Interview with Dr Dariusz Ignatiuk from the Institute of Earth Sciences at the University of Silesia, glaciologist associated with the Centre for Polar Studies at the University of Silesia for many years, who has stayed in Longyearbyen on Spitsbergen since September 2019, where he works as the Scientific Integration and Data Officer within
Examination of spatial regularities in disease spread is a significant problem in spatial epidemiology Equally important is the information about changes observed during the relative infection risk Such an approach enables to follow trends in determined areas (eg voivodeships and municipalities), which may facilitate identification of the causes of occurrence of a particular
Has the world become an amusement park full of attractions which we don’t want to give up even in the case of a global threat, such as the coronavirus pandemic? Someone has cut off our electricity for a while We have no idea how long it’s going to take We are now experiencing
Dr. Tomasz Okraska | From the source of the problem to a benefactor. The image of China during the pandemic
|dr Tomasz Okraska| If we reject the unlikely theories, we should search for the source of the current pandemic in Wuhan But also, in a way, in the Chinese sociopolitical system Many observers have noted that the specific nature of this system was the reason why certain actions which could have
Dr. Sławomir Sułowicz | Viruses. How to kill something that defies the definition of a living organism?
Can we kill viruses if there is no general agreement on whether they are actually alive? It all depends on the definition of life that we adopt Until they get in touch with a body cell, we may situate them somewhere between the living and inorganic matter However, whether alive or not, they do