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Earthquakes Linked To Oil, Gas Drilling

17:05, Июль 2, 2015
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A dramatic increase in the rate of earthquakes in the central and eastern US since 2009 is associated with fluid injection wells used in oil and gas development, a new study has claimed.

Tomsk Scientists Work At The Technology Of Production Of The Russian Beryllium

17:04, Июль 2, 2015
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Scientists of the Tomsk Polytechnic University passed to the second stage of works on creation of the production technology of beryllium and work on the basis of the Siberian Chemical Plant (SCP) of Rosatom the technological modes for further start of large production of this strategically important metal.

In Armenia Production Of Cheap Biofuel Was Arranged

12:18, Май 27, 2015
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Scientists from Armenia are going to get profit. The gas synthesis generator got interested in abroad. Installation allows to receive energy from straw.

New Express-Test Makes Bacterial Water Analysis In 5-10 Minutes

12:16, Май 27, 2015
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A PhD student of Tomsk Polytechnic University Elizaveta Bulycheva has developed an express-test to check the level of bacterial contamination of water in just 5-10 minutes; existing technologies make waiting for the result of the same analysis for several hours.

Nanoparticle Takes Photodynamic Therapy To Deep Tumors

18:04, Апрель 23, 2015
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A multifunctional nanoparticle could make it possible to use a cancer treatment called photodynamic therapy (PDT) to destroy tumors deep inside the body. Researchers designed the nanoparticle to absorb low doses of deeply penetrating X-rays which then set off a cascade of effects that killed cancer cells when tested in mice.

TPU Scientists Developed New Catalytic Sorbents For Water Purification

18:03, Апрель 23, 2015
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Catalytic sorbents developed at the Institute of Natural Resources of Tomsk Polytechnic University (INR TPU), purify water from iron and manganese and last longer due to the optimal combination of the medium, the catalytic agent and the primary modification method.

Artificial Photosynthesis Might Save Earth: You Need To Thank Nanowires And Bacteria For It

18:02, Апрель 23, 2015
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The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is already at its highest level over the course of three million years with the burning of fossil fuels known to have significantly contributed to this phenomenon that has been attributed to current concerns on global warming.

X-rays For Oil: TPU Development Instantly And Accurately Determines Composition Of “Black Gold”

18:01, Апрель 23, 2015
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A technology developed in Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) allows in a few seconds making “X-rays” of oil pipe to estimate oil quality – to count how much it contains liquid hydrocarbons, as well as heterogeneous impurities - water, associated gas, sulfur and other components.

Salym Petroleum Development introduces new technology of increase of oil recovery

11:35, Апрель 2, 2015
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Salym Petroleum Development, joint venture of "Gazprom Neft" and Shell concern, introduces innovative technology of increase of oil recovery on Salymsky group of fields. Within the pilot project the equipment for building of installation of preparation of the special mix used for significant increase in coefficient of oil recovery is delivered to object.

OAO Varyeganneft introduces technology of kickoff of side trunks on fields of the Varyegansky oil block

11:34, Апрель 2, 2015
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On fields of OAO Varyeganneft the technology of the kickoff of side trunks (KST) takes root.