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The Logic of Structure

Poland’s intelligentsia and specialists have begun to focus more on being professionals, on educating themselves, to earn more and demonstrate they are people of success – Prof. Henryk Domański tells us

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Heavy, Heavier… Heaviest?

The heaviest element known today has the atomic number of 118. Can still heavier atomic nuclei exist? Where do the boundaries of the periodic table of elements lie?

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Very Useful Grasses

Cereal crops are widely regarded as the most valuable grasses. But there are also “ordinary” species that can be used as cultivars for future agricultural varieties, as well as models for molecular research into plant tolerance of low temperatures and drought. These include ryegrasses (Lolium) and fescues (Festuca)

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Prof. Kutner: beware of fungi

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Memories of Old Bones

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Movement and Mystery

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Choose Your Own Perspective

“Free-viewpoint video” technology, under development at the Poznań University of Technology, will enable viewers to watch video from varying points located on a virtual trajectory of their own selection

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Bees in essence use a kind of sign language to communicate. Not by using their hands, but by dancing – Prof. Jerzy Woyke tells us

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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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Throw the Rotten Oranges Out!

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