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Field horsetail

Field horsetail (Equisetum arvense L.) - a plant species belonging to the horsetail family (Equisetaceae). It is a spore plant with rhizomes creeping into the ground and rooted nodes. Horsetail is a cosmopolitan plant that is spread all...

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Przygotowania pszczół do zimy

Zdjęcie pokazuje świeżo przyniesiony nektar umieszczony w komórkach. Pszczoły usuną z niego nadmierną wilgoć i zabezpieczą na zimę za pomocą woskowego sklepienia, które sprawi, że będzie jadalny przez długie miesiące. Mamy nadzieję, że...

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Esther Lederberg

In today's post from the Women in Science series, we will present the figure of Esther Lederberg - a microbiologist, immunologist and geneticist. Initially, she studied literature, but was always drawn to biological sciences - she was a...

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Dorothy Hodgkin

Today another of the amazing women of science Women in Science - Mrs. Dorothy Hodgkin. English biochemist and crystallographer. The beginnings of her career, like that of most women adolescents in the early 20th century, were not easy....

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Maria Kirch

Today, in the post from the Women in Science series, we present one of the first astronomers living at the turn of the 17th and 18th centuries, a German woman named Maria Kirch, also known as Maria Winkelmann. Maria never received a...

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Barbara McClintock

Today we will present the profile of the American botanist and geneticist Barbara McClintock. Mrs. Barbara has made many discoveries on the border of these two areas. By examining the genetic structure of maize, she illustrated, among...

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Marie Maynard Daly

The heroine of the next entry in the Women in Science series is Marie Maynard Daly, an American, biochemist. She was the first African-American woman to earn a PhD in chemistry. In her scientific career, she has focused on the...

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Lisa Meitner

In the next post from the Women in Science series, we will introduce Ms Lisa Meitner, one of the most outstanding nuclear scientists, an Austrian of Jewish origin, who worked in Germany during World War II, from where she had to flee -...

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