European researchers have taken strawberries, raspberries and black currants under the microscope. They investigate the physiological processes that determine the size and quality of these popular fruits. All this so that the fruits can be cultivated even in difficult climatic conditions in Europe.
In the anechoic chamber of AGH in Kraków, one of the quietest places in Poland, last week on Tuesday a recording was made of noises made by babies during breastfeeding. The recording will help mothers distinguish between their child drinking milk, and suckling for enjoyment.
Researchers at Wroclaw University of Technology draw inspiration from nature: they want to create an artificial leaf - taking advantage of the graphene technology. It would not only allow to get rid of carbon dioxide, but also produce fuel.
By breathing unhealthy air and leading an active lifestyle, we are exposed to oxidative stress. A way to counteract harmful free radicals can be delicious and healthy snacks made from... carp - Polish scientists say.
Wherever it appears - it wreaks havoc. Parrot from the invasive rose-ringed parakeet species is a serious threat to the population of hoopoe in Israel, according to a study conducted by researchers from Poland and from Ben Gurion University of the Negev.
There is an increasing global demand for healthy and environmentally produced food, in particular proteins of plant origin. Łódź start-up Napiferyn Biotech has developed and is perfecting a unique on a global scale technique for extracting edible protein from rape, and specifically rape biomass remaining after oil pressing.
Supernova discovered by two Polish astronomy enthusiasts - designated AT 2017 - is the first object of this kind discovered in 2017. The discovery has been reported Working Group on Supernovae acting in the framework of the International Astronomical Union.
Roe deer, red deer, wild boars, hares, foxes and numerous small forest animals, and in addition people, dogs and cats ... Researchers checked, which species use the special animal crossing under the S1 expressway near Zwardoń. This is the first such study in the Polish Carpathians.
Vest for cyclists and motorcyclists with special LED display for traffic messages is a project of students from Bialystok University of Technology. According to the inventors, the vest will increase visibility on the road and facilitate communication with other users of the road.
Eating goose meat is good for the human body; compared to other meats it has a more favourable fatty acid composition - assessed scientists from the University of Economics in Wrocław. Meanwhile, goose meat is rarely eaten in Poland.