Kazan (Volga region) Federal University (Russian: Казанский (Приволжский) федеральный университет; Tatar: Казан (Идел Буе) дәүләт университеты; Latin: Qazan dəwlət universitetı) is located in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia. It was established in 2010 on the basis of the former Kazan State University, originally founded in 1804 as Kazan Imperial University. Kazan University is the second oldest of the current Russian universities.

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Software library to serve for faster chemical reaction processing

Big Data has become ubiquitous in recent years, and especially so in disciplines with heterogeneous and complex data patterns. This is particularly true for chemistry. In some ways, chemical compounds may be compared with ...

Team puts forth ideas on the nature of dark matter

Dark energy and dark matter comprise 96 percent of the total mass of the universe. Two main hypotheses about the nature of dark matter are presently debated. One posits that dark matter consists of massive compact halo objects; ...

Copper stearate promising for heavy oil oxidation, study says

Copper salts have found place in many industries from pharmaceuticals to agriculture, but they are rarely seen in petrochemistry and petroleum extraction. Now, Kazan Federal University scientists have showed that copper stearate ...

Heat shock system helps bug come back to life after drying up

Heat shock factor, which exists in a single form in invertebrates but multiple forms in vertebrates, is an essential part of the ability of living cells to survive stressful conditions such as heat, cold, radiation, and, ...

Researchers develop prototype of advanced quantum memory

Employees of Kazan Federal University and Kazan Quantum Center of Kazan National Research Technical University demonstrated an original layout of a prototype of multiresonator broadband quantum-memory interface.

Researchers obtain chicken embryo development data

KFU Extreme Biology Lab and RIKEN have uncovered new facts about chicken embryo growth, which may lead to similar discoveries about humans. The work is published in PLOS Biology.

Study reveals mechanisms of fighting pathogenic viruses

Researchers of the KFU Omics Lab have succeeded in deciphering a Phi29-family virus genome. Junior researcher Raihan Shah Mahmud of Kazan Federal University says, "There is an immense number of viruses in nature, hundreds ...

New wound healing properties of ficin researched

Ficin, an enzyme derived from figs latex, has been found to be active against biofilms formed by Staphylococcus. The project is headed by Senior Research Associate of the Microorganism Genetics Lab Ayrat Kayumov and funded ...

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