By examining the use of 130 examples of ceramic lekanes (a type of low bowl), Dr Bartłomiej Lis of the Institute of Archeology and Ethnology at the Polish Academy of Sciences found that the lekanes were used as handwashing basins – rather than as tableware to eat food from.
With their fearsome appearance, powerful jaws and sharp teeth, wolves are often portrayed as villains in film and literature. Now, as part of longstanding efforts to protect them scientists are urging people to view and treat them differently.
VIDEO: Using the scanning transmission X-ray microscope Maxymus at Bessy II at the Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin, the team was able to film the recurring periodic magnetisation structure in a crystal.
The study, the first of its kind in Central Europe, analysed over a decade’s worth of collisions between moose and vehicles in Poland, spanning from 2003 to 2019.
A Warsaw court has ordered two prominent Holocaust scholars to apologise to a woman who claimed her uncle had been slandered in a historical book which suggested he had collaborated with the Germans and robbed a Jewish woman during WWII.
Research on new ways to administer chloroquine may make the substance safer for Covid-19 patients, academics in Kraków, southern Poland, said on Monday.
The Institute of Human Genetics of the Polish Academy of Sciences on Monday started tests on differentiating SARS-CoV-2 and influenza virus infections, the Poznań-based institute announced.
In 1939 it is thought that only 37 bison remained in the whole of Poland. Thanks to long-term conservation efforts, this number has grown closer to 1,900.
Polish astronomers will receive almost EUR 14 million in a grant from the European Research Council (ERC) for astronomical research and to build a telescope in Chile, the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) has announced.
The Polish Academy of Sciences said the test is one of the fastest and most sensitive coronavirus tests to date.