Researchers from Poznań have been hailed as ‘groundbreaking’ after they analysed a huge database of cancer cells and developed the first comprehensive atlas of somatic mutations in 30 genes encoding proteins involved in the formation and function of microRNAs.
In recent decades, dieback of spruce stands has been observed in many regions of Poland. Some species of insects that feed on this tree might disappear with the spruce. That was the case during the climate change during the last ice age, new research shows.
Underwater, no one can hear you scream. But the sounds grey seals make can be heard. Dr. Łukasz Nowak at the University of Twente in the Netherlands has now carried out research into what acoustic phenomena allow seals to make sounds both above and under the water.