Literature loving biology boffins from Łódź decided to name the crustacean Gammarus Stasiuki in honour of Andrzej Stasiuk after finding it in the Poland’s Lower Beskid mountain range, which is also the home of the award-winning writer.
Entitled To Conquer Typhus, the film’s producer Bogdan Miszczak said: “When I started looking for information on Dr Weigl, I came to the conclusion that we could not have thought of a better hero.”
Dr. Karolina Pierzynowska scooped the award for her innovative work using genistein, a naturally occurring isoflavone that is found in soybeans which has “great potential in the treatment of Huntington's disease and Alzheimer's disease.”
A group of 726 scientists from Poland are featured on a list of the top two-percent most-cited scientists, published by PLOS Biology, a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering all aspects of biology.
Featuring a mural of a tree as well as a dozen bird boxes attached to the wall, the pioneering project was specifically designed to slot seamlessly into the city’s aesthetic fabric whilst also fulfilling a more practical role as a safe haven for birds.
The common bent-wing bat spotted in Rożnów Castle on the banks of the Dunajec river, is a Mediterranean bat species with a grey-brown coloration, slightly lighter on the abdominal side, with very long and narrow wings.
New research by Polish team shed lights on the diet of humans 9,000 years ago.
Professor Piotr Tryjanowski, director of the Poznań University Of Life Sciences’ Institute of Zoology, says that instead of eating them, bats should be studied as they could be a good model for studying anti-inflammatory systems.
The badly injured cub nicknamed Klincz was found lying on the side of a road after being hit by a car. Following a month of rehabilitation he was eventually released back into the wild after researchers tracked his pack down.
The silver-backed Chevrotain which was found by scientists from the Global Wildlife Conservation with the support of Wrocław Zoo, is on a list of 25 most-wanted lost species.