JU science communication
Colours are one of the most basic means of communication between organisms on our planet. In their research, JU scientists are investigating the mechanisms which govern and regulate the colour intensity of birds' feathers.więcej o True colours. Is colour really what we think it is?
Is there a relationship between history and biology? It turns out that there is. When you combine modern research techniques and interdisciplinary approach comprising biology, history, archaeology and geography, you get biohistory. Dr Adam Izdebski from the JU Institute of History further explains the concept.więcej o 1Question: What is biohistory?
On 15 April 2016, the JU Institute of Environmental Sciences arranged a discussion panel entitled Nature – more than the Białowieża Forest, during which the attendees addressed a challenging issue: to organise and classify our knowledge of the Polish environmental protection, to show its weak points, and to present possible solutions to discovered problems.więcej o "The Wealth of Dead Trees"
It seems that in today's world we're finally able to function independently from other people. Is it true? Does the importance of more distant family and neighbours really decline? Dr Karol Kurnicki from the JU Institute of Sociology discusses the issue.więcej o 1Question: Why do we need neighbour communities?
Research conducted by scientists from the Jagiellonian University in collaboration with the University of Oslo shows that gender equality in everyday life is an important issue for 80% of Poles.więcej o Gender equality considered important by Polish men and women
When there's something wrong with our health, fever is very frequently the first symptom. Most of us feel it's necessary fight it, but is it really? In the article below, Dr hab. Andrzej Bugajski from the JU MC Chair in Pathophysiology answers that question.więcej o 1Question: What's fever for?
Scientists have discovered the phenomenon responsible for accelerating the Galactic cosmic rays to extreme energies. The details of the research, conducted in part by scientists from the Jagiellonian University, were published in Nature.więcej o Where do Galactic cosmic rays come from? We know the answer!
According to textbooks, the brain is divided into several parts, and each of them is used to process different types of sensory information. However, the results of a research conducted by a JU team published in the eLife journal suggest something else entirely.więcej o Brain: Reprogrammed