Can Young Rebel Scholars Change Academia?

The contemporary university is changing nowadays and the main thing what we can discuss is the directions of the changes. The source of changes should be characterized by a bottom-up approach, especially by those who have already achieved extraordinary scientific success and understand the requirement for “creative destruction” of traditional forms of the university. Changes […]

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The common itch: the skin picking disorder

Skin picking disorder is little known yet widely experienced condition belonging to a group of disorders known as body-focused repetitive behaviours, which are characterised by repetitive auto-destructive actions towards own body. Examples include hair pulling, nail biting, and teeth grinding. Person with the skin picking disorder feels a frequent compulsion to pick their skin, resulting […]

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An unconventional explosives detector

Almost all explosive materials and chemical weapons possess unique, distinguishing chemical characteristics and are frequently composed of these four elements: oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen and carbon. For example, Trinitrotoluene more widely known as the TNT consist of seven carbon atoms (C7), five hydrogen atoms (H5), three nitrogen atoms (N3) and six oxygen atoms (O6). As reported […]

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How Police Analysts Use Intuition To Solve Criminal Cases?

Intuition has been a fundamental cognitive process that allows us to make quick but accurate decisions in dangerous situations. Even though we are less exposed to life-or-death situations, intuition still plays a crucial role in our everyday decision-making. When we face a problem, our brain unconsciously analyzes our experience and suggests a solution by sending […]

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The Key To Success Lies In Nature

‘Nature makes penicillin; I just found it’ – so said the Scottish bacteriologist and physician, Alexander Fleming, who, in 1945, won the Nobel Prize in medicine for his discovery of the first antibiotic – penicillin. For decades antibiotics were the most effective method of combating bacterial infections and the first cases of resistance were not […]

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Why We Like What We Bite?

Have you ever wondered why you like to eat some foods more than others? What makes you choose one particular brand of chocolate bar, despite the fact that they all look similar? Consumer surveys revealed that taste is the most powerful determinant of our food choices, leaving behind product price or nutritional value. This is […]

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