14. 12. 2018
Four outstanding Czech scientists were awarded prestigious medals for long-term accomplishments and advancements of their fields of science: geneticist Jiří Forejt, botanist Jan Krekule, physicist Jiří J. Mareš, and geologist Zdeněk Vašíček. ...
13. 12. 2018
Cancer cells with damaged mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA), which is necessary for mitochondrial respiration, are unable to form tumors. ...
07. 12. 2018
This year’s winner of the global Dream Chemistry Award competition, organized by the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences together with the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the Czech Academy of ...
29. 11. 2018
The current approach to food, nutrition, agriculture, and the environment is unsustainable and must change. There is no time to waste, say the130 national academies of science and medicine across Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe that ...
19. 11. 2018
When a musical group or orchestra play dissonant tones, listeners are disappointed and unlucky. In the nature of our planet there is an orchestra whose consonance can lead to disasters. It is known as El Niño. ...
19. 11. 2018
How an evolutionary conserved protein complex works in mitochondria, the powerhouses of eukaryotic cells, was published by researchers at Biology Center AS CR in the prestigious journal Current Biology. ...

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Celebrate Czech and Slovak Century

In 2018 we will celebrate a jubilee anniversary, which is a good reason for big celebrations. Let us therefore recall the events that have accompanied us throughout the century. Let us be inspired by the people who have moved us forward thanks to their thinking. Let us celebrate our 100 years together!