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Michal Smíšek: We deal with the development of robotic systems for the research of planetary surface exploration

Michal Smíšek: We deal with the development of robotic systems for the research of planetary surface exploration

Young and successful Slovak scientist, mathematician and robotic engineer Ing. Michal Smíšek, PhD., works at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR). He deals with the development of robotic systems for the exploration of planetary surface and other hard-to-reach areas for humans such as the ocean floor. He is currently dealing with the research of robotic sensors, i.e. the technological components Read more

Ladislav Hagara: Fungi not just as a hobby

Ladislav Hagara: Fungi not just as a hobby

23. Jun. 2017 • Prírodné vedy

The leading Slovak mycologist, writer and publicist PhDr. Ladislav Hagara, PhD. (1944), comes from Nováky. He graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy of the Comenius University in Bratislava, where he also completed his postgradual studies in publishing. He completed another postgradual studies in Mycology at the Botanical Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, which he concluded by Read more

Regular movement and exercising are an elixir of health

Regular movement and exercising are an elixir of health

27. Mar. 2017 • Lekárske vedy

Doc. MUDr. Barbara Ukropcová, PhD. is respected doctor and scientist from the Institute of Experimental Endocrinology BMC of the Slovak Academy of Sciences. She is focusing on the research of systemic and molecular mechanisms of the effects of physical in(activity) on health, as well as the role of exercise in the prevention and treatment of chronic metabolic, cardiovascular, oncological and Read more

Ticks – the dreaded summer bogeymen can transmit a variety of diseases

Ticks – the dreaded summer bogeymen can transmit a variety of diseases

24. Aug. 2016 • Biologické vedy

Ticks haunt us specifically during the summer. The less we know about them, the more we fear them. We stress about ticks during the holidays on our trips to the countryside. We buy and use repellents, monitor milk products – ticks present a problem for us. They inhabit places with grass – forest fields, forest trails and damp valleys, but they are also getting into cities. These parasitic Read more

Light and photonics

Light and photonics

Light is the common denominator of new technologies, which are increasingly pushing ahead in energy saving each year in the form of new radiation sources based on light-emitting diodes (i.e. LED) and renewable energy sources in the form of solar cells. Read more