An Israeli-Polish team of scientists has demonstrated a new method of microscopy - Q-ISM. It uses quantum fluorescent light properties for imaging biological samples. The method allows to obtain images with better resolution than before.
Currently in Poland, marriages are usually concluded during the summer months, while the most children are born from August to November and in January. The fewest children are born on weekends, according to the data collected by Prof. Piotr Szukalski, a demographer from the University of Lodz.
Why are black holes so massive? They surely must eat something. Actually, they must eat a lot! So far, only small meals of black holes have been observed. And now astronomers - including Polish researchers - observed a gigantic feast of black holes. These great meals have been going on for over a year.
The first results of polarization measurements of cosmic gamma-ray polarizations carried out by the POLAR detector have been published in the journal Nature Astronomy, reports the National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ), whose employees participated in the creation of the detector.
Prehistoric defensive settlements in today`s Poland were more common than archaeologists believed. Until recently, approx. 20 of them were known from the Neolithic and early Bronze Age. The latest research conducted in Małopolska showed that there were nearly twice as many.
Species previously not found in Europe, including fish, crayfish or squirrel, are among the most dangerous invasive alien species that can threaten the nature in Europe. Most of them come from the tropical zone, they would have little chance of survival in Poland, according to a biologist from the Institute of Nature Conservation of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Kraków.