14. 05. 2024
Cosmic rays from outer space constantly bombard Planet Earth. It is likely that the highest-energy cosmic ray particles penetrate our atmosphere much deeper than previously thought, and thus may also be significantly heavier. ...
06. 05. 2024
According to the newest UniSAFE data, two out of three individuals have at one point encountered gender-based violence (GBV) in academia. Nonetheless, it remains an issue that is neglected in research institutions and universities. ...
26. 04. 2024
Jokingly dubbed “the expert on greasy dishes” by her relatives, Veronika Brychová finds herself peering into the culinary habits of ancient peoples through shards of prehistoric pottery, using fat residues to uncover what our ancestors cooked – ...
18. 04. 2024
It’s been 165 years since the first edition of Darwin’s groundbreaking book On the Origin of Species came out. Despite advancements of the most modern research methods, the fundamental questions remain the same. How do new species emerge? ...
09. 04. 2024
We use our eyes to acquire over 80 percent of all information from our surroundings. Why is it sight that has prevailed over our other senses? How come we don’t go crazy from the influx of visual stimuli? And what actually sticks? ...
08. 04. 2024
The Academy’s historic first “AKAtournament” in badminton showcased sporting talents (not only) from among scientists. ...
28. 03. 2024
Only male edible frogs live in the Poodří region, with no females present. Even so, these frogs still reproduce with the help of partners from another frog species. ...
22. 03. 2024
World Water Day is held on 22 March, declared by the UN in 1993 to remind us of the importance of this liquid substance vital for our entire planet. Saying that life on Earth wouldn’t exist without it may be a cliché, but it’s true. ...



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