New mechanism of genome folding
An international team of researchers from the University of Lausanne, EPFL, Princeton University and the University of Warsaw described a new mechanism of genome folding in fruit flies. The results of the study were published in the prestigious journal “Cell”.
Chimpanzee ground versus tree nests decay
A team of international researchers has conducted a study on the comparison of decay rates of chimpanzees ground and tree nest in the Bugoma Central Forest Reserve in western Uganda. The results are published in the prestigious “American Journal of Primatology”. The main author of the paper is Toni Romani, doctoral candidate at the Faculty of “Artes Liberales”, University of Warsaw.
Growth dynamics of mineral dendrites
An international research team involving scientists from the University of Warsaw's Faculty of Physics has described the process of growing three-dimensional manganese dendrites. This knowledge can be used in industry, for example in the production of synthetic materials with new properties. The research results were published in the journal "Geology".
UW researchers’ discovery supporting the treatment of breast cancer
Researchers from the University of Warsaw and the University of Ferrara conducted a study which in the future may significantly affect human’s health and improve the processes of treatment and prevention of the disease. The results of the research were published in the journal Non-Coding RNA.
Physicists from the UW in “Nature Photonics”
Researchers at the UW's Faculty of Physics have developed a new, highly efficient technique that makes quantum information transmission dozens of times faster. The results of the research, published in the prestigious journal "Nature Photonics", may in the near future contribute to the development of superfast quantum Internet connections.
“Nature” publication on a binary star system
An international team led by astronomers from the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics has announced in the "Nature" journal the discovery of a unique binary star system in which matter flows onto the white dwarf from its companion. One of the paper's authors presenting the results is Prof. Andrzej Udalski from the UW Astronomical Observatory.
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