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  • From garbage to alternative fuels: how to organize waste recycling in Astana? 27.02.2019 Scientists at NLA say that 30% of municipal solid waste in Astana could be recyclable, and another 10% of municipal solid waste potentially could be sorted to derived solid fuel for the city’s energy needs. These figures were obtained by a research group studying landfills in Astana for opportunities to obtain energy fuel from solid ...
  • NLA researchers are investigating the influence of the quality of the human microbiome on the development of age-related dementia 18.02.2019 Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a chronic neurodegenerative disorder characterized by progressive memory loss, drastic changes in personality and behavior, and in the latter stages the patients are unable to carry even simple daily activities. There is evidence that AD might be associated with bacteria residing in our intestine. In this regards, researchers from Nazarbayev University ...
  • NLA launched a new system for genomic research and bioinformatics problem solving 12.02.2019 Scientists of  NLA  launched the first high-performance bioinformatics computing platform in Kazakhstan for dealing with “big genomic data” and solving problems in the field of bioinformatics. – This platform uses “Qazaq symphony of bioinformatics” or Q-Symphony and other optimized bioinformatics methods to analyze large-scale human genomics data, to detect specific structural genomic variants, and to conduct ...
  • Metabiotic based on Saumal to put into production 12.12.2018 Today, the factory for the production of metabiotic based on Saumal will be opened in Karaganda region. The project is a unique development of scientists of National Laboratory Astana and is implemented in partnership with private business. The metabiotic is made on the basis of the unique Kazakhstani strain of lactic acid bacteria Lactobacillus rhamnosus CLS ...
  • “University Medical Center” to hold the international conference on formation of an academic medical center 02.11.2018  More than 200 leading domestic and foreign experts in the field of oncology, surgery, urology, radiology, nuclear medicine attended   this year’s conference. Olzhas Abishev, Vice-Minister of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Bruno Gridelli, Medical and Scientific Director of  University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC International), U.S.A, Ilesanmi Adesida, Provost, Nazarbayev University,  Massimo Pignatelli,  Vice President ...