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Marian Smoluchowski and the Internet of Things

07.09.2017
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.
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Open spaces and classes under palm trees. How could our schools look like?

06.09.2017
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.
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Mapping the heart

29.08.2017
In April 2017, Mateusz Hołda successfully defended his PhD thesis, even though at the time he was still an MSc student at the JU MC Faculty of Medicine. It’s the first such case in Poland.
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A new menu for bees

25.08.2017
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.
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Fertility, hormones, and health: no easy answers

23.08.2017
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?
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20 years after the Balkan War

07.08.2017
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?
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Foreign Scientists to Carry out Innovative Research at the Małopolska Centre of Biotechnology

02.08.2017
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.
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