Team leader Piotr Wroniecki said: “If the system works as expected, it could successfully revolutionise archaeology – as the introduction of radiocarbon dating did in the first half of the 20th century.”
Researchers at Warsaw’s University Library came across the strand inside Thomasinus de Ferraria’s Sermones Quadragesimales during work on the manuscript.
Until now, it was known only that Franciszek Jaźwiecki who captured the broken faces of his fellow inmates through hundreds of harrowing portraits, had been employed in the death camp’s paint shop.
Bioacoustic expert Dr Łukasz Nowak found that during the mating season when communication between the male and female seals gets ‘lively’ the seal’s body sends out noises as it swims underwater.
The number of electric cars in Poland exceeded 20,000 in 2020, with nearly half of them being registered last year.
Research on new ways to administer chloroquine may make the substance safer for Covid-19 patients, academics in Kraków, southern Poland, said on Monday.
Poland's National Science Centre has dedicated EUR 17.5 million to lure 120 foreign scientists to conduct research in Poland.
Footage from an endoscopic camera clearly shows the 14th-century king’s royal sceptre lying across his body and the crumbling remains of a shroud still lying across his face – but mystery still surrounds whether the king actually looks like his portrait.
The settlement may have belonged to a little-known people who lived on the Baltic coast around 2000 BC.
Professor Marta Osypińska, a zooarchaeologist from the Polish Academy of Sciences, described the find as ‘unique’, saying: “Until now, no one has found Indian monkeys at archaeological sites in Africa. Interestingly, even ancient written sources don’t mention this practice.”