EU Member States should be able to express their willingness to grow GM crops and not, as the current regulations require, report that they do not want to produce GM plants authorized by the EU. An expert group proposes a change of regulations in the journal Nature Biotechnology.
Any musical piece can be played by the robot Staszek, programmed by Wojciech Świtała, a student at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków. Świtała will present this unusual engineering work during the defence of his diploma.
Paying attention to risks may increase the risk of delusions in the future - shows research by scientists from the Jagiellonian University. By influencing the perception of reality by people susceptible to psychotic disorders, one could reduce the probability of psychosis.
Oxygen depletes in the oceans and seas all over the world around the world. Regions with dangerously low oxygen level have increased in the last 50 years by an area as large as the European Union - scientists alarm. Publication about this appeared in Science.
Already 1 million times researchers and people from around the world have used RNAComposer - a publicly available, effective 3D RNA structure modelling system developed in Poznań. And this is not the only Polish success in research on determining the RNA structure.