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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

Forensic psychology and human aggression

Forensic psychology and human aggression

18. May. 2016 • Psychologické vedy

Psychology is the science of human behavior. It deals with mental processes (phenomena), the conscious as well as the unconscious mind and its psychological characteristics. It focuses on understanding mental phenomena and using knowledge in various areas of practice. Forensic psychology is a sub discipline of psychology that applies to issues relating to law and the legal system. Forensic Read more

Steel development for lighter and safer cars

Steel development for lighter and safer cars

01. Sep. 2015 • Strojárstvo

It could be said that the good old steel humans have been using for centuries definitely does not belong to the “old iron”, because there is still potential for improvement. The development of steel in these last decades has been progressing by leaps and bounds to meet the high standards of car construction in competition with alternative light materials, such as composites and aluminum and Read more

Science café SCSTI – Science in the CENTER

Science café SCSTI – Science in the CENTER

24. Aug. 2015 • Iný

Science cafés now exist all around the world and are getting a great feedback from their customers. Their boom started in the late 1990s. The first science cafés had originated in France, but because they were philosophically oriented, they were called philosophical cafés. These meetings for intellectuals, artists, writers, but also active public figures (today’s politicians) inspired the Read more