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Notification for foreign students concerning EBOLA

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports together with Chief Public Health Officer of the Czech Republic issued a notification for foreign students upon coming from west Africa and Congo, from areas stricken by fevers caused by the EBOLA virus.

Published Sep 09, 2014

Massive international response to Czech geologists' achievement

With just a bit of exaggeration, it can be said that unless you were on holiday last week and spent the whole time somewhere completely out of the reach of mass communication channels, it was virtually impossible to miss one of last week's few pieces of information coming from the world of science. Sunday, 20 July (late afternoon) saw the end of an embargo on releasing the latest information concerning a team of Czech geologists led by Faculty of Science staff member Jiří Bruthans. The team's fame then started spreading all over the world like an avalanche.

Published Jul 30, 2014

The force forming the sandstone monuments

It is a rare occasion in any scientific field when a scientist or a team of scientists clarifies one of fundamental, but until now unknown principles. But that is exactly what was achieved by the collective of geologists lead by Jiri Bruthans from the Institute of Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology and Applied Geophysics of the Faculty of Science of the Charles University. Their article published in the most prestigious magazine in this field, Nature Geoscience, explains the forming of sandstone monuments in an easy and elegant way.

Published Jul 29, 2014

Science born in Prague

Julius von Sachs, one of the prominent scientists in the Central Europe, the founder of botanical physiology, started his scientific career in Prague. On Tuesday of May 5th his bust was revealed in front of the Vinicna 5 building, all this under the patronage of the dean of the Faculty of science in Prague. This act started the Sachs celebration day.

Published May 20, 2014

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