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When I’m Sixty Four

We talk to Dr. Anita Abramowska-Kmon about aging in the Polish population and its social and economic impact

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Intuition, Simplicity, Elegance

The Polish Astronomical Society first awarded the Bohdan Paczyński Medal during its 36th convention in Warsaw on 14 September 2013. The award was presented to Prof. Martin Rees from the University of Cambridge

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Whispers in the Forest – 1

We talk to Dr. Bogdan Jaroszewicz, head of the Białowieża Geobotanical Station of the University of Warsaw, about how planned logging in the Białowieża Forest will damage not only the forest itself but also Poland’s image around the globe.

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In the Beginning There Was Water

Water and fire are thought of as extreme opposites. So what does water have in common with the great fireballs known as stars? Data from the Herschel Space Observatory indicate that young stars are where water molecules are formed.

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Prof. Kaczmarek and Prof. Dziembowski won TEAM competition

2016-08-18 Prof. Leszek Kaczmarek (Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology of the PAS) and Prof. Andrzej Dziembowski (PAS Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics) are among 9 research leaders to have won the first competition in TEAM program run by the Foundation for Polish Science, offering support to teams engaging in ground-breaking research.

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„Academia” special edition 1/2018: The Beetle's Secrets

How do bark-beetle outbreaks begin, how do they spread? What are the key factors that affect their population dynamics? Ongoing research has provided some understanding and knowledge, although many questions still remain to be answered fully.

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Coral Reefs

They usually are less than a centimeter in diameter, but they can build colonies sometimes running kilometers in length. How do corals manage these massive feats of construction, and what part do single-cell algae play?

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How Good is Good?

On 30 September 2013, the Ministry of Science and Higher Education announced the results of the latest evaluation of Poland’s scientific institutions. A new categorization method, aiming to build on past experiences, has been used

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Rural Revolution

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Overcoming Trauma

In recent years, one in every eight Poles has been involved in a road traffic accident. In the aftermath, many are affected by symptoms described by psychologists and psychiatrists as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Psychologists study the mental wellbeing of people who have been involved in such accidents, and also provide therapies helping them resume their normal activities

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Words on the Hutsul Uplands

Geographical names reflect a complex intermingling of language, culture, history, and economics. The disappearance of names for small physiographical features, known only to small local communities, is driven in part by changes in economic activity – a process that may be observed in the micro-toponymy of the Hutsul region in Ukraine

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Blue LEDs: A Race With the Japanese

What’s even more important than our scientific achievements is that the applications of our research and the experiences gained by the companies Ammono and TopGaN are increasingly likely to be widely implemented in the Polish economy – says Prof. Sylwester Porowski

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Setting Good Examples

Fighting is not something that serves either a language or its users well. If we set good examples, there will be no battles to be fought – says Prof. Andrzej Markowski

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Animals Can Tell Fibs

The ability to deceive others has appeared relatively recently in the evolutionary process. Deceptive behavior is a skill possessed by sophisticated animals, and it developed independently in several different species

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