Photo by Alexander Dubynin.
metkere.com is launching a joint project with Eureka magazine dedicated to the scientific ideas born in Siberia. The first issue is devoted to the destabilizing selection and domestication of foxes. The idea of destabilizing selection was initially proposed by Dmitry Belyaev, first director of Institute of Cytology and Genetics of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Science (from 1959). Thanks to him we now have a better understanding of the domestication process in terms of biology, primarily for the ancestors of the dogs. And that seems to be universally recognized. Read More
Photos by Maya Shelkovnikova.
The “Mammoth Egg” exhibition opened in the Siberian Museum of Contemporary Art in Novosibirsk, Russia. The exhibition presents artifacts designed to confound archaeologists of the future – the “Caution, mammoths!” warning sign, canned “mammoth meat” and “mammoth milk”. Read More
Photo source: AB Elise.
AB Elise, the Russian architectural firm, has developed the project called Eco-city 2020, aimed at rehabilitation of the industrial zone in the town of Mirny, Yakutia. Eco-city will be built in the man-made crater with a diameter of about a kilometer and a depth of 550 meters. Read More