Low-quality dairy products have taken one quarter of the Russian dairy market. In the cheese segment, this share has reached 80%.
A good knowledge of algebra and geometry helps schoolchildren to solve some other types of tasks, including applied ones. These are the findings made by researchers from HSE, Stanford, and Michigan State University in a joint study.
Advertising on the internet, billboards and regional TV has been found to be the most effective.
Needing to switch attention between tasks causes stronger activation in certain brain regions in men compared to women.
Family conflicts about child rearing can affect a mother's confidence and prompt her to hire a nanny.
Alexander Belenky's book 'How US Presidents Are Elected' covers some of the more puzzling features of the American electoral system.
Online job search is found to be more effective than personal connections half of the time.
For the last 70 years, it was largely believed that spatial processing disorders, including those seen in language, occurred when the temporal-parietal-occipital (TPO) junction of the brain’s left hemisphere was damaged. But according to researchers from the HSE Neurolinguistics Laboratory, it is the damages to the axonal fibers connected to this area of the brain that are most important.
Older Russians rarely exercise to keep fit, but often continue working past retirement age.
Street rallies more often consist of those who get the information from the internet rather than TV.
Social scientists from National Research University Higher School of Economics (NRU HSE) measured scientific capital of 39 physics institutions of Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS). More detailed information about research results can be found in the journal Scientometrics.
Comfortable, high-tech and eco-friendly mega-cities are no longer a utopia, but not yet a reality in Russia. That said, HSE researchers have identified Russian cities which may be better prepared than others for smart urban development.