A powerful backlash has hit new laws due to be speeded through parliament on 'modernising' the country's science.
The new-class accelerator will be made for the Russian Federal Nuclear Centre, chairman of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences said.
Fragments of the meteorite which exploded over the Urals have revealed their geological identity to Siberian scientists.
One of the giants of science in the Soviet and post-USSR eras, a former president of the Academy of Sciences, died aged 87 after a long illness.
Half of mice suffering from highly malignant and 'incurable' Krebs-2 tumour are 'completely cured'.
Video and pictures show experts conducting initial autopsy on the extinct creature preserved by permafrost.
Creature with 'a typical serpentine pose' existed more than 2,000 years ago, say scientists.
A pioneering French-Siberian Scientific and Education Centre highlights international recognition of Siberia's scientific strength.