Scientists at the Warsaw Mummy Project discovered the foetus was covered with natron, a naturally occurring mixture of sodium carbonate decahydrate, to dry the body and began to “pickle” in an acidic environment.
With the 200th anniversary of Napoleon’s death in early May, what effect did the French Emperor have on Poland?
The specimen was found among fossils of vertebrates from about 210 million years ago, including lungfish and turtles, excavated at the archeological site in the village of Kocury, southwest Poland.
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.”
The British variant of the Covid-19 virus will become dominant in Poland in just a few weeks' time, a scientist has warned.
It’s that time of year again for The Debrief Christmas Special! Hosted by John Beauchamp with guest Ed Wight, Managing Editor of The First News.
To locate the free-floating planet, a team of international astronomers led by those from the University of Warsaw’s OGLE team at the Astronomical Observatory used an astronomical phenomenon called gravitational microlensing.
The sword has been identified as a type that was especially popular in the Austrian-controlled part of Poland in the early 1860s, around the time of the January Uprising of 1863-1864.
Eleven Nobel Prize winners from the fields of physiology or medicine and chemistry have written a letter to University of Warsaw (UW) asking the rector-elect's support for the UW-based International Research Agenda ReMedy unit, which is facing liquidation.
The Latin text describes the founding of temples and other public buildings, names inscribed on tombstones and other everyday matters of the bustling city’s inhabitants, telling stories no immortalised in stone.