Mountain climber, painter, and most importantly, a genius physicist. Simultaneously with Albert Einstein, he explained the phenomenon called the Brownian motion, used in economics and new technologies. This September, one hundred years after his death, Kraków institutions are celebrating the main events related to Marian Smoluchowski Year.Read More o Marian Smoluchowski and the Internet of Things
Encouraging creativity and cooperation, focus on solving practical tasks and teaching children how to think by themselves - these ideas are frequently referred to in discussions about a perfect school. Let’s take a closer look at several educational institutions that stand out from the crowd and try to put these principles into practice.Read More o Open spaces and classes under palm trees. How could our schools look like?
Feeding on improper plant species might be one of the causes of mass bee die-offs. Biologists from the Jagiellonian University and the University of Life Sciences in Lublin have investigated how the nutritional values of different kinds of plants affect the development of honeybees.Read More o A new menu for bees
The fertility of a woman is dependent on two hormones: oestrogen and progesterone. They play a pivotal role during puberty, insemination, and the development of foetus. However, they also have a ‘darker side’: they’re often responsible for breast, ovarian, and uterine cancer. Did evolution play a cruel trick on us by making something so important for creating life dangerous, and sometimes even deadly?Read More o Fertility, hormones, and health: no easy answers
From 1991 to 1995, Serbs and Croats were locked in a bloody civil war, which cost over 100 thousand lives, mostly civilian. Since the fighting ended, efforts have been made to overcome the divisions between the two nations. To what degree have they been successful?Read More o 20 years after the Balkan War
The Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) announced the results of the 3rd competition within the framework of the Homing programme addressed to foreign researchers who want to continue their scholarly career in Poland. Two of the winners, Monika Jakubowska and Soumyananda Chakraborti, will carry out innovative research and development projects at the Małopolska Centre of Biotechnology of the Jagiellonian University.Read More o Foreign Scientists to Carry out Innovative Research at the Małopolska Centre of Biotechnology