Space Research Centre’s contribution to InSight mission
NASA and European Space Agency are preparing for another great mission to explore the Red Planet as part of the InSight project. A space probe will carry out geophysical and seismological field studies on Mars. Its goal is to examine the nature of the planet’s nucleus, which will be helpful in preparing the ground for sending the first manned mission to Mars.Read more
Lifetime adventure. Travel to the Antarctic!
Only 20 countries have year-round research stations in the Antarctic. Working at the Polish Antarctic Station provides a rare opportunity to visit and get to know this region.Read more
Bioplastic produced by bacteria – new type of wound dressing
Variety of microbes under stress conditions produce… high-value plastic. Such a material, which is not artificial at all, easily decomposes and additionally displays good biocompatibility properties. We can use them to produce dressings or implant biomaterials.Read more
U.S. Patent for Agnieszka Kikulska and Tomasz Wilanowski
On November 22nd, 2017, the United States Patent and Trademark Office granted a patent (application number US 15/106,163) for an invention entitled: “A method for detecting an increased risk of developing skin cancer and a use of a genotype variant of the GRHL3 gene”.Read more
What sort of stream networks do scientific ideas flow along?
When scientists have an interesting idea, the result is usually a joint publication. At the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Cracow, it has been shown that tracking the dependencies between co-authors, one can not only see the paths along which scientific ideas flow, but also reconstruct the structure of scientific cooperation and detect emerging communities.Read more
IFIP World Computer Congress 2018 in Poznan
From 17 to 21 September 2018 International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) will hold its 24th World Computer Congress in Poznan (Poland).Read more
New chemical trail and the secrets of memory and depression
The world is bad and life is meaningless? It is not necessarily the fault of the world or life – or even your willingness. The sources of depression are complex and still poorly understood chemical processes occurring in the brain between neurons.Read more