russian national operator Rostelecom has opened its new cybersecurity R&D centre in St. Petersburg. The centre was launched in cooperation with the ICT university ITMO and students of the university will be able to develop their skills there.