Polish and Lithuanian scientists studied 10,000 years old remains of a sunken forest in the area of Juodkrante near Klaipėda (Lithuania). When the trees, today sunken, formed a dense forest, the Ice Age was ending, and the Baltic Sea was forming as a result of the retreating ice sheet.
Wines were produced in Poland a thousand years ago. The current climate is also conducive to wine production, which is why Polish scientists devote a lot of research to viticulture to make it more environmentally friendly and profitable, says Dr. Mariusz Maciejczak from the Warsaw University of Life Sciences (WULS-SGGW).
Holograms, visualizations on tablets and other digital images can present a distorted picture of the past. Despite that, they are increasingly used in museums, including those with archaeological profile. Monika Stobiecka talks to PAP about the pitfalls of using such technologies.
Polish archaeologists discovered dozens of mummies dating back 2,000 years during excavations in the vicinity of the world`s oldest pyramid at the necropolis in Saqqara in northern Egypt. The majority of the mummies were buried directly in the sand, the researchers report.
What does dancer`s training have to do with human perception? Theatre researcher from the University of Lodz in collaboration with students of the Academy of Music in Łódź conducts research on dance in the context of knowledge about cognitive processes. Their conclusions are expected to help improve stage work.
Roman coins from the first centuries of our era were counterfeited in the Roman Empire and beyond, possibly also in the territories of today`s Poland. The analysis of denarii, which will allow to determine the scale of this activity in Central and Eastern Europe, will be carried out by archaeologists from the University of Warsaw.