More and more bats spend winter in European caves, although 40 years ago their population was decreasing, in part due to heavy metals present in the environment. Scientists from Poznań presented the summary of 70 years of greater mouse-eared bat and lesser horseshoe bat monitoring conducted in the Ojców National Park and the surrounding area - in the following caves: Łokietka, Ciemna, Nietoperzowa, Racławicka and Wierzchowska Górna.
Polish-Russian team of archaeologists discovered a skeleton of a woman equipped with a gold pectoral ornament and a bronze mirror inside a large barrow from approx. 2.5 thousand years ago. The research was carried out in Siberia, in the place known as the 'Siberian Valley of the Kings'.
The biochemistry of vision is a complex process. The molecules supporting the visual pigments that allow us to see our surrounding reality have remained essentially invisible for scientists for a long time. The team led by Prof. Maciej Wojtkowski from the International Centre for Translational Eye Research (ICTER) has changed that, thanks to an innovative state-of-the art imaging device that they have developed.
Einstein correctly predicted changes in the shape of the orbits of objects orbiting the Earth, confirm by the observations of the trajectories of the navigation satellites carried out by scientists from the Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences and the European Space Agency (ESA).