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Helping Hands of Machines

We talk to Igor Zubrycki, doctoral student at the Faculty of Robotics at the Institute of Automation at the Łódź University of Technology and winner of this year’s INTER competition of the Foundation for Polish Science, about robots supporting children on the autism spectrum disorder (ASD), artificial intelligence and dangers posed by machines.

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"Academia": Climate Change

Write: prof. Jerzy Duszyński, prof. Mario Molina, dr Franck Courchamp, prof. Nicholas Stern, dr Valérie Masson-Delmotte, dr Maria Cristina Facchini, prof. Tandong Yao, prof. Fahu Chen, prof. Jacek Jania, prof. Zbigniew Kundzewicz, prof. Paweł Rowiński, prof. Szymon Malinowski, prof. Hans Joachim Schellenhuber, rev. dr John Chryssavgis, prof. Ottmar Edenhofer

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Memories of Old Bones

Mammoths, wooly rhinos, and forest elephants died out long ago, but the massive bones they left behind enable us to imagine how impressive these prehistoric animals truly were.

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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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Rural Revolution

Farmers are no longer the dominant group in rural Poland; their numbers have been decreasing over the last twenty years. They are gradually being displaced by representatives of the middle class

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Flavor-Switching Neutrinos

Prof. Ewa Rondio from the National Center for Nuclear Research (NCBJ) explains the nature of neutrinos, the measurements taken by the Super-Kamiokande detector, and the involvement of Polish scientists in the project.

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Inland Amber

“Baltic amber,” the commonly-used name for succinate, is somewhat misleading – as this variety of amber in fact has no inherent connection with the Baltic sea. Poland’s largest deposits of such amber actually occur in the country’s southeast, in the area north of the town of Lublin. What will it take for those deposits to be harnessed?

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„Academia” special edition 1/2018: Primeval Forest

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Pick Me, I Have Great Genes!

Females of most species cannot rely on their mates to help raise their young, so they strive to at least get the best possible genes for their offspring. But how do males communicate that they are good father material?

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Prof. Kutner: beware of fungi

2016-08-26  A whole zoo lives on our skin. In symbiosis, as long as our immune system is not overcome by a sudden crisis. naukaonline.pan.pl interviews the team of scientists who created a new detector of fungal infections – Prof. Włodzimierz Kutner, Dr. Maciej Cieplak, Marcin Dąbrowski, MSc. Eng., Dr. Krzysztof Noworyta, and Agnieszka Wojnarowicz, MSc. (PAS Institute of Physical Chemistry)

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Is Old Age Inevitable?

Prof. Marek Konarzewski, a corresponding member of the PAS whose work deals with issues of evolutionary biology, ecology, and physiology, discusses the lives of people and animals in post-reproductive age

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„Academia” special edition 1 2016: Speaking in the Language of Risk

The right to freedom and the ethics of preventive vaccinations

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Sensing Fire Under the Floor

Małgorzata Godlewska from the SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities defines intuition, explains how it works and what stimuli help us tap into its potential.

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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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„Academia” special edition 2/2018: Seeing Gray

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Prizes of the Foundation for Polish Science 2015

2015-10-30 Three scientists from the Polish Academy of Sciences, Prof. Stanisław Penczek, Prof. Kazimierz Rzążewski i prof. Jerzy Jedlicki received this year the Prizes of the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP), called the Polish Nobel prizes

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